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Beverley Yamamoto

Professor, Department of Kyosei Studies
Osaka University


Bio: Dr. Beverley Yamamoto is a professor in the field of Critical Studies in Education for Transformation in the Department of Kyosei Studies (Critical Studies in Coexistence, Symbiosis and Conviviality) in the Graduate School of Human Sciences at Osaka University, Japan. She supervisors doctoral and master's students working on issues in education, health and gender/sexuality. Dr. Yamamoto is also a patient advocate in the rare disease space. She has been President of the non-profit organization Hereditary Angioedema Japan (HAEJ) since 2013 and an Executive Committee member of HAE International, a registered charity, since 2014. She regularly speaks at rare disease and HAE specific conferences and meetings. She has recently carried out a major survey of HAE patients in Japan in a team with leading physician researchers in Japan and with the support of the pharmaceutical industry.