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Physiologist

Akio Sato, Japanese physiologist. Recipient award Tokyo Metropolitan Government, 1990, Max Plack Research award, 1991. Member International Union Physiological Sciences (chairman commission autonomic nervous system), International Brain Research Organization, International Association Study Pain, Society Neurosci., Polish Academy of Sciences (foreign member).

Background

Sato, Akio was born on June 21, 1934 in Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Shiro and Fumiko Sato.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1964.

Career

Instructor department physiology Hokkaido University School Medicine, Sapporo, 1964-1965. Study fellow China Medical Board, United States of America Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York, New York City, 1966-1967. National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow University Utah School Medicine, Salt Lake City, 1967-1969.

Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung fellow University Heidelberg, Germany, 1969-1972. Head 2d department physiology Tokyo Metropolitan Institute Gerontology, 1972-1980, director department physiology, 1980-1990, vice director, 1990-1997, emeritus scientist, since 1997. Professor, dean University Human Arts and Sciences, since 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Associate editor Neurosci. Letters, Elsevier, since 1975, Autonomic Neuroscis. Basic Clinical, since 1979.

      Member editorial board Neurosci., 1976-1980, Brain Research, 1979-1984. Contributor reviews to professional journals.

Membership

Member International Union Physiological Sciences (chairman commission autonomic nervous system), International Brain Research Organization, International Association Study Pain, Society Neurosci., Polish Academy of Sciences (foreign member).

Connections

Married Yuko Otsuka, June 21, 1960. Children: Ikuko, Reiko.

father:
Shiro Sato

mother:
Fumiko Sato

spouse:
Yuko Otsuka

children:
Ikuko Sato

Reiko Sato