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Researcher Information

last modified:2021/04/08

Assistant Professor YOSHIDA Naoko


Faculty, Affiliation

AI Hospital/Macro Signal Dynamics Research and Development Center
Assistant Professor

College and School Educational Field


Drug Management and Policy

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University Master Graduate School, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences 200503 Completed
Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University Doctor Graduate School, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences 200803 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University 200303


Kanazawa University(2009/11/01-)
Hamamatsu University School of Medicine Department of Hospital Pharmacy Pharmacist(2006/11/01-2009/10/31)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

International Pharmaceutical Federation
International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology



Environmental and hygienic pharmacy、Applied pharmacology、Medical sociology、Medical pharmacy

Speciality Keywords

safety evaluation, drug utilization study, pharmacokinetics, Kamopo medicine, falsified medicine

Research Themes

Research on the improvement of the identification of falsified medicines

Safety and security evaluation of personal imported medicines

Investigation of the public health implications of the falsified medicines

Drug safety evaluation and pharmaceutical research for proper use of Kampo medicine

Utilization study and safety evaluation of concomitant drugs in chemotherapy



  •  Discrimination of falsified erectile dysfunction medicines by use of an ultra-compact raman scattering spectrometer Sanada T, Yoshida N, Kimura K, Tsuboi H Pharmacy 9 1 3 2020
  •  Omega-3 Eicosapentaenoic Acid Is Related to Happiness and a Sense of Fulfillment—A Study among Female Nursing Workers Tsuboi H, Sakakibara H, Matsunaga M, Tatsumi A, Yamakawa-Kobayashi K, Yoshida N, Shimoi K Nutrients 12 3462 2020
  •  Clarification of the internal structure and factors of poor dissolution of substandard roxithromycin tablets by near-infrared chemical imaging Sakuda M, Yoshida N, Koide T, Keila T, Kimura K, Tsuboi H Int J Pharm 120232 2021/01
  •  Quality and authenticity of metformin tablets circulating on Japanese websites Zhu S, Yoshida N, Tsuboi H, Matsushita R, Kimura K Ther Innov Regul Sci 2021/02
  •  Patient safety and public health concerns: poor dissolution rate of pioglitazone tablets obtained from China, Myanmar and internet sites Rahman MS, Yoshida N, Tsuboi H, Maeda E, Ibarra AVV, Zin T, Akimoto Y, Tanimoto T, Kimura K BMC Pharmacol Toxicol  22 1 12 2021/03

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  •  Quality assessment of Diflucan® tablets distributed online Sanada T, Ohnishi M, Yoshida N, Kimura K, Tsuboi H Medicine Access @ Point of Care 5 1 2021/03
  •  Detection method of falsified medicines by using a low-cost Raman scattering spectrometer combined with soft independent modeling of class analogy and partial least squares discriminant analysis Sanada T, Yoshida N, Kimura K, Tsuboi H Biol Pharm Bull  2021/05
  •  Substandard and Falsified Medicines in Myanmar Sakuda M, Yoshida N, Takaoka T, Sanada T, Rahman MS, Tanimoto T, Zin T, Kimura K, Tsuboi H Pharmacy 8 1 45 2020
  •  A cross-sectional investigation for verification of globalization of falsified medicines in Cambodia, indicated by tablets of sildenafil citrate Yoshida N, Yuasa M, Sovannarith T, Dararth E, Keila T, Kiet HB, Tanimoto T, Tsuboi H, Kimura K Pharmacy 7 3 111 2019
  •  A Cross-sectional Investigation of the Quality of Selected Medicines for Non-Communicable Diseases in Private Community Drug Outlets in Cambodia during 2011–2013 Rahman M, Yoshida N, Tsuboi H, Sokchamroeun U, Keila T, Sovannarith T, Kiet HB, Dararth E, Akimoto Y, Tanimoto T, Kimura K Am J Trop Med Hyg 101 5 1018 2019
  •  Psychological well-being and green tea consumption are associated with lower pentosidine serum levels among elderly female residents in Japan Tsuboi H, Takahashi M, Minamida Y, Yoshida N J Psychosom Res 126 109825 2019
  •  Falsified tadalafil tablets distributed in Japan via the internet Sanada T, Yoshida N, Matsushita R, Kimura K, Tsuboi H Forensic Sci Int 307 110143 2019
  •  Falsified vardenafil tablets available online Zhu S, Yoshida N, Kimura K, Matsushita R, Tsuboi H J Pharm Biomed Anal 177 112872 2019
  •  The Health Consequences of Falsified Medicines: A Study of the Published Literature Rahman MS, Yoshida N, Tsuboi H, Tomizu N, Endo J, Onishi M, Akimoto Y, Kimura K Trop Med Int Health 23 12 1294-1303 2018
  •  What Do Customers Demand from Drug Stores in Japan? Construct Validity and Factor Structure of a Cross-Sectional Survey Minamida Y, Yoshida N, Nishimaki-Tomizu M, Hanada M, Kimura K, Tsuboi H Pharmacy 6 3 98 2018
  •  An Investigation into the Quality of Medicines in Yangon, Myanmar Islam MR, Yoshida N, Kimura K, Uwatoko C, Rahman MS, Kumada S, Endo J, Ito K, Tanimoto T, Zin T, Tsuboi H Pharmacy 6 3 96 2018
  •  Survey to identify substandard and falsified tablets in several Asian countries with pharmacopeial quality control tests and principal component analysis of handheld raman spectroscopy. Kakio T, Nagase H, Takaoka T, Yoshida N, Hirakawa J, Macha S, Hiroshima T, Ikeda Y, Tsuboi H, Kimura K Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018
  •  Classification and Visualization of Physical and Chemical Properties of Falsified Medicines with Handheld Raman Spectroscopy and X-ray Computed Tomography Kakio T, Yoshida N, Macha S, Moriguchi K, Hiroshima T, Ikeda Y, Tsuboi H, Kimura K Am J Trop Med Hyg 97 3 684-689 2017
  •  Four-year survey of the quality of antimicrobial medicines in Cambodia Islam MR, Yoshida N, Tsuboi H, Sovannarith T, Dararath E, Kiet HB, Sokchamroeun U, Keila T, Tanimoto T, Kimura K Journal of International Health 32 4 233-242 2017
  •  Quality of omeprazole purchased via the internet and personally imported into Japan: Comparison with products sampled in other Asian countries. Rahman MS, Yoshida N, Sugiura S, Tsuboi H, Keila T, Kiet HB, Zin T, Tanimoto T, Kimura K Trop Med Int Health 23 3 263-269 2018
  •  Erroneous formulation of delayed-release omeprazole capsules: alert for importing countries. Rahman MS, Yoshida N, Tsuboi H, Keila T, Sovannarith T, Kiet HB, Dararth E, Zin T, Tanimoto T, Kimura K BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 18 1 31 2017
  •  The Quality of Medicines in Community Pharmacies in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS)-Based Survey Khojah HMJ, Pallos H, Yoshida N, Akazawa M, Tsuboi H, Kimura K Pharmacology & Pharmacy 4 7 511 2013
  •  Adherence of community pharmacies in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to optimal conditions for keeping and selling good-quality medicines. Khojah HMJ, Pallos H, Tsuboi H, Yoshida N, Abou-Auda HS, Kimura K Pharmacology & Pharmacy 4 5 431-437 2013
  •  Effects of packaging and storage conditions on the quality of amoxicillin-clavulanic acid - an analysis of Cambodian samples. Khan MH, Hatanaka K, Sovannarith T, Nivanna N, Casas LC, Yoshida N, Tsuboi H, Tanimoto T, Kimura K BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 14 33 2013
  •  Public health concerns for anti-obesity medicines imported for personal use through the internet: a cross-sectional study. Khan MH, Tanimoto T, Nakanishi Y, Yoshida N, Tsuboi H, Kimura K BMJ Open 2 3 2012
  •  Detection of Fluoroquinolone-Induced Tendon Disorders Using a Hospital Database in Japan.  Hori K, Yamakawa K, Yoshida N, Ohnishi K, Kawakami J PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY AND DRUG SAFETY 21 8 886-889 2012
  •  Perceptions and practices of pharmaceutical wholesalers surrounding counterfeit medicines in a developing country: a baseline survey. Khan MH, Akazawa M, Dararath E, Kiet HB, Sovannarith T, Nivanna N, Yoshida N, Kimura K BMC Health Serv Res 11 306 2011
  •  Kampo Medicine Database Improves Drug Information Service and Pharmaceutical Care for Inpatients in Department of Japanese Oriental Medicine Takaki A, Yoshida N, Watanabe Y, Nakagawa Y, Kitazawa H, Mimura Y, Adachi I, Kawakami J JAPANESE JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL HEALTH CARE AND SCIENCES 33 1 15-22 2007
  •  Method for the evaluation of the stability and usability after opening packages of orally disintegrating tablets: in case of amlodipine besilate products Hori K, Yoshida N, Okumura T, Okamura Y, Kawakami J YAKUGAKU ZASSHI 130 8 1029-1040 2010
  •  Public Health Implications of Personal Import of Medicines through Internet Brokers (2): Buying Anti-obesity Agents On-line Kimura K, Honma T, Tanimoto T, Takao C, Okumura J, Yoshida N, Akazawa M THE JOURNAL OF HEALTH CARE AND SOCIETY 21 1 55-67 2011
  •  Inhibition of P-glycoprotein-mediated transport by extracts of and monoterpenoids contained in Zanthoxyli Fructus Yoshida N, Takagi A, Kitazawa H, Kawakami J, Adachi I TOXICOLOGY AND APPLIED PHARMACOLOGY 209 2 167-173 2005
  •  Trends in new drug interactions for pharmaceutical products in Japan Yoshida N, Yamada A, Mimura Y, Kawakami J, Adachi I PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY AND DRUG SAFETY 15 6 421-427 2006
  •  A cross-sectional investigation of the quality of selected medicines in Cambodia in 2010. Yoshida N, Khan MH, Tabata H, Dararath E, Sovannarith T, Kiet HB, Nivanna N, Akazawa M, Tsuboi H, Tanimoto T, Kimura K BMC pharmacology & toxicology 15 13 2014 
  •  Effects of citronellal, a monoterpenoid in Zanthoxyli Fructus, on the intestinal absorption of digoxin in vitro and in vivo Yoshida N, Takagi A, Kitazawa H, Kawakami J, Adachi I JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES 95 3 552-560 2006
  •  Inhibition of P-glycoprotein-mediated transport by terpenoids contained in herbal medicines and natural products Yoshida N, Koizumi M, Adachi I, Kawakami J FOOD AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY 44 12 2033-2039 2006
  •  Investigation Into the Antinfluenza Agent Oseltamivir Distributed via the Internet in Japan. Takahashi N, Tsuboi H, Yoshida N, Tanimoto T, Khan MH, Kimura K Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science 47 6 699 2013
  •  Inhibitory effects of terpenoids on multidrug resistance-associated protein 2- and breast cancer resistance protein-mediated transport Yoshida N, Takada T, Yamamura Y, Adachi I, Suzuki H, Kawakami J DRUG METABOLISM AND DISPOSITION 36 7 1206-1211 2008
  •  Counterfeit medicines in Cambodia—Possible causes Khan MH, Okumura J, Sovannarith T, Nivanna N, Nagai H, Taga M, Yoshida N, Akazawa M, Tanimoto T, Kimura K PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH 28 3 484-489 2011
  •  Study on health hazards through medicines purchased on the Internet: a cross-sectional investigation of the quality of anti-obesity medicines containing crude drugs as active ingredients. Yoshida N, Numano M, Nagasaka Y, Ueda K, Tsuboi H, Tanimoto T, Kimura K BMC Complement Altern Med 15 430 2015

Conference Presentations

  • Low-quality medicine discrimination of metformin tablets by Raman scattering analysis(conference:FIP Virtual 2020)(2020/09)
  • Discriminant analysis of tablets using an ultra-compact Raman spectrometer(conference:FIP Virtual 2020)(2020/09)
  • Development of the method for detecting falsified medicines.(conference:Mini-symposium 2019 “German and Japanese Perspectives on Global Substandard & Falsified Medicines”)(2019/03/28)
  • Falsified medicine discrimination of levitra tablets on the internet by non-destructive test analysis.(conference:77th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2017)(2017)
  • Discrimination of personally imported falsified Cialis by handy raman scattering analysis and near infrared spectroscopic analysis.(conference:77th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2017)(2017)

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  • Public health concerns of substandard antidiabetic medicine: Quality estimation of pioglitazone by a cross-sectional survey.(conference:6th FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2017)(2017)


Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)

○Seminar in Pharmaceutical Practice(2017)
○Seminar in Drug Therapeutics(2017)
○Hospital Pharmacy Practice 1(2017)
○Experiments in Pharmaceutical Practice 3(2017)
○Community Pharmacy Practice 1(2017)
○Community Pharmacy Practice 2(2017)
○Exercise of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring(2017)
○Seminar in Clinical Pharmacy 2(2017)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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