Yoshinori Shirakata

DDS, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Periodontology, Field of Oral and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation

Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences

Nationality: Japanese

 

 

Dr. Yoshinori Shirakata is an associate professor at Kagoshima University in Japan and previously served as a visiting scholar in the department of Periodontology, Bern University where he met Dr. Miron. His main research involves animal research evaluating periodontal regeneration using a variety of growth factors. Both he and Dr. Miron are presently investigating the use of Osteogain in combination with various biomaterials for periodontal regeneration in large animal models including monkeys with Dr. Miron. Furthermore, he collaborates on a number of projects both in vitro and in vivo on the use of bone morphogenetic protein 9 along with Dr. Toshiaki Nakamura also from Kagoshima University.

 

 

Education

1992-1998                     Doctor of Dental Surgery, DDS Faculty of Dentistry, Kagoshima University, Japan

1998- 2002                     PhD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

 

 

Academic Appointment

2015-present               Associate professor, Department of Periodontology, Field of Oral and Maxillofacial                                          Rehabilitation,Course for Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate                                          School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan

 

2011-2012                   Research Fellow, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

 

2011- 2014                  Senior assistant professor, Department of Periodontology, Field of Oral and                                                      Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and                                          Dental Sciences, Japan

 

2003-2010                   Assistant professor, Department of Periodontology, Kagoshima University Graduate                                      School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan

 

2002-2003                  Clinical staff, Periodontology, Department of Hard Tissue Engineering, Tokyo Medical                                      and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

 

1998-2002                   Graduate Student, Periodontology, Department of Hard Tissue Engineering, Tokyo                                           Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

 

1999-2002                  Teaching  assistant,  Periodontology, Department of Hard Tissue Engineering, Tokyo                                        Medical and Dental University, Japan