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Akira Tamaoka

neurologist

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.

Interests

  • Other 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