Time: September 6th, 2017, 9:00am
Venue: Conference Room on first floor, Biotechnology Division
Lecturer: Kazuyoshi Hirota, MD, PhD, FRCA
Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology in the Medical School
Professor Kazuyoshi Hirota entered Department of Anesthesiology and also Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, April 1986. He received his PhD from Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine in March 1990. Subsequently, he became an Instructor of Department of Anesthesiology in Hiroskai University Hospital. He went to University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology from July 1993 to June 1994, and also to Leicester University as an Honorary Clinical Fellow of Anaesthesia Department from June 1995 to May 1996. He became an Assistant Professor of Department of Anesthesiology in Hirosaki University Hospital. Then, he promoted to be a Professor and Chairman of Department of Anesthesiology in Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine. He has been Vice-Dean of the medical school since February 2012.
He has more than 180 publications of original articles, review article and clinical reports being published in the English peer reviewed journals (e.g. Anesthesiology, British Journal of Anaesthesia, Anesthesia and Analgesia, Anaesthesia, Critical Care Medicine, British Journal of Pharmacology, Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology, British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Brain Research, Journal of Gastroenterology, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and etc.) covering research fields of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology. His main research interests are mechanism of general anesthesia, effects of anesthetic agents and vasoactive agents on airway smooth muscle tone, clinical research regarding total intravenous anesthesia, regional anesthesia, pain and biomarkers, efficacy of perioperative H2 blockers and PPI. His research has been supported mainly with grants-in-aid for scientific research from Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and Hirosaki University.
He annually reviews about 100 scientific papers of peer reviewed journals such as British Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal of Anesthesia, JA Clinical Reports, etc because he has been Editorial Board Member of British Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal of Anesthesia (former Editor-in-Chief, now Section Editor), JA Clinical Reports (Editor-in-Chief). He is a grant reviewer for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan, the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia in the UK and the Hong Kong Research Grants Council in China. He has been supervising more than 20 PhD/MD students.
He is a Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthetists elected (UK), active member of Association of University Anesthesiologists (USA). He is an Chief of Publication Committee in Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists, Councilor of Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists, Councilor of Japan Society for Clinical Anesthesia, Councilor, Japan Society of Pain Clinicians, Director of Japan Society of Circulation Control in Medicine, Director, Japanese Society for Intravenous Anesthesia, Director of Japanese Society of Regional Anesthesia, and an experts committee member of Research Center for Science Systems in the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
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