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Chihiro Ito

pharmacologist , psychiatrist

Chihiro Ito, Japanese psychiatrist, pharmacologist. Certified Psychiatry. Recipient Medical Prize, Japanese (Miyagi) Medical Associate, 1996, Incentive Award, Japanese Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2002; grantee Special Coordinator Fund for Japanese Ministry of Science, 2000-2003. Member of Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry, Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Background

Ito, Chihiro was born on December 24, 1964 in Tokyo. Son of Fumio and Kimiko Ito.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, Tohoku University, Sendai, 1997.

Career

Resident Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, 1991—1992. Medical staff Iwate Hoyoin Hospital, Morioka, 1992—1993. Postdoctoral fellow INSRM, Paris, 1997—1999.

Assistant professor Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, 1999—2002, senior member staff, since 2002, associate professor, since 2003. Researcher abroad Japanese Ministry of Educated, Tokyo, 1999—2002. Councilor Japanese Society of Psychopharmacology, Tokyo, since 2001.

Manager Japanese Psychopharmacology algorithm Project, Tokyo, 1995—2001. Council Japanese Society Biological Psychiatry, Tokyo, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Certified Psychiatry.

Works

  • Author: (novels) Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Abuse, 1996, Histamine Research in the New Millenium, 2001, (journal) Current Pharmaceutical Design, 2002.

Membership

Member of Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry, Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Connections

Married Hiromi Maruyama Ito, May 9, 1993. Children: Chiaki, Tamotsu.

father:
Fumio Ito

mother:
Kimiko Ito

spouse:
Hiromi Maruyama Ito

children:
Chiaki Ito

Tamotsu Ito