Scientific Founders and Advisors

Scientific Founders of ReproCELL

Norio Nakatsuji, Ph.D.

Norio Nakatsuji, Ph.D.

Director, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University

【Career】

Founding director and professor of Kyoto University’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS)
Director and professor at Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences at Kyoto University
Professor at National Institute of Genetics
Principal investigator at the Meiji Institute of Health Science
Postdoctoral training at Umea University in Sweden, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and George Washington University in the USA, and MRC Mammalian Development Unit in UK.
Ph.D. from Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Hiromitsu Nakauchi, M.D., Ph.D.

Hiromitsu Nakauchi, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Director, Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo

Professor, Department of Genetics,
Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine,
Stanford University School of Medicine

【Career】

Professor, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
Professor, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Team leader, Tsukuba Life Science Center, RIKEN
Assistant professor, Juntendo University School of Medicine
Post-doctoral research fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine
Ph.D. from Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
M.D. from Yokohama City University School of Medicine

Scientific Advisors of ReproCELL

Atsushi Iwama, M.D., Ph.D.

Atsushi Iwama, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University

【Career】

Professor at Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University
Lecturer at Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
Lecturer at Tsubuka University Faculty of Medicine
Research fellow at Harbard University
Faculty of Medicine, Kumamoto University
Jichi Medical University Hospital
Niigata University Hospital
M.D. Ph.D. from Faculty of Medicine, Niigata University

Hiroyuki Mizuguchi, Ph.D.

Hiroyuki Mizuguchi, Ph.D.

Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University.

【Career】

Professor at Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University
Project Leader at National Institute of Biomedical Innovation
National Institute of Health Sciences
University of Washington
Ph.D. from Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University

Wado Akamatsu, M.D., Ph.D.

Wado Akamatsu, M.D., Ph.D.

Project Professor, Center for Genomic and Regenerative Medicine, Juntendo University

【Career】

Project Professor, Center for Genomic and Regenerative Medicine, Juntendo University
Assistant Professor, Research Associate, Department of Physiology, Keio University School of Medicine
Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Toronto, Medical Genetics and Microbiology
Research Fellow, Japan Science and Technology Agency
Research Fellow, Osaka University Hospital
M.D. and Ph.D. from Graduate School of Medicine, Keio University

Naoki Nishishita Ph.D.

Chief Researcher and Research Coordinator, Department of Bioresources for Drug Discovery, National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, health and Nutrition

【Career】

Chief Researcher and Research Coordinator, Department of Bioresources for Drug Discovery, National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, health and Nutrition
Chief Researcher at Division of Cell Therapy, Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation
Chief Researcher at Cell Evaluation Group, Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation
Visiting researcher at Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester
Researcher at stem cell group, Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation Laboratory, Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation
Visiting researcher at RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology
Ph.D. from Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Institute of Technology

hirohi yagi

Hiroshi Yagi M.D., Ph.D.

Project Manager of Research Center Network for Realization of Regenerative Medicine (AMED)

【Career】

Assistant professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Hepato-Biliary/Pancreas and Transplantation
Project Manager of Research Center Network for Realization of Regenerative Medicine (AMED)
Keio University, School of Medicine

Taeko Naruse, Ph.D.

Taeko Naruse, Ph.D.

Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

【Career】

Assistant Professor at Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Research Fellow at Faculty of Medicine, Tokai University
Research Fellow at Graduate School of Medicine
Ph.D. from Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University
Research Fellow at Graduate School of Medicine