Yoshiyuki Tohno was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1944. He graduated from Nara Medical University, Japan, in 1969. He received the Medical Doctor degree from Nara Medical University, Japan, in 1984. From 1984 to 1996, he was an Associate Professor at the Department of Anatomy, Nara Medical University. From 1996 to 2009, he was a Professor at the Department of Anatomy, Nara Medical University. Since 2004, he has been a Visiting Professor at Fujian Medical University, China. From 2009 to present, he has been also a Visiting Professor at the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. He is mainly interested in compositional changes of human tissues, such as the arteries, cardiac valves, sinoatrial node, myocardium, brain, cartilages, bones, ligaments, and tendons with development and aging. He is an active Member of New York Academy of Sciences, a Member of International Association of Bioinorganic Scientists, a Member of Fuzhou Giant Panda Research Center, China, a Member of Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University, and on the Editorial Board of Nephrology: Advances and Applications.
Biography Updated on 2 May 2011