Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD

Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD

Specializes In
  • Endocrinology
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

Appointments

Sees Patients For

Medical genetics, Wolfram syndrome, Wolfram-like syndrome, WFS1-related disorders, genetic testing and counseling, atypical diabetes, genetic forms of diabetes, endocrine genetic diseases.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Locations

Experience

Board Certifications

  • Medical Genetics and Genomics

Academic Title(s)

Samuel E. Schechter Professor of Medicine, Professor of Medicine and Pathology & Immunology, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research

Research Interests

Wolfram syndrome, gene therapy, regenerative therapy, biomarkers.

Publications & Research

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Education

Clinical Fellowship: Medical Genetics and Genomics

2020 Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Research Fellowship: Molecular Pathology

2002 New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York

Residency: Pathology, Medical Genetics and Oncology

1998 Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Medical Degree

1994 Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Financial Disclosures
  • CURE4WOLFRAM
    • Equity: Yes
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2022

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