Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Yokohama City University Medical Center, Japan
Dr. Morita has received his Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the School of Public Health at The University of Tokyo in 2003. Currently, He is working as Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology in Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine and University Medical Center. His research interests include Bayesian statistics and clinical trial design. Over the course of his career, he has designed over 70 clinical trials in oncology and other areas. He has published over 100 research papers and book chapters in the statistical and medical literature. He has served as a director for Biometric Society of Japan, an advisory expert for The Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Agency PMDA, a biostatistical advisor for Japan Surgical Society, an associate editor for Surgery Today, an editorial board member for the Journal Gastric Cancer, and a reviewer board member for Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Bayesian statistical methods, Clinical trial design, and Adaptive decision making in clinical trials.