Ichiro Sekiya, MD, PhD

Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Professor Ichiro Sekiya is a director of the Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan. He completed a specialization in orthopedics and passed the Japan Orthopedic Association (JOA) Exam in 1996. Ichiro Sekiya’s research has been focused on cartilage and meniscus regeneration with autologous synovial stem cells. He started a clinical study for cartilage regeneration in 2008, which was published in Clin Orthop Relat Res in 2015. He also started another clinical study for meniscus regeneration in 2014, which was published in Cell Transplantation in 2019.