Reception: 10:00 - 19:00 (closed Tuesdays, Sundays and holidays)



About our Research Facilities

  1. NMN's sole in-house research facility.

    Facility name: Ginza Research Institute (Life Science Lab)
    Address: 6F Prairie Ginza Building, 1-14-4 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

    Research staff: 1 Doctor (Medicine), 1 Doctor (Engineering), 1 Doctor (Science), 1 Master (Agricultural and Life Sciences)

  2. Clinic Laboratory Head Sean Johnson

    Full name: Sean Johnson

    Academic background
    Lakeland University, Department of Biology, B.S.
    Washington University in Saint Louis,
    Department of Developmental Biology, Ph.D.

    2018 Researcher
    Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation at Kobe (FBRI) Advanced Medical Research Center, Aging Mechanism Research Department

    Tokyo Ginza Wellness & Aging Clinic
    Clinic Laboratory Chief

  3. Doctor of Engineering Noriaki Shimizu (CTO)

    Full name: Noriaki Shimizu

    academic background
    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Faculty of Life Science and Technology, Graduate
    Graduate School of Life Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Life Science and Technology, Postdoctoral Course

    Special Researcher (PD), Japan Society for the Revitalization of Science
    Researcher, Japan Society for the Revitalization of Science, International Joint Research Acceleration Fund
    Special Lecturer, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
    Visiting researcher, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Royal Swedish Institute Karolinska
    Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo Medical University

    Japanese Society of Endocrinology 36th Research Award
    Japanese Society for Steroid Hormone Research 1st Research Encouragement Award

  4. Doctor of Medicine Yuki Yoshida

    Full name: Yuki Yoshida

    academic background
    Japan Women's University, Faculty of Home Economics, Department of Home Economics
    Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Medicine, Doctoral Course

    Mitsubishi Chemical Life Science Institute, Ltd.
    National Hospital Organisation Nagasaki Medical Centre and Liver Disease Research Centre
    RIKEN Research Centre for Immunology and Allergy Science
    Science and Technology Research Organisation ERATO-SORST Kitano Symbiotic Systems Project
    Sony Computer Science Laboratories Inc.

    Best Paper Award

  5. Doctor of Science Motoo Suzuki

    Full name: Motoo Suzuki

    academic background
    Graduated from Saitama University, Faculty of Science
    Saitama University, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Post-doctoral Course, Post-doctoral Course

    Postdoctoral fellow, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    Kagawa University, Faculty of Medicine, Assistant Professor

    Best papers award, 73rd Annual Meeting of the Genetics Society of Japan

  6. Master (Agronomy Life Science) Ishimura Marina

    Full name: Marina Ishimura

    academic background
    Hirosaki University, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, graduated
    Hirosaki University Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, completed the bachelor’s program

Research partner organisations

  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Prof Shinichiro Imai Lab, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, Department of Developmental Biology and Medicine (adjunct).
  • Institute for Research on Productive Ageing (IRPA)
  • Systems Biology Research Organisation
  • Yamaguchi University Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School
  • Yamaguchi University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) *Partnership Agreement


October 2020
Developing and deepening NMN research on companion animals.
Start of joint research with the Yamaguchi University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Prof. Toru Kimura: Department of Biofunctional Science, Laboratory Animal Science).
Apr 2020.
Research initiated to strengthen immunity with NMN to prevent and treat infections such as COVID - 19 (novel coronavirus).
February 2020
'Elucidation of the effects of NMN on sperm function and fertilisation' in collaboration with the Graduate School of Integrated Biosciences, Hiroshima University (Prof Masayuki Shimada).
Dec 2019.
MaterialDonation Agreement (MDA) for NMN products to Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, completed.
Nov 2019.
Joint patent application rights were granted to Professor Taiki Setoyama and Professor Tian Kangdong of Kyushu University, National University Corporation, for 'Discovery of the enhancement effect of coenzyme Q in vivo by β-NMN'.
Jul 2019.
'Longevity and anti-ageing effects in dogs in response to NMN administration: confirmation of improvement effects on blood components and intestinal microflora following activation of longevity genes', conducted in collaboration with the Yamaguchi University School of Veterinary Medicine (Professor Toru Kimura: Department of Biological Functional Studies, Laboratory Animal Science).
November 2018
Research programme to elucidate the molecular biological mechanisms of action of NMN started with the non-profit organisation Systems Biology Research Organisation.
January 2017
The world's first multifaceted clinical study on the effects and mechanism of action of NMN taken orally (24 weeks) was conducted at the Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, National University Corporation Hiroshima University.
2F Prairie Ginza Bldg. 1-14-4 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo See Map

By train
2-minute walk from Ginza 1-chome Station (Exit 10) on the Yurakucho Line
2 minutes walk from Exit A-3 of Takaracho Station on the Toei Asakusa Line

By car
Tokyo Expressway, Shin-Kyobashi 2 min.

Parking lot
Shin-Kyobashi Parking Lot 5 min. walk
Mitsui’s Repark Ginza 1-chome No. 8 Parking Lot 6 min. walk

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