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Kenichi Azuma

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FacultyDepartment of Medicine / Graduate School of Medical Sciences
PositionAssociate Professor
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Last Updated :2019/04/23

Education and Career

Education

  •   1984 04  - 1988 03 , Kobe University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering
  •   2006 03  - 2007 04 , Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, Division of Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Engineering

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   2015 04 ,  - 現在, Associate Professor, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine
  •   2018 11 ,  - 現在, Visiting fellow, National Institute for Environmental Studies
  •   2016 04 ,  - 現在, Visiting fellow, National Institute of Public Health
  •   2010 04 ,  - 現在, Visiting fellow, Louis Pasteur Center for Medical Research
  •   2009 12 ,  - 2015 03 , Assistant Professor, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine
  •   2007 11 ,  - 2009 11 , Assistant Professor, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine
  •   2002 04 ,  - 2007 03 , Visiting Researcher, National Institure of Public Health
  •   1988 04 ,  - 2007 10 , Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Environmental science, Environmental impact assessment/Environmental policy
  • Environmental science, Risk sciences of radiation/Chemicals
  • Basic medicine, Environmental physiology (including physical medicine and nutritional physiology)
  • Society medicine, Hygiene
  • Society medicine, Public health/Health science

Research Interests

  • Hygiene, Risk Assessment, Epidemiology, Health effects, Chemicals, Environmental Health, Public Health, Environmental Medicine, Toxicology, Living Environment

