Mechanism of aging
|Understand aging from the perspective of life changes – fertilization, growth, maturation and senescence.
Conduct research into the mechanisms of each of these life stages and how to fight diseases that occur with aging.
Overcoming intractable cancers
|Elucidate the mechanism of carcinogenesis and the molecular targets of cancer, with the aim of subduing intractable cancers.|
Overcoming age-related brain diseases
|Clarify the significance of aging in the structure and function of the brain, and conduct research on preventing, and controlling age-related brain diseases such as dementia.|
Realization of "smart aging"
|Conduct research into the intellectual maturation of individuals and society by dealing wisely with the gradual changes related to aging in a super-aged population.|