HARADA Tasuku

  • Professor and Chair of Department of Obsteterics and Gynecology, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine, Tottori, Japan
  • Vice Director, Tottori University Hospital, Tottori, Japan

Professor Harada graduated from Tottori University in 1983 and he learned IVF-ET at Leeds University in England in 1985. He has been in his present positions since 2008.

Professor Harada has (co)authored over 90 articles in peer-review international journals. Among his publication, most cited paper is “Role of cytokines in endometriosis” published in Fertility Sterility in 2001. He has been one of chief investigators of drug investigation about low dose OC for primary dysmenorrhea or dysmenorrhea associated with endometriosis and dienogest for endometriosis in Japan. Phase III RCTs of both drugs were published in Fertility Sterility in 2008, 2009 and 2011. His main research interest includes endometriosis, laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

Professors Sun-Wei Guo, Young Min Choi, Sean Tsai, Aydin Arici, and he organised the first Asian Conference on Endometriosis in 2010 in Shanghai. He is a member in the board of directors of Japan Society of Endometriosis.