Saori WATANABE

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Name
Saori WATANABE
E-mail
watanabeat.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp
URL
https://sites.google.com/site/saori1984watanabe/home
Affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Section
Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology
Job title
Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Degree
Ph.D. (Sociology)(Meiji Gakuin University)
Other affiliation
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Research funding number
00828999
Twitter ID
wsary
ORCID ID
0000-0002-3269-9691

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Saori Watanabe is a Sociologist at The University of Tokyo who specializes in research on Rare Diseases and Medicine.
The title of her Ph.D. thesis is "A Study on Rare Diseases Policy in Japan: Public Expenditure Medical Care by Diseases-Category-Based Model." She has been researching the historical analysis of Rare Diseases Policy in post-war Japan and other countries.
Currently, she has also conducted several surveys, the one on Patient's Involvement of biomedical research based on Genetic Citizenship and the other on SES (Socio-Economic Status) of Patients with Rare Diseases. Her research has been funded by KAKEN (Japan's Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research) and the SECOM Science and Technology Foundation.

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/saori1984watanabe/

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (PD), Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2015
 - 
Mar 2018
Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC1), Meiji Gakuin University
 

Education

 
Apr 2015
 - 
Mar 2018
Ph.D., Graduate School of Sociology, Meiji Gakuin University
 
Apr 2013
 - 
Mar 2015
M.A., Graduate School of Sociology, Meiji Gakuin University
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2011
Graduate School of Global Studies, Sophia University
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2008
B.A., Faculty of Foreign Studies, Sophia University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2018
8th (FY2017) JSPS Ikushi Prize, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Winner: Saori Watanabe
 
https://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-ikushi-prize/awards_fy2017_01.html

Published Papers

 
Saori Watanabe
Japanese Journal of Research on Household Economics   (110) 66-74   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Nanbyo in post-war Japan: the formulation of medical policy for rare diseases
Saori WATANABE
Meiji Gakuin University      Mar 2015

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Expanding Patient-Centered Research: A Survey for Clinical Researchers and Patients with Rare Diseases
Saori WATANABE
The Inaugural Congress of the East Asian Sociological Association   8 Mar 2019   
Genetic Citizenship in Rare Diseases Policy: Patient’s Participation for Genomic Science Research
Saori WATANABE
The XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology   16 Jul 2018   
A Historical Analysis of Disease-Category-Based Model's expansion period in rare disease policy
Saori WATANABE
The 90th Annual Meeting of the Japan Sociological Association   4 Nov 2017   
Three Types of Medical Care for Rare Diseases: A Historical Analysis of Disease-Category-Based Model in Japan
Saori WATANABE
The British Sociological Association Medical Sociology 49th Annual Conference   14 Sep 2017   
Inclusion/Exclusion on Rare Diseases: the boundary between medicine research participation and genetic-citizenship
Saori WATANABE
The 65th Annual Meeting of the Kanto Sociological Association   3 Jun 2017   
Modern Medicine for Rare Diseases and its Sociological Issues [Invited]
Saori WATANABE
Workshop for Healthcare New Frontier (HCNF)   9 Feb 2017   
The Creation of Rare Diseases in Japan: Medical professions and their influence on social policy
Saori WATANABE
The 8th Meeting of the Asian Society for the History of Medicine   30 Sep 2016   
Disease-Category-Based Model of Rare Diseases Policy: A cross-national comparison
Saori WATANABE
Japan Association for Social Policy Studies (JASPS) 132nd Conference   26 Jun 2016   
Rare Diseases and Genetic Citizenship [Invited]
Saori WATANABE
The 13th International Congress of Human Genetics   3 Apr 2016   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Akihiko Matsui
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Saori WATANABE
The SECOM Science and Technology Foundation: Research Grant for ELSI
Project Year: Oct 2017 - Sep 2019    Investigator(s): Saori Watanabe
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Saori WATANABE
Project Year: May 2012 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Akihiko Matsui
The Formulation of Policy for Rare Diseases: A historical analysis on the public expense for rare diseases in post-war Japan
The Institute for Research on Household Economics: 2014 Grant Aid for Research
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Saori WATANABE