Kaoru Sakatani received MD in 1981, D.Med.Sci. in 1987, and Dr.Eng in 1998. He is a Research Fellow (exprofessor) in Graduate school of Frontier Sciences of the University of Tokyo. He is a Board-certified Neurosurgeon in Japan, and his research interests include prevention medicine, biomedical engineering, and data sciences. He is a recipient of the Medical Research Encouragement Prize of The Japan Medical Association (2010). He is the president of International Society on Oxygen Transport to Tissue (ISOTT), the vice president of Japan Optical Brain Functional Imaging, and executive members of Japanese Society of Integrative Medicine.