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Sumio Ohtsuki, PhD, Kumamoto University, Japan

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Dr. Sumio Ohtsuki is currently Professor at Kumamoto University. He received a Ph.D. degree in Life Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Tokyo in 1996. He completed a Postdoctoral training in Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology research at University of California from 1996 to 1999. He was appointed Assistant Professor in Tohoku University in 2000, Associate Professor of Tohoku University in 2003, and Professor of Kumamoto University in 2012. Dr. Ohtsuki received New Investigator Award in Asian Pacific Region from International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX) in 2008, Meritorious Manuscript Award from American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) in 2010 and Ebert Prize from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in 2020. His major research interests are regulation of transport and tight junctions at the blood-brain barrier, drug delivery to the brain and quantitative proteomics of membrane proteins.

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