1984 Graduated from Ehime University, Faculty of Medicine. 1992 Graduated from Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine. 1993-1999 Assistant Professor, National Institute for Physiological Sciences. 1996-1999 Research Fellow, University of California at San Francisco. 1999-2000 Assistant Professor, University of Tsukuba. 2000-2004 Professor, Mie University School of Medicine. 2004 Professor, NIPS (Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience) .
Molecular and Cellular Physiology