Makoto Suematsu, M.D., PhD, President Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) since April 2015
Makoto Suematsu, M.D., PhD graduated from Keio University School of Medicine in March 1983. In 1984-1988 he attended Post-graduate School to study Gastroenterology and Microvascular Physiology.
May 1991- Bioengineer Step IV, Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of California San Diego (Supervised by Professor Benjamin W Zweifach and Professor Geert W Schmid-Schoenbein).
In April 2001 he became Professor and Chair for the Department of Biochemistry and Integrative Medical Biology, Keio University School of Medicine. He was then Leader at the Global Center of Excellence for Life Sciences, Human Metabolomic Systems Biology from June 2007.
From October 2007- March 2015 he was Dean at the School of Medicine, Keio University and since October 2009 he has been Leader, JST, ERATO, Suematsu Gas Biology Project.