Dr. Y. Inoue, MD PhD


Dr. Yoshikazu Inoue, is a Director of Department of Diffuse Lung Diseases and Respiratory Failure, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Kinki-Chuo Chest Medical Center (Osaka, Japan), and an Invited Professor of Infection, Immunology and Oncology Cooperating Course, Graduate School, Osaka University (Osaka, Japan). He studied granulomatous lung diseases in his graduate school, and mucin-like glycoproteins when he was an Assistant Professor in Ehime University. From 1994, he had studied granulomatous lung diseases and pulmonary fibrosis in National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine (Denver, CO, USA). In 1997, he moved to the current institute. His institute is one of the leading hospitals and research centers for chest diseases, and an important referral center for ILDs in Japan. Their team is doing wonderful practice, domestic and international multicenter trials, and clinical/basic researches. He is a member of Japan Society of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders (JSSOG), Japanese Respiratory Society, Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, ATS, ERS, WASOG, and more. He is involved in several international guidelines. He has been serving as board members, executives of the societies, including a Trustee of JSSOG. He is a WASOG Executive Committee Member from 2011.
He is also helping patient’s societies/foundations as Medical Advisers.


Publications: pubmed


website: personal page