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Scientific advisers

Dr. Peter Libby, M.D.
Harvard Medical School BWH, Vascular diseases

Dr. Libby is a Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA. He was previously Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He has received numerous awards and recognitions for his research accomplishments in the fields of vascular medicine and cardiology.

Dr. Hiroshi KIDA, Ph.D.
Hokkaido Univ. Research Center for Zoonosis Control

Dr. Kida is a distinguished professor at Hokkaido University in Japan, where he serves as head of the Research Center for Zoonosis Control and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Zoonoses Control. The focus of his work is to elucidate the molecular basis of the ecology and pathogenicity of influenza viruses in nature, birds and mammals, including humans. He was selected as a Member of the Japan Academy in 2007.

Kazuki HONDA, Ph.D.
Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science,
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Dr. Honda is a visiting fellow at the Sleep Research Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, and a visiting professor at the School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, Japan. He also served as a professor at Tokyo Medical and Dental University. He contributes enormously to the pharmacological research of sleep and has published extensively in medical journals, including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Dr. Honda supervises NBHL’s insomnia research program.