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Dr. Izumi Yuichi DDS, PhD

Dr. Yuichi IZUMI has been Professor and Chair of the Department of Periodontology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, since 2007. He graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry of TMDU in 1979 and received his PhD from the Graduate School of TMDU in 1983. He has worked as an Assistant Professor in education, research, and clinical practice, in the Department of Periodontology at TMDU (1983-1992), a Maître Assistant in the Department of Oral Physiopathology and Periodontology of University of Geneva (1987-1989), an Associate Professor (1992-1999) and Professor (1999-2007) in the Department of Periodontology of Kagoshima University Dental School. His research interests are etiology, host responses in periodontal diseases and periodontal medicine, periodontal regeneration by tissue engineering, clinical application of lasers in periodontics. He received Research Awards from AAP and IADR.