Dr. Norihide Fukushima is the President of Senri Kinran University, Japan, a visiting director at the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Japan, and a recruit professor in the Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan. After graduating from the Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, he finished clinical training in the 1st Department of Surgery, Osaka University Hospital, and obtained his Ph.D. in Prolonged Cardiac Immersion storage in 1992. Dr. Fukushima worked at Loma Linda University, California, USA as a research and clinical fellow from 1991 to 1994. His team underwent the first heart transplantation in Japan in 1999. He and his colleagues made a revision to the Transplant Act in 2010 to increase deceased organ donation and heart transplantation in Japan.