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Masahiro Fujimuro

researcher , medical educator

Masahiro Fujimuro, Japanese medical educator, researcher. Achievements include development of production of monoclonal antibodies specific to Polyubiquitin chains and Multiplex polymerase chain reaction-based DNA array for detection of herpesviruses; patents pending for a potential antitumor agent against B-lymphoma infected with KSHV.

Background

Fujimuro, Masahiro was born on April 14, 1968 in Itami, Hyougo, Japan. Son of Masaji and Setsuko Fujimuro.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Science, Hokkaido University, School of Pharmaceutical, Sapporo, 1992. Master of Science, Hokkaido University, School of Pharmaceutical, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, Hokkaido University, School of Pharmaceutical, 1997.

Career

Research fellow Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Sapporo, 1996—1998. Postdoctoral fellow Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1998—2003. Assistant professor Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2003—2008.

Associate professor University Yamanashi, Faculty Medicine, since 2008. Visiting scientist department oncology Johns Hopkins University, since 2009. Research coordinator The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan, 2003—2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of production of monoclonal antibodies specific to Polyubiquitin chains and Multiplex polymerase chain reaction-based DNA array for detection of herpesviruses. Patents pending for a potential antitumor agent against B-lymphoma infected with KSHV.

Works

  • Contributor articles to numerous medical journals.

Membership

Reviewer New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan, since 2004. Member of The Molecular Biology Society of Japan, The Japanese Association Infectious Diseases, The Pharmaceutical Society Japan, The Biochemical Society Japan, The Japanese Society Virology.

Connections

Married Miyako Igaki, August 0, 2002. Children: Haruka, Yukika.

father:
Masaji Fujimuro

mother:
Setsuko Fujimuro

spouse:
Miyako Igaki

children:
Haruka Fujimuro

Yukika Fujimuro