Shigeru Saito

World Congress Organiser (2020)
World Congress Organiser (2020)Japan

Doctor Saito will host the 2020 World Congress of the International Society of Hypertension in Pregnancy in Nara, Japan (October 14-17, 2020) as the congress chair.

His primary area of expertise is immunology at the maternal- and fetal interface with particular emphasis on the roles of cytokines and chemokines, and also the immune cells that produce them in reproduction.

Research Interests:

His research interests focus also studies in regulatory T cells and regulatory NK cells, pathophysiology of preeclampsia, recurrent pregnancy loss, and preterm labor.

He is the former Professor and Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the University of Toyama in Japan and the current President of this university.