Yu Taniguchi M.D., PhD. is an assistant professor of department of Cardiology, Kobe University School of Medicine, and a director of pulmonary circulation unit, a director of BPA team in Kobe University Hospital. He is concurrently an assistant professor of department of Respiratory, Chiba University Hospital. He graduated from Hiroshima University School of Medicine. After his residency as a cardiologist, he specialized in coronary intervention and pulmonary circulation. He joined French National center for PH in South Paris University as a clinical fellow from 2015 to 2018. He was engaged in BPA program and clinical research regarding BPA in France and in Japan.