Yoshihiro Matsukawa was born on the first of July, 1953. He works as a Lecturer and Chief of the Ward at the Division of Hematology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. He received his medical degree in 1980 and his doctoral degree in 1994. He was Chief of the Medical Ward, Internal Medicine at Ohmiya Medical Association Hospital from 1988 to 1989 and at the Division of Hematology and Rheumatology, Nihon University Itabashi Hospital from 1997 to 2007. Matsuka is specialized in internal medicine, clinical hematology, clinical immunology, gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy, and rheumatology. He serves as a Member of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, Japan Rheumatism Association, The Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, The Japanese Society for Helicobacter Research, The Japan Society of Hematology, Japanese Society for Clinical Immunology, and Japan Society for Clinical Rheumatology and Related Research. Matsuka's main research and clinical interests are in systemic lupus erythematosus: CNS lupus, lupus psychosis: electroencephalograph, exploratory eye movement analysis, interferon psychosis, random number generation, suicide rheumatoid arthritis: NSAID ulcer, systemic sclerosis: pulmonary function, helicobacter pylori: epidemiology and immunology, and extragastric features. He has seventy two original papers, 63 case reports, 8 chapters of books, 24 other papers (letters, etc.), and 202 abstracts.
Biography Updated on 3 July 2011