Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of GerontologyHealth


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Foundation: 1969

Mission: The Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology (TMIG) takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of aging and can be divided into three fields of research. In field one, TMIG is involved in foundational scientific research into mechanisms of aging and age-management. In the second field, the institute is dedicated to the research and development of practical techniques for health management, disease prevention, and diagnostics. In the third field, TMIG implements epidemiological and social surveys concerning the social welfare and healthy long-life of elderly. All three fields are integral to the scientific understanding of the aging process and realizing healthy long-life and well-being for individuals and the aging society.

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Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDJapan
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2112th569th1568th59th
Dentistry 546th111th369th22nd
Environmental Science 1724th556th1044th20th
Medicine +2076th579th1471st52nd
Psychology 390th29th352nd2nd
Social Sciences 2915th702nd1834th46th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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