Yasuhiko Ito, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Japan

Yasuhiko Ito, MD PhD is a professor in the Department of the Nephrology and Rheumatology of Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Japan. He contributed to the ISPD guideline Catheter-Related Infections Recommendations: 2017 Update. He is a chairperson to establish the new guideline for peritoneal dialysis of the Japanese Society of Dialysis Therapy, which was published in 2019 (Japanese version) and in 2021 (English version). He is a council member of ISPD, and will serve as the congress chair of SPD-APCM 2019 (September 5-7, 2019 at Nagoya, Japan). His main research interests are the mechanisms of progression of tubulo-interstitial fibrosis in CKD and peritoneal membrane dysfunction, pathology and pathogenesis of ultrafiltration failure in PD.