Fiscal Year 2019


  1. Sawai T, Sakaguchi H,Thomas E, Takahashi J, Fujita M. The ethics of cerebral organoid research: Being conscious of consciousness. Stem Cell Reports 13(3): 440-447; DOI: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2019.08.003.
  2. Takashima K, Inoue Y, Tashiro S, Muto K. Letter in reply to: ‘therapeutic misconception and the role of the Research Ethics Committee’ Perinatal Medicine. 2019; 14(8). DOI: (in press, English)
  3. Ozeki-Hayashi R, Fujita M, Tsuchiya A, Hatta T, Nakazawa E, Takimoto Y, Akabayashi A. Beliefs held by breast surgeons that impact the treatment decision process for advanced breast cancer patients: a qualitative study. Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy. 2019; 11: 221-229. DOI:
  4. Sawai T, Hatta T, Fujita M. Japan significantly relaxes its human-animal chimeric embryo research regulations. Cell Stem Cell 24 (4): 513-514; DOI: 10.1016/j.stem.2019.03.015.