Professor and chair, Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacokinetics at Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Hiroyuki Kusuhara received his BSc, MSc and PhD (Pharmaceutical Sciences) from the University of Tokyo (Japan).
Hiroyuki started his carrier as an academic scientist in The University of Tokyo as Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1998). He was promoted to Associate Professor (2004) and Professor (2012) of Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo. He is currently professor and chair of Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacokinetics at Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
Hiroyuki’s major research interest encompass interindividual variability in human drug
Disposition, specifically: identification of drug transporters in the tissue distribution, and clearance; pharmacokinetics; modeling and simulation; in vitro-in vivo extrapolation; PK imaging; drug-drug interactions; and metabolomics. He is the author of 180 research papers in these areas.
Member of ISSX since 2013. Most recent ISSX activities include Scientific Affairs Committee (2014-2016), and Nominations Committee (2014-2016). Hiroyuki has experience as Council and Director in Japanese societies; JSSX Council (2004-present), Director (2014-2017); APSTJ Council (2010-present), Director (2017-present). Editorial Board membership: Drug Metabolism & Disposition; Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Biopharmaceutics and Drug Disposition. Society membership: ISSX, ASCPT, and Japanese Societies; JSSX, JSCPT, APSTJ, JPS and JSDDS.