Dr. Jun Nishihira

Jun Nishihira, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President of Hokkaido Information University

Prof. Jun Nishihira is the Vice President and the Director of Center of Health Information Science Center, Hokkaido Information University. He graduated from Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo Japan. After clinical training for hematology and immunology, he participated in a basic medical research focusing on immunology in Wake-Forest University, NC USA. After serving as an associate professor specialized in lipid biochemistry in Hokkaido University, he became a professor of Hokkaido Information University where he established clinical trial system validating safety and functionality of foods. He published more than 270 peer-reviewed papers, including health science for food.