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Medical educator

Koichi Hiraga, Chinese medical educator. Achievements include first to 1) Structures of genes and proteins responsible for nonketotic hyperglycinemia, 2) Roles of galectin-3 in maintenance of physiological conditions of hepatocytes. Councilor Toyama Higashi High School; Member of Japanese Biochemical Society.

Background

Hiraga, Koichi was born on December 10, 1943 in Taiyuen, China. Son of Syuichi and Sachi Hiraga.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai City, Japan, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Tohoku University, 1973.

Career

Professor Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan, 1985—2005, Department Biochemistry, University Toyama Graduate School Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to 1) Structures of genes and proteins responsible for nonketotic hyperglycinemia, 2) Roles of galectin-3 in maintenance of physiological conditions of hepatocytes.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers.

Membership

Councilor Toyama Higashi High School. Member of Japanese Biochemical Society.

Connections

Married Masako Honda, April 1, 1973. Children: Toko Tamura, Utako.

father:
Syuichi Hiraga

mother:
Sachi Hiraga

spouse:
Masako Honda

child:
Utako Hiraga

child:
Toko Tamura Hiraga