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Michiaki Takahashi

Michiaki Takahashi, Japanese virologist. Recipient Kojima Saburo Memorial Cultural award Kojima Saburo Memorial Society, 1975; Asahi award Asahi Newspaper Company, 1985. Member Society Japanese Virologists (director), Japanese Cancer Association (councilor), Japanese Association Infectious Diseases (councilor). Developed live chickenpox vaccine, 1974.

Background

  • Takahashi, Michiaki was born on February 17, 1928 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Shoji and Masako Takahashi.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine Osaka University, 1954, D.Med. Sciences, 1959.

    Career

    • Research associate department virology Research Institute Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, 1959-1963, associate professor virology, 1963-1978, professor, head department virology, since 1978. Rockefeller Foundation postdoctoral fellow division experimental biology Baylor College Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1963-1964. Postdoctoral fellow Fels Research Institute, Temple University School Medicine, 1964-1965.

    Membership

    Member Society Japanese Virologists (director), Japanese Cancer Association (councilor), Japanese Association Infectious Diseases (councilor). Developed live chickenpox vaccine, 1974.

    Connections

    • Married Hiroko Ohya, November 15, 1958. Children– Teruyuki, Rie.
    • father: Shoji Takahashi
    • mother: Masako Takahashi
    • spouse: Hiroko Ohya
    • children: Teruyuki Takahashi
    • Rie Takahashi
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    Born February 17, 1928
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