Faculty

Assistant professor Michiko Toizumi

Speciality / Research theme / Keywords
Paediatrics, Neonatology, Epidemiology, Public Health, Virology
Programme director
Doctoral Programme

Qualifications

  • MD
  • MTM
  • PhD

Personal/work Web page addresses

http://www.tm.nagasaki-u.ac.jp/pediatric/

Affiliation(s)

Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University

Background

I graduated from Kumamoto University Medical School, Japan and then had worked as a pediatrician for 8 years. Following that, I had studied tropical medicine and pediatric infectious diseases in the Master course of Tropical Medicine and in the Doctoral course in Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University. After I received my PhD, I joined the Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University as an assistant professor in 2015.

Teaching

Facilitator of Epidemiology-Statistics Course in School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nagasaki University

Research

Studies on pediatric infectious diseases in Vietnam:

Acute respiratory infections (incidence, viral/bacterial pathogens, risk factors)

Congenital infections (e.g.,rubella, CMV, Zika) and the effect on child development

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine reduced dosing trial

The country/countries where you work currently

Vietnam

Five MOST IMPORTANT/INTERESTING recent publications

  1. Michiko Toizumi, Motoi Suzuki, Hien Anh Thi Nguyen, Minh Nhat Le, Koya Ariyoshi, Hiroyuki Moriuchi, Masahiro Hashizume, Duc Anh Dang, and Lay-Myint Yoshida
    Viral Acute Respiratory Illnesses in Young Infants Increase the Risk of Respiratory Readmission
    The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, in press
  2. Imai, C., Toizumi, M., Hall, L., Lambert, S., Halton, K., Merollini, K.
    A systematic review and meta-analysis of the direct epidemiological and economic effects of seasonal influenza vaccination on healthcare workers
    (2018) PLoS ONE, 13 (6), art. no. e0198685
  3. Toizumi, M., Nguyen, G.T.H., Motomura, H., Nguyen, T.H., Pham, E., Kaneko, K.-I., Uematsu, M., Nguyen, H.A.T., Dang, D.A., Hashizume, M., Yoshida, L.-M., Moriuchi, H.
    Sensory defects and developmental delay among children with congenital rubella syndrome
    (2017) Scientific Reports, 7, art. no. 46483.
    https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85017447271&doi=10.1038%2fsrep46483&partnerID=40&md5=e4958d50959615e2658576c987ed1bc9
    DOI: 10.1038/srep46483
  4. Yoshihara, K., Le, M.N., Okamoto, M., Wadagni, A.C.A., Nguyen, H.A., Toizumi, M., Pham, E., Suzuki, M., Nguyen, A.T.T., Oshitani, H., Ariyoshi, K., Moriuchi, H., Hashizume, M., Dang, D.A., Yoshida, L.-M.
    Association of RSV-A ON1 genotype with Increased Pediatric Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Vietnam
    (2016) Scientific Reports, 6, art. no. 27856.
    https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84975155668&doi=10.1038%2fsrep27856&partnerID=40&md5=762505b0e9f3febd2b4412a119cb6ba8
    DOI: 10.1038/srep27856
  5. Yamanashi, H., Ngoc, M.Q., Van Huy, T., Suzuki, M., Tsujino, A., Toizumi, M., Takahashi, K., Thiem, V.D., Anh, D.D., Anh, N.T.H., Tho, L.H., Maeda, T., Cox, S.E., Yoshida, L.-M., Ariyoshi, K.
    Population-based incidence rates of first-ever stroke in central Vietnam
    (2016) PLoS ONE, 11 (8), art. no. e0160665.
    https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84983475347&doi=10.1371%2fjournal.pone.0160665&partnerID=40&md5=ffb48a6308a404bd39460f8ddd42f7ab
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0160665

Message

Please join us if you are interested in our researches on pediatric infectious diseases!

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