Dr. Yukihiro Shimizu is currently director of the Department of Gastroenterology in Takaoka City Hospital in Toyama, Japan, Dr. Shimizu graduated from Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University in 1982. He has obtained his PhD in 1986.and became Assistant Professor in The Third Department of Internal Medicine of the Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University in 1991 and became Associate Professor in the same Department in 2002. He became Clinical Professor in the University of Toyama in 2011. Dr. Shimizu has published extensively in the area of Hepatology, especially in immunological analysis of liver disease and drug-induced liver disease. He has also published some reviews on liver in systemic diseases or systemic manifestations in liver diseases. He is an Editorial Board of the World Journal of Gastroenterology and has reviewed more than 100 manuscripts including those submitted to Gatroenterology, Hepatology, J. Hepatology and Ann. Intern. Med. Dr. Shimizu is currently active in clinical trials for viral hepatitis, nutrition in liver diseases and novel treatments of liver cancer.
Biography Updated on 1 April 2012