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researcher , biomedical engineer

Kenji Ando, Japanese biomedical engineer, researcher. Achievements include research in isolation of natriuretic peptides; patents for in field.

Background

Ando, Kenji was born on October 30, 1954 in Minokamo, Gifu, Japan. Son of Kunisuke and Mitoko (Mizuno) Ando.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Nagoya University, Japan, 1977. Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1994.

Career

Researcher Bristol Myers K.K., Kanagawa, Japan, 1977-1991. Chief researcher Nippon Paint Company Ltd., Osaka, since 1991. Researcher Nagoya University, 1977—1978, Ooita (Japan) Medical School, 1983—1984, University Tokyo, 1987—1988, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in isolation of natriuretic peptides. Patents for in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Atrial Natriuretic Factor, 1990

    • contributor.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: traditional Japanese music, jazz, walking, comm.

Connections

Married Kyoko Nakamura, March 25, 1981. Children: Yuka, Keita.

father:
Kunisuke Ando

mother:
Mitoko (Mizuno) Ando

spouse:
Kyoko Nakamura

children:
Yuka Ando

Keita Ando