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Keio University School of Medicine in Tokyo

Department of Dermatology

Keio University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology in Tokyo provides a central core of the basic science research laboratories. This Center takes advantages of the strengths of both basic and clinical researchers and promotes research collaborations that enhance productivity. Core units are established that provide shared facilities, equipment and technical services. In addition, this research center supports short-term, innovative pilot projects that involve exploration of new research directions. These projects enable established skin disease researchers to pursue new, innovative ideas. They also allow investigators from other fields to apply their expertise to problems related to skin diseases.​​​


Masayuki Am​agai Dissecting skin as an immune organ​
Manabu Oya​​ma  Hair follicle stem cell biology and the establishment of regenerative medicine approaches for intractable hair loss disorders
Akiharu Kubo Barrier homeostasis in epidermal tight junctions and the stratum corneum 
Takeshi Matsui Cell biology ​​of keratinocyte terminal differentiation
Jun Yamagami  Investigation of aut​oantibody production in patients with pemphigus
Hayato Takahashi T cell immunology in skin diseases
Takashi Sasaki Identification of responsible genes for human genetic skin diseases