Hiroshi Arima


Dr. Hiroshi Arima, MD, PhD is a professor of the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Nagoya University. He graduated from Nagoya University in 1988. After getting PhD in 1997, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the NIH of the USA for 3 years.

He has been working on vasopressin neuron systems, with a great interest in diabetes insipidus. He has been focusing on endoplasmic reticulum stress in vasopressin neurons as a possible cause of diabetes insipidus. His research also encompasses the homeostatic and reward systems regulating energy balance. He has also been the leader of the research group working on the diagnosis and treatment of several hypothalamic-pituitary disorders for several years supported by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

He served as a member of POC of International Congress of Endocrinology (ICE2022). He is currently the President of the Japan Endocrine Society as well as the Vice President of the Japan Neuroendocrine Society.