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Internist , Medical researcher

Hirokazu Okada, Japanese internist, medical researcher. Lilly postdoctoral research fellow, 1993-1994, Baxter Trans-mural research grantee, 1998-2000.

Background

Okada, Hirokazu was born on August 3, 1962 in Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan. Son of Tamaki and Chisako Okada.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Keio University, 1990.

Career

Clinical fellow Keio University Hospital, Tokyo, 1990—1993. Postdoctoral research fellow University Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1993—1996. Assistant professor medicine Saitama Medical College, Irumagun, Japan, 1996—2004, associate professor medicine Japan, since 2004.

Visiting scientist Center for Matrix Biology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 2004—2005.

Membership

Fellow: American College of Physicians-ASIM, Japanese Society Nephrology (member science board since 2001), Japanese Society Internal Medicine. Member: Japaneses Society Hypertension, Japaneses Society Transplantation, Japaneses Society Diabetes, Japanese Society Dialysis Therapy, International Society Nephrology, European Renal Association, American Society Nephrology.

Connections

Married Azusa Sei, August 28, 1993.

father:
Tamaki Okada

mother:
Chisako Okada

spouse:
Azusa Sei