Virtual Conference
Dr Yuzuru Ninoyu

Dr Yuzuru Ninoyu Dep. Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery

Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan


Yuzuru Ninoyu, MD, PhD, is a board-certified otolaryngologist, a subspecialist in otology and audiology. He has completed his PhD at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine (KPUM), Japan, where he studied a molecular mechanism of a type of hereditary hearing loss, DFNA1. He won the 2017 Young-Investigator Award of Japan pharmacological society for research excellence and innovation. After becoming the assistant professor at KPUM in 2019, he joined the laboratories of Drs Rick A Friedman MD PhD and Uri Manor PhD at the University of California, San Diego and at the Salk biological institute as a postdoctoral research fellow from 2021. His research expertise is in a wide variety of imaging modalities with a current focus on spatial transcriptomics on the cochlea. He will be back at KPUM from 2023 and will also be the director of otolaryngology at Okamoto memorial hospital, Kyoto, Japan.

Research Interest

Cochlear Macrophage Heterogeneity in Cisplatin-Induced Hearing Loss