Koji Nishifuji, DVM, PhD, DAiCVD
Dr. Koji Nishifuji gained a PhD from the United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu University and became a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Dermatology, Keio University School of Medicine. From 2007 to 2009, he was a Senior Assistant Professor, Division of Animal Life Science, Graduate School, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and is currently an Associate Professor at the same institution. He is a Diplomate of the Asian College of Veterinary Dermatology and the current President of the Asian Society of Veterinary Dermatology; the current Vice President of the Japanese Society of Veterinary Dermatology; an Administrative Committee Member of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology; an Editorial Board Member of an international journal “Veterinary Dermatology”. His area of special interest in research includes cutaneous barrier function and atopic dermatitis, desmosomal adhesion and related-skin diseases, staphylococcal skin infections and hair follicle stem cells.