Biography

Makoto Suematsu, MD, PhD

Makoto Suematsu, MD, PhD

March 1983
Graduated from Keio University School of Medicine (MD)
1984-1988
Post-graduate School, Keio University School of Medicine (PhD)
(Gastroenterology and Microvascular Physiology)
May 1991
Bioengineer Step IV, Institute for Biomedical Engineering,
University of California San Diego (Supervised by Professor Benjamin W Zweifach and Professor Geert W Schmid-Schoenbein)
April 2001
Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Integrative Medical Biology, Keio University School of Medicine
June 2007
Leader, Global Center of Excellence for Life Sciences, Human Metabolomic Systems Biology from MEXT
October 2007-March 2015
Dean, School of Medicine, Keio University
October 2009-present
Leader, JST, ERATO, Suematsu Gas Biology Project
April 2015-present
The Founding President,
Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
International Activities
Member, Heads of International Research Organizations (HIROs) 
The International Selection Panel, National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Centres & Units (NIHR-Biomedical Research Ctr), UK
Member, Global Alliance of Chronic Diseases (GACD)
Member, GLOPID-R (Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness)
International Advisory Board, Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, Lithuania
Member, Consortium Assembly, International Rare Disease Research Consortium (IRDiRC)

IV. Main Research Interests
Gas Biology and Medicine, Microcirculatory physiology, Development of Imaging MS spectrometry. Exploring disease-specific biomarker molecules by metabolomics

V. Contributions to Scientific Communities and Awards
President, Japanese Society for Microcirculation (2007~2015)
President, 10th World Congress for Microcirculation (Kyoto, September 2015)
Ludwig Boltzmann Lecture (2016, 2017)