Division of Microbiology and Immunology
Clinical Biotechnology Team
Status : Prof.
Research Field :
After graduating from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Medicine in March 1991, he worked as an orthopedic surgeon at Mitsui Memorial Hospital and other hospitals. After working as an assistant professor at The University of Tokyo Hospital in 1997, he entered Graduate School of Medicine of The University of Tokyo in 1999, where he began research on DDS in collaboration with Department of Engineering. After Ph.D. acquisition in 2003, he worked on DDS, gene therapy, and nucleic acid medicine (mRNA medicine) development as lecturer and associated professor at The University of Tokyo. In April 2017, he became a professor at Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, Tokyo Medical and Dental University. In August 2022, he also became a professor at Center for Infectious Diseases Education and Research (CiDER), Osaka University.