Shin-ichiro Imai

Professor, Department of Developmental Biology, Department of Medicine (Joint), School of Medicine Biography Shin-ichiro Imai received his MD and PhD degrees in 1989 and 1995, respectively, from Keio University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan, where he studied cellular aging-associated transcriptional regulation in human fibroblasts and proposed his “Heterochromatin Island Hypothesis of Aging.”  To expand […]

Keio University

Established in 1858 by Yukichi Fukuzawa as a small school of Western learning, Keio has a history as Japan’s very first private institution of higher learning. Over 150 years since its founding, Keio has thrived under its founder’s motto of jitsugaku, or empirical science, as it continues to transform Japan as a modern nation through […]

Rajendra S. Apte

Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor, John F. Hardesty, MD Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science; Vice Chair for Innovation and Translation; Professor, Department of Developmental Biology; Professor, Department of Medicine; Professor Neuroscience Graduate Program; Director of Translational Research; Director, Jeffrey Fort Innovation Fund Fellowship Director, Medical & Surgical Vitreo-Retinal Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine Dr. […]