Published Papers

  • New criteria for multiple chemical sensitivity based on the Quick Environmental Exposure and Sensitivity Inventory developed in response to rapid changes in ongoing chemical exposures among Japanese, Hojo S, Mizukoshi A, Azuma K, Okumura J, Mizuki M, Miyata M, PLoS ONE, in press, Apr. 2019 , Refereed
  • Factors affecting self-reported chemical intolerance: a five-year follow-up study in Japan, Azuma K, Uchiyama I, Kunugita N, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 118, 1 - 8, Mar. 2019 , Refereed
    Summary:This article was selected as Editor's Choice (first quarter in 2019) of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine (EAPM). https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-psychosomatic-research/editors-choice/factors-affecting-self-reported-chemical-intolerance
  • Association between indoor nitrous acid, outdoor nitrogen dioxide, and asthma attacks: Results of a pilot study, Ohyama M, Nakajima T, Minejima C, Azuma K, Oka K, Itano Y, Kudo S, Takenaka N, International Journal of Environmental Health Research, in press, 2019 , Refereed
  • Background factors of chemical intolerance and parent-child relationships, Azuma K, Ohyama M, Azuma E, Nakajima T, Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine, 23, 52, Dec. 2018 , Refereed
  • Effects of low-level inhalation exposure to carbon dioxide in indoor environments: A short review on human health and psychomotor performance, Azuma K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Osawa H, Environment International, 121, 51 - 56, Dec. 2018 , Refereed
  • Survey on changes in subjective symptoms, onset/trigger factors, allergic diseases, and chemical exposures in the past decade of Japanese patients with multiple chemical sensitivity, Hojo S, Mizukoshi A, Azuma K, Okumura J, Ishkawa S, Miyata M, Mizuki M, Ogura H, Sakabe K., International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 221(8), 1085 - 1096, Sep. 2018 , Refereed
  • Effects of nitrous acid exposure on baseline pulmonary resistance and Muc5ac in rats, Ohyama M, Horie I, Isohama Y, Azuma K, Adachi S, Minejima C, Takenaka N, Inhalation Toxicology, 30(4-5), 149 - 158, Sep. 2018 , Refereed
  • Effects of thermal conditions and carbon dioxide concentration on building-related symptoms: a longitudinal study in air-conditioned office buildings, Azuma K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Kim H, Kaihara N, Hayashi M, Osawa H, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, ID106, 6 pages, Jul. 2018 , Refereed
  • Reaction between ozone and limonene under reduced pressure conditions simulating an aircraft cabin environment, Mizukoshi A, Azuma K, Sugiyama S, Tanaka D, Inoue M, Tokumura M, Okumura J, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, ID498, 8 pages, Jul. 2018 , Refereed
  • Occupational exposure limits for ethylidene norbornen, ethyleneimine, benomyl, and 2,3-epoxypropyl methacrylate, and and classification on carcinogenicity, Araki A, Azuma K, Endo G, Endo Y, Fukushima T, Hara K, Hori H, Horie S, Horiguchi H, Ichiba M, Ichihara G, Ikeda M, Ishitake T, Ito A, Ito Y, Iwasawa S, Kakume T, Kamijima M, Karita K, Katoh T, Kawai T, Kawamoto T, Kumagai S, Kusaka Y, Matsumoto A, Miyagawa M, Miyauchi H, Morimoto Y, Nagano K, Naito H, Nakajima T, Nakano M, Nomiyama T, Okuda H, Okuda N, Omae K, Sakurai H, Sato K, Sobue T, Suwazono Y, Takebayashi T, Takeshita T, Takeuchi A, Takeuchi A, Tanaka M, Tanaka S, Tsukahara T, Tsunoda M, Ueno S, Ueyama J, Umeda Y, Yamamoto K, Yamano Y, Yamauchi T, Yano E., J Occup Health, 60(4), 333 - 335, Jul. 2018 , Refereed
  • Health risk factors for housing environment and risk management, AZUMA Kenichi, Japanese journal of hygiene, 73(2), 143 - 146, May 2018 , Refereed
  • Physicochemical risk factors for building-related symptoms in air-conditioned office buildings: ambient particles and combined exposure to indoor air pollutants, Azuma K, Ikeda K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Osawa H, Science of the Total Environment, 616–617, 1649 - 1655, Mar. 2018 , Refereed
  • Health risk due to indoor environmental pollution: status and future issues, AZUMA Kenichi, Japanese journal of clinical ecology, 26(2), 82 - 86, Dec. 2017 , Refereed
  • Association between environmental noise and subjective symptoms related to cardiovascular diseases among elderly individuals in Japan, Azuma K, Uchiyama I, PLoS ONE, 12(11), e0188236, Nov. 2017 , Refereed
