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New Faculty Member

Please welcome, Takeshi Yoshimatsu, PhD, to the DOVS Research Faculty team as the new Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. Yoshimatsu who joined our team on November 14, 2022 has a MSc and PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, as well as Postdoctoral Training in Neuroscience.

Additional academic training includes:

  • Postdoctoral Training , Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington, Laboratory of Rachel Wong
  • Postdoctoral Training, Department of Neuroscience, University of Sussex, UK, Laboratory of Tom Baden
  • Associate Professor, Biomedical Science Research and Training Centre, Yobe State University, Nigeria

The major goal of my research is to understand the molecular and cellular basis of the functional development and regeneration of the vertebrate visual system and elucidate how disruption of the development mechanisms leads to visual dysfunction.

Dr. Takeshi Yoshimatsu