Sasa, Masashi was born on November 4, 1938 in Yamagata, Japan. Son of Kishiro and Hisako Sasa.
Doctor of Medicine, Kyoto U., 1964;
Doctor of Philosophy, Kyoto U., 1969.
Research assistant professor, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Buffalo, 1969-1971;
research associate fculty medicine, Kyoto (Japan) U., 1971-1973;
lecturer, Kyoto (Japan) U., 1973-1978;
associate professor, Kyoto (Japan) U., 1978-1992;
professor, chairman, Hiroshima (Japan) U., School Medicine, since 1992.
Avocations: skiing, golfing, traveling.
Married Setsuko Sasahara, November 3, 1964. Children: Masako, Akiko.