Hideyuki Okano

Hideyuki Okano received his M.D. in 1983 and Ph.D. in 1988 from Keio University. He held a post-doctoral position at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He was appointed full professors at Tsukuba University School of Medicine in 1994, Osaka University School of Medicine in 1997, and returned to Keio University Medical School in 2001 as a full professor of Physiology. Since 2007, he has been the Dean of Keio University Graduate School of Medicine, or Keio University School of Medicine. In 2009, his group developed a transgenic technology of common marmoset (Sasaki et al., Nature, 2009). He has been a Project Leader of Japan Brain/MINDS since 2014.