Morioka lab focuses on delineating the molecular mechanisms that regulate programmed cell death such as necroptosis, pyroptosis and apoptosis. In addition, Morioka further delinate  how dead cells are removed and how efferocytosis impacts on homeostasis and pathology using a uniquely created model systems. 

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- Assistant Professor at UVA Department of Medicine, USA

- Guest Full Professor at Gifu University, Japan


B.S. and M.S. from Nagoya University

Ph.D from Nagoya University- Kunihiro Matsumoto's lab

Visiting Scholar, North Carolina State University - Jun Ninomiya-Tsuji's lab

Postdoctoral training, University of Virginia - Kodi Ravichandran's lab


- Editorial Board member of Scientific Reports

- Guest Edited Collection

(Cell Death and Clearance)