Makoto Sato, M.D., Ph.D.

Current positions:
Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

Division of Developmental Neuroscience, Department of Child Development, United Graduate School of Child Development, Osaka University, Kanazawa University, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Chiba University and University of Fukui

Director, Research Center for Child Mental Development, University of Fukui
(Specially-assigned Professor and Professor Emeritus, University of Fukui)

Neuroscience (molecular neuroscience, developmental neuroscience, neurobiology), Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Neuroanatomy,

Born in: 1960

1982 Bachelor of Engineering (applied mathematics/computer science),The University of Tokyo, Japan
1987 M.D. (Medical Doctor), Osaka University Medical School, Japan
1991 Ph.D. (Doctor of Medical Sciences), Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Past Records:
1991-1994 Assistant Professor, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine.
(1991-1993 Postdoctoral Fellow (Research Associate), The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA)
1994-1998 Associate Professor, Osaka City University, School of Medicine, Japan
1998-2013 Professor, University of Fukui (Fukui Medical University)
(2003-2013 Vice-Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Fukui)
2013-Present Professor, Osaka University / Specially-assigned professor, University of Fukui

Other activities:
Director (a member of board of directors), The Japanese Society for Neurochemistry
PLOS ONE: editorial board member