Hiroshi Takayanagi, MD, PhD
Year elected: 2008
Current membership category: Foreign Associate
The University of Tokyo
Dept of Immunology, Graduate Sch of Med
and Faculty of Medicine
7-3-1 Hongo Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo 113-0033
Phone: +81-3-5841-3373
Facsimile: +81-3-5841-3450
Email: takayana@m.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Biographical statement

Dr. Takayanagi studies the mechanism of bone destruction in rheumatoid arthritis, which focuses on the regulation of osteoclasts by T cells. This interdisciplinary field, osteoimmunology, covers various research on shared mechanisms and interactions between immune and bone systems.

Institutional affiliations

University of Tokyo (Primary)