Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
Prof Takashi Shigematsu, Wakayama Medical University, Japan

Associate Editors
Dr Norio Hanafusa, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan
Prof Koichi Hayashi, Tokyo Dental College Ichikawa General Hospital, Japan
Prof Masaaki Inaba, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Prof Yoshitaka Isaka, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Dr Noritomo Itami, Itami Kidney Clinic, Japan
Prof Yoshihiko Kanno, Tokyo Medical University, Japan
Dr Yasuhiro Komatsu, St. Luke's International Hospital, Japan
Dr Takahiro Kuragano, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan
Prof Chun-Liang Lin, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Prof Michio Mineshima, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan
Dr Misaki Moriishi, Nakajima Tsuchiya Clinic, Japan
Prof Hidetomo Nakamoto, Saitama Medical University, Japan
Prof Shinichi Nishi, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Dr Kazuhiko Tsuruya, Kyushu University, Japan
Prof Takashi Yagisawa, Jichi Medical University Hospital, Japan
Dr Hideki Yokoi, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Editorial Board
Dr Kent Doi, University of Tokyo, Japan
Dr Yukiko Hasuike, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan
Dr Terumasa Hayashi, Osaka General Medical Center, Japan
Prof Yasuhiko Ito, Aichi Medical University, Japan
Prof Akihiko Kato, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan
Prof Junichiro J Kazama, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
Prof Ko-Lin Kuo, Tzu Chi University, Taiwan 
Prof Takao Masaki, Hiroshima University Hospital, Japan
Prof Ken-ichi Miyamoto, Tokushima University Graduate School, Japan
Prof Masashi Mukoyama, Kumamoto University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan
Prof Masaaki Nakayama, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan 
Prof Ichiei Narita, School of Medicine, Niigata University, Japan
Dr Hiroaki Ogata, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Japan
Dr Tetsuya Ogawa, Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East, Japan
Dr Masaki Ohya, Wakayama Medical University, Japan
Dr Tetsuo Shoji, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Prof Hitoshi Sugiyama, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan
Prof Yusuke Suzuki, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Japan 
Prof Hiroyuki Terawaki, Teikyo University Medical Center, Japan
Dr Tatsuo Tsukamoto, Kitano Hospital, Japan
Prof Shinichi Uchida, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Prof Takashi Wada, Kanazawa University, Japan
Prof Chia-Chao Wu, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan 
Dr Keitaro Yokoyama, Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan

Statistic Advisory Board
Prof. Yoshitsugu Obi, University of California, USA
Dr. Eiichiro Kanda, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Dr. Taro Horino, Kochi Medical School, Japan
Dr. Hiroyuki Yamamoto, the University of Tokyo, Japan