Division of Innovative Medicine for Hepatobiliary & Pancreatology


  • Visiting professor
    • Masafumi Ono, MD, PhD
  • Visiting Associate Professor
    • Kiyoyuki Kobayashi, MD, PhD

Current Research Projects

  1. Research on the pathophysiology and treatment of NAFLD / NASH
  2. Research on the pathophysiology and treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma
  3. Research on endoscopic diagnosis and treatment for biliary and pancreatic diseases
  4. Research on the pathophysiology and treatment of the onset of biliary tract cancer and pancreatic cancer

Recent Publications

  •  Prediction of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Using Noninvasive and Non-Imaging Procedures in Japanese Health Checkup Examinees.Murayama K, et al. Diagnostics (Basel). 11, 132 (2021)
  • FIB-4 First in the Diagnostic Algorithm of Metabolic-Dysfunction-Associated Fatty Liver Disease in the Era of the Global Metabodemic.Sumida Y, et al. Japan Study Group Of Nafld Jsg-Nafld. Life (Basel). 11, 143 (2021)
  •  ALT Levels for Asians With Metabolic Diseases: A Meta-analysis of 86 Studies With Individual Patient Data Validation.Huang DQ, et al. Hepatol Commun. 4, 1624-1636 (2020)