Plenary Session 6 presentation title: “Targeting pathogenic IgA production”
Prof Yusuke Suzuki, MD, PhD
Professor, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Yusuke Suzuki is currently Professor of Department of Nephrology in Graduate School of Juntendo University. His academic positions include Directors of Japanese Society of Nephrology (JSN), Councilor of Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, Japanese Society of Dialysis Therapy, Japanese Society of Hypertension, ISN council, ISN Deputy Chair of North and East Asia Regional Board, Liaison officer in ISN sister renal center program for JSN/Vietnam, Chief Researcher of Special Research Group of IgA Nephropathy in Progressive Renal Diseases Research from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan, Chief Researcher of biomarker project on IgA nephropathy from Research on Intractable Disease from Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development. His research mainly focused on the pathogenesis of IgA nephropathy. So far, his studies were supported more than 60 scientific research grants. He has more than 170 English publications, including Kidney Int, JASN, J Clin Invest, JAMA Int Med, JAMA Netw open, Nat Med. He is now an Editorial Board member for Kidney Int, Nephrology and Kidney Diseases.