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Industry leader in neuroscience and medicine delivering brain health solutions to the world

CogSmart is bringing the outcome of neuroscience research at the Institute of Development Aging and Cancer (IDAC), Tohoku University to society.Our goal is to create a society where everyone can maintain a "lifelong healthy brain."



Representative Director Yasuyuki Taki

CogSmart Co., Ltd. is an innovative medical and healthcare spin-off from the IDAC, Tohoku University.
Based on the latest medical knowledge and research results, we are aiming to increase the social dissemination for the concepts of "building healthy dementia-free brains" and "lifelong healthy brains". Specifically, we aim to realize "decrease in dementia incidence," "extension of healthy life expectancy (HALE) in the coming super-aged society," "lowering of medical, long-term care, and social costs." 

In addition, all the members are working with passion and have feelings such as "I want to prevent as many people as possible from suffering from dementia, " "I want to keep society healthy even for the next generation" and "I want to contribute to the creation of a sustainable society.".

CEO Yasuyuki TAKI

Professor , Medical doctor

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Professor, Department of Functional Imaging Medicine, Institute of Aging Medicine, Tohoku University


Graduated from Tohoku University Faculty of Science in 1993 and entered Tohoku University School of Medicine in the same year.

1999 Graduated from Tohoku University School of Medicine, entered the doctoral program at Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine

Completed in March 2003

Tohoku University Hospital Doctor from April 2003

Since 2004, Assistant Professor, Institute of Aging Medicine, Tohoku University

Assistant Professor, Tohoku University Hospital since 2007

Since 2008, he has been an associate professor at the Institute of Aging Medicine, Tohoku University.

Professor, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, Tohoku University from August 2012

Since August 2013, Professor, Department of Functional Imaging Medicine, Institute of Aging Medicine, Tohoku University

From April 2017, Deputy Director, Tohoku University Smart Aging Interdisciplinary Priority Research Center

In 2008, the 44th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Medical Radiology / Academic Exhibition Excellence Award, and in 2009, the 68th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Medical Radiology / Academic Prize Money Award, etc. 

Specializes in research on brain development and aging using a large-scale brain MRI database.






3-8-5 Nihonbashi Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

October 30, 2019

​Akira Higuchi

Yasuyuki Taki

Our ​Business 

Our Business 

Research and development on brain function

Data science business based on neuroscience and medical evidence

Manufacturing and sales of software medical  and healthcare devices for effective prevention of dementia and other improvement and maintenance of cognitive functions

Data science business related to the above

Other relevant business



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Our main service is a program for Brain Dock that detects the risk of cognitive decline and calculates the brain health level from hippocampal volume measurement through MR image analysis.

Referral site for examinees


Do you know your brain

Introduction site for medical institutions


Maximizing the value of the captured head MR image




At CogSmart, our missions and values are something that we hold dear and we would like to invite talents who share our passion to join us in creating unique experiences and services.



Please feel free to contact us for any inquiries.​ ..

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