Dr. Shibata graduated from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Faculty of Medicine in 2008. He then joined the research group of Prof. Karasuyama at the Department of Immune Regulation, TMDU. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2019 at the same institution. He obtained the position of Assistant Professor at TMDU. He is conducting research into the immunopathology of COPD.