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Division for Interdisciplinary Integration


In order to systematize the field of oral science by joining together the different areas of expertise, this section promotes advanced dental research, interdisciplinary integration research, and industry / government / academic collaboration, based on the concept of Interface Oral Health Science, and coordinates research activities for the dentistry of a next generation.

Faculty configuration

  • Hiroyasu KanetakaAssociate Prof.
    Hiroyasu Kanetaka

Topics of Research

  • Promotion of international interdisciplinary integration researches regarding Interface Oral Health Science
  • Research and development for the new medical devices, biomaterials, and functional foods by industry / government / academic collaboration
  • Research and education related to reconstruction after earthquakes, disaster prevention, and rehabilitation of Japan

Recent Performance

  1. Kawashita M, Matsui N, Miyazaki T, Kanetaka H, Effect of ammonia or nitric acid treatment on surface structure, in vitro apatite formation, and visible-light photocatalytic activity of bioactive titanium metal. Colloids Surf. B 111: 503-508, 2013.
  2. Kawashita M, Hayashi J, Li Z, Miyazaki T, Hashimoto M, Hihara H, Kanetaka H, Adsorption characteristics of bovine serum albumin onto alumina with a specific crystalline structure. J. Mater Sci: Mater. Med. 25: 453-459, 2014.
  3. Kawashita M, Yokohama Y, Cui Y. X., Miyazaki T, Kanetaka H, In vitro apatite formation and visible-light photocatalytic activity of Ti metal subjected to chemical and thermal treatments. Ceram. Int. 40: 12629-12636, 2014.
  4. Yamauchi Y, Nogami S, Tanaka K, Shimizu Y, Kanetaka H, Takahashi T, Influence of decortication procedure for periosteal distraction osteogenesis using shape memory alloy mesh device. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res, in press.
  5. Kudo T, Kanetaka H, Mochizuki K, Tominami K, Nunome S, Abe G, Kosukegawa H, Abe T, Mori H, Mori K, Takagi T, Izumi S, Induction of neurite outgrowth in PC12 cells treated with temperature-controlled repeated thermal stimulation. PLOS ONE, in press.
  6. Nunome S, Kanetaka H, Kudo T, Endoh K, Hosoda H, Igarashi K, In vitro evaluation of biocompatibility of Ti-Mo-Sn-Zr superelastic alloy, J Biomater Appl, in press.

Laboratory Contacts

E-mail:kanetaka*dent.tohoku.ac.jp (Please change * to @.)