Dr. Juichiro Nakayama graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, at Kyushu University, Japan. After completing his clinical residency, he attended the Post Graduate School of Medicine. He studied skin carcinogenesis at the National Institutes of Health, USA. He then became an associate professor in the Department of Dermatology, at Kyushu University. He was a member of Research on Measures for Intractable Diseases supported by Japanese Health and Labor Sciences Research Grants. He served as the head of the Neurocutaneous Syndrome Research Group for six years. He was then appointed professor and chairman of the Department of Dermatology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, where he has been Professor Emeritus since 2019.