Masaaki Niino is currently the Director of the Department of Clinical Research at Hokkaido Medical Center in Sapporo, Japan. Dr. Niino completed his medical degree at Hokkaido University in Sapporo and neuroimmunology fellowship training at Hokkaido University, where he also completed a Ph.D. program with a research on EAE. Dr. Niino worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, from 2003 to 2006. Dr. Niino focuses on the genetic and immunological studies on MS. His basic laboratory research is directed at understanding principles of genetics of MS as well as immune regulation in the CNS including MS and EAE.
Biography Updated on 12 May 2010