ITO Yuko

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ITO Yuko
National Institute of Science and Technology Policy
Department of Information Planning
Job title
Senior Research Fellow
Ph. D.(Chiba University), M. S.(Chiba University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Senior research fellow, Science and Technology Foresight Center, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
Apr 2015
Mar 2018
Senior research fellow, JST
Apr 2008
Mar 2015
Associate Professor (Cooperative Program), National Graduate Institute for Polocy Studies
Jan 2001
Sep 2002
biophysicist term scientist, Life Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
Biophysicist Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley
Senior Researcher, National Institute of
Jan 2000
Dec 2000
Visiting researcher, National Cancer Institute
Researcher, Kitasato Institute
Bioscience and Human Technology
National Laboratory


Microbial Chemistry, Graduate School, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University

Published Papers

Ito, Y.
Technology in Society   43 240-244   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Reevaluation of the Introduction of the Clinical Resident Training System and Its Effect on Medical Offices (Ikyoku) in Japan
Yuko Ito and Hiromi Saito
Asian Research Policy Journal   4(1) 24-29   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Ito, Y. and Kanama, D.
International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy   9(2/3/4) 235-252   2013   [Refereed]
Multi-color Spectral Transcript Analysis (SPECTRA) for Phenotypic Characterization of Tumor Cells
Hsu, J.H., Weier, J.F., Weier, H.-U.G., Ito, Y.
Biomolecules   3(1) 180-197   2013   [Refereed]


Policy Decisions and Scientific Literacy
2017-7    Mar 2018
Promotion of Medical R&D in Japan under Abenomics
ITO Yuko, NAGANO Hiroshi
GRIPS Discussion Papers   16-11    Aug 2016
Understanding the effects of a university’s shared facility for advanced research equipment on research activities ―a case study of the Open Facility at Hokkaido University―
EBATA Shingo, ITO Yuko
NISTEP Discussion Paper   113    Mar 2015
Collaboration between publicly funded research institutions and hospitals: a case study of translational research in the field of cell therapy
ITO Yuko, NAGANO Hiroshi
   Aug 2013
Immunohistochemical Localization of the Nucleosome-Binding Protein HMGN3 in Mouse Brain (jointly worked)
Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry   50(9), 1273-1275    2002

Conference Activities & Talks

Collaboration between public research institutes and hospitals [Invited]
ITO Yuko, NAGANO Hiroshi
GRIPS International Conference "Star Scientists and Knowledge Transfer between Academia and Industry: Towards Promotion of Innovation."   11 Sep 2017   
Personal economic conditions might disturb promotion of self-medication
ITO Yuko
International Health Policy Conference 2017   18 Feb 2017   
Communication Gap Regarding Drug Information between Experts and Non-experts in Japan
ITO Yuko
14th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (European Association for Communication in Healthcare, EACH)   9 Sep 2016   
Analysis of factors affecting pharmaceutical product purchase frequency
Ito, Y.
AAAS2015 Annual Meeting   15 Feb 2015   
Importance of Inclusive Service for Corporate Use of University Research Infrastructure in Japan.
Ito, Y.
PICMET '14 Conference   29 Jul 2014   


Genetic Classification of Ascomycetes
1997 - 1999

Research Grants & Projects

JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): ITO Yuko
Science and Technology Policy for Life Sciences
Ordinary Research
Project Year: 2002   
Analysis for Science and Technology Systems
Ordinary Research
Project Year: 2002