Hidehito Kotani, Japanese biologist, biomedical researcher. Achievements include discovery of use of Ribonucleic acid in gene therapy, anti-histamine for treatment of obesity, novel gene for obesity; patents for prediction of anticancer therapy outcome; research in application of DNA arrays in drug discivery. Fellow Pfizer Post-Doctoral Research awards, Pfizer Inc., 1993.
- Head of genomics Banyu Tsukuba Research Institute, Japan, 1998—2005. Head of oncology and genomics Banyu Tsukubsa Research Institute, since 2005. Research fellow Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1995—1998, Pfizer Central Research, Groton, Connecticut, 1993—1995.
1993 - 1995
1995 - 1998
1998 - 2005