stakeholder communities
with innovative therapies.

Focusing on proof-of-concept studies
targeting patients requiring iPS cell therapies,
having cancer or intractable diseases.

Clinical Studies in Ki-CONNECT

Early-Stage Clinical Studies Department Phase Recruitment Status
Study of DSP-0390 in Patients With Recurrent High-grade Glioma Neurosurgery I Enrolling by invitation
Analyzing the Impact of Aging on the Immune System in the Context of COVID-19 Vaccination Center for iPS Cell Research and Application Clinical Research Active,not recruiting
A Clinical Study for Treatment of Articular Cartilage Damage in Knee Joints With Allogeneic Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell-derived Cartilage (TACK-iPS) Orthopaedic Surgery Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Research Enrolling by invitation
Nivolumab and Chemoradiotherapy for Esophageal Cancer Clinical Oncology I-II Active,not recruiting


On the occasion of opening of Kyoto Innovation Center for Next Generation Clinical Trials and iPS Cell Therapy
April 6, 2020 Shinya Yamanaka

Our vision

From Kyoto to the World, and to the Next Generation

We will create breakthroughs in medicine by developing the world’s most advanced basic science,
medical technologies and regenerative medicine with iPS cells originated from Kyoto University.

To those who participate in clinical trials

We respond to you who want to do something for patients waiting for new medicines and for the next-generation medical care.

To development personnel

We can conduct early clinical trials in a variety of disease areas with the support of many clinical departments at Kyoto University Hospital, and provide a strict and high-quality clinical trial settings that is unique to Academia.

To researchers in medical and research institutions

We facilitate speedy and stress-free implementation of early clinical trials through resolving the bothersome tasks.


A hospital ward dedicated to early clinical development

A hospital ward dedicated to early clinical development, with a clinical trial management department and a Clinical Bio-Resource Center for collecting and managing clinical specimens, which combines clinical trial functions and research functions.

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Our team

Total support for early clinical development.

Full-time physicians, CRCs, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, and administrative staff provide total support for early clinical development.

- Under the ward management through cooperation between related clinical departments and full-time physicians for the center, and the emergency system to prepare for the occurrence of adverse events, early clinical trials with high risk can be conducted.
- Support for physiological examinations from staff with expertise in clinical research
- Total support from office staff familiar with clinical research

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What we do

Strict and high-quality clinical trial settings unique to Academia

With the support of medical staff familiar with early clinical trials and many departments of Kyoto University Hospital, early clinical trials can be conducted in a variety of disease areas.

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Get in touch

Consultation for Investigator-initiated Clinical Trials
Contact for Sponsor-initiated Clinical Trials

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