Hiroshi Nakajima was born in Chiba, Japan, in 1963. He received his M.D. degree from Miyazaki Medical School at 1988 and a Ph.D. degree from the Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University at 1999. After completing his training in internal medicine at Chiba University Hospital and affiliated hospital, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Warren J. Leonard at the Laboratory of Molecular Immunology in National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (NIH) from 1995 to 1998. Currently, Nakajima serves as a Professor at the Department of Molecular Genetics at Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University and a Chair of the Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Chiba University Hospital. His laboratory studies the molecular and cellular mechanisms of allergic and autoimmune diseases, with particular emphasis on the role of cytokines and transcription factors in the regulation of allergic airway inflammation and TH1/Th2/Th17/Tfh/Treg cell differentiation. His laboratory also studies the molecular mechanisms of the action of biologics on autoimmune diseases.
Biography Updated on 24 March 2010