Doctor of Medicine, Nagoya University, Japan, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Nagoya University, Japan, 1983.
Researcher Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya, 1985—1990. From assistant professor to associate professor Nagoya University, 1990—1996, professor, since 1996.
Member of Japanese Cancer Association (Young Brilliant Scientist 1990), American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Married Yoshino Takahashi, June 7, 1955. Children: Rina, Hidefumi, Tetsuo.