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Rumiko Kamo

Tokyo, JP

Tel: +81 3 52117031

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  • BS, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan
  • MS, Department of Biochemistry, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan
  • PhD, Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan

Current Responsibility

Rumiko Kamo joined Milliman in October 2016. Prior to joining Milliman, she worked as a research scientist at the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, The Salk Institute, and RIKEN Brain Sceince Institute. She was engaged in basic research in neuroscience and studied molecular mechanisms of neuronal development and wiring using genetically modified animals.


  • Writing papers concerning the treatment status and health economics of multiple sclerosis, insomnia, and other diseases employing analysis of real world data.
  • Network meta-analysis of efficacy of drugs for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
  • Consultation to medical device companies on NHI listing and Health Technology Assessment as stipulated by the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare.

Prior to joining Milliman, Rumiko’s experience included:

  • Study of functional roles of transcription factors in the development and differentiation of spinal motor neurons and interneurons
  • Study of molecular mechanisms of neuronal wiring of the olfactory systems
  • Study of the anatomy and function of the claustrum, which integrates the information of the cerebral cortices
  • Generating genetically modified animals such as knockout mice and transgenic mice
  • Gene transfer using virus vectors electroporation
  • Manipulation of neurons using optogenetics and chemogenetics

Rumiko has presented her work at domestic and international conferences and has published her work in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Work at Milliman

    • “I was offered a chance to come in, shake things up, create something."
    Work at Milliman