Centers & Labs

RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS)

Tadashi  Yamamoto(B.Sc., Ph.D.)
Tadashi Yamamoto
(B.Sc., Ph.D.)

The Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, based in Yokohama, aims to develop revolutionary medical therapies based on collaborative projects between researchers from different areas of science. By achieving a deeper understanding of homeostasis, and how the breakdown of homeostasis leads to disease, scientists at IMS are working to develop personalized preventive medicine and personalized medicine that can allow us to lead healthier lives. The center's focuses include genomics, immunology, allergies, inflammation, endocrinology, and the new field of metabolomics.



  • Laboratory for Immunogenetics
    Tadashi Yamamoto(B.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • Laboratory for Endocrinology, Metabolism and Kidney Diseases
    Momoko Horikoshi(M.D., Ph.D)
  • Young Chief Investigator Program
    Tadashi Yamamoto(B.Sc., Ph.D.)