Musashino University

Musashino University

- Biology and Biochemistry Ranking

Japan Established: 1924 Scholars: 1 Best Researchers 2023 Badge
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Best scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Biology and Biochemistry discipline and affiliated with Musashino University. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Musashino University is 71 with a mean value for the h-index of 71.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Musashino University is 230 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 230.00.


Musashino University

Musashino University is an institution of higher education located in Tokyo, Japan. It was established by internationally known Buddhist scholar Dr. Junjiro Takakusu in 1924 as Musashino Girls’ School and gained its current name in 2003. A comprehensive educational institute with the mission to nurture students who are enlightened and exhibits strength of character, the university is currently ranked among the top universities in Japan with contributions in sciences, engineering, and medicine.

Musashino University Key Statistics

Musashino University is composed of 12 faculties including the Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Data Science, Faculty of Engineering, and the Faculty of Global Studies and they offer seven doctoral programs, 14 master’s programs, and undergraduate programs across their 20 departments. The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Business Administration, and the Department of Childhood Education had the most number of students in 2017.

The university has 8,551 graduate students, 300 graduate students, and employs 1,285 faculty and staff. The Ariake Campus and Musashino Campus offer facilities such as accommodations, a cafeteria, a bookstore, a college shop, and the university health room.

Other Musashino University key statistics include the university library that houses journals, newspapers, magazines, and micromaterials in addition to book collections such as the Kinkura Bunko that is made up of more than 4,800 Japanese and Western books, the Kusunoki Bunko comprised of 11,731 books, and the Food Literature Museum composed of about 3,500 Japanese books.

Musashino University Research

Musashino University has built a flexible research environment that is not limited to conventional academic disciplines. Their research funding comes from grants and from industry-government-academia collaborations. For 2019, the university has reported grant allocation amounting to 96.2 million yen.

The top fields of Musashino University research are chemistry, biology, and medicine. Their researchers have attended and presented at various conferences such as the International Electronics Symposium in 2020, International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves also in 2020, and the Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming conference in 2013.

Most cited articles from the university are Shear et al.’s (2011) “Complicated grief and related bereavement issues for DSM‐5” published in Depression and Anxiety with more than 1,000 citations, Godoy et al.’s (2013) “Recent advances in 2D and 3D in vitro systems using primary hepatocytes, alternative hepatocyte sources and non-parenchymal liver cells and their use in investigating mechanisms of hepatotoxicity, cell signaling and ADME” featured in Archives of Toxicology and has nearly 750 citations, and Komukai et al.’s (2010) “Gender and the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system.” that appeared in Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology which has close to 230 citations.

Research centers and institutes at Musashino University include the Musashino Happiness Research Institute that aims to contribute to the realization of a world where people can enjoy happiness together, the Laboratory of Bio-Analysis Chemistry which conducts pharmacological experiments and proteome analysis using cultured neurons, the Center for Pharmaceutical Career Education and Research that provides opportunities for learning and experience with an eye to pharmacists’ future diversification, and the Institute of Buddhist Culture with the purpose of promoting ‘research on Buddhist thought.’
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
4244 World 284 National
Toshiaki Katada

Toshiaki Katada

Musashino University, Japan
D-index 71 Citations 15,180 230

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

We list only scientists having D-Index >= 40 within the area of Biology and Biochemistry. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.