Higami Yoshikazu  Professor
Tokyo University of Science, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Medicinal and Life Sciences
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Refereed Papers(171) | Other Papers(20) | Publications(7) | Presentations(224) | Patent(1)
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Under-Graduate School
  • 1986, Nagasaki University School of Medicine 
Graduate School
  • 1990, Nagasaki University Graduate School, Division of Medicine Doctoral Degree
Postgraduate Qualification
  • Nagasaki University Ph.D.
Research History
  • 1986-1990: pathogenesis of experimental brain tumor
    1990-present: mechanism and regulation of aging and age-related diseases
Employment History
  • 1990-1992 Department of Physiology, The University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, Tx, Assistant instructor
    1993-1994 Department of Pathology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan, Instructor
    1994-2000 Department of Pathology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan, Assistant professor
    2000-2007 Department of Pathology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan, Associate professor
    2001-2003 Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Visiting assistant scientist
    2007- Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science, Professor
Research Keyword aging, obesity, healthy longevity, adipocyte, mitochondria
Research Area
  • Environmental physiology (including physical medicine and nutritional physiology) (Regulation of lifespan and aging, development of anti-obesity drug)
Research Theme
  • 1. Molecular mechanism of metabolic improvement, anti-aging aand prolongevity actions of calotic restriction, 2 Development of caloric restriction mimetic medicine, 3. Molecular pathology of obese adipose tissue, 4. Mitochondrial function in adipocytes and adipose tissue, 5. Lysosome function in adipocytes and adipose tissue
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Guest Professor