  • Occupational exposure limits of ethyleneglycol monobutyl ether, isoprene, isopropyl acetate and propyleneimine, and classification on carcinogenicity, occupational sensitizer and reproductive toxicant, Kenichi Azuma, Ginji Endo, Yoko Endo, Tetsuhito Fukushima, Kunio Hara, Hajime Hori, Seichi Horie, Hyogo Horiguchi, Masayoshi Ichiba, Gaku Ichihara, Masayuki Ikeda, Tatsuya Ishitake, Akiyoshi Ito, Yuki Ito, Satoko Iwasawa, Michihiro Kamijima, Kanae Karita, Takahiko Kato, Toshio Kawai, Toshihiro Kawamoto, Reiko Kishi, Shinji Kumagai, Yukinori Kusaka, Akiko Matsumoto, Muneyuki Miyagawa, Hiroyuki Miyauchi, Yasuo Morimoto, Kasuke Nagano, Hisao Naito, Tamie Nasu, Tetsuo Nomiyama, Hirokazu Okuda, Kazuyuki Omae, Haruhiko Sakurai, Kazuhiro Sato, Tomotaka Sobue, Yasushi Suwazono, Toru Takebayashi, Tatsuya Takeshita, Akito Takeuchi, Ayano Takeuchi, Masatoshi Tanaka, Shigeru Tanaka, Teruomi Tsukahara, Masashi Tsunoda, Susumu Ueno, Jun Ueyama, Yumi Umeda, Yuko Yamano, Takenori Yamauchi, Eiji Yano, Journal of Occupational Health, 59(4), 364 - 366, Jul. 2017 , Refereed
  • A review of the effects of exposure to carbon dioxide on human health in indoor environment, Azuma K, Yanagi U, Kagi N, Osawa H, Proceedings of the Healthy Buildings Europe 2017, ID0022, 6 pages, Jul. 2017 , Refereed
  • Evaluating prevalence and risk factors of building-related symptoms among office workers: Seasonal characteristics of symptoms and psychosocial and physical environmental factors, Azuma K, Ikeda K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Osawa H, Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine, 22(114), 38, Apr. 2017 , Refereed
  • Association of odor thresholds and responses in cerebral blood flow of the prefrontal area during olfactory stimulation in patients with multiple chemical sensitivity, Azuma K, Uchiyama I, Tanigawa M, Bamba I, Azuma M, Takano H, Yoshikawa T, Sakabe K, PLoS ONE, 11(12), e0168006, Dec. 2016 , Refereed
  • Effects of inhalation of emissions from cedar timber on psychological and physiological factors in an indoor environment, Azuma K, Kouda K, Nakamura M, Fujita S, Tsujino Y, Uebori M, Inoue S, Kawai S., Environments, 3(4), 37, Dec. 2016 , Refereed
  • Chemical Sensitivity-The Frontier of Diagnosis and Treatment, Sakabe K, Kimura M, Terayama H, Tsunoda M, Kiyajima E, Takano H, Azuma K, Mizukoshi A, Matsuda T, Mori C, Miyata M, Ishikawa S, Aizawa Y, Japanese Journal of Clinical Ecology, 25(2), 49 - 54, Dec. 2016 , Refereed
  • Health risk due to indoor air pollution, Kenichi Azuma, Japanese Journal of Clinical Ecology, 25(2), 76 - 81, Dec. 2016 , Refereed
  • Occupational Exposure Limits of lead, dimethylamine, n-butyl-2,3-epoxypropyl ether, and 2-ethyl-1-hexanol and carcinogenicity and occupational sensitizer classification, Kenichi Azuma, Ginji Endo, Yoko Endo, Kunio Hara, Koji Harada, Hajime Hori, Seichi Horie, Hyogo Horiguchi, Masayoshi Ichiba, Gaku Ichihara, Masayuki Ikeda, Tatsuya Ishitake, Akiyoshi Ito, Satoko Iwasawa, Michihiro Kamijima, Kanae Karita, Toshio Kawai, Toshihiro Kawamoto, Akio Koizumi, Shinji Kumagai, Yukinori Kusaka, Muneyuki Miyagawa, Yasuo Morimoto, Kasuke Nagano, Tamie Nasu, Tetsuo Nomiyama, Kazuyuki Omae, Kazuhiro Sato, Hirokazu Okuda, Haruhiko Sakurai, Tomotaka Sobue, Yasushi Suwazono, Toru Takebayashi, Tatsuya Takeshita, Akito Takeuchi, Masatoshi Tanaka, Shigeru Tanaka, Teruomi Tsukahara, Masashi Tsunoda, Susumu Ueno, Yuko Yamano, Takenori Yamauchi, Eiji Yano, Journal of Occupational Health, 58, 385 - 387, Sep. 2016 , Refereed
  • Physicochemical risk factors for building-related symptoms: thermal conditions and combined exposure to indoor air pollutants, Azuma K, Ikeda K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Osawa H, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, ID113, 7 pages, Jul. 2016 , Refereed
  • Health risk assessment of inhalation exposure to 2-ethylhexanol, 2,2,4- trimethyl-1,3-pentanediol diisobutyrate, and texanol in indoor environments, Azuma K, Tanaka-Kagawa T, Jinno H, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, ID168, 7 pages, Jul. 2016 , Refereed
  • Influence of moisture against acetaldehyde emitted from wood-based materials, Nishioka F, Kagi N, Osawa H, Yanagi U, Hasegawa K, Azuma K, Kim H, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, ID1068, 2 pages, Jul. 2016 , Refereed
  • Endotoxin Concentration in House Dust and Indoor Air in Japan, Kim H, Lim E, Yanagi U, Kagi N, Azuma K, Osawa H, Hayashi M, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, ID457, 2 pages, Jul. 2016 , Refereed
  • Investigation of reaction products of ozone and organic compounds in a simulated aircraft cabin Endotoxin Concentration in House Dust and Indoor Air in Japan, Mizukoshi A, Azuma K, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, ID358, 7 pages, Jul. 2016 , Refereed
  • Odor processing and the brain responses in multiple chemical sensitivity, Kenichi Azuma, The Allergy in Practice, 36(6), 21 - 25, Jun. 2016
