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Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology at Neurological Institute
Graduate School of medical Sciences
Kyushu University


Current Position
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology,k Neurological Institute, Graduate School of medical Sciences, Kyushu University

Graduated from Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan in 1979

MD (Kyushu University 1979
PhD (Kyushu University) 1986

Academic Career
1979 - 1981: Residency of Kyushu University Hospital
191 - 1982: Doctor, Omuta Rosai Hospital
1982 - 1985: Visiting Fellow, Section on Myelin Chemistry, NIH, USA
1985 - 1995: Assistant Professor of Neurology, Kyushu University
1995 - 1997: Associate Professor of Neurology, Kyushu University
1997 - present: Professor and Chairman of Neurology, Kyushu University
2004 - 2008: Vice-President, Kyushu University Hospital
1998 - 2000, 2013 - present: Director of Neurological Institute, Kyushu University


Executive Board Member of the Japanese Society of Neurology
Executive Board Member of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Executive Committee Chairman of the Japanese Society of Neuroimmunology
Executive Committee Chairman of the Japanese Society of Intractable Disease Medical Care Networking
Executive Board Member of the Japan Society of Neurovegetative Research
Executive Board Member of the Japanese Peripheral Nerve Society
Corresponding Member American Neurological Association, 2000-present
Member of the New York Academy of Sciences
Editorial Board Member of Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology (Chief Editor), Multiple Sclerosis Journal, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, BMC Medicine, PLOS ONE, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, Scientific World Journal, Intractable and Rare Diseases Research, Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, Acta Neuropathologica Communications, Bio Med Research International, Journal of Neurology and Psychology

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