Emi K. Nishimura

Dr. Emi Nishimura obtained her M.D. in 1994 and did her Dermatology residency at Kyoto University Hospital. She then obtained her Ph.D. at Kyoto University and did her post-doc training at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School. She then started her own group as an Associate Professor at Hokkaido University in 2004, subsequently became Professor at Kanazawa University the following year. Her laboratory then moved to Tokyo Medical and Dental Universitty (TMDU) in 2009. She is currently a Professor at Medical Research Institute of TMDU. Her group is currently focusing on stem cell aging and the mechanisms of skin homeostasis, aging and cancer development.