PRESENT POSITION OR ACADEMIC RANK
2013 – Present, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tokai University School of Medicine.
2007 – 2012, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tokai University School of Medicine.
2010 – Present, Director, Cell Processing Center, Tokai University Hospital.
EDUCATION/POST GRADUATE TRAINING
1991 – Graduated, MD, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan.
1997- 2001, PhD in Orthopaedic Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan.
2010 – Present Engaged in clinical studies on cell sheet for joint repair.
2009 – Present Handled clinical studies about the curative effects of the prostaglandin formulation in spinal stenosis and arteriosclerosis obliterans related patients.
2009 – Present Performed research on safety of the chondrocytel sheet and evaluation of its properties.
2008 – Present Engaged in intervertebral disc regeneration studies using nucleus pulposus cells activated by marrow mesenchymal stem cells.
2003 – Present Performed non-invasive diagnosis of the articular cartilage by using laser Induced photoacoustic measurement techniques (LIPA diagnosis).
2008 – 2009 Researched on peripheral artery disease related examples in the spinal stenosis.
2005 – 2007 Engaged in OP-1206 /α- CD 2nd pre-tests on cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM).
2000 – 2002 Performed clinical trials of osteoporosis therapeutic drugs “Risedronate” for bone fracture restraint.
1999 – 2000 Engaged in the clinical testing project of Percutaneous Laser Disc Decopression.