Masayuki Yoshida, MD

masayuki yoshidaMasayuki Yoshida is ISCP Governor for Japan. ISCP Governors act as representatives for different countries worldwide to encourage local participation and contribute to the ISCP’s educational programmes.

Affiliations

Director of Life Science and Bioethics Research Center, Professor of Department of Life Science and Medical Ethics, and Chief of Department of Medical Genetics at Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Dr Yoshida graduated from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) School of Medicine in Tokyo and completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at TMDU Hospital. After his post-doctoral research fellowship in the Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, he went back to TMDU School of Medicine to work as an instructor in Molecular Medicine and then promoted to an Associated Professor in Medical Biochemistry.

Research interests

Dr Yoshida’s main research field includes vascular biology, molecular biology, and atherosclerosis with a special interest in leukocyte-endothelial interaction. He is also responsible for Department of Medical Genetics in our hospital, where novel genetic testing and counselling are provided