Project Assistant Professor
Current research topics
M.Sc., M.A., B.A., Ph.D.
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Economic burden of major non-communicable diseases, epidemiology, health inequality, cohort consortium
Project Assistant Professor, AXA Department of Health and Human Security, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
|2014 - 2015||
Research Fellow, Department of Global Health Policy, The University of Tokyo
The University of Tokyo, Department of Global Health Policy
London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Social Policy
University of East Anglia, School of Development Studies
International Christian University
Research Fellow, Department of Global Health Policy, University of Tokyo
|2007 - 2010||
UNICEF Myanmar, Social Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Section
|2003 - 2006||
UNICEF Yemen, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Section
|2001 - 2003||
Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development, Tokyo
|1998 - 2000||
Community Development Volunteer, JOCV, Nepal
|1997 - 1998||
ILO Tokyo Branch Office
Liu Y, Shu XO, Wen W, Saito E, Rahman MS, Tsugane S et al. Association of leisure-time physical activity with total and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of nearly a half million adults in the Asia Cohort Consortium. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2018; dyy024.
Narita S, Saito E, Sawada N, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Iwasaki M, Ishihara J, Takachi R, Shibuya K, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Dietary Consumption of Antioxidant Vitamins and Subsequent Lung Cancer Risk: The Japan Public Health Center‐based Prospective Study . International Journal of Cancer. 2018. Online first.
Song H, Saito E, Sawada N, Abe SK, Hidaka A, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Goto A, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Ye W. Body mass index change during adulthood and risk of oesophageal squamous-cell carcinoma in a Japanese population: the Japan Public Health (JPHC)-based prospective study. British Journal of Cancer. 2017; 117(11):1715.
Song H, Saito E, Sawada N, Abe SK, Hidaka A, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Goto A, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Ye W. Perceived stress level and risk of cancer incidence in a Japanese population: the Japan Public Health Center (JPHC)-based Prospective Study. Scientific Reports. 2017; 7(1):12964.
Narita S, Saito E, Sawada N, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Noda M, Inoue M, Tsugane S. Coffee Consumption and Lung Cancer Risk: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. Journal of Epidemiology. 2017. Online first.
Nomura S, Sakamoto H, Glenn S, Tsugawa Y, Abe SK, Rahman MM, Brown JC, Ezoe S, Fitzmaurice C, Inokuchi T, Kassebaum NJ, Kawakami N, Kita Y, Kondo N, Lim SS, Maruyama S, Miyata H, Mooney MD, Naghavi M, Onoda T, Erika O, Otake Y, Roth GA, Saito E, Tabuchi T, Takasaki Y, Taimura T, Uechi M, Vos T, Wang H, Inoue M, Murray CJL, Shibuya K. Population health and regional variations of disease burden in Japan, 1990–2015: a systematic subnational analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. 2017; 390(10101): 1521-1538.
Shin S, Saito E, Sawada N, Ishihara J, Takachi R, Nanri A, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Inoue M et al. Menstrual and Reproductive Factors in the Risk of Thyroid Cancer in Japanese Women: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study (JPHC study). European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2017; Online First.
Chen Y, Fen W, Saito E,Lin Y, Song M et al. Association between type 2 diabetes and risk of death from cancer: a pooled analysis of over 771 000 individuals in the Asia Cohort Consortium. Diabetologia. 2017; Online First.
Narita S, Inoue M, Saito E, Abe SK et al. Dietary fiber intake and risk of breast cancer defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. Cancer Causes & Control. 2017; 28: 569.