  • Psychological and Physiological Effects of Japanese Cedar Indoors after Calculation Task Performance, Bamba I, Azuma K, Journal of the Human-Environment System, 18(2), 33 - 41, Apr. 2016 , Refereed
  • Assessment of inhalation exposure to indoor air pollutants: screening for health risks of multiple pollutants in Japanese dwellings, Azuma K, Uchiyama I, Uchiyama S, Kunugita N, Environmental Research, 145, 39 - 49, Feb. 2016 , Refereed
  • Application of Metabolomics to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Research, Takahiko KATOH, Yuki FUJIWARA, Chihiro NAKASHITA, Xi LU, Aya HISADA, Wataru MIYAZAKI, Kenichi AZUMA, Mari TANIGAWA, Iwao UCHIYAMA, Japanese Journal of Hygiene, 71, 94 - 99, Jan. 2016 , Refereed
  • Prevalence and risk factors associated with nonspecific building-related symptoms in office employees in Japan: relationships among work environment, indoor air quality, and occupational stress, Azuma K, Ikeda K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Osawa H, Indoor Air, 25(5), 499 - 511, Oct. 2015 , Refereed
  • Prevalence and characteristics of chemical intolerance: a Japanese population-based study, Azuma K, Uchiyama I, Katoh T, Ogata H, Arashidani K, Kunugita N., Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, 70(6), 1 - 13, Sep. 2015 , Refereed
  • Assessment of cerebral blood flow in patients with multiple chemical sensitivity using near-infrared spectroscopy—recovery after olfactory stimulation: a case-control study, Azuma K, Uchiyama I, Tanigawa M, Bamba I, Azuma M, Takano H, Yoshikawa T, Sakabe K, Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine, 20(3), 185 - 194, May 2015 , Refereed
  • Nonspecific building-related symptoms of office employees and indoor air quality of the work environment: a surveillance study for their relevance in office buildings in Japan, Azuma K, Ikeda K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Osawa H, Proceedings of the Healthy Buildings Europe 2015, ID424, 1 - 6, May 2015 , Refereed
  • Review of dermal exposure factors for the phthalates present in consumer products, Mizukoshi A, Azuma K, Okumura J, Proceedings of the Healthy Buildings Europe 2015, ID616, 1 - 2, May 2015 , Refereed
  • Indoor Environmental Problems and Health Status in Water-damaged Homes due to Tsunami Disaster in Japan, Hasegawa K, Yoshino H, Yanagi U, Azuma K, Osawa H, Kagi N, Shinohara N, Hasegawa A, Building and Environment, 93, 24 - 34, Nov. 2015 , Refereed
  • Lead poisoning, AZUMA Kenichi, Japanese Journal of Pediatric Medicine, 46(9), 1399 - 1402, Sep. 2014
  • Integrating requirements for the delivery of information relating to construction-product compositions, Azuma, K., Funaki, R., Hasegawa, A., Shinohara, N., Yamaguchi, M., Fujita, K., Kikuchi, Y., Tanabe, S., Indoor and Built Environment, 23(5), 653 - 664, Aug. 2014 , Refereed
  • Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Nonspecific Building-Related Symptoms in Employees Working in Office Buildings: Relationships among Indoor Air Quality, Work Environment, and Occupational Stress in Summer and Winter, Azuma K, Ikeda K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Shimodaira T, Osawa H, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, HP0073, Jul. 2014 , Refereed
  • Relation of Changes in Cerebral Blood Flow and Diffusion Material Caused by Smelling Wood, Bamba I, Azuma K, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, HP0970, Jul. 2014 , Refereed
  • Indoor Environmental Problems and Occupants' Health in Water-damaged Homes due to Tsunami Disaster, Hasegawa K, Yoshino H, Yanagi U, Otake T, Azuma K, Osawa H, Kagi N, Shinohara N, Hasegawa A, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, HP0806, Jul. 2014 , Refereed
  • Indoor Airborne, Settled, and Adhesive Fungi in Water-Damaged Houses after Giant Tsunami, Yanagi U, Yoshino H, Hasegawa K, Kagi K, Azuma K, Shinohara N. Hasegawa H, Osawa H, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, HP0964, Jul. 2014 , Refereed
  • Effect of communication skills training on mothers with preschool children, Akiko Aono, Ikuko Banba, Yoko Okuno, Kenichi Azuma, Jiro Okumura, Acta medica Kinki University, 39(1), 11 - 20, Jun. 2014 , Refereed
  • Effects of water-damaged homes after flooding: health status of residents and environmental risk factors, Azuma K, Ikeda K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Hasegawa K, Osawa H, International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 24(2), 158 - 175, Apr. 2014 , Refereed
  • Changes in cerebral blood flow during olfactory stimulation in patients with multiple chemical sensitivity: a multi-channel near-infrared spectroscopic study, Azuma K, Uchiyama I, Takano H, Tanigawa M, Azuma M, Banba I, Yoshikawa T., PLoS ONE, 8(11), e80567, Nov. 2013 , Refereed
