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Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

+44 1223 790975

Tsutomu Yasukawa

Tsutomu Yasukawa

Tsutomu Yasukawa
Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Nagoya University, Japan

Biography

Tsutomu Yasukawa is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences in Japan. He graduated from Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan in 1993 and received a PhD in Medicine in 2000. He was a research fellow in Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany in 2000–2002 as a scholar of Alexander Humboldt Foundation. He is serving as an editorial board member of 4 journals.

Research Interest

He is an expert in drug delivery systems to the posterior segments of the eye. His group has introduced a variety of intraocular drug delivery systems (1) controlled release systems using biodegradable or non degradable intraocular implants, microspheres, or gelatin hydrogel and (2) drug targeting using drug conjugated with water soluble polymers or antibodies. Some of these strategies are currently under clinical trial in the treatment of uveitis, macular edema, or age related macular degeneration (AMD)

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