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educator , researcher , Medical educator

Masaki Tauchi, Japanese medical educator, researcher. Diplomate in veterinary medicine Nihon University, Tokyo, 1971; Achievements include first to intracellular staining of aldehyde-fixed neurons in Central Nervous System; research in mechanisms of motion detection in mammalian retina; development of back and forth-audible traffic signals and durable tactile walking surface indicators paved on crosswalk.

Background

Tauchi, Masaki was born on January 21, 1949 in Nayoro, Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Inezo and Setsuko Tauchi.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Tokyo Women's Medical College, 1979.

Career

Assistant professor National Institute Physiological Sciences, Okazaki, Japan, 1979—1987. Research fellow Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1982—1984. Department research director Research Institute, National Rehabilitation Center Disabled, Tokorozawa, Japan, 1987—1994.

Professor Okayama Prefectural University, Soja, Japan, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Diplomate in veterinary medicine Nihon University, Tokyo, 1971. Achievements include first to intracellular staining of aldehyde-fixed neurons in Central Nervous System. Research in mechanisms of motion detection in mammalian retina.

    Development of back and forth-audible traffic signals and durable tactile walking surface indicators paved on crosswalk.

Connections

Married Ryoko Ohuchi. Children: Miu, Fusa.

father:
Inezo Tauchi

mother:
Setsuko Tauchi

spouse:
Ryoko Ohuchi

children:
Miu Tauchi

Fusa Tauchi