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RIKEN Information R&D and Strategy Headquarters Medical Data Sharing Unit

Unit Leader: Jun Seita (M.D., Ph.D.)

Research Summary

Jun Seita

The Unit conducts research and development to promote open science in the medical sciences by ensuring both the safe handling of human-derived data and the smooth execution of analyses at a high level. With the participation of all RIKEN research centers that work with human-derived data, the Unit will develop rules and a computational environment for safe, effective, and efficient research on human subjects, with an eye toward intra-RIKEN, national, and international collaboration.

Main Research Fields

  • Informatics

Related Research Fields

  • Engineering
  • Complex Systems
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering
  • Biological Sciences
  • Medicine, Dentistry & Pharmacy


  • open science
  • data integration
  • human-derived data
  • personal information protection

Lab Members

Principal investigator

Jun Seita
Unit Leader

Core members

Atsushi Takata
Senior Scientist
Takuya Hayashi
Senior Scientist
Yukihide Momozawa
Senior Scientist
Hideo Yokota
Senior Scientist

Contact Information

Nihonbashi 1-chome Mitsui Building, 15th floor
1-4-1 Nihonbashi Chuo-ku,
Tokyo 103-0027, Japan
Tel: +81-(0)3-6225-2246
Email: jun.seita [at] riken.jp