Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Osaka University, Japan
Kazuo Takayama received his Ph.D. degree in the pharmaceutical science from Osaka University in 2015. Dr Takayama is currently a specially appointed assistant professor in Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University. He is now working in research fileds of human pluripotent stem cell biology, hepatocyte toxicology, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, and liver/gut developmental biology.
Generation of hepatocytes from human pluripotent stem cells Generation of enterocytes from human pluripotent stem cells Establishing an in vitro models for liver toxicity testing Establishing an in vitro models for drug-drug interaction 3D cell culture system for the directed differentiation