Shingo Suzuki Ph.D.

Junior Specialist, UC, San Francisco

Dr. Suzuki received his Ph.D. from the University of Kumamoto, JAPAN, in 2014. His doctoral studies included the elucidation of ABC transporter protein, ATP-binding cassette quality control associated with hereditary atherosclerosis and CF as well as the development of gene therapy by SFHR-mediated sequence-specific modification.He has been studying CF pluripotent stem cell biology and regenerative medicine with Dr Dieter Gruenert in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the University of California, San Francisco, USA, from 2012 to present. At present he is a Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2013 - present).His current research interests include establishment of gene and cell therapies using induced pluripotent stem cells to repair and regenerate organs damaged by CF-associated pathology.