Tomoyuki Matsumoto, MD, PhD (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan

Dr. Matsumoto graduated from Kobe University in 2000 and trained in clinical residency program for 3 years at the orthopaedic department of Kobe University. He broadened his background by applying to take a postgraduate research course in stem cell translational research at RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe. After the postgraduate research course, he went to Stem Cell Research center, University of Pittsburgh in 2009 to widen his career and experience. And now he is an associate professor/lecturer of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine.

His main subjects in clinical setting are knee surgery and arthroplasty. Also, he has engaged in several clinical studies. His main researches are focused on the regenerative medicine using stem cells for bone and cartilage repair. Until now, he published over 150 SCI papers and won several awards in the scientific meetings.