Manabu Ohyama

Manabu Ohyama received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Keio University Tokyo, Japan, in 1993 and 2002 respectively. During 2002-2005, he was a visiting postdoctoral fellow of Dr. Jonathan C. Vogel’s laboratory at the Dermatology Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA. He is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology, Kyorin University Faculty of Medicine and leads the hair disease clinic at Kyorin University Hospital. His current interests are in the optimisation of the treatment for hair loss disorders represented by alopecia areata and regenerative medicine of skin appendages. He is the president of the Society for Hair Science Research, the secretary general for the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology and serves on the board of directors for the Japanese Dermatological Association. He has been involved in the editorial teams for international journals, represented by the British Journal of Dermatology and the Journal of Dermatology. He was awarded the William J. Cunliffe Scientific Award at the 15th annual meeting of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology and JSID's fellowship Shiseido Award.