Shin-ichi Muramatsu is currently a Professor of neurology at Jichi Medical University (JMU) in Japan. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from JMU, Harrisonburg, VA, USA. He completed his neurology residency at both Gunma University and JMU. He was a Visiting Associate at National Institutes of Health in USA from 1995 to 1997. He received the Award for Excellent Research (2001) and the TAKARA Bio Award (2011) from the Japan Society of Gene Therapy. His research group has been developing gene therapies for treating neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson's disease (PD), Alzheimer's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis using adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors.
Biography Updated on 21 January 2014