IRCMS International Research Center for Medical Sciences


Goro Sashida
M.D., Ph.D.


  1. Goro Sashida, MD, PhD: Professor
  2. Sho Kubota, PhD: Asistant Professor
  3. Jie Bai, PhD: Post-doctoral Researcher (TBRF-fellowship)
  4. Mariko Morii, PhD: Post-doctoral researcher (JSPS-RPD)
  5. Mayumi Hirayama, DDS, PhD: Post-doctoral researcher
  6. Mihoko Iimori, MT: Research assistant
  7. Ai Hamashima, BS: Reseach assistant
  8. Ratthaphong Phumphu, BS: Visiting PhD student (from Khon Kaen University)


  1. Sara Kaneda: part-time research assistant/MD student (-2016)
  2. Takako Ideue, MD: Research Specialist (-2018)
  3. Daiki Tanaka, MD: part-time research assistant/MD student (-2019)
  4. Gaber Abdallah Abdallah, MD: Visiting research fellow (-2020)
  5. Nanami Kurita: part-time research assistant/MD student (-2020)
  6. Kuan Jew Win, MD, PhD: Research fellow (JSPS-RONPAKU, PhD from Kumamoto University) (2017-2020)
  7. Supannika Sorin, BS: Visiting PhD student (from Khon Kaen University) (2020-2021)
  8. Ayaka Maeda, MD: part-time research assistant/MD student (-2021)
  9. Wang Yongjie: PhD student (2020-2022)
  10. Yonoshin Hayashi: part-time research assistant/MD student (-2022)
  11. Takako Yokomizo, PhD: Post-doctoral researcher (2015-2022) (Current position; Asistant Professor, The University of Tokyo)
  12. Yuqi Sun, MD, PhD: PhD student (PhD from Kumamoto University) (2017-2022)


If you are interested in studying and working with us, please email at sashidag(at)  We are always happy to hear from good motivated people (potential postdocs, clinical fellows, and students) and undergraduate students, who want to get a PhD degree from Kumamoto University.

Lab photos:

Yuqi Sun left Kumamoto after he got a PhD degree in March 2022. Congratulations! We wish him great future and wonderful life in China!



Ayaka graduated School of Medicine, Kumamoto University, and got a MD degree in March 2021. We are proud of Ayaka because of her outstanding accomplishments in Kumamoto. Congratulations! We wish her continued success in a new place as being a doctor!

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We send Supannika "Mean" Sorin back to Thailand in January 2021. We wish her good luck!



Lab lunch at a restaurant next to Ezu-ko in May 2019