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Akira Tamaoka

Akira Tamaoka, Japanese neurologist. Grantee Sasakawa Health Science Foundation, 1988, Japan Foundation for Neurosci. and Mental Health, 1993, Japanese Medical Society, 1994, Sandoz Foundation for Gerontological Research, 1995, ONO Medical Research Foundation, 1996, Japan Brain Foundation, 2000, Uehara Memorial Foundation, 2000, others.

Background

  • Tamaoka, Akira was born on November 4, 1955 in Nagaokakyo-shi, Japan. Son of Toshio and Hitomi (Kobayakawa) Tamaoka.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Tokyo, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1989.

    Career

    • Senior resident National Medical Center Hospital, Tokyo, 1983-1984. Chief resident Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, 1984-1985, National Shimoshizu Hospital, Yotsukaido, Japan, 1985-1986. Research fellow Tokyo Metro.

      Institute Gerontology, 1986-1988, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1989-1992. Assistant professor University Tsukuba, Japan, 1992-1997, associate professor Japan, 1997—2005, professor, since 2005.

    Membership

    Member Japanese Society Internal Medicine, Japanese Neurological Society, Society for Neurosci., Japan Geriatrics Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical music.

    Connections

    • Married Naoko Murayama, December 14, 1986. Children: Satoshi, Masashi.
    • father: Toshio Tamaoka
    • mother: Hitomi (Kobayakawa) Tamaoka
    • spouse: Naoko Murayama
    • children: Satoshi Tamaoka
    • Masashi Tamaoka
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    Born November 4, 1955
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      University Tokyo
    • 1989
      University Tokyo
    • 1983 - 1984
      Senior, resident National Medical Center Hospital
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1984 - 1985
      chief resident, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center
    • 1985 - 1986
      chief resident, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center
      Yotsukaido, Chiba, Japan
    • 1986 - 1988
      research fellow, Tokyo Metro. Institute Gerontology
    • 1989 - 1992
      research fellow, Tokyo Metro. Institute Gerontology
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1992 - 1997
      assistant, professor University Tsukuba
      Japan
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