Natsuko Yamamoto, Minae Kawashima, Takanori Fujita, Masatomo Suzuki and Kazuto Kato
"How should the legal framework for the protection of human genomic data be formulated?—Implications from the revision processes of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (PPI Act)"
Journal of Human Genetics 60, 225-226 (2015)
Jusaku Minari, Harriet Teare, Colin Mitchell, Jane Kaye, and Kazuto Kato
"The emerging need for family-centric initiatives for obtaining consent in personal genome research"
Genome Medicine 2014, 6:118
Jusaku Minari, Donald Chalmers, and Kazuto Kato
"Return of the Genetic Search Results: the Japanese Experience and its Implications for the International Debate"
SCRIPTed (2014) 11:2 180
Go Yoshizawa, Calvin Wai-Loon Ho, Wei Zhu, Chingli Hu, Yoni Syukriani, Ilhak Lee, Hannah Kim, Daniel Fu Chang Tsai, Jusaku Minari, and Kazuto Kato
"ELSI practices in genomic research in East Asia: implications for research collaboration and public participation"
Genome Medicine 2014; 6(5): 39
Yasuko Takezawa, Kazuto Kato, Hiroki Oota, Timothy Caulfield, Akihiro Fujimoto, Shunwa Honda, Naoyuki Kamatani, Shoji Kawamura, Kohei Kawashima, Ryosuke Kimura, Hiromi Matsumae, Ayako Saito, Patrick E Savage, Noriko Seguchi, Keiko Shimizu, Satoshi Terao, Yumi Yamaguchi-Kabata, Akira Yasukouchi, Minoru Yoneda and Katsushi Tokunaga
"Human genetic research, race, ethnicity and the labeling of populations: recommendations based on an interdisciplinary workshop in Japan"
BMC Medical Ethics 2014, 15:33
Jusaku Minari, Tetsuya Shirai, and Kazuto Kato
"Ethical considerations of research policy for personal genome analysis: the approach of the Genome Science Project in Japan"
Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2014, 10:4
Jane Kaye, Eric M. Meslin, Bartha M. Knoppers, Eric T. Juengst, Mylène Deschênes, Anne Cambon-Thomsen, Donald Chalmers, Jantina De Vries, Kelly Edwards, Nils Hoppe, Alastair Kent, Clement Adebamowo, Patricia Marshall, Kazuto Kato
"ELSI 2.0 for Genomics and Society"
Science, 336, 673-674, 2012
E. Mizumachi, K. Matsuda, K. Kano, M. Kawakami and K. Kato
"Scientists’ attitudes toward a dialogue with the public: a study using “science cafes”"
Journal of Science Communication, 10(04)(2011)
Chie Nakagawa, Ekou Yagi, Kazuto Kato
" What are the features of non-expert opinions on regenerative medicine? Opinion analysis of workshop participants"
Journal of Science Communication, 10(02)(2011)A02
Yasushi Totoki, Kenji Tatsuno, Shogo Yamamoto, Yasuhito Arai, Fumie Hosoda,
Shumpei Ishikawa, Shuichi Tsutsumi, Kohtaro Sonoda, Hirohiko Totsuka, Tatsuya
Shirakihara, Hiromi Sakamoto, Linghua Wang, Hidenori Ojima, Kazuaki Shimada,
Tomoo Kosuge, Takuji Okusaka, Kazuto Kato, Jun Kusuda, Teruhiko Yoshida,
Hiroyuki Aburatani, Tatsuhiro Shibata
"High-resolution chracterization of a hepatocellelar carcinoma genome"
Nature Genetics, 43, 464-469, 2011
Kazuto Kato, Kei Kano, Tetsuya Shirai
"Science Communication: Significance for Genome-Based Personalized Medicine - A View from the Asia-Pacific"
Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine, 8(2), 92-96, 2010.
Ryuma Shineha, Arisa Ema, Togo Tsukahara
"Work in Progress: Proposal for Comparative studies on East Asia STS"
East Asian Science, Technology and Society: an International Journal, 4(1), 153-160, 2010.
