Shiga University of Medical Science (National University)
Established in 1974, Shiga University of Medical Science is the only medical university in Shiga Prefecture and is renowned for its commitment to community healthcare. It prides itself on distinctive medical and nursing education aimed at fostering researchers. The university advances unique research utilizing partnerships across academia, industry, and government, specifically in fields such as epidemiology and cutting-edge medical device development, with a focus on elevating the standards of medical technology and healthcare.
Department of Regenerative Medicine Development, Shiga University of Medical Science
The department is dedicated to developing innovative treatments for intractable diseases, including diabetes. Using proprietary techniques from Shiga University of Medical Science, they research strategies for chronic refractory diseases like diabetes, cancer, autoimmune disorders, multi-organ failure, and treatment-resistant conditions. The team is also involved in drug repurposing, new drug development, planning clinical trials, and drafting therapeutic protocols, with the ultimate goal of directly benefiting patients’ treatment.
A venture, originating from Shiga University of Medical Science, Biozipcode is committed to researching diabetes therapeutics. They focus on developing new diagnostic and therapeutic drugs targeting abnormal hematopoietic stem cells that complicate the full recovery from diabetes. Additionally, they provide academic guidance on regenerative medicine and technology and undertake commissioned research on pharmacological trials.