Annual Training FY2022

Seminar:Important Points of the Amended Ethical Guidelines of Life-science and Medical Research Involving Human Subjects 

Speaker: Dr. Kenji Matsui, M.D., Ph.D.,Director of Bioethics and Medical Law Research, Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center Japan


Dear Paticipants: Here's the link for the Handout.

Zoom Link: Sent to the indivudual who registered

<Link for Handout>
Handout:Presentation Slides "2022 Revised Ethical Guidelines for Life Science and Medical Research" (Slides for the online training)
Supplement material:Guidance for the Ethical Guidelines for Life Science and Medical Research involving Human Subjects



This year’s training is scheduled for September 14 in the C209 seminar room and online (zoom). Starting time is 10:30, so please mark your calendar! Anyone who is interested in the seminar is welcomed (you don’t have to be HSR researchers). We are planning to make an online version of the training available later for those who missed the event. This training is mandatory for human subjects researchers.



Date: September 14 (Wed), 2022

Time: 10:30-11:30

Place: C209 Seminar room and online 

Language: Japanese with simultaneous English interpretation



Pre-registration is required by September 7Register from here (registration closed)

Zoom link will be emailed to those who registered.

Speaker information:

Dr. Kenji Matsui, M.D., Ph. D., Director of Bioethics and Medical Law Research, Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center Japan


Dr. Kenji Matsu


Degrees and Qualifications : Doctor of Medicine (Shiga University of Medical Science), Japan Medical Association Certified Occupational Physician, Board Certified Social Medicine Specialist and Medical Advisor, Epidemiologist and Senior Epidemiologist (Japan Epidemiological Society)

He left the Department of Education, Kyoto University in 1995 and graduated from the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science in 2001. He received his PhD in Medicine from Shiga University of Medical Science in November 2005, after completing his initial training at the Department of General Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Uji Tokushukai Hospital. During this period (November 2004-November 2005), he also studied at the Graduate School of Medicine, University of Bergen, as a Norwegian government scholarship student.

After returning to Japan, he joined the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine in December 2005, where he worked as an assistant/assistant professor in the Department of Medical Ethics and a specially-appointed lecturer in the Global COE Program before becoming a specially-appointed associate professor at the Center for Clinical Ethics, University of Toyama in 2010. After serving as Director of the Office of Research Ethics, National Cardiovascular Center in 2011, he became Director of Medical Ethics Research at the same center in July 2016. In 2019, he was appointed as Director of the Bioethics Division, Research Support Center, National Cancer Center Japan (primary responsibility)/Director of the Bioethics and Medical Law Research Division, Research Center for Society and Health (concurrent appointment), and was transferred to his current position upon reorganization in September 2021, where he currently serves.

In addition, he is a member of the Evaluation Council for Patient-Directed Therapy, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, a technical expert member of the Council for Advanced Medical Care, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and a member of the Research Ethics Committee of the Japanese Society of Clinical Pharmacology.