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Immunologist

Hidetaka Yakura, Japanese, American immunologist. Member American Association Immunologists, American Society Microbiology.

Background

Yakura, Hidetaka was born on December 8, 1947 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Yasutaroh and Sumiko (Irie) Yakura.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Hokkaido University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Hokkaido University, 1978.

Career

Research fellow Farber Cancer Center/Harvard School Medicine, Boston, 1976-1978. Research associate Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, 1978-1983. Assistant professor department pathology Asahikawa (Japan) Medical College, 1983-1985, associate professor department pathology, 1985-1989.

Director, department immunology and signal transduction Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neurosci., since 1989, director molecular research division, since 1996. Visiting investigator Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1988. Associate scientist National Institute Neurosci., National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, 1989—1997.

Adjunct professor Tokyo Metropolitan University, since 2001.

Membership

Member American Association Immunologists, American Society Microbiology.

Connections

father:
Yasutaroh Yakura

mother:
Sumiko (Irie) Yakura