Prof Yoshiya Tanaka
Yoshiya Tanaka, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor and Chairman of the First Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine (2000-present, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan. He was a visiting fellow in Experimental Immunology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA (1989-92). Professor Tanaka authored and reviewed 461 publications (IF=1,784) in English. His scientific focus lies on pathological analysis and development of novel treatment in systemic autoimmune diseases, rheumatic diseases and endocrine metabolic diseases including osteoporosis. He was a president of Japanese Society of Bone and Mineral Research (JSBMR; 2013-15), a council member and editorial member of Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, and a member of the director board of Japanese College of Rheumatology (JCR), Japanese Association of Clinical Immunology, Japanese Society of Inflammation and Regeneration and many. He is also an associate editor of Rheumatology, an editor-in-chief of Modern Rheumatology Case Reports, a editorial board member of Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, RMD Open, Modern Rheumatology, Inflammation Research, etc. He has received numerous awards from Japanese Society of Inflammation, JSBMR, JCR, European League against Rheumatism (EULAR).