Dr. Hisanori Kato


Project Professor. Organization for Interdisciplinary Research Projects. The University of Tokyo.


Dr. Hisanori Kato is a Project Professor at Organization for Interdisciplinary Research
Projects, The University of Toyo. Dr. Kato graduated from The University of Tokyo in
1984. He was appointed Assistant of The University of Tokyo in 1988 and received his
PhD from the University of Tokyo in 1990. He served as a guest researcher at Diabetes
Branch, National Institutes of Health, USA (1991-1993). He then became Associate
Professor at Utsunomiya University in 1993 and at The University of Tokyo in 1999. He
has been at the current position since 2009.
Dr. Kato’s recent research focus is evaluation of the effects of food components by
making use of various omics technologies.
Dr. Kato is the Secretary General of the 12th Asian Congress of Nutrition (ACN2015) and
is the Chair of the Preparative Committee of the 22nd International Congress of
Nutrition (ICN2021).