Koichi Mikami's profile

Dr Koichi Mikami


Visiting Research Fellow - Making Genomic Medicine

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Project Assistant Professor, Science Interpreter Training Program at University of Tokyo (Japan)


Science Technology and Innovation Studies

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Dr. Koichi Mikami is a social scientist studying the development of modern biomedicine.

In January 2014, he joined the Wellcome Trust-funded research project Making Genomic Medicine, led by Professor Steve Sturdy.

More information on Koichi's work can be found on his personal website.

Research Interests

Science and technology studies Biomedical knowledge(s) practices and technologies Patient experiences Genetics and Society Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs

Research Overview

His research investigates the roles of patients/patient organizations in making 'rare diseases' an important agenda for biomedical research and public health policy in the 21st century as well as the costs they have to bear in order to become and remain active in highly-specialized domains of science and policymaking.

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