International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.





Professor, Department of Dermatology
Tokyo Medical University
Dr. Yukari Okubo has been a Dermatology Professor at Tokyo Medical University since 2012. Before that, she had been an Assistant Professor at the university from 2010 to 2012. She obtained her doctor of medicine degree at Tokyo Medical University in 1984 and has a PhD from the university. Dr. Okubo’s career includes serving as a post-doctoral fellow at the Palo Alto Medical University in California, United States, and as a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University Department of Dermatology in Palo Alto. Her specific dermatology interests are psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and contact dermatitis. She also specializes in allergology. She is a member of several scientific societies, including the Japanese Dermatological Association, the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology, and the Japanese Society for Psoriasis Research. Dr. Okubo has published 34 original manuscripts in English and 102 in Japanese, along with 374 abstracts.
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Areas of Interest

Pustulosis (GPP & PPP) and arthritis (PsA & PAO), QOL, gene analysis, and microbiom.

Languages Spoken

English, Japanese

Involvement with Other Organization(s)

Clinical consultant to the national patient association.