School personnel information



Date of Birth



Polymer chemistry Biomaterial Tissue Engineering

Mail Address

Mail Address

Laboratory Phone number


Laboratory Fax number





Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 2005.04.01 - 2006.07.31, Division of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor

  • 2006.08.01 - 2007.03.31, Division of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Research Assistant

  • 2007.04.01 - 2015.09.30, Division of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor

  • 2015.10.01 - 2019.07.31, Division of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor

  • 2019.08.01 - , Division of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor

Education 【 display / non-display

Kagoshima University Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering  Completed Engineering 2003.09

Employment Record 【 display / non-display

Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Associate Professor 2019.08 -
JST-PRESTO Researcher, Concurrent position 2015.10 - 2019.03
18th Council member of Japanese Society for Biomaterials 2012.04 -
PRESTO Researcher, JST (Collateral office) 2008.10 - 2011.03
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering 2007.04 - 2015.09
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering 2006.08 - 2007.03
Special Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering 2005.04 - 2006.07
Visiting Scientist, Department of Immunotechnology, Lund University, Sweden 2004.01 - 2004.03
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) 2003.04 - 2005.03

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Fabrication of 3D-artificial tissues by nano-biotechnology
    Biomedical engineering-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • The Chemical Society of Japan

  • The Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine

  • The Japanese Society of Artificial Organs

  • Japanese Society for Biomaterials

  • The Society of Polymer Science, Japan

display all >>


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Heterotypic 3D Pancreatic Cancer Model with Tunable Proportion of Fibrotic Elements, Hiroyoshi Y. Tanaka, Tsuyoshi Kurihara, Takuya Nakazawa, Michiya Matsusaki, Atsushi Masamune, Mitsunobu R. Kano, Biomaterials,251(120077), 2020.08, Papers

  • Protocol of Preparation of Extracellular Matrix Paper and Construction of Multi-layered 3D Tissue Model, Hirotaka Nakatsuji, Shiro Kitano, Shinji Irie, Michiya Matsusaki, Current Protocol in Cell Biology,in press, 2020.08, Papers

  • Fabrication of Artificial Nano-Basement Membranes for Cell Compartmentalization in 3D Tissues, Jinfeng Zeng, Naoko Sasaki, Clara R. Correia, Joao F. Mano Michiya Matsusaki*, Small, ,1907434, 2020.06, Papers

  • Collagen microfibers Induce Blood Capillary Orientation and Open Vascular Lumen by Bioprinting, Hao Liu, Shiro Kitano, Shinji Irie, Riccardo Levato, Michiya Matsusaki*, Adv. Biosys.,2000038, 2020.05, Papers

  • Effects of radiofrequency and ultrasound on the turnover rate of skin aging components (skin extracellular matrix and epidermis) via HSP47-induced stimulation, Fiona Louis, Narumi Fujii, Misa Katsuyama, Satoshi Okumoto*, Michiya Matsusaki*, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun,525 73-79, 2020.04, Papers

display all >>

Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, Adipose tissue engineering, Fiona Louis, Michiya Matsusaki, ELSEVIER Woodhead publishing, ISBN, 978-0-08-102906-0, 2020.04

  • Special, Blood-brain barrier tissue engineering, Agathe Figarol, Michiya Matsusaki, ELSEVIER Woodhead publishing, ISBN, 9780-08-102906-0, 2020.04

  • Special, Fabrication methods of sustainable hydrogels, Cédric Delattre, Fiona Louis, Mitsuru Akashi, Michiya Matsusaki, Philippe Michaud, Guillaume Pierre, Springer, ISBN, 978-3-030-05398-7, 2019.02

  • Special, In Vitro Design of Nanoparticles Using an Artificial 3D-Blood Vessel Wall Models for Atherosclerosis Treatment, ACS Book on Advances in Bioinspired and Biomedical Materials, M. Matsusaki and M. Akashi, ACS, ISBN, 9780841232228, 2017.10

  • Special, Development of Full-Thickness Human Skin Equivalents with Blood and Lymph-like Capillary Networks by Cell Coating Technology, Skin Permeation and Disposition of Therapeutic and Cosmeceutical Compounds, M. Matsusaki, K. Fujimoto, Y. Shirakata, S. Hirakawa, K. Hashimoto, M. Akashi, Springer-Nature, ISBN, 978-4-431-56524-6, 2017.09

display all >>

Patents / Utility models / Designs 【 display / non-display

  • PCT(アメリカ、EP(英、独、仏)、中国), Method and kit for detecting biological signal of three-dimensional cell culture material, Michiya Matsusaki, Mitsuru Akashi, Kazunori Okano, WO2010/055829(Publication), 2009.11

  • PCT加盟国, Novel compound and manufacturing method thereof, Mitsuru Akashi, Michiya Matsusaki, Tran Hang Thi, PCT/JP2009/002894(Application), 2009.06

  • PCT加盟国, Non-covalent crosslinking agent for collagen, Mitsuru Akashi, Kohji Nishida, Michiya Matsusaki, Akira Kubota, Tomonori Waku, PCT/JP2009/058554(Application), 2009.05

  • PCT加盟国, Bioabsorbable material and device using the same to be placed in the living body, Mitsuru Akashi, Michiya Matsusaki, Yotaro, Fujita, Makoto Onishi, PCT/JP2009/053929(Application), 2009.03

  • PCT加盟国, Method of preparing layered collagen gel and layered collagen gel, Mitsuru Akashi, Koji Nishida, Michiya Matsusaki, Chizuru Hongou, Yuji Tanaka, Akira Kubota, PCT/JP2008/073323(Application), 2008.12

display all >>

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • The Award for Young Investigator of Japanese Society for Biomaterials, Michiya Matsusaki, Japanese Society for Biomaterials, 2016.05

  • Best Paper Award in 2015 International Symposium on Micro-Nano Mechatronics and Human Science (MHS2015), Michiya Matsusaki, 2015.11

  • 1st Noguchi Shitagau Award, Michiya Matsusaki, The Noguchi Institute, 2015.03

  • SPSJ Wiley Award 2014, Michiya Matsusaki, 2014.08

  • 2014 Osaka University Presidential Awards for Encouragement, Michiya Matsusaki, Osaka University, 2014.07

display all >>

Media report 【 display / non-display

  • Desmoplastic Reaction in 3D-Pancreatic Cancer Tissues Suppresses Molecular Permeability, Biomedical Advances, 2018.01


Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • 2019-KIIT-Japan joint forum on Biomedical Healthcare, Cell Interactive Nano-Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications, 2019.02

  • [Invited] 2nd IWSBN2019, Cell-Interactive Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering, 2019.01

  • KUMP International Symposium, Interactive Nano/Micro Biomaterials with Cells for Biomedical Applications, 2019.01

  • [Invited] Taiwan-Japan-Korea on Nanomedicine-NCKU, Assembly of Nano/Micro-Biomaterials and cells to Construct in vitro 3D-Tissues, 2018.12

  • International BIomaterials Symposium, Construction of Complex 3D-Human Tissue Models by Modulating Cell Microenvironments, 2018.04

display all >>

Conference management 【 display / non-display

  • International Conference, Japan-Korea Young Joint Symposium, 2018.03

  • International Conference, TERMIS-Ap2017, session organiser, 2017.09

  • International Conference, IUMRS ICAM2017, session organiser, 2017.08

  • International Conference, Biomaterials International 2016, session organiser, 2016.10

  • International Conference, TERMIS-AP, session organiser, 2016.09

display all >>

Outside Activity Management 【 display / non-display

  • Public Corporation, JSPS, Molecular Nanotechnology 174 comittee member, 2017.06 -


Other activities 【 display / non-display

  • Editorial Board Member of Materials Today Bio (ELSEVIER) , 2019.10 -

  • Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports, 2015.04 -

  • Editorial Board Member of PLoS ONE Journal, 2013.01 -