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Takashi Kanda, MD, PhD, Yamaguchi University, Japan

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Takashi Kanda, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube, Japan. Dr Kanda graduated and received MD degree with honors from Tokyo Medical and Dental University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. He completed residency in internal medicine at Tokyo Medical and Dental University Hospital and in neurology at Tokyo Metropolitan Neurological Hospital, Fuchu, Japan. He received PhD degree from Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School in 1985. He was assigned as Assistant Professor (1988-1999), Associate Professor (2000-2004) in the Department of Neurology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University and moved to Yamaguchi University as Professor and Chairman in 2004.

For the past decade, Dr Kanda’s research has focused on the cell biology of BBB/BNB and pathophysiology of neuroimmunological disorders. He is now appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology launched in 2010, an official journal of Japanese Society for Neuroimmunology.