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History of TMDU

This panoramic photograph of the Yushima area was taken in 1890 from atop the construction site of the Holy Resurrection Cathedral, which is known as Nikolai-do (St.Nicholas Cathedral) in Japanese. In the center is Tokyo Higher Normal School, with Tokyo Women’s Higher Normal School on the left.

Oct. 12,1928 Tokyo National School of Dentistry was founded.
Dec.1930Tokyo National School of Dentistry was moved to Yushima.
Apr. 1944 Tokyo Medical and Dental College was established.
Aug. 1946 Tokyo Medical and Dental University (The Former System) was established.
University Library was established.
Jun. 1949 Medical Hospital and Dental Hospital were renamed from their respective predecessors.
Apr. 1951 Tokyo Medical and Dental University (The New system), Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Dentistry were established.
Research Institute for Dental Materials was established.
School of Nursing was established.(abolished in Mar.1991) School for Dental Hygienists was established.
Apr. 1952 School for Dental Technicians was established.
Apr. 1955 Medical Research Division was established. Dental Research Division was established.
Premedical and Predental Course was established. in Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, University of Chiba. (abolished in Mar.1958)
Apr. 1958 Premedical and Predental Course was established at Kounodai Annex.
Apr. 1962 School of Medical Technology was established. (abolished in Mar.1975)
Apr. 1965 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences was established.
Apr. 1966 Research Institute for Dental Materials renamed Institute for Medical and Dental Engineering.
Apr. 1970 Health Service Center was established.
Apr. 1972 School of Medical Technology was established. (abolished in Mar.1991)
Sep. 1973 Medical Research Institute was established.
Apr. 1989 School of Allied Health Sciences was established.
May. 1989 Laboratory for Biomedical Analysis was established. (abolished in May.1996)
Apr. 1993 Medical Research Division( Hea lth Care Sciences) was established. Human Gene Sciences Center was established.
Jan. 1995 Information Center for Medical Sciences was established.
May. 1996 Instrumental Analysis Research Center for Life Science was established.
Apr. 1998 General Isotope Center was established.
Apr. 1999 Graduate School was established. Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering was established.
Apr. 2000 Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences was established.
Graduate School of Allied Health Sciences was established.
International Student Center was established. (abolished in Mar.2009)
Apr. 2001 Graduate School of Health Care Sciences was established.
Apr. 2002 Center for Education Research in Medicine and Dentistry was established.
Apr. 2003 School of Biomedical Science was established.
Biomedical Science PhD Program was established.
Research Center for Frontier Life Science was established.
Sep. 2003 Intellectual Proper ty Division was established.
Apr. 2004 In accordance with the National University Corporation Law, National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University was established.
School of Oral Health Care Sciences was established.
Mar. 2005 School for Dental Hygienists was abolished.
Apr. 2007 Center for Brain Integration Research was established.
Apr. 2009 International Exchange Center was established.
Dec. 2009 Student Center was established.
Apr. 2010 Institute for Library and Media Information Technology was established.
Research Center for Medical and Dental Sciences was established.
Center for Experimental Animal was established.
Center for Interprofessional Education was established.
The Life Science and Bioethics Research Center became a permanent institution.
Apr. 2011School of Oral Health Care Sciences (Oral Health Care Scienses, Oral Health Engineering) was establised.
Organization for Research and Industry Liaison Promotion was established.
Aug. 2011The Tokyo Medical and Dental University Foundation was established.
Nov. 2011Hospital Administration Planning Division was established.
Apr. 2012Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences was reorganized.
Support Office for Female Researchers was established.
Center for Sports Medicine and Sports Dentistry was established.
Feb. 2013Bioresource Research Center became a permanent institution.
Apr. 2013Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine was reorganized.
Student Support and Health Administration Organization was established.
Health Administration Office for Employees was established.
Public Relations Division was established.
Oct. 2013Research University Promotion Organization was established.
Apr. 2014Nursing Innovation Science was established.
Cooperative Doctoral Course in Disaster Nursing was established.
Center for Brain Integration Research became a permanent institution.
Oct. 2014Sports Science Organization was established.
Environmental Safety Office was established.
Apr. 2015Hospital Management Division was established.
Mar. 2016Institute of Education and Institute of Global Affairs ware established.
Apr. 2017Institute of Research, Institute of Integrated Hospital Administration and Institute of Information Technology were established.