Bachelor of Pharmacy, Tokyo University, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology, Tokyo University, 1951. Doctor of Medicine, Tokyo Medical College, 1957.
Research scientist, Tanabe Pharmaceutical Company, Tokyo, 1948-1953; professor, Nihon U., Tokyo, 1957-1960; professor, Tohoku U., Sendai, Japan, 1960-1978; honorary professor, Tohoku U., Sendai, Japan, since 1978; vice president, Toyama (Japan) Medical and Pharmaceutical U., 1979-1982.
Member Japan Pharmaceutical Society (president 1977-1978, Academy prize for pharmaceutical science).
Married Eiko Hashiguchi, November 10, 1945. Children: Kazufumi, Terutaka.