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Akira Matsumura

medical educator

Akira Matsumura, Japanese medical educator. Achievements include research in promotion of cancer research; patents for cage type of boronated compounds. Recipient Research award, Alumnus Club Medical School University Tsukuba; fellow, German Academy Austausch Dienst;, Japanese Foundation for Multidisciplinary Treatment of Cancer grantee, 1999, Alxander von Humboldt fellow.

Background

Matsumura, Akira was born on October 25, 1954 in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan. Son of Rokuro and Kaoru Matsumura.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Tsukuba, Japan, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tsukuba, Japan, 1989. DrMed, University Goettingen, Germany, 1988.

Career

Assistant professor University Tsukuba, 1992—2002, associate professor, 2002—2004, professor, chairman department neurosurgery, since 2004. Consultant researcher Japan Atomic Energy Institute, Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in promotion of cancer research. Patents for cage type of boronated compounds.

Membership

Consultant physician for work-related accidents Labor Standards Bureau, Mito, Japan, since 1999.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming.

Connections

Married Fujiko Sueyoshi, December 23, 1958. Children: Haruka, Hideaki, Erika.

father:
Rokuro Matsumura

mother:
Kaoru Matsumura

spouse:
Fujiko Sueyoshi

children:
Haruka Matsumura

Hideaki Matsumura

Erika Matsumura