Dr. Kazuhiro Kawamura is a Director of Advanced Reproductive Medicine Research Center of International University Health and Welfare School of Medicine. He is also a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology of International University of Health and Welfare School of Medicine. He received his medical and philosophy degrees from the Akita University School of Medicine. His OB/GYN and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility training was at the Akita University School of Medicine. He was also a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University School of Medicine with Dr. Aaron JW Hsueh. In addition to teaching and clinical practice, he has published over 150 original articles in ovarian physiology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He collaborated with Dr. Hsueh to establish an in vitro activation (IVA) method to treat infertility in patients with primary ovarian insufficiency (premature ovarian failure) and achieved successful pregnancies/deliveries. Now, he is expanding the IVA treatment and studying to improve the clinical outcome of IVA using different approaches.