  • Assessing the risk of Legionnaires' disease: the inhalation exposure model and the estimated risk in residential bathrooms, Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Okumura, J., Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 65(1), 1 - 6, Feb. 2013 , Refereed
  • Future Trends of Mesothelioma Mortality in Japan Based on a Risk Function, Myojin, T., Azuma, K., Okumura, J., Uchiyama, I., Industrial Health, 50(3), 197 - 204, May 2012 , Refereed
  • Indoor Environment and Health Effects in Water-Damaged Homes after Flooding, Azuma K, Ikeda K, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Hasegawa K, Osawa H, Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2012, Paper 7H.5, Jul. 2012 , Refereed
  • Indoor Airborne and Settled Mould in Water-Damaged Houses after Flooding, Yanagi U, Kagi N, Hasegawa K, Azuma K, Ikeda K, Sugita K, Osawa H, Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2012, Paper 7H.10, Jul. 2012 , Refereed
  • Indoor environment and resident's health condition of the temporary housing built after Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 - Measurements of indoor volatile organic compounds during summer, Kagi N, Yoshino H, Hasegawa K, Yanagi U, Azuma K, Osawa H, Homma Y, Hamada K, Ino T, Kakuma T, Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2012, Paper 1B.8, Jul. 2012 , Refereed
  • Indoor thermal environment and IAQ of the housing in stricken areas after Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011: The measurement results of fungi in 40 temporary houses in Miyagi prefecture, Ishioka S, Yoshino H, Yanagi U, Hasegawa K, Azuma K, Osawa H, Kagi N, Hamada K, Ino T, Kakuma T, Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2012, Paper 7H.6, Jul. 2012 , Refereed
  • Effects of Japanese cedar on psychological and physiological factors in an indoor environment: The influence of Interior Specifications, Banba I, Azuma K, Nakamura M, Fujita S, Tsujino Y, Uebori M, Kouda K, Kawai S, Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2012, Paper 7D.10, Jul. 2012 , Refereed
  • Valeurs guides de qualite´ d’air inte´ rieur : analyse comparative des approches franc¸aise et japonaise, Rousselle, C,. Mandin, C,. Azuma K., Environnement Risques et Santé., 10(1), 25 - 34, 2011 , Refereed
  • The principal strata effect for post-randomization selection bias: application to a prostate cancer prevention trial, Chiba, Y., Banba, I., Azuma, K., BioMedical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology., 4(1), 47 - 53, Nov. 2011 , Refereed
  • Questionnaire Survey on Indoor Air Quality and Maintenance of Sanitary Environment in Buildings, Azuma K, Ikeda K, Osawa H, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Shimodaira T, Saito H, Kamakura R, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate., Paper 248, 2011 , Refereed
  • Health Risks and Toxic Effects of Indoor Secondary Organic Aerosols, Azuma K, Namiki N, Nishimura N, Sekiguchi K, Kagi N, Tamura H, Suwa Y, Fujii S., Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate., Paper 249, 2011 , Refereed
  • Survey on Actual Status of Sanitary Environments and Maintenance for Buildings, Ikeda K, Osawa H, Kagi N, Yanagi U, Azuma K, Saito H, Kamakura R, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Paper 976, 2011 , Refereed
  • Modeling And Computer Simulation Of Ultrafine Particles Generated From Laser Printers, Suwa Y, Fujii S, Namiki N, Kagi N, Sekiguchi K, Azuma K, Tamura H, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate., Paper 1048, 2011 , Refereed
  • Effects of Emissions from Cedar Timber on Psychological and Physiological Factors in Indoor Environment, Azuma, K., Kouda, K., Nakamura, M., Fujita, S., Tsujino, Y., Uebori, M., Kusaki, J., Inoue, S., Kawai, S., Proceedings of Wood Culture and Science Kyoto., 147 - 152, 2011
  • Epidemiologic Evidence on Environmental Factors related to Irritative and General Symptoms in Housing in Japan, Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Ikeda, K., Chiba, Y., Okumura, J., Journal of Human-Environment System., 12(1), 1 - 13, 2009 , Refereed
  • Mesothelioma Risk and Environmental Exposureto Asbestos: Past and Future Trends in Japan, Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Chiba, Y., International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 15(2), 165 - 171, 2009 , Refereed
  • Marginal Structural Models for Estimating Effect Modification, Chiba, Y., Azuma, K., Okumura, J., Annals of Epidemiology., 19(5), 298 - 303, 2009 , Refereed
  • Quantitative Risk Assessment of Inhalation Exposure to Legionella Species in Residential Bathroom, Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Fukui, Y., Murayama, R., Okumura, J., Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2009., Paper 543, 2009 , Refereed
