Ikuo Inoue

Saitama Medical University, Japan

Ikuo Inoue is a Lipidologist and a Physician at Saitama Medical University Hospital, and he has more than 25 years of research experience in the area of molecular biochemistry in animals and humans. He has received the Ph.D. degree in characterizing the lipoprotein remnant. Inoue is also an Associate Professor of medicine, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan. In particular, his researches have been focused on controlling promoter of peroxisome-proliferator activated receptor gamma (PPARgamma) in adipocytes. Since 2003, Inoue has been actively involved in evaluating regulation mechanisms of PPARs via the clock gene, CLOCK/BMAL1. Studies have been also focused on lipid technology like the estimation of intermediated lipoprotein (IDL), small dense low-density lipoprotein.

Biography Updated on 4 September 2011

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