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Editorial Board

Editor in Chief

Akihiko Usui, Nagoya University, Japan

Co-Editor in Chief

Masafumi Nakamura, Kyushu University, Japan 

Editorial Board

Tomonobu Abe, Gunma University, Japan

Hirotoshi Akiyama, Yokohama City University, Japan

Nobuyoshi Azuma, Asahikawa Medical University, Japan

Hiroshi Date, Kyoto University, Japan

Susumu Eguchi, Nagasaki University, Japan

Tsutomu Fujii, University of Toyama, Japan

Tetsu Fukunaga, Juntendo University, Japan

Takanori Goi, University of Fukui, Japan

Naoki Hiki, Kitasato University, Japan

Yuji Hiramatsu, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Takashi Ishikawa, Tokyo Medical University, Japan

Yoshihiro Kakeji, Kobe University, Japan

Toyone Kikumori, Nagoya University, Japan

Yasue Kimura, Kyushu University, Japan

Keiji Koda, Teikyo University Medical Center, Japan

Koji Kono, Fukushima Medical University, Japan

Makoto Kubo, Kyushu University Hospital, Japan 

Kouji Masumoto, Tsukuba University, Japan

Goro Matsumiya, Chiba University, Japan

Tetsuro Miyata, Sanno Medical Center, Japan

Erito Mochiki, Saitama Medical Center, Japan

Hiroaki Nagano, Yamaguchi University, Japan

Takeshi Naitoh, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Ryoichi Nakanishi, Nagoya City University, Japan

Yasuhiro Ohtomo, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

Kenoki Ohuchida, Kyushu University, Japan 

Yoshikatsu Saiki, Tohoku University, Japan

Mitsue Saito, Juntendo University, Japan

Yukio Sato, Tsukuba University, Japan

Keishi Sugimachi, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Cancer Center, Japan

Hideyuki Suzuki, Nippon Medical School, Japan

Makoto Suzuki, Kumamoto University, Japan

Tatsuro Tajiri, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan

Minoru Tanabe, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

Mamoru Uemura, Osaka University, Japan

Jitsuo Usuda, Nippon Medical School, Japan

Hiroaki Watanabe, Shimane University, Japan

Yoichi Yamashita, Kumamoto University, Japan

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