Name: Hironobu Ihn

Country: Japan

Affiliation:

Kumamoto University.

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Professor & Chairman Department of Dermatology & Plastic Surgery,
Faculty Life Sciences,
Kumamoto University,
Japan.

Research Interests:

collagen diseases, skin cancers, and autoimmune diseases

Biography:

  • Prof. Hironobu Ihn was born in 1964 at Kobe, Japan and graduated from University of Tokyo in 1990.
  • He became assistant professor, Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo in 1990, and worked as the research fellow in Division of Rheumatology & Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina, SC, USA between 1994 and 1997.
  • He worked as the lecturer, Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine between 2001 and 2005 and became the associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo.
  • He was elected as the professor & Chairman, Department of Dermatology & Plastic Surgery, Faculty Life Sciences, Kumamoto University in 2005 and became the Vice President, Kumamoto University Hospital in 2013.
  • He obtained Japanese Society of Connective Tissue Research Award in 2001, Japanese Society of Investigative Dermatology Award in 2005, and Japan Rheumatism Foundation Award in 2006.