Hiroshi Mizuno is currently appointed as a Professor and Chief, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Mizuno’s clinical interests include breast reconstruction with free flap, burn reconstructive surgery, and limb salvage surgery. In addition, Dr. Mizuno have been involved in basic research with regard to adipose-derived stem cells and control-released growth factors for regenerative medicine and wound healing. Currently, Dr. Mizuno serves as a Principle Investigator at Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Regeneration in Juntendo University. Dr. Mizuno has received Japanese national research grant of over $500,000 for the past several years. He is a former Visiting Fellow at Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) from 1999 until 2001, where he was one of the core members who firstly discovered mesodermal stem cells within adipose tissue. Dr. Mizuno graduated from National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, and obtained his Ph.D. degree from Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan.
Biography Updated on 9 June 2012