  • Preliminary Questionnaire Survey on Information Delivery System for Ingredients of Construction Products, Azuma, K., Funaki, R., Hasegawa, A., Shinohara, N., Yamaguchi, M., Fujita, K., Kikuchi, Y., Tanabe, S., Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2009., Paper 32, 2009 , Refereed
  • The Regulations for Indoor Air Pollution in Japan: A Public Health Perspective, Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Ikeda, K., Journal of Risk Research., 11(3), 301 - 314, 2008 , Refereed
  • Health Risks due to Asbestos Exposure in Indoor Environment in Japan: Risk Levels and Recommendations for Risk Management, Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Ikeda, K., Okumura, J., Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate., 2008
  • Evaluation and analysis of biological and personal monitoring for non-occupational exposure to para-dichlorobenzene in Japan, Murayama, R., Azuma, K., Okumura, J., Goto, S., Uchiyama, I., Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate., 2008 , Refereed
  • Relationship between Resistivity and Structure of Photosensitive Organic Silsesquioxanes by Impedance Spectroscopy and Solid-State 29Si Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Kusaka, Y., Nakamura, S., Azuma, K., Sasaki, T., Unate, T., Nakatani, Y., Nakasuga, A., Matsukawa, K., Watanabe, N., Naito, H., Kaji, H., Japanese Journal of Applied Physics., 47(2 Issue 2), 1377 - 1381, 2008 , Refereed
  • The Risk Screening for Indoor Air Pollution Chemicals in Japan, Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Ikeda, K., Risk Analysis., 27(6), 1623 - 1638, Dec. 2007 , Refereed
  • Novel Positive Type Photosensitive Insulating Materials by Organic/ Inorganic Hybrid Technologies as a Passivation Layer on TFT LCDs, Kusaka, Y., Nakamura, S., Azuma, K., Sasaki, T., Unate, T., Nakatani, Y., Nakasuga, A., Matsukawa, K., Murakami, S., Ohkura, K., Kikkawa, T., Society For Information Display 2007 International Symposium, Seminar, and Exhibition, SID 2007 DIGEST., 377 - 380, 2007 , Refereed
  • The Risk Management for Indoor Air Pollution Caused by Formaldehyde in Housing: The Historical Perspectives on Early Warnings and Actions, Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Ikeda, K., Facilities., 24(11/12), 420 - 429, 2006 , Refereed
  • The Risk Screening for Indoor Air Pollution Chemicals in Japan., Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Ikeda, K., Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2006., 1, 283 - 288, 2006 , Refereed
  • Health Risks of Asbestos in General Ambient Environmental Exposure in Japan: Risk Levels and Recommendation, Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Ikeda, K., The Second JSPS-VCC Group-4 Seminar on Environmental Toxicity Evaluation and Risk Management., 2, 145 - 156, 2006
  • Development of Photosensitive Insulating Materials as a Planarization and Passivation Layer on TFT LCDs, Kusaka, Y., Nakamura, S., Azuma, K., Sasaki, T., Unate, T., Nakatani, Y., Nakasuga, A., Matsukawa, K., Murakami, S., Ohkura, K., Kikkawa, T., Proceedings of Information Display Workshopp (IDW 2006)., 969 - 972, 2006 , Refereed
  • The Regulations for Indoor Air Pollution in Japan: A Public Health Perspective., Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Ikeda, K., Proceedings of the 2nd WHO International Hosing and Health symposium, 551 - 563, 2005 , Refereed
  • Development of Photosensitive Insulating Materials by Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Technologies, Azuma, K., Nakamura, S., Unate, T., Nakasuga, A., Matsukawa, K., Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology., 18(1), 41 - 46, 2005 , Refereed
  • The Risk Management for Indoor Air Pollution Caused by Formaldehyde in Housing: The Historical Perspectives on Early Warnings and Actions., Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Ikeda, K., Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, 4, 3449 - 3453, 2005 , Refereed
  • The Photolithographic and Electric Properties of Photosensitive Insulating Materials as a Passivation Layer on TFT LCDs, Nakamura, S., Azuma, K., Kusaka, Y., Unate, T., Nakasuga, A., Matsukawa, K., Murakami, S., Ohkura, K., Kikkawa, T., Proceedings of Indormation Display Workshop (IDW 2005)., 1299 - 1302, 2005 , Refereed
  • Photosensitive Insulating Materials by Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Technologies as a Passivation Layer on TFT LCDs, Nakamura, S., Azuma, K., Unate, T., Nakasuga, A., Matsukawa, K., Society For Information Display 2005 International Symposium, Seminar, and Exhibition, SID 2005 DIGEST., 510 - 513, 2005 , Refereed

