Manabu Shirotani received his M.D. degree from the Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan in 1983, and his Ph.D. degree from the Postgraduate School of Medicine of the same university in 1991. He served as the Director of the Cardiology Department at Shizuoka Prefectural General Hospital from 1997 to 1999, and then, he became an Associate Professor in the Cardiology Department at Nara Hospital, Kinki University School of Medicine since 1999. He was appointed as a Professor of medicine and as the Director of the same department at the same institution in 2010. His major areas of research are related to cardiovascular intervention and coronary artery vasospasm. He serves currently as a Manuscript Reviewer for a number of cardiology journals.
Biography Updated on 5 June 2011