Dr. Yoshihiro Ogawa

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Dr. Ogawa is Professor of Department of Molecular Medicine and Metabolism, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. While earning his Ph.D. degree, he worked with Hiroo Imura and Kazuwa Nakao at Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine. He carried out his postdoctoral training as Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at Kyoto University. Before joining Tokyo Medical and Dental University in 2003, he was an Assistant Professor of Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine. His current research interest is the pathophysiologic and therapeutic implication of 1) chronic inflammation and 2) epigenetic modification in lifestyle-related metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and atherosclerosis.

Lecture Course:
Macrophages: Role in metabolic diseases
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