Bioceramics Development and Applications

ISSN: 2090-5025

Open Access

Kunio Ishikawa

Kunio Ishikawa

Kunio Ishikawa
Professor and Director, Department of Biomaterials
Kyushu University, Japan


Kunio Ishikawa completed his B.S. (Chemistry), MA (Chemistry) and his Ph.D (Chemistry) from Osaka University in 1984, 1985 and 1990 respectively. Presently, he is the Chairman and Professor of Department of Biomaterials in the Faculty of Dental Science in Kyushu University. He is the member of several societies related to biomaterials like Japanese Society for Dental Materials and Devices, Japanese Society of Oral Implantology, The Japanese Society for Biomaterials, International Society for Ceramics in Medicine, Japanese Society of Ceramics etc. He is the author and co-author of more than 70 publications related to dental biomaterials and implants.In 2012, he received the award from Japanese Society for Biomaterials for remarkable contribution in the field.

Research Interest

Biomaterials for the reconstruction and regeneration of bone defect
Implant materials
Biomaterials with anti-bacteria effects
Bioceramics especially apatite related ceramics

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