Dr. Katsuya Nagai

Prof. Dr. Katsuya Nagai

Professor Emeritus, Osaka University , Japan
President, ANBAS Corporation
Board member, International Society for Chronobiology
Councillor, Japanese Biochemical Society
Councillor, Japan Society for the Study of Obesity (JASSO)
 
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Involvement of Autonomic Nerves in Homeostatic Mechanisms
  • Molecular Mechanism of Mammalian Circadian Clock
  • Central Regulation of Food Intake and Energy Metabolism
  • Molecular Mechanism of Signal transduction in Brain Functions
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomechanical functions
  • Neurology
  • Human metabolism
Dr. Katsuya Nagai received his M.D. from the School of Medicine, Osaka University in 1967. He received his Ph.D. from the Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine in 1972. He is currently Professor Emeritus, Osaka University and the President of ANBAS Corporation in Osaka, Japan. He is also the Councilor of the Japanese Biochemical Society, and Board member of the Japan International Society for Chronobiology.

Dr. Nagai’s major fields of research that he was a pioneer in included the Involvement of Autonomic Nerves in Homeostatic Mechanisms; the Molecular Mechanism of Mammalian Circadian Clock; the Central Regulation of Food Intake and Energy Metabolism; and the Molecular Mechanism of Signal Transduction in Brain Functions. He is now conducting research on the role of Phellinus in human biochemistry, specifically the effects of Phellinus mushroom on the body’s metabolism. Dr. Nagai has published over 200 articles in English scientific and medical journals with over 100 published in the past two decades. See his full extensive bibliography here.
 
EDUCATION
 
1968-1972          Ph.D., Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University (Osaka University
                             Graduate School of Medicine)
1967-1968          Intern (old system), Osaka University Hospital
1961-1967          M.D., School of Medicine, Osaka University