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Prof Yukio Ozaki
Professor Yukio Ozaki obtained his MD from the University of Tokyo in 1977, and PhD in 1985, followed by 12 years of research in and clinical practice. In 1997 he was appointed Professor of Laboratory Medicine, and Director of Laboratoy Unit at the University of Yamanashi. He is a council member of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), the Japanese Soceity of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, and Secretary General of the Asian-Pacific Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis (APSTH). During his career, he has contributed to more than 190 papers in international journals and textbooks, and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Japanese Journal of Thrombosis and Hemostasis for 8 years until 2011. He is now a Senior Associate Editor of Thrombosis Research, and is a co-Editor-in-Chief of Thrombosis Journal. His research focuses on the pathophysiology of atherothrombosis related to platelet activation, signal transduction pathways of platelets, and laboratory medicine related to thrombosis, especially of platelet functions.
Treatment and prophylaxis of thrombotic and bleeding disorders is of great importance to worldwide population, and there is a great need to facilitate the research activities related to this field. The aim of Thrombosis Journal is to provide a platform for which these important studies are visible to all members of the scientific community and public.