Advances in Clinical and Translational Research

Editor in Chief

Yasushi Shibata

Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Mito Medical Center, University of Tsukuba
Mito Kyodo General Hospital, Japan


Dr. Shibata is serving as professor at Department of Neurosurgery, Mito Medical Center, University of Tsukuba, Japan. After graduating from University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba in 1988 he completed his residency program Neurosurgery, Anesthesiology and General Surgery at Tsukuba University Hospital and received Ph.D. from University of Tsukuba for a thesis entitled; “Neutron Capture Therapy with a new Boron-porphyrin compound in the rat 9L glioma model” in 1999. After receiving Ph.D., he conducted basic and clinical research at the Harvard Medical School, Boston, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA. He published more than 200 peer reviewed manuscripts and more than 50 edited textbooks. He has received many research grants and awards. He is the on the board of the Japan Neurosurgical Society, The Japan Stroke Society, and The Japanese Headache Society.

Research Interests

Cerebrovascular Diseases; Head Injury; Neuroradiology; Headache; Brain Tumor; Spine; Epilepsy; Dementia; Neuroanatomy

Editorial Board

Mohammad Mehrmohammadi

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University, USA

Shih-Shih Chen

Instructor, Karches Center for Oncology Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health, USA

Ugo Rovigatti

Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Department of Medicine, University of Florence, Italy