Books etc

  • WHO Housing and Health Guidelines, WHO Secretariat, Philippa Howden-Chapman (chair), Mike Clarke, Matti Jantunen, Maria del Carmen Rojas, Jeroen Douwes, Angela Mathee, Kenichi Azuma, Lidia Morawska, Hina Zia, David Ormandy, Maria Joao Lopes Freitas, Peter Phibbs, Yaser Al Sharif, Matthias Braubach, David Jacobs, Contributor, Low indoor temperatures and insulation; High indoor temperatures, World Health Organization, Geneva,   2018 11
  • Environmental Risk Analysis for Asian-Oriented, Risk-Based Watershed Management, Kenichi Azuma, Ikuko Bamba, Contributor, Indoor environmental pollution associated with floods and dampness, Springer,   2018 05 , 978-981-10-8089-0
  • PM2.5: Role of Oxidative Stress in Health Effects and Prevention Strategy., AZUMA K, Uchiyama I, Contributor, National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Fine Particles (PM2.5) in Japan, Nova Science Publishers,   2015 05 , 978-1-63482-477-4
  • Environmental Risk Assessment and Management in Japan and Malaysia, Azuma, K., Uchiyama, I., Okumura, J., Contributor, Air Pollution and Health Risks: Indoor Pollutants and Environmental Asbestos in Japan, Malaysia Cataloguing-in-publication Data,   2010 01 , 978-967-5227-32-5

Works

  • WHO Housing and Health Guideline, World Health Organization, Geneva, Guideline Developing Group
  • WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality: Selected pollutants, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe,Copenhagen, 454 pages

Awards & Honors

  •   2018 07 , Medical Society of Kindai University, 2018 Award for Medical Society of Kindai University
  •   2017 07 , Medical Society of Kindai University, 2017 Award for Medical Society of Kindai University
  •   2016 06 , Medical Society of Kindai University, 2016 Award for Medical Society of Kindai University
  •   2015 07 , Medical Society of Kinki University, 2015 Award for Medical Society of Kinki University
  •   2014 07 , Medical Society of Kinki University, 2014 Award for Medical Society of Kinki University
  •   2014 07 , International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate, The 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Hong Kong, July 7–12, 2014: Best Poster Award
  •   2013 07 , Medical Society of Kinki University, 2013 Award for Medical Society of Kinki University
  •   2010 12 , Medical Society of Kinki University, 2010 Award for Medical Society of Kinki University

Research Grants & Projects

  • A study on the interaction between environment and health