Tuesday, July 19, 2016

About Professor Shirasawa

Dr. Takuji Shirasawa is one of Japan’s leading scientists. He is the Professor of Ageing Control Medicine at Dokkyo Medical University, Department of Physiology; Medical School of the University of Michigan, Neurology. He obtained his Ph.D. in immunology at Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine and has been researching molecular pathology and the molecular genetics of gerontology for the past 20 years. He is the Director of the Japan Anti-Ageing Association, Japan Biogerontology and Biorehabilitation Association. He is the Editor of the Journal of Neuroscience Research. His research interests include the molecular biology of ageing and gerontology, the molecular genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease, and telomere research. He is regarded as one of Japan’s top specialists in preventive medicine for aging and has written over 230 books becoming the most published doctor in Japan. Over 3 million copies of his anti-ageing books have been sold in Japan and many books have been translated and published abroad.