Akiko Kada, MPH



Clinical Research Center
Chief, Laboratory of Biostatistics



Area of Research

Design and analysis of clinical trials

Contact Information

Akiko Kada, MPH
Laboratory of Biostatistics
Department of Epidemiological and Health services Research
Clinical Research Center
National Hospital Organization Nagoya Medical Center
4-1-1 Sannomaru, Naka-ku, Nagoya
Aichi 460-0001, Japan
Tel: +81-52-951-1111
Fax: +81-52-963-5503
Email: akiko.kada[at]nnh.go.jp


Diagnostic and prediction of medical tests
Analysis of data with missing or time-dependent covariates
Adaptive design in early phase trials

Recent Award

2004, Award of encouragement, Biometric Society of Japan


Akiko Kada graduated from the department of Mathematics of Nara Women’s University in 1992. She worked as a trial statistician in Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. for 11 years. She entered Kyoto University School of Public Health in 2000, and received master’s degree of public health (MPH) in 2002. In 2003, she moved to National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center in Japan. In 2013, she joined the staff of Clinical Research Center of Nagoya Medical Center.

Selected Publications

  1. Iihara K, Nishimura K, Kada A, Nakagawara J, Ogasawara K, Ono J, et.al., on behalf of the J-ASPECT study investigators. Effects of comprehensive stroke care capabilities on in-hospital mortality of patients with ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: J-ASPECT study. PLoS One 2014; 9: e96819.
  2. Kada A, Cai Z, Kuroki M. Medical diagnostic test based on the potential test result approach: Bounds and identification. J Appl Stat 2013; 40: 1659-1672.
  3. Takahama H, Yokoyama H, Kada A, Sekiguchi K, Fujino M, Funada A, et.al. The extent of heart rate reduction during hospitalization using beta-blockers, not the achieved heart rate itself at discharge, predicts the clinical outcome in patients with acute heart failure syndromes. J Cardiol. 2013;61:58-64.
  4. Kawano H, Yamamoto H, Miyata S, Izumi M, Hirano T, Toratani N, et.al. Prospective multicentre cohort study of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in acute ischaemic stroke patients. Br J Haematol. 2011;154:378-86.

Complete list of all publications.

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