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Chihiro Ito

Chihiro Ito, Japanese psychiatrist, pharmacologist. Certified Psychiatry. Recipient Medical Prize, Japanese (Miyagi) Medical Associate, 1996, Incentive Award, Japanese Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2002; grantee Special Coordinator Fund for Japanese Ministry of Science, 2000-2003. Member of Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry, Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Background

  • Ito, Chihiro was born on December 24, 1964 in Tokyo. Son of Fumio and Kimiko Ito.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, Tohoku University, Sendai, 1997.

    Career

    • Resident Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, 1991—1992. Medical staff Iwate Hoyoin Hospital, Morioka, 1992—1993. Postdoctoral fellow INSRM, Paris, 1997—1999.

      Assistant professor Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, 1999—2002, senior member staff, since 2002, associate professor, since 2003. Researcher abroad Japanese Ministry of Educated, Tokyo, 1999—2002. Councilor Japanese Society of Psychopharmacology, Tokyo, since 2001.

      Manager Japanese Psychopharmacology algorithm Project, Tokyo, 1995—2001. Council Japanese Society Biological Psychiatry, Tokyo, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Psychiatry.

    Works

    • Author: (novels) Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Abuse, 1996, Histamine Research in the New Millenium, 2001, (journal) Current Pharmaceutical Design, 2002.

    Membership

    Member of Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry, Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Connections

    • Married Hiromi Maruyama Ito, May 9, 1993. Children: Chiaki, Tamotsu.
    • father: Fumio Ito
    • mother: Kimiko Ito
    • spouse: Hiromi Maruyama Ito
    • children: Chiaki Ito
    • Tamotsu Ito
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    Born December 24, 1964
    (age 52)
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    • 1991
      Kanazawa University
    • 1997
      Tohoku University
    • 1991 - 1992
      Resident, Tohoku University Hospital
      Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    • 1992 - 1993
      medical staff Iwate Hoyoin Hospital
      Morioka, Iwate, Japan
    • 1997 - 1999
      postdoctoral fellow, INSRM
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1999 - 2002
      assistant, professor Tohoku University Hospital
      Sendai, Miyagi, Japan