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Hematologist , researcher

Akio Urabe, Japanese hematologist, researcher. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Japanese Society Hematology, International Society for Experimental Hematology, American Society Hematology.

Background

Urabe, Akio was born on April 1, 1946 in Japan. Son of Yoshio and Hideko (Kuninaka) University.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Tokyo, 1973.

Career

Research associate University Tokyo Hospital, 1975-1977. Research fellow Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York City, 1977-1979. Associate physician Rockefeller University Hospital, 1978-1979.

Instructor medicine University Tokyo Hospital, 1979-1987. Assistant professor medicine University Tokyo, 1987-1989. Associate professor Teikyo University, Tokyo, 1989—1991.

Director division hematology Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Kanto Medical Center, 1991—2006, physician-in-chief center preventive medicine, since 2006. Court physician to Crown Prince, Tokyo, 1987-1991, to Emperor, 1989-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Erythropoietin, 1991. Editor: Differentiation and Proliferation of Blood Cells, 1991, Hematopoietic Factors, 1993.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, Japanese Society Hematology, International Society for Experimental Hematology, American Society Hematology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, photography, tea ceremony.

Connections

Married Hiroko Kato, May 6, 1973. Children: Miyako, Akihiro.

father:
Yoshio University

mother:
Hideko (Kuninaka) University

spouse:
Hiroko Kato

child:
Miyako Urabe

child:
Akihiro Urabe