Nobuhiro Kamiya, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Nobuhiro Kamiya is a staff scientist for the Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Center for Musculoskeletal Research. He also serves as an assistant professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Kamiya earned his medical degree at Gifu University School of Medicine, and he earned a Ph.D. at Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan. Dr. Kamiya worked as an orthopaedic surgeon for eight years in Japan with a specialty of the spine. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at NIH and the University of Michigan. Dr. Kamiya’s research focuses on the pathogenesis of pediatric orthopaedic diseases and physiological effects of bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) on diseased conditions. He has used molecular and genetic approaches to study BMPs and published many peer-reviewed scientific papers in the field of bone development and remodeling. Dr. Kamiya has received numerous research awards, including The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Young Investigator Award, The NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence, The Lilly Foundation Award, The Japanese Society of Cartilage Metabolism Award and The Japanese Society for Bone and Mineral Research Abstract Award. He is an active member of The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Orthopaedic Research Society, The Japanese Orthopaedic Association, The Japanese Society of Cartilage Metabolism and The Japanese Society for Bone and Mineral Research.