Masayuki Miyasaka

Dr. Miyasaka, M.D., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Osaka University, and FiDiPro Professor, Academy of Finland, is interested in the molecular mechanisms underlying lymphocyte trafficking into various tissues and also the mechanism of tumor metastasis in vivo. Main topics of his research are 1) physiological recruitment of lymphocytes and dendritic cells from the body into secondary lymphoid tissues and 2) functions and regulation of intercellular adhesion molecules and chemokines. His research results are expected to help develop novel treatments for immune-related diseases including cancer.

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The Immune System: New Developments in Research - Part 1 (edX)

Basic principles of immunology including the latest topics leading to novel therapeutic approaches. This course will provide fundamental knowledge in immunology as well as some advanced topics from cutting-edge research results, such as cancer immunotherapy and novel vaccine development. Immunity is the body’s system of protection from attack by pathogens [...]