Tokushima University, Japan
Dr. Bando graduated from Tokushima University, School of Medicine in 1981. After obtaining the ECFMG certificate, he participated the family practice residency program in United States. He engaged in the research of endocrine and metabolic diseases in Tokushima University as an instructor and associate professor. He has been board member and specialist in several medical societies, such as diabetes, primary care, anti-aging medicine, integrative medicine (IM), music therapy and sport medicine. Besides medicine, he has been a pianist with the award of silver medal in the European International Piano Concours (EIPIC) in Japan (2013), and an athlete with award of gold medal in in-line skate and athletic games in Japan. He has written more than 2000 published articles including medicine, culture, music, sports, essay and so on with more than 30 books. He has been the editor-in-Chief of some English medical journals.
His research interests include: Diabetes, Metabolic syndrome, Primary care medicine, Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), Integrative medicine (IM), music therapy (MT), sports medicine.