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Marquis Who's Who Honors Shigetaka Shimodaira, PhD, with Inclusion in Who's Who in the World

Dr. Shimodaira was recognized among the Best Doctors in Japan by Best Doctors

    ISHIKAWA, JAPAN, October 11, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to honor Shigetaka Shimodaira, MD, PhD, with inclusion in Who's Who in the World. An accomplished listee, Dr. Shimodaira celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 10 years of professional experience to his credit, Dr. Shimodaira has excelled as the director of Shinshu University Hospital since 2011. In addition to his primary role, he has found success as a professor with a number of organizations, including the department of regenerative medicine for the Kanazawa Medical University since 2016, the Shinshu University Hospital Center for Advanced Cellular Therapy since 2013, and Matsumoto Dental University since 2012. Earlier in his career, Dr. Shimodaira held a number of other roles with Shinshu University Hospital, including the chief physician of the division of molecular cell therapy from 2009 to 2015 and an associate professor with the division of blood transfusion from 2008 to 2015.

Dr. Shimodaira initially pursued an education with Shinshu University, where he obtained a Doctor of Medicine in 1990. He continued his studies with the aforementioned school, earning a Doctor of Philosophy in 1997. He later completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in the department of molecular microbiology and immunology at the University of Southern California from 1999 to 2001. Dr. Shimodaira has been certified as a hematology specialist by the Japanese Society of Hematology, as a transfusion and cell therapy specialist by the Japanese Society of Transfusion Medicine and Cell Therapy, and as a regenerative medicine specialist by the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine.

Throughout his career, Dr. Shimodaira has been celebrated for his exemplary contributions to his field, including having been recognized as One of the Best Doctors in Japan by Best Doctors. The International Biographical Center has honored him among the Top 100 Professionals and the Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, as well as with a Certificate for Outstanding Medical Achievement. Dr. Shimodaira was further presented with the Award for Cell Automatic Culture System by the Robotics Society of Japan.

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