Information for Exchange Students



Name of the department: Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine

Head of the department: Professor Hideo Takeshima, MD, PhD

Tutor(s): Professor Hideo Takeshima, MD, PhD

Associate Professor Hisao Uehara, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor Kiyotaka Yokogami, MD, PhD

Language(s): English/Japanese

Duration: 2-4 weeks (medical student), 4-8 weeks (training doctor)

Period of year: no limitation

Acceptable number of students (per period/per year):

2 per period (medical student), 2 per period (training doctor)


Clinical training:

Neuroimaging, Intravascular surgery

Tour of Microsurgery

Pathological diagnosis


Research Project:

Genetic analysis of brain tumors

Cancer stem cell of malignant gliomas

Requirements (if special knowledge is needed): No special knowledge is needed, but students who are interested in the clinical and research field concerning Neurosurgery are highly recommended.


Further information from:

Assistant Professor KiyotakaYokogami, MD, PhD