Personnel Information



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Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Tokyo University of Science, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Doctor's Course, Completed

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2019.05
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Institute of Research, Division for Research Innovation, -, Visiting Lecturer
  • 2020.04
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Medical Hospital, Central Clinical Facilities, Clinical Research Center, Professor
  • 2020.11
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Division of Public Health, Department of Clinical Biostatistics, Professor

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2011.04
    , Assistant Professor
  • 2017.04
    , Project Associate Professor

Academic Activity 【 display / non-display

  • Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology Reviewer Board Member

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Other


Published Papers & Misc 【 display / non-display

  • Mori M, Watabe S, Taguchi T, Hasegawa H, Ishige M, Tanuma N, Hirakawa A, Koike R, Kusuda S. Study protocol: a multicenter, uncontrolled, open-label study of palivizumab in neonates, infants, and preschool children at high risk of severe respiratory syncytial virus infection. BMC pediatrics. 2021.03; 21 (1): 106. ( PubMed, DOI )

  • Yamada S, Hashizume A, Hijikata Y, Ito D, Kishimoto Y, Iida M, Koike H, Hirakawa A, Katsuno M. Ratio of urinary N-terminal titin fragment to urinary creatinine is a novel biomarker for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. 2021.03; ( PubMed, DOI )

  • Ota H, Omori H, Kawasaki M, Hirakawa A, Matsuo H. Clinical impact of PCSK9 inhibitor on stabilization and regression of lipid-rich coronary plaques: a near-infrared spectroscopy study. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging. 2021.02; ( PubMed, DOI )

  • Ikenouchi T, Inaba O, Takamiya T, Inamura Y, Sato A, Matsumura Y, Sato H, Hirakawa A, Takahashi Y, Goya M, Sasano T, Nitta J. The impact of left atrium size on selection of the pulmonary vein isolation method for atrial fibrillation: Cryoballoon or radiofrequency catheter ablation. American heart journal. 2021.01; 231 82-92. ( PubMed, DOI )

  • Sano T, Kato M, Sassa N, Sadachi R, Hirakawa A, Kamihira O, Hirabayashi T, Nishikimi T, Katsuno S, Kimura T, Hattori R, Gotoh M, Tsuzuki T. pT3 subclassification of renal pelvic cancer considering the tumor location improves the patients' prognostic accuracy. Virchows Archiv : an international journal of pathology. 2021.01; ( PubMed, DOI )

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Books etc 【 display / non-display

  • Daimon T, Hirakawa A, Matsui S. Dose-Finding Designs for Early Phase Cancer Clinical Trials. Springer, 2019

  • Hirakawa A, Sato H, Daimon T, Matsui S. Modern Dose-Finding Designs for Cancer Phase I Trials: Drug Combinations and Molecularly Targeted. Springer, 2018

  • Hirakawa A, Sato H. Frontiers of Biostatistical Methods and Applications in Clinical Oncology. Springer, 2017

  • Data Monitoring Committees in Clinical Trials: A Practical Perspective. 2017

  • Hirakawa A, Matsui S. Developments in Statistical Evaluation of Clinical Trials. Springer, 2014

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Conference Activities & Talks 【 display / non-display

  • Asano J, Hirakawa A.. An Empirical Bayesian Basket Trial Design Accounting for Uncertainties of Homogeneity and Heterogeneity of Treatment Effect among Subpopulations. . ENAR 2020 Spring Meeting 2020.03.22

  • Hirakawa A. An experience of data sharing utilization. 第16回DIA日本年会 2019.11.11

  • Hirakawa A. Utility of Bayesian single-arm design in new drug application for rare cancers in Japan: application to basket trial data. 6th International Society of Biopharmaceutical Statistics 2019.08.26

  • Hirakawa A. Single-pivotal basket trials for rare cancer development in Japan.. 2019 the Japanese Society of Medical Oncology Annual Meeting, 2019.07.19

  • Hirakawa A. A clustering-based basket design. 3rd Pacific Rim Cancer Biostatistics Workshop 2019.06.27

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