Tamihiro Kawakami

St. Marianna University, Japan

Tamihiro Kawakami received his M.D. degree from Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan, in 1989, and Ph.D. degree from Toho University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, in 1998. He was a resident at the Department of Dermatology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan, in 1989 and at the National Hospital Organization Chiba Medical Hospital, Chiba, Japan, in 1991. He was a staff dermatologist at Self-Defense Forces Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, in 1991; Second Department of Dermatology, Toho University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, in 1992; and Tokyo Metropolitan Police Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, in 1993. Moreover, he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, USA, in 1995 and at the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA, in 1996. In addition, he was a staff dermatologist at the Second Department of Dermatology, Toho University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, in 1997 and the Department of Dermatology, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan, in 2000. In 2002, he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Dermatology, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan, and since 2006, he has been an Associate Professor. His research interests include vasculitis, connective tissue disease, atopic dermatitis, melanocyte, and fibroblast. Kawakami received the 2nd International Conference on Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (ICCLE) Awards (2008), The first Eastern Asia Dermatology Congress (EADC) Award (2010), and the Japanese Society of Investigative Dermatology (JSID) Award (2010). He is a Section Editor of The Journal of Dermatology (2010).

Biography Updated on 12 December 2010

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