Prof. Tadamitsu Kishimoto Osaka University, Japan

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Tadamitsu Kishimoto is Professor of Immunology at Osaka University and the Immunology Frontier Research Center (iFrec). He was a Professor of Medicine, Dean of the Medical School and President of Osaka University, which he graduated in 1964. He discovered Interleukin-6 (IL-6), its receptor system and revealed its signal transduction system.... read moreHe also identified the involvement of IL-6 in various autoimmune inflammatory diseases and has prepared anti-IL6 receptor antibody (Tocilizumab) for their treatment.