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Medicinal chemistry researcher

Koichi Andrew Niimura, Japanese Medicinal chemistry researcher. Member Sayama International Friendship Association, Japan Radioisotope Association, Japanese Cancer Association, Division Medicinal Chemistry.

Background

Niimura, Koichi Andrew was born on November 10, 1953 in Odawara-Shi, Kanagawa, Japan. Son of Masaru and Yoshi (Tajika) Niimura.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Saitama University, Japan, 1976. Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Science, University Tokyo, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Science, University Tokyo, 1986.

CChem, MRSC, 2001.

Career

Researcher Kureha Chemical Industry, Tokyo, 1978-1983, assistant researcher, 1985-1993, senior research fellow, 1993—2005. Research associate Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1983-1985. General manager medicinal chemistry department and laboratory administration department Kureha Corporation, Tokyo, since 2006, vice director, since 2008.

Radiation protection supervisor Kureha Chemical Industry, Tokyo, since 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Member Sayama International Friendship Association, Japan Radioisotope Association, Japanese Cancer Association, Division Medicinal Chemistry.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical guitar, mountain-climbing, reading.

Connections

Married Mieko Fukuda, June 22, 1986.

father:
Masaru Niimura

mother:
Yoshi (Tajika) Niimura

spouse:
Mieko Fukuda