Professor, Department of Stem Cell Disorders
Kansai Medical University, Japan
Professor Susumu Ikehara received his M.D. in (1968) and his Ph.D. in 1977 degree (1977) from Kyoto University. He began his career in the Department of Pathology at Kyoto University in (1976), and was promoted to Professor of Pathology at Kansai Medical University (in 1986). He has served as Director of the Transplantation Center at Kansai Medical University since 1998, as well as Director of the Regeneration Research Center for Intractable Diseases since 2001, and finally as the Director for Cancer Therapy in since 2003 at Kansai Medical University. He has been a distinguished visiting investigator with Dr. Robert Good at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in between 1978- and1981. Dr. Ikehara has received numerous awards.
Dr. Susuma Ikehara research interest lies in Bone marrow transplantation in autoimmunity and as well as in Pathology, Immunology, Hematology, Oncology, and Cancer.