Dr. Satohiro Masuda

Dr. Satohiro Masuda, Kyoto University Hospital, Japan


Satohiro Masuda, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and Vice Director, Department of Pharmacy, Kyoto University Hospital, Japan. After obtaining Ph.D. at Kyoto University in 1998, he cloned several solute transporters such as rat kidney-specific Na+/glucose cotransporter NaGLT1, human kidney-specific Multidrug and Toxin Extrusion MATE2-K, rat Mate1, rat and human riboflavin transporters RFVTs. Recently, he mainly works in the “pharmacogenomics for adequate dosage regimen of immunosuppressants in liver transplant patients” and “discovery of non-invasive biomarkers detecting and preventing the drug-induced nephrotoxicity.”