Tetsutaro Ozawa obtained an M.D. degree from Niigata University School of Medicine, Niigata, Japan. He served as Resident in different neurology and internal medicine hospitals in Japan, leading to board certification in both specialities. From 1997 to 2001 he was enrolled at Brain Research Institute, Niigata University, Japan where he earned a Ph.D. degree, studying molecular genetics of neurodegenerative disease. From 2002 to 2003 he moved to the UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK, to investigate the pathogenesis of multiple system atrophy, which is one of neurodegenerative diseases associated with alpha-synuclein abnormality. He was with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Queen Square Brain Bank, London, UK where he studied multiple system atrophy both clinically and pathologically. Presently Dr. Ozawa serves as Lecturer at Niigata University Medical and Dental Hospital, Niigata, Japan and continues to research on the pathogenesis of multiple system atrophy at Brain Research Institute, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan. Dr. Ozawa dedicates himself to the clinical practice as well as pathological investigation of neurodegenerative diseases and other neurological disorders.
Biography Updated on 4 November 2012