Mitsuharu Ueda, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology, Kumamoto University
Amyloidosis Center at Kumamoto University Hospital
Mitsuharu Ueda, MD, PhD is a Professor of Department of Neurology, Kumamoto University, and the Director of Amyloidosis Center at Kumamoto University Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan.
Dr. Ueda graduated with his medical degree from the Kumamoto University School of Medicine, Kumamoto, Japan, in 1999. He completed his residencies in the Department of Neurology at Kumamoto University Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan. He spent one year at Arao City Hospital near Kumamoto, where there is a concentration of ATTRv V30Met patients. He earned his PhD at Kumamoto University. He became Assistant Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Medicine at the Kumamoto University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and was a Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, USA, before returning as Associate Professor. He became Professor of Neurology at Kumamoto University and Director of Amyloidosis Center at Kumamoto University Hospital in 2020.
Dr. Ueda’s research interests include the pathogenesis of ATTR Amyloidosis, animal and cell models for amyloidosis, and molecular diagnosis of genetic disorders.