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Eiichiro Uyama

Eiichiro Uyama, Japanese neurologist, educator. Recipient award Kumamoto Medical Society, 1997, neurology award, 1998; science research grantee Japanese Ministry Education, 1990, 91, 93—, grantee Japan Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Research Foundation, 1997, Japan Epilepsy Research Foundation, 1998.


  • Uyama, Eiichiro was born on June 29, 1955 in Aino-cho, Nagasaki, Japan. Son of Mamoru and Miyoko (Iwanaga) University.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Miyazaki Medical College, Japan, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Kumamoto University, Japan, 1993.


    • Assistant professor Kumamoto University School Medicine, since 1985, head physician school medicine, since 1997. Vice director Kumamoto (Japan) University School Medicine, since 2002. Visiting research fellow Montefiore Medical Center, New York City, 1994-1995.

      Guest lecturer Medical College Seishoukan, since 2001.


    • Contributor articles to neuroscience journals.


    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Japanese Society Neurology (diplomate, council member), Japanese Society Internal Medicine (diplomate), Japanese Society Neuropathology, Japanese Society Rehabilitation Medicine, Japanese Society Neurological Therapeutics, The Molecular Biological Society Japan, New York Academy of Sciences, World Muscle Society.



    Classical music, movies.


    • Married Makiko Kokumai, November 24, 1984. Children: Chisako, Rika.
    • father: Mamoru University
    • mother: Miyoko (Iwanaga) University
    • spouse: Makiko Kokumai
    • children: Chisako Uyama
    • Rika Uyama
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    Born June 29, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1981
      Miyazaki Medical College
    • 1993
      Kumamoto University
    • 2002
      vice director, Kumamoto (Japan) University School Medicine