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Kazuo Toriizuka

Kazuo Toriizuka, Japanese pharmacist, researcher. Grantee Uehara Memorial Foundation, 1994, Research Encouragement award Isukura Kampo Medicine, 1995, Minister Health and Welfare Japan, 1993-1998. Member Japan Society for Oriental Medicine, Medical and Pharmaceutical Society for Wakan-Yaku (board directors since 1992).

Background

  • Toriizuka, Kazuo was born on January 12, 1954 in Tokyo, Japan. Son of Kiyoshi and Nao (Kurita) Toriizuka.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba (Japan) University, 1977. Master of Science, Chiba (Japan) University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Toyama Medical & Pharmaceutical University, 1987.

    Career

    • Researcher Steamship Pharmaceutical Limited company, Chiba, 1979-1980. Pharmacist Toyama Medical & Pharmaceutical University, 1980-1986, lecturer, 1983-1988, assistant professor, 1988-1992. Vice director, chief laboratory Oriental Medicine Research Center Kitasato Institute, Tokyo, 1992-2000.

      Associate professor Showa University, since 2000. Visiting assistant professor University Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 1988-1990, adjunct associate professor, 1993-1996, adjunct professor, 1996-2003. Lecturer Showa University, Tokyo, 1995-2000.

    Works

    • Author: Basic Skills in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, 1985, Pharmacology of Japanese Traditional Kampo Medicine, 1997, Recent Advances in Pharmacological Research on Traditional Herbal Medicine, 1999, The genus Magnolia, 2002, Monographs of Pharmacological Research on Traditional Herbal Medicines, 2003. Member editorial board Japanese Journal Oriental Medicine, since 1997.

    Membership

    Member Japan Society for Oriental Medicine, Medical and Pharmaceutical Society for Wakan-Yaku (board directors since 1992).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading books, mountain climbing.

    Connections

    • Married Yoshie Kojima, November 10, 1979. Children: Yosuke, Shozo, Tomoyo.
    • father: Kiyoshi Toriizuka
    • mother: Nao (Kurita) Toriizuka
    • spouse: Yoshie Kojima
    • children: Yosuke Toriizuka
    • Shozo Toriizuka
    • Tomoyo Toriizuka
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    Born January 12, 1954
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1977
      Chiba (Japan) University
    • 1979
      Chiba (Japan) University
    • 1987
      Toyama Medical & Pharmaceutical University
    • 1979 - 1980
      Researcher, Steamship Pharmaceutical Company
      Chiba, Japan
    • 1992
      vice director
      Tokyo, Japan
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