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Akira Matsumura

Akira Matsumura, Japanese medical educator. Achievements include research in promotion of cancer research; patents for cage type of boronated compounds. Recipient Research award, Alumnus Club Medical School University Tsukuba; fellow, German Academy Austausch Dienst;, Japanese Foundation for Multidisciplinary Treatment of Cancer grantee, 1999, Alxander von Humboldt fellow.


  • Matsumura, Akira was born on October 25, 1954 in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan. Son of Rokuro and Kaoru Matsumura.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Tsukuba, Japan, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tsukuba, Japan, 1989. DrMed, University Goettingen, Germany, 1988.


    • Assistant professor University Tsukuba, 1992—2002, associate professor, 2002—2004, professor, chairman department neurosurgery, since 2004. Consultant researcher Japan Atomic Energy Institute, Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in promotion of cancer research. Patents for cage type of boronated compounds.


    Consultant physician for work-related accidents Labor Standards Bureau, Mito, Japan, since 1999.





    • Married Fujiko Sueyoshi, December 23, 1958. Children: Haruka, Hideaki, Erika.
    • father: Rokuro Matsumura
    • mother: Kaoru Matsumura
    • spouse: Fujiko Sueyoshi
    • children: Haruka Matsumura
    • Hideaki Matsumura
    • Erika Matsumura
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    Born October 25, 1954
    (age 62)
    • 1980
      University Tsukuba
    • 1989
      University Tsukuba
    • 1988
      University Goettingen