Promoting innovative and translational medical research and mentoring future healthcare professionals and scientists

Kansai Electric Power Medical Research Institute (KEPMRI) serves to enable healthcare-related professionals and researchers to conduct innovative and translational research, both basic, clinical and social, in order to develop novel strategies for better diagnosis and treatment of diseases and to facilitate medical education to nurture young healthcare professionals and scientists in collaboration with Kansai Electric Power Hospital.

KEPMRI was approved as a research institution by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan on June 24th, 2015. Currently, twelve divisions and two centers are actively promoting innovative and translational sciences for better prevention and treatment of human diseases.