Asai Masashi

Editorial Board Member

Assistant Professor,

Department of Genome-based Drug Discovery,

Nagasaki University,



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Department / University Information


Dr. Masashi Asai is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Genome-based Drug Discovery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University. His Ph.D. thesis was approved by the Tokyo University of Science (Chiba, Japan) in 2006. He was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Saitama Medical University, before joining Nagasaki University in 2012. He has been engaged in basic research and drug development for Alzheimer’s disease, and his current research projects focus on Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome.

Research Interest

Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Drug development