|Masutaka Furue||Last modified date：2019.06.10|
Introduction of Department of Dermatology, Kyushu University .
medical doctor, Ph.D.
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Dermatology, atopic dermatitis, melanoma, skin tumors, dendritic cells, dioxin and human health
- atopic dermatitis, skin tumors, skin immunology, dioxin
keyword : atopic dermatitis, skin tumors, skin immunology, dioxin
- Therapy and prevention of allergy and carcinogenesis by immunodermatological intevention
keyword : immunodermatology, atopic dermatitis, melanoma, dendritic cell
1980.06～2004.01Treatment and prevention of cutaneous allergic diseases and neoplasms - Application of cutaneous immunology -.
Dermatology, Dioxin and YushoOther Educational Activities
Professional and Outreach Activities
Masutaka Furue was graduated from School of Medicine, University of Tokyo as MD in 1980, and received PhD from University of Tokyo in 1986. He worked under Dr. Stephen I. Katz as a research fellow in Dermatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, U.S.A. from 1986 to 1988. He was an associate professor, Yamanashi Medical University from 1992 to 1995, and moved to University of Tokyo as an associate professor in 1995. He has been a chairman and professor of Department of Dermatology, Kyushu University since 1997. He was a vice director of Kyushu University Hospital in 2002—2004. His interests are in the areas of atopic dermatitis, cutaneous neoplasms, immunotherapy by dendritic cells and dioxins. He has been the Board of Directors of Japanese Dermatological Association, Board of Directors of Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology, President of Japanese Society for Cosmetic Dermatology, President of Japanese Dendritic Cell Meeting, Board of Directors of Japanese Pressure Ulcer Association, and Editor of Nishinihon Hifuka. He has also been elected as President of The 10th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells in Fundamental and Clinical Immunology (2008), President of The 108th Annual Meeting of Japanese Dermatological Association, and President of The first Dermatological Congress of Japan/China/Korea..