Dr. Kazuhito Asano is Professor and Director of Division of Physiology, School of Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences, Showa University, Yokohama, Japan and Chief of the Graduate Course of Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences at Showa University. He received his bachelor and master degree of Public Health from Kitasato University, Kanagawa, Japan and completed his clinical training in the field related to the eradication of infectious diseases at National Institute of Public Health, Tokyo, Japan. He also received doctor degree, Ph D, in the field of intestinal mucosal immunity from Showa University, Tokyo, Japan.
He is one of the leading research experts in airway, especially nasal mucosa, inflammatory immune responses. His research works are supported by various grants from The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science of Japan and others.