Takayuki Yamamoto, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
abdominal transplantation, xenotransplantation

Biography

Dr. Yamamoto graduated from Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan, where he received his bachelor's degrees in biotechnology. After graduating, he attended Shimane Medical University School of Medicine in Japan and obtained a Physician’s License in Japan. After that, he completed his residency and fellowship in general surgery at Yokkaichi Municipal Hospital in Japan. He then became a Japanese Board Certified Surgeon and Japanese Board Certified Surgeon in Gastroenterology. Then, he focused on kidney and pancreas transplantation and endocrine surgery at Nagoya Daini Red Cross Hospital in Japan. While there, he spent three years at Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine researching biomarkers for diagnosis of subclinical antibody-mediated rejection, as well as several clinical studies, and earning his Ph.D. He then joined the laboratory of Dr. David K.C. Cooper at UAB in 2017, working in the field of xenotransplantation. He has authored 48 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Education

B.S.
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Biotechnology

M.D.
Shimane Medical University School of Medicine, Shimane, Japan

Residency
Yokkaichi Municipal Hospital, Mie, Japan
General Surgery

Clinical Fellowship
Yokkaichi Municipal Hospital, Mie, Japan
General Surgery

Nagoya Daini Red Cross Hospital, Aichi, Japan
Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Surgery

Research Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Ph.D.
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
Medical Science

Contact

Campus Address
THT 882E

Email
takayukiyamamoto@uabmc.edu