Hiroyuki Hirai Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Hiroyuki Hirai is a Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Hirai received a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Tokyo Medical and Dental University in 2003. Dr. Hirai completed postdoctoral training first in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry at Northwestern University, Chicago in 2006 and later in the Department of Neurology at University of Minnesota in Twin Cities in 2009. Dr. Hirai led scientists as a Research Associate in the Stem Cell Institute at University of Minnesota from 2009 to 2014 before joining the Center for Advanced Models for Translational Sciences and Therapeutics at University of Michigan in 2015 as a research faculty member, and Northwestern University in 2018.