Kobe University

The origin of Kobe University can be traced back to Kobe Higher Commercial School, an institution of higher education founded in 1902. Kobe University, working in a spirit of integrity, freedom, and cooperation in keeping with its open and cosmopolitan culture and environs, aims to contribute to the global community through the creation of knowledge founded on universal values and the fostering of rich understanding and strong leadership skills.


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New research traces the spread of HIV in and from Indonesia

The HIV variant dominant in Indonesia was introduced from Thailand over multiple events. A Kobe University study traces where it came from and how it spread from there, offering possible insights into the development of treatments ...


Mosaics of predisposition found to cause skin disease

Clarifying the cause of a skin disease had led to the discovery of a new disease-causing gene, a new category of diseases, and new perspectives for both counseling and therapy. The discovery is the first time that epigenetic ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Novel autoantibodies implicated in pregnancy disorders

A research group has found that novel autoantibodies that had been found to cause thrombosis and other conditions in joint research conducted by Kobe and Osaka universities in 2015, are also implicated in pregnancy disorders, ...

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