Associate Professor, Department of Analytical Neurobiology
Meijo University, Japan
Dr. Tomiyasu Murata is Associate Professor (2009~), Lecturer (2006~2008), Assistant Professor (1998~2005) in Department of Analytical Neurobiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Meijo University, Japan; Assistant Professor (1996~1997) in Laboratory of Endocrinology and Molecular Metabolism, Graduate School of Nutritional Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan; Research Associate (1994~1995) in Third Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan. He received a Ph.D. in Graduate School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Meijo University (1993, Japan).
Endoplasmic reticulum stress response of pancreatic beta-cells and neuronal cells; Role of novel calcium-binding protein regucalcin in adipogenesis, osteoclastogenesis, and osteoblastogenesis; Pathogenesis of type II diabetes mellitus; Development of pharmacological lead compounds isolated from natural resource for therapy of cancer, neurodegenerative disease, and obesity.