Hideo Matsuzaki is an Associate Professor in the Research Center for Child Mental Development, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan. He received the M.D. degree in 1994 from Oita Medical University, Japan, and obtained the Ph.D. degree in 2003 from Osaka University, Japan. He was trained as a Resident in the Department of Internal Medicine, Oita Medical University, from 1994 to 1996, and as a Graduate Student, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, from 1998 to 2001. In April 2001, he joined the Hamamatsu University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in anatomy and neuroscience prior to completing his Ph.D. course. From October 2002 to March 2005, he worked concurrently as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine. From April 2006 to March 2010, he was an Associate Professor at the Research Center for Child Mental Development, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine. And then, he moved to Hamamatsu again from April 2010 to present. Since April 2009, he has also held concurrently the position of an Associate Professor in the United Graduated School of Child Development, Osaka University. In addition to his research, he is active on the peer review of psychiatry field as a JSPS Committee Member on Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI). His areas of research interest are molecular psychiatry focusing on autism, lipid biochemistry, and developmental neurosciences. He is a Member of several academic societies including the Japanese Society for Neurochemistry, Society for Neuroscience, International Society for Autism Research, Japan Brain Science Society, and Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry.
Biography Updated on 28 June 2012