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Koya Ariyoshi


Dr. Koya Ariyoshi is a professor of clinical tropical medicine, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University. He is also an honorary professor of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He graduated from the Asahikawa Medical University, Japan and studied clinical tropical medicine in the LSHTM. He was heavily involved in HIV-2 research projects in The Gambia, West Africa. Since joining Nagasaki University, he has been leading a number of clinical research with a broad range of topics, in particular, pneumonia, tropical infectious diseases, and HIV/AIDS in Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines and Thailand.