Prof. Yoshiki ArakawaJapan
Department of Neurosurgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Current Position
2023/05 to present Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
2023/05 to present Director, Skull Base Tumor Center, Kyoto University Hospital
Academic Experiences
2000 - 2003Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
1993 - 1997Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
1991 - 1993Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine.
Professional Experiences
May 2023 - presentProfessor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Apr. 2016 - Apr. 2023Junior Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
2007 - Mar. 2016Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Oct.1997 - Jan. 2001Resident and Clinical fellow, Kurashiki Central Hospital
May 1997 - Sep. 1997Resident, Department of Neurosugery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Specialty & Expertise
General neurosurgery, brain tumor surgery, intraoperative MRI-guided surgery, endoscopic surgery, chemotherapy, stereotactic radiotherapy, Molecular biology, Cancer biology, Virology, Neuro-oncology, Regenerative medicine
About Me
Yoshiki Arakawa has experience in general neurosurgery, including cerebral aneurysm clipping and bypass surgery in Kurashiki Central Hospital. After then, he worked on basic research of axonal extension in neurons at Kyoto University. He worked at the Cancer Research UK London Institute to develop viral therapy for cancer from 2005. Since 2007, he has been engaged in brain tumor surgery, endoscopic surgery, and awake surgery. In addition to surgery, he has extensive experience in chemotherapy and radiotherapy for malignant brain tumors. He leads clinical trials in the Japan Clinical Oncology Group (JCOG) and the Japan Children's Cancer Group (JCCG).