Professor, Graduate School of Engineering and Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Graduated from the University of Tokyo, School of Medicine in 1989, and received his M.D. in 1997. D. in 1997. He was a resident at the University of Tokyo Hospital, a researcher in the Department of Endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital, an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, and an associate professor at the Center for Disease Biotechnology, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo before assuming his current position in 2007. He specializes in bone and cartilage biology, regenerative medicine, and biomaterials engineering.