Kyoto University School of Public Health

Calendar year 2013

Department of Biostatistics

  • Drug safety evaluation on the large-scale database using self-controlled designs – Bias due to drug exposure time trend and its measures –
  • Estimation of treatment effect and selection of treatment effect predictive genes using microarray data: A comparison of variable selection methods for interaction between treatment and gene expression

Department of Pharmacoepidemiology

  • Policy interventions to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections: An assessment focused on mandatory surveillance in European countries

Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management

  • Nutrition Support Teams in Japan: Current Situation and Reimbursement Issues
  • Practical report on issue identification and proposal for improving hospital organizational management

Department of Medical Genetics (Genetic Counselor course)

  • Evaluation of the management of incidental findings in the next-generation sequencing: A questionnaire survey involving genetics professionals
  • Revision of an advisory document for consumers about “genetic screening business
  • Descriptive and genetic studies in patients suspected to have genetic hearing loss

Department of Health Informatics

  • Quality and Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies in Free PSA Test: Evaluation Using QUADAS-2 and STARD Standards
  • Diagnostic test accuracy of first-trimester Combined Screening for Down Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  • The relevant factors in information dissemination behavior of cancer and Cancer Survivor
  • Effectiveness of School-Based Programs to Prevent and Resolve Bullying: A Systematic Review
  • Preventive effectiveness of continuous home visit from pregnancy period for infant “Failure To Thrive”: Retrospective cohort study

Department of Medical Communication

  • A Study on Practical Use of the “Municipal Public Relations Magazine” as an Information Medium for Health Promotion

Department of Management of Technology and Intellectual Property

  • Research of patent portfolio of U.S. biotech companies acquired by big pharmaceuticals
  • Study on the intellectual property management of the U.S. bankrupted biotech companies
  • Role of patent application in the dental implant field in Japan
  • Analysis of patent applications came out of the government R&D investments based on Industrial Technology Enhancement Act: With special reference to life science

Department of Health and Environmental Sciences

  • A simple and sensitive method for haloacetic acids analysis in tap water by Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry with Negative Chemical Ionization after pentafluorobenzyl esterification

Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior

  • Quantity and quality of psychotherapy trials for depression in the past five decades

Department of Preventive Services

  • Development of a Prediction Score for Atrial Fibrillation after Esophagectomy

Department of Global Health and Socio-epidemiology

  • Possible Barriers and Facilitators for Exclusive Breastfeeding among Mothers in and Urban City, Japan: A Mixed Methods Study
  • Disparities in mental well-being status between male non-heterosexual youth and heterosexual youth in Bangkok, Thailand: A mixed methods study
  • A cross sectional study on maternal and neonatal obstetrical health consequences among teenage mothers compared to adult mothers in Afghanistan.

Master of Clinical Research

  • Under-reporting of publication bias in systematic reviews published in high-impact-factor journals: meta-epidemiological study
  • The effect of false-positive results on subsequent participation in cancer screening: a multi-institutional historical cohort study in chest X-ray lung cancer screening