Akihiro Inazu obtained his M.D. degree in 1986 from the School of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1991 from the Graduate School of Medicine, Kanazawa University. His thesis title was “Role of Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein in Atherosclerosis.” He received clinical training of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases at the Kanazawa University Hospital and other affiliated hospitals. His current specialty is clinical chemistry and internal medicine (subspecialty: lipidology and cardiology). He has been appointed as an Associate Professor at the Department of Laboratory Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, since 1997. Then, he was promoted to become a Full Professor in 2009. He became a Director of Graduate Course of Medical Science and Technology during 2014-2015. He became a Chairman of Department of Clinical Laboratory Science in 2016. He has been serving as a Member of the Editorial Boards of Clinica Chimica Acta (Elsevier, since 2006), Cholesterol (Hindawi, since 2009), Journal of Lipids (Hindawi, since 2010), and Practical Laboratory Medicine (Elsevier, since 2014). His research interests include clinical chemistry of plasma lipoprotein, coronary risk factor, and molecular diagnostics and genetics of lipid disorders.
Biography Updated on 20 June 2016