The University of Tokyo
Public research university.
The University of Tokyo is Japan's top university, a world-class center for research, and a vibrant academic community.
Our researchers have been at the forefront of their fields since our foundation in 1877. Today, their cutting-edge research regularly appears in top international journals and has earned multiple Nobel Prizes. Research at the University of Tokyo across the arts and sciences is both broad and deep, as specialist knowledge is shared across traditional boundaries to further human understanding.
A robust education:
Our undergraduate education emphasizes the liberal arts for the acquisition of strong communication skills, a sound ethical framework, and interdisciplinary awareness, together creating a solid foundation for specialized knowledge. Volunteer activities, internships and other off-campus experiences are an increasingly important part of our education.
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People at The University of Tokyo
Professor at Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo.
Research Director of ERATO Ikegaya Brain-AI hybrid project, former professor at The University of Tokyo.
Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo.
Professor in Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at The University of Tokyo.
The University of Tokyo News
New mechanism underlying baldness and thinning of hair discovered
New Atlas - 18-Mar-2021
Balance in cell divisions control regenerative capabilities of hair follicle stem cellsRead more...
Medical agent removes senescent cells to fix aging-related diseases
Japan Times - 16-Jan-2021
With positive results in mice, scientists expect to slow down ageing in humansRead more...
Old mice show improved muscle function with gene therapy
Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 27-Aug-2020
A single injection could treat motor diseases of the aged but needs more human studiesRead more...
NR boosts intestinal stem cell population in aged mice
MIT - 28-Mar-2019
Supplement has a real physical health impact too = reduced inflammationRead more...
Electronic skin displays heartbeat on your hand
Engadget - 18-Feb-2018
e-skin can display vital signs in real time on a skin display. Breathable nanomesh electrode ble...Read more...
H7N9 Influenza Could Be The Next Big Flu Pandemic
Science Trends - 20-Oct-2017
H7N9 is an avian flu that was discovered in China in 2013. Since its discovery, there have been m...Read more...
Spreading cancer caught on film
BBC - 06-Jul-2017
Technology will help explain the deadly process of cancer spreading. Metastatic cancer is rarely...Read more...
Hacking Our Senses Will Transform How We Experience the World
Singularity Hub - 04-Oct-2016
Advances in neuroscience and technology may soon give us more than 5 senses. Bach-y-Rita: “We do...Read more...
Brain compass implant gives blind rats psychic GPS
New Scientist - 02-Apr-2015
A neuroprosthesis that feeds geomagnetic signals into the brains of blind rats has enabled them t...Read more...