Prof. Yuuki Imai
Yuuki Imai, MD, PhD is a Professor at Proteo-Science Center, Graduate School of Medicine and Advanced Research Support Center, Ehime University, Japan. He graduated from Medical school, Osaka City University in 1999. In 2005, he obtained PhD degree from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University. He moved to Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (IMCB), The University of Tokyo in 2006 as a postdoctoral fellow. He returned the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University in 2007 as a Research Associate. In 2009, he joined to Prof. Myles Brown’s Laboratory, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA as a visiting scientist, working on genome-wide integrative analyses. He returned to IMCB in 2010 as a Project Lecturer. In 2013, he moved to Ehime University and started his own Lab. From 2014, he is a member of IFMRS Big Data Work Group. He is now a councilor and a member of several committees of JSBMR. His research interests lie in the area of musculoskeletal biology with specific interest in the molecular mechanisms of sex steroids, epigenetics and bone metastasis.