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Biochemist , educator

Masayoshi Yamaguchi, Japanese biochemist, educator. Achievements include discovery of gene and protein for cell signaling regulatory protein (named regucalcin) and transcription factor RGPR-p117 in mammalian cells; 22 patents for regucalcin composition for transgenic animals and preventing reduction of bone mass and osteoporosis.

Background

He was born at Atami, Japan, 1947 and graduated from Shizuoka College of Pharmacy (BS) in 1971, and obtained Ph.D of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1976, Japan.

Education

Bachelor in Pharmacy, Shizuoka College Pharmacy, Japan, 1971. Master in Pharmacy, Shizuoka College Pharmacy, Japan, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Shizuoka College Pharmacy, Japan, 1976.

Career

Research associate Shizuoka College Pharmacy, 1973—1986, assistant professor pharmacy, 1986—1987, University Shizuoka, 1987—1991, associate professor health science, 1991—1993, professor health science, 1993—2007. Member International Society Bone and Mineral, 1980—2007, American Society Cell Biology, 2000—2007. Visiting lecturer University Pennsylvania, 1981.

Visiting assistant professor Texas Technology University, 1985—1986, University Texas, 1988—1989. Member editorial academy International Journal Molecular Medicine, since 2001. Member editorial board International Journal Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Research, since 2009.

Edition member biomedical Research on Trace Elements, Japan, 2002—2004, 2007—2008, Molecular Medicine Reports, since 2009, Journal Osteoporosis, since 2009, Journal Diabetes and Endocrinology, since 2010, International Journal Medical Sciences, since 2009. Member editorial board Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, since 2010. Science advisor Kemin Health LC, 2005—2010, Primus Pharmaceuticals Inc., since 2006.

President Institute Bone Health and Nutrient, since 2007. