Prof. Ryuichi Nishinakamura
Kumamoto University, Japan
Ryuichi Nishinakamura graduated from Department of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, and spent several years as a clinical nephrologist. After obtaining his Ph.D. in 1996, he started working on kidney development at the University of Tokyo. He moved to Kumamoto University in 2004 as a professor, and is now a Director at the Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, Kumamoto University, Japan.