Hiroki Ishiguro was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1969. He received a medical degree and the Ph.D. degree from the Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan, in 1993 and 1998, respectively. Since 1993, he works in clinics as a Psychiatrist. From 2000 to 2004, he served as a Visiting Foreign Fellow at the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute of Health (NIH), USA. From 2005 to 2008, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Medical Genetics, University of Tsukuba, Japan. After working as the Chief Director of Clinic in Ikeda Hospital, Japan, from 2008 to 2010, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Ethics, University of Yamanashi, Japan. He earned the titles of Certificated Psychiatrist and Clinical Geneticist in Japan. He is mainly interested in psychiatric genetics and biological psychiatry. In 2004, he was a corecipient of the Lilly Molecular Psychiatry Award. In 2008, he was a corecipient of the Dr. Paul Janssen Research Award from Academic Encouragement Award of the JSCNP. In 2010, he was also a recipient of the Young Investigator Award from International Behavioral and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS).
Biography Updated on 12 April 2011