Yutaka Shimomura

Yutaka Shimomura received his M.D. in 1999 and his Ph.D. degree in 2003 from Niigata University School of Medicine, Japan. From April 2006 to March 2010, he worked in Department of Dermatology at Columbia University in New York as a postdoctoral research scientist. In April 2010, he was appointed to an associate professor in Laboratory of Genetic Skin Diseases at Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences. In February 2015, he became an associate professor in Division of Dermatology at the same institution. Since January 2017, he has been the professor and chairman in Department of Dermatology at Yamaguchi University, Japan. He has consistently worked on research for genodermatoses including hereditary hair disorders.