Biographies Speakers

Dr. Yuhki Sato (born in Hokkaido, Japan, in Dec. 1978) received his B.S. and M.S. in pharmacology from Kumamoto University, Japan, in 2000 and 2002, respectively. Since 2002, he has been a pharmacist at Oita University Hospital, Japan. In 2014, he was appointed as the hospital’s deputy director. He received a Ph.D. in pharmacology from Kumamoto University, Japan, in 2008. His research interests include peptide science, Kampo medicine, and clinical pharmacology. He has received academic awards as a first author, including the incentive award given by the Medical and Pharmaceutical Society for WAKAN-YAKU. He has developed a very high–sensitivity enzyme immunoassay for bioactive peptides in human body fluids. Using this assay, he has determined an association between these bioactive peptides and various diseases and clinical conditions.