Hiroto Egawa, M.D. Ph.D.

Hiroto Egawa, M.D. Ph.D.

Hiroto Egawa, M.D. Ph.D.

Hiroto Egawa, M.D. Ph.D.

Dr Egawa graduated Kyoto University and was trained as a hepatobiliary surgeon. He specialized liver transplantation and contributed to establishing LDLT program in Kyoto University. After his experience of 1300 LDLT, he moved to Tokyo Women’s Medical University and began a new program there. He has been the president of the Japan Society for Transplantation from 2017 and has a strong passion to develop transplant medicine in Japan. His scientific interest is transplant immunology, especially antibody mediated rejection. He developed “Japan Protocol” for ABO incompatible liver transplantation and is still working energetically to improve the outcomes by further intervention using new drugs and new devices for immunological assessment.

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