Kitasato University

Kitasato University

Buildings of the Kitasato University
Location Minato, Tokyo, Japan

Kitasato University (北里大学 Kitasato Daigaku) is a private university located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

The head of the university is located in the Shirokane Campus, neighboring the Kitasato Institute. Its major educational facilities are located in the Sagamihara Campus, located 60 kilometers west of central Tokyo. The departments include the School of Medicine, School of Allied Health Sciences, School of Pharmaceutical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, School of Marine Sciences, School of Nursing, and the School of Science.[1]

The school was named after Kitasato Shibasaburō,[2] the man who was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1901.[3]

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Satoshi Ōmura, a professor at Kitasato University.


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Coordinates: 35°38′33.21″N 139°43′32.27″E / 35.6425583°N 139.7256306°E / 35.6425583; 139.7256306

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