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National Cancer Center Japan
Center for Public Health Sciences
Job title
Division Chief of Health Care Research
Other affiliation
National Disaster Medical CenterKeio UniversityJikei University
Research funding number


Graduated from The Jikei University School of Medicine in 1993. Originally trained as a general practitioner at National Tokyo Second Hospital, then specialized in psychiatry and liaison psychiatry (Hiroshima University Hospital, National Kure Hospital, Tokyo Metropolitan Tama Geriatric Hospital ), psycho-oncology and neuroimaging study (National Cancer Center). After training period of clinician, I work as a clinical researcher in the filed of mental health. Current clinical activitiy is consultation-liaison psychiatry at National Disaster Medical Center. Currently I am conducting clinical trial to establish a new prevention strategy for Posttraumatic stress disorder with omega-3 fatty acids. I have started reseach training program and establishing e-learning system for clinicians and comedical staff to study clinical research design and reserach ethics. I am enthusiastic into mental health promotion by nutrition with a dream of Baron Kanehiro Takaki's achivements. 

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Nov 2018
Professor of Cooperative Graduate Program, Lifestyle Medicine, The Jikei University Graduate School of Medicine
Jan 2016
Chief, Division of Health Care Research, Center for Public Health Sciences, National Cancer Center Japan
Nov 2015
Dec 2015
Director of Health Support Development, Innovation Center of Supportive, Palliative, and Psychosocial Care, National Cancer Center
Jan 2012
Mar 2015
Director, Clinical Research Training and Collaboration, Translational Medical Center, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
Jul 2007
May 2015
Staff Psychiatrist, National Disaster Medical Center
Apr 2003
Dec 2011
Section Chief, Adult Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
Apr 2000
Mar 2003
Research Resident Fellow, National Cancer Center Research Institute East
Apr 1998
Mar 2000
Staff Psychiatrist, Tokyo Metropolitan Tama Geriatric Hospital
Apr 1996
Mar 1998
Resident, National Kure Hospital
Apr 1995
Mar 1996
Resident, Hiroshima University Hospital
Jun 1993
Mar 1995
Doctor-in-training (Intern), National Tokyo Second Hospital

Awards & Honors

Nov 2016
Kaneko Prize, Japanese Society of General Hospital Psychiatry
Winner: Yutaka MATSUOKA
Oct 2012
Young Reseacher Award, Pacific Rim College of Psychiatry
Winner: Yutaka MATSUOKA
Sep 2010
Otsuka Prize, Japan Society for Lipid Nutrition
Winner: Yutaka Matsuoka
Sep 2010
JPOS Prize, Japan Psycho-Oncology Society
Winner: Yutaka Matsuoka
Mar 2008
Best Research Award (Aozaru-sho), National Institute of Mental Health
Winner: Yutaka Matsuoka

Published Papers

Matsuoka YJ, Okubo R, Shimizu Y, Tsuji K, Narisawa T, Sasaki J, Sasai H, Akashi-Tanaka S, Hamaguchi T, Iwasa T, Iwata S, Kato T, Kurotani K, Maruyama D, Mori A, Ogawa A, Sakurai N, Shimazu T, Shimizu C, Tabuchi T, Takahashi M, Takano T, Tatematsu N, Uchitomi Y, Watanabe C, Fukui T
Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice      Dec 2019   [Refereed]
Guu TW, Mischoulon D, Sarris J, Hibbeln J, McNamara RK, Hamazaki K, Freeman MP, Maes M, Matsuoka YJ, Belmaker RH, Jacka F, Pariante C, Berk M, Marx W, Su KP
Psychotherapy and psychosomatics   1-11   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Noguchi H, Okubo R, Hamazaki K, Yamashita A, Narisawa T, Matsuoka YJ
Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids   149 18-23   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Harashima S, Fujimori M, Akechi T, Matsuda T, Saika K, Hasegawa T, Inoue K, Yoshiuchi K, Miyashiro I, Uchitomi Y, Matsuoka YJ
BMJ open   9(7) e030681   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Sadahiro R, Sawada N, Matsuoka YJ, Mimura M, Nozaki S, Shikimoto R, Goto A, Tsugane S, Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Group.
Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences      Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Okubo R, Wada S, Shimizu Y, Tsuji K, Hanai A, Imai K, Uchitomi Y, Fujiwara Y, Tsugane S, Matsuoka YJ
Japanese journal of clinical oncology      May 2019   [Refereed]
Okubo R, Matsuoka YJ, Sawada N, Mimura M, Kurotani K, Nozaki S, Shikimoto R, Tsugane S
Scientific reports   9(1) 7150   May 2019   [Refereed]
Watanabe N, Horikoshi M, Shinmei I, Oe Y, Narisawa T, Kumachi M, Matsuoka Y, Hamazaki K, Furukawa TA
Journal of affective disorders   251 186-194   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Wu YC, Tseng PT, Tu YK, Hsu CY, Liang CS, Yeh TC, Chen TY, Chu CS, Matsuoka YJ, Stubbs B, Carvalho AF, Wada S, Lin PY, Chen YW, Su KP
JAMA psychiatry      Feb 2019   [Refereed]


Nutritional psychiatry: the present status and perspective
22(11) 1031-1036   Nov 2019
環境や食生活とメンタルヘルス 食生活とメンタルヘルス
松岡 豊
精神神経学雑誌   (2019特別号) S525-S525   Jun 2019
支持・緩和・心のケアの臨床試験体制構築 がん支持療法・緩和治療・心のケアの臨床試験実施とその支援
松岡 豊, 内富 庸介
日本癌治療学会学術集会抄録集   56回 PD19-1   Oct 2018
大久保 亮, 松岡 豊
児童青年精神医学とその近接領域   59(3) 253-259   Jun 2018
松岡 豊
先進医薬研究振興財団研究成果報告集   2017年度 66-68   Mar 2018

Books etc

Matsuoka Y, Hamazaki K, Nishi D (Part:Contributor, Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid potential for post-traumatic stress and depression)
Wageningen Pers   Mar 2015   ISBN:9086862578
南山堂   Apr 2012   ISBN:4525380047
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders in a Global Context
Nishi D, Usuki M, Matsuoka Y (Part:Joint Work, Peritraumatic distress in accident survivors: An indicator for posttraumatic stress, depressive and anxiety symptoms, and posttraumatic growth)
InTech Open Access Publisher   Jan 2012   ISBN:978-953-307-825-0
永井 良三 (Part:Joint Work)
診断と治療社   Jun 2011   ISBN:4787817825
Brian S. Everitt, Simon Wessely (Part:Joint Translation)
医学書院   May 2011   ISBN:4260012363

Conference Activities & Talks

Fear of cancer recurrence among breast cancer survivors could be controlled by prudent dietary modification considering polyunsaturated fatty acids and gut microbiota
Matsuoka YJ, Okubo R, Noguchi H, Hamazaki K, Narisawa T, Kinoshita T, Uezono Y
ISNPR 2019 Conference   21 Oct 2019   
Association of Use of Omega-3 Fatty Acids with Changes in Severity of Anxiety Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Matsuoka Y
ISNPR 2019 Conference   20 Oct 2019   
Seafood eating habit helps alleviate depression in old age [Invited]
International Conference on Geriatric Depression   29 Apr 2019   
Potential of nutritional medicine for the management of fear of cancer recurrence. [Invited]
Taiwanese Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research 2019 Spring Meeting   9 Mar 2019   
People who eat fish and seafood are half as likely to develop depression [Invited]
8th Mind-Body Interface International Symposium   26 Oct 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

ファイザーヘルスリサーチ振興財団: 第23回(平成26年度)国内共同研究(年齢制限なし)助成金
Project Year: Dec 2014 - Nov 2015    Investigator(s): Yutaka MATSUOKA
厚生労働省: 厚生労働科学研究費補助金医療技術実用化総合研究事業
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Sei-ichiro Yamamoto


Apr 1987
Mar 1993
The Jikei University School of Medicine

Committee Memberships

Jun 2013
International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research  Vice President
Jan 2013
Japan Society for Lipid Nutrition  Director
Jan 2017
Sep 2017
26th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Lipid Nutrition  President
Sep 2012
Oct 2016
Japanese Socisty of General Hospital Psychiatry  Councilor
Jun 2012
Journal of Traumatic Stress  Editorial Advisory Board