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Yasuo Oshiro

Yasuo Oshiro, Japanese medicinal chemist. Achievements include patents for new anti-psychotic agent (Japan and United States), novel cerebroprotective agents and agents for treatments of disturbance of consciousness (Japan), anti-histamine agents (Japan, United States), beta blocker agents (Japan).

Background

  • Oshiro, Yasuo was born on November 23, 1944 in Oita-prefecture, Japan. Son of Tetsuo and Yoshiko (Tamaki) Oshiro.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Toyama (Japan) University, 1967. Master of Science, Toyama (Japan) University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka (Japan) University, 1974.

    Career

    • Fellow department medical chemistry Jonie Miller Health Center/U. Florida, Gainesville, 1979-1981. Chief scientist Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company Ltd., Tokushima, Japan, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for new anti-psychotic agent (Japan and United States), novel cerebroprotective agents and agents for treatments of disturbance of consciousness (Japan), anti-histamine agents (Japan, United States), beta blocker agents (Japan).

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Itsuko Morimitsu, December 16, 1974 (deceased March 1983). Children: Takafumi Oshiro, Naoto Oshiro, Erina Oshiro.
    • father: Tetsuo Oshiro
    • mother: Yoshiko (Tamaki) Oshiro
    • spouse: Itsuko Morimitsu
    • children: Takafumi Oshiro
    • Naoto Oshiro
    • Erina Oshiro
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    Born November 23, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Toyama (Japan) University
    • 1970
      Toyama (Japan) University
    • 1974
      Osaka (Japan) University
    • 1979 - 1981
      Fellow, department medical chemistry Jonie Miller Health Center/U. Florida
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
    • 1982
      chief scientist, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company Limited
      Tokushima, Japan