Yohei Tanaka

Founder and director

Dr. Yohei Tanaka is a board certified plastic surgeon who is dedicated to his patients as well as an enthusiastic researcher. He received his MD from Shinshu University School of Medicine in 2000., followed by a Ph.D. from Shinshu University Graduate School of Medicine in 2010. In addition to being a lecturer, Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, and visiting professor, Department of Applied Life Sciences, Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences, he is also the founder of the Clinica Tanaka Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Anti-aging Center, and the Society for Near-infrared rays Research. Dr. Yohei Tanaka enthusiastically performs various researches at several prestigious universities, his own clinic, and internatinally well-known companies. He now specializes in blepharoplasty, filler injection, and the biological investigation of near-infrared radiation.

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Yohei Tanaka

Melanoma is considered to be one of the most aggressive forms of skin neoplasms. Despite aggressive researches towards finding treatments, no effective therapy exists to inhibit the metastatic spread of malignant melanoma. The 5-year survival rate of metastatic melanoma is still significantly low, and there has been an earnest need to develop more effective therapies with greater anti-melanoma activity. Through the accomplishment of over 100 distinguished and respected researchers from 19 different countries, this book covers a wide range of aspects from various standpoints and issues related to melanoma. These include the biology of melanoma, pigmentations, pathways, receptors and diagnosis, and the latest treatments and therapies to make potential new therapies. Not only will this be beneficial for readers, but it will also contribute to scientists making further breakthroughs in melanoma research.

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