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Masami Takei

Masami Takei, Japanese rheumatologist, educator. Achievements include patents for gene of IgA nephropathy; patents pending for new diagnose method of rheumatoid arthritis. Member of American Association Immunologists, American College Rheumatology.

Background

  • Takei, Masami was born on October 23, 1955 in Takasaki, Gumma, Japan. Son of Takei Seiji and Takei Ayako.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Nihon University, Tokyo, 1980. DMSC, Nihon University, 1985.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Texas University School Medicine, San Antonio, 1985—1988. Instructor Nihon University School Medicine, 2002—2007, assistant professor, since 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for gene of IgA nephropathy. Patents pending for new diagnose method of rheumatoid arthritis.

    Religion

    Denomination: Buddhist

    Membership

    Member of American Association Immunologists, American College Rheumatology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Takei Katayama Yoko. Children: Takei Saori, Takei Ryota.
    • father: Takei Seiji
    • mother: Takei Ayako
    • spouse: Takei Katayama Yoko
    • children: Takei Saori Takei
    • Takei Ryota Takei
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    Born October 23, 1955
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      Nihon University
    • 1985
      Nihon University
    • 1985 - 1988
      Postdoctoral fellow, Texas University School Medicine
      San Antonio, Texas, United States