Tasuku Harada

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

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

Professor Harada has (co)authored over 150 articles in peer-review international journals. Among his publications, the most cited paper is “Role of cytokines in endometriosis” published in Fertility Sterility in 2001. He was one of the chief investigators of the drug development on low dose OC and dienogest for endometriosis in Japan. Results of clinical trials of both drugs were published in Fertility Sterility in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2016, and 2017. His main research interest includes endometriosis (both basic and clinical research), as well as laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

Societies
Past President = Asian Society of Endometriosis and Adenomyosis (2015-2016)
Vice President = Japan Society of Gynaecologic and Obstetric Endoscopy
Managing director = Japan Society of Reproductive Medicine
Director = Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Japan Society of Endometriosis

Professor Harada was appointed to the WES board of directors in May 2017.