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Masahiro Fujimuro

Masahiro Fujimuro, Japanese medical educator, researcher. Achievements include development of production of monoclonal antibodies specific to Polyubiquitin chains and Multiplex polymerase chain reaction-based DNA array for detection of herpesviruses; patents pending for a potential antitumor agent against B-lymphoma infected with KSHV.

Background

  • Fujimuro, Masahiro was born on April 14, 1968 in Itami, Hyougo, Japan. Son of Masaji and Setsuko Fujimuro.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Science, Hokkaido University, School of Pharmaceutical, Sapporo, 1992. Master of Science, Hokkaido University, School of Pharmaceutical, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, Hokkaido University, School of Pharmaceutical, 1997.

    Career

    • Research fellow Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Sapporo, 1996—1998. Postdoctoral fellow Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1998—2003. Assistant professor Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2003—2008.

      Associate professor University Yamanashi, Faculty Medicine, since 2008. Visiting scientist department oncology Johns Hopkins University, since 2009. Research coordinator The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan, 2003—2008.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of production of monoclonal antibodies specific to Polyubiquitin chains and Multiplex polymerase chain reaction-based DNA array for detection of herpesviruses. Patents pending for a potential antitumor agent against B-lymphoma infected with KSHV.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to numerous medical journals.

    Membership

    Reviewer New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan, since 2004. Member of The Molecular Biology Society of Japan, The Japanese Association Infectious Diseases, The Pharmaceutical Society Japan, The Biochemical Society Japan, The Japanese Society Virology.

    Connections

    • Married Miyako Igaki, August 0, 2002. Children: Haruka, Yukika.
    • father: Masaji Fujimuro
    • mother: Setsuko Fujimuro
    • spouse: Miyako Igaki
    • children: Haruka Fujimuro
    • Yukika Fujimuro
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    Born April 14, 1968
    (age 49)
    Nationality
    • 1992
      Hokkaido University
    • 1994
      Hokkaido University
    • 1997
      Hokkaido University
    • 1996 - 1998
      Research fellow, Ministry of Education
      Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    • 1998 - 2003
      postdoctoral fellow, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 2003 - 2008
      assistant, professor Hokkaido University
    • 2008
      associate, professor University Yamanashi
    • 2009
      visiting scientist, department oncology Johns Hopkins University