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Sumio Ohtsuki, Editorial Board Member
Kumamoto University, Japan
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Sumio Ohtsuki, Ph.D., Professor of the Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
Dr. Sumio Ohtsuki is currently professor at Kumamoto University. He received B.S. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Tokyo in 1991 and 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 at San Diego and at Berkeley 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 two International Awards; New Investigator Award in Asian Pacific Region from International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX) in 2008, and Meritorious Manuscript Award from American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) in 2010. His major research interests are pathophysiology and molecular biology of blood-brain barrier and quantitative proteomics of membrane proteins. He has published 100 original research articles and 14 review articles and contributed chapters to books.