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Medical products executive , researcher

Hiroyuki Okihana, Japanese Pharmaceutical company executive. Member Japanese Bio-chemical Society, Japanese Cancer Association, Molecular BiologySoc. Japan, Japanese Society Bone Mineral Research, Japanese Society Cartilage Metabolism, Japanese Society Connective Tissue Research.

Background

Okihana, Hiroyuki was born on March 13, 1948 in Kure City, Hiroshima, Japan. Son of Takashi and Miryoko (Mizuta) Okihana.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Osaka University, 1970. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1973. Doctor of Science, University Tokyo, 1978.

Career

Member research staff St. Marianna University Medical School, Kawasaki, Japan, 1978-1982. Senior researcher University Maryland, College Park, 1979-1981. Research staff National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan, 1982-1993.

Chief research staff Fujimoto Pharmaceutical Corporation, Osaka, 1993—2001, Pentax Company (Asahi Optical Company Ltd.), since 2001.

Membership

Member Japanese Bio-chemical Society, Japanese Cancer Association, Molecular BiologySoc. Japan, Japanese Society Bone Mineral Research, Japanese Society Cartilage Metabolism, Japanese Society Connective Tissue Research.

Connections

Married Michiko Takeda, September 22, 1979;1 child, Yumiko.

father:
Takashi Okihana

mother:
Miryoko (Mizuta) Okihana

spouse:
Michiko Takeda

child:
Yumiko Okihana