Kyushu University
Fukuoka | Japan


Koji Shinoda is a Research Assistant Professor at Kyushu University. He received his M.D. from the School of Medicine at Kyushu University in 2007 and completed the neurology residency program at Kyushu University Hospital and its affiliated hospitals. He obtained a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Medical Sciences at Kyushu University in 2015 and then had post-doctoral researcher training at the University of Pennsylvania from 2018 to 2021. His research interests have been in clinical neurology and neuroimmunology, focusing on multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders, and other central nervous system autoimmunity. He is the recipient of several awards, including the MSJ-PACTRIMS Investigator awards from the Pan-Asian Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, the Young Neuroimmunologist Award from the Japanese Society of Neuroimmunology, and the Young Investigator Award from the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine.