Keisuke Mori was born in Gunma, Japan in 1962, and graduated from Gunma University School of Medicine in 1987. He received the MD and the PhD from Gunma University School of Medicine, Gunma, Japan, in 1987 and 1996, respectively. After graduation he completed his ophthalmology residency and fellowship at Department of Ophthalmology, Gunma University School of Medicine. In 1990, he was a clinical instructor of Ophthalmology, Gunma University. In 1996, he moved to Saitama Medical School and became an assistant professor of Ophthalmology. He became a research fellow at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA in 1999. In 2002, he came back to Japan, and became an associate professor of Ophthalmology, Saitama Medical University School of Medicine. He is mainly interested in retinochoroidal diseases, especially about the macular diseases. He performs more than 500 vitreoretinal surgeries per year. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Mori actively researches the molecular mechanisms underlying diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration, particularly the process of ocular neovascularization, molecular genetics and gene therapy.
Biography Updated on 5 June 2011