Masahiro Kawakami, Douglas Sipp and Kazuto Kato
"Regulatory Impacts on Stem Cell Research in Japan"
Cell Stem Cell, 6(5), 415-418, 2010.
International Cancer Genome Consortium (including Kato K.)
"International network of cancer genome projects"
Nature, 464, 993-998, 2010.
Shineha, R., Kawakami, M., Kawakami, K., Nagata, M., Tada, T., and Kato,
"Familiarity and prudence of the Japanese public with research into induced pluripotent stem cells, and their desire for its proper regulation"
Stem Cell Reviews and Reports, 6(1), 1-7, 2010.
Timothy Caulfield, Christopher Scott, Insoo Hyun, Robin Lovell-Badge, Kazuto Kato & Amy Zarzeczny
" Stem cell research policy and iPS cells"
Nature Methods, 7, 28-33, 2010 (Published online 21 Dec 2009)
Amy Zarzeczny, Christopher Scott, Insoo Hyun, Jami Bennett, Jennifer Chandler, Sophie Charge, Heather Heine, Rosario Isasi, Kazuto Kato, Robin Lovell-Badge, Kelly McNagny, Duanqing Pei, Janet Rossant, Azim Surani, Patrick L. Taylor, Ubaka Ogbogu and Timothy Caulfield
"iPS Cells: Mapping the Policy Issues"
Cell, 139(6), 1032-1037, 2009.
Shineha, R. and Kato, K.
"Public engagement in Japanese policy-making: A history of the genetically modified organisms debate "
New Genetics and Society , 28(2), 139-152, 2009.
Higashijima, J., Takahashi, K. and Kato, K. "Mouse model: what do Japanese life
sciences researchers mean by this term?", Journal of Science Communication, 09(01),1-8, 2009.
Kano, K., Yahata, S., Muroi, K., Kawakami, M., Tomoda, M., Miyaki, K., Nakayama, T., Kosugi, S., Kato, K."Multimedia presentations on the human genome: Implementation and assessment of a teaching program for the introduction to genome science using a poster and animations," Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 36, 395-401,2008
Shineha, R., Hibino, A., Kato, K. "Analysis of Japanese Newspaper Articles on Genetic Modification"
Journal of Science Communication, 08(02), 1-9, 2008.
The International HapMap Consortium (including Kato, K.)
A second generation of human haplotype map of over 3.1 millionSNPs
Nature, 449, 851-86, 2007
HUMAN GENOME ORGANISATION ETHICS COMMITTEE (including Kato, K.)
HUGO Statement on Pharmacogenomics (PGx), Solidarity, Equity and Governance,
Genomics, Society and Policy, 3(1), 44-47, 2007
Rotimi,C.,Leppert,M.,Matsuda, I.,Zeng, C.,Zhang, C.,Abebamowo, C.,Ajayi, I.,Aniagwu, T.,Dixon, M.,Fukushima, Y., and The International HapMap Consortium (including Kato, K.)
Community engagement and informed consent in the international HapMap Project,
Community Genet, .10, 186-198, 2007
A haplotype map of the human genome
The International HapMap Consortium (including K. Kato)
Nature, 437, 1299 -1320, 2005.
Itoh, M. and Kato, K.
"What Should Scientists Do Outside the Laboratory? Lessons on Science Communication from the Japanese Genome Research Project."
Genomics, Society and Policy, 1(2): 80-93, 2005.
Integrating ethics and science in the International HapMap Project
The International HapMap Consortium (including K. Kato).
Nature Reviews Genetics, 5, 467 -475, 2004.
Kazuto Kato and Masahiro Kawakami, “Stem Cell Research in
Japan: Policy Changes in ‘The Era of iPS Cells’”, World Stem Cell Report 2010,
The ethical and political discussions on stem cell research in Japan.
In W. Bender, C. Hauskeller, and A. Manzei (ed.) CROSSING BORDERS: Cultural, religious and political differences concerning stem cell research, pp.369-379, 2005.