Tetsuya Terasaki, Honorary Advisor
Tohoku University, Japan
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Dr. Tetsuya Terasaki is currently the Distinguished Professor of Tohoku University. He received B.S. degree in Pharmacy from Kanazawa University in 1977 and Ph.D. degree in Biopharmacy from University of Tokyo in 1982. He was appointed Assistant Professor of Kanazawa University in 1982, Associate Professor of University of Tokyo in 1992, Professor of Tohoku University in 1996 and Distinguished Professor of Tohoku University in 2008. He completed a postdoctoral training in blood-brain barrier research and was a Visiting Assistant Fellow at UCLA School of Medicine from 1985 to 1987.
Dr. Terasaki has received four international awards: the Ebert Prize from American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA) in 1985, the Meritorious Manuscript Awards from American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) in 1996 and 2010 and AAPS Fellow in 2004. He also received two research achievement awards: the Academy of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Japan (APSTJ) Award in 2007 and the Japanese Society of Study for Xenobiotics (JSSX) Award in 2007. He served as the special advisor to the President of Tohoku University (Nov. 2006- March 2009) and Vice-Dean of Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (April 2008-March 2010).
His major research interests are pharmacoproteomics, quantitative targeted absolute proteomics-based brain barrier research, drug delivery to the brain and cancer tissue, and the physiology and molecular biology of blood-brain barrier function. He has published extensively in journals, with 226 original research articles and 96 review articles and contributed chapters to books.
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