Prof. dr. Yasuhiko Yamamoto

The impact of RAGE  for oxytocin dynamics in the body and brain

Dr. Yamamoto is a Professor at Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Vascular Biology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Sciences and the Head of Kanazawa University School of Medicine in Japan. He is the President of Japanese Maillard Reaction Society (JMARS) and on the board of trustees of the Japan Society of Diabetic Complications. He has worked as a Visiting Scientist at Joslin Diabetes Center & Harvard Medical School from 2006 to 2009. Dr. Yamamoto’s research team focuses on glycation reaction and aging, detoxification enzyme glyoxalase 1 (GLO1), the receptor for advanced glycation end-products (RAGE), neuropeptide oxytocin, and inflammatory reactions.