Kenichi Namba, MD, PhD, is a leading expert on uveitis and is currently a Associate Professor and Chief Physician of Division of Intraocular Inflammation at Department of Ophthalmology Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan. After finishing his medical degree and residency in ophthalmology, he received his PhD from Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine. Then, he worked as a research fellow with Prof. AW Taylor and Prof. JW Streilein at Harvard Medical School Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. After coming back to Sapporo Japan, he worked for Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Hospital and he has continued both basic and clinical research.
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