Special Committee on the Institute of Gerontology
(tentative name) was organized by order of the Governor.
Construction of the building began.
The Preparatory Committee for
Setting-up of the Institute of Gerontology (tentative name)
Construction of the building was completed.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology (TMIG)
was formally opened.
TMIG was reorganized and became a private foundation to
promote active and creative research.
Agreement was reached on research collaboration between
TMIG and the National Institute on Aging of the United
TMIG was designated by The World Health Organization as
a WHO Collaborating Center for the Health of the Elderly.
Research collaboration was established between TMIG and
the Beijing Geriatric Institute, Capital Institute of
Medicine, the People's Republic of China.
Scientific cooperation was established between TMIG and
the Institute of Gerontology, Academy of Medical Science,
TMIG reorganized its laboratories into six divisions.
The Positron Medical Center was established.
TMIG recognized its laboratories
into eight division and Positron Medical Center.
TMIG and a foundation for regional welfare for
senior citizens and the disabled were rnerged in the Tokyo
Metropolitan Foundation for Research on Aging and Promotion
of Human Welfare.
The research group system was introduced.
The core research system was introduced.
Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology (TMIG)
and Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital (TMGH) were merged
and established new organization as Tokyo Metropolitan
Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology( TMGHIG).