Dr. Yoshiya Tanaka, M.D., Ph.D. is the Professor and Chairman of the First Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine (2000-present) and Dean of Graduate School of Medical Science (2017-present), University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan. He was a visiting fellow in Experimental Immunology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA (1989-92). Professor Tanaka authored and reviewed 626 publications (impact factor 2603, h-index 70) in English, including Nature, New Engl J Med, Lancet and many other major journals. His scientific focus lies on pathological analysis and development of novel treatment in systemic autoimmune diseases, rheumatic diseases and endocrine metabolic diseases, including osteoporosis. He is the President of Japanese Association of Clinical Immunology (JSCI) and Vice-President of Japanese Society of Bone and Mineral Research (JSBMR). He is a Chair of Scientific Committee of Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR), a Chair of Committee for International Affairs in the Japanese College of Rheumatology (JCR) and a director board member of Japanese Society of Inflammation and Regeneration and many. He is also an editor-in-chief of Modern Rheumatology Case Reports, an associate editor of Rheumatology, Cytokine, Arthritis Care and Research, Arthritis Research & Therapy, Inflammation Research, International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases and many, an editorial board member of Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, RMD Open, Modern Rheumatology, Inflammation Research, etc. He has received numerous awards from Japanese Society of Inflammation, JSBMR, JCR and EULAR, etc.
The effect of deep or sustained remission on maintenance of remission after dose reduction or withdrawal of etanercept in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Yoshiya Tanaka et al.
Arthritis Research & Therapy 2019 21:164
Published on: 5 July 2019
Other published articles in Arthritis Research & Therapy by Dr. Tanaka can be found here.