Prof. Hideaki Nagase currently serves as an Adjuncy Faculty at the School of Biotechnology at Amritapuri Campus. He is Professor and Head of Matrix Biology at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences at the University of Oxford. Prof. Hideaki pursued his Ph. D. in Biochemistry from the University of Miami, USA. He received his Post doctoral training at Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, U. K. and Dartmouth Medical School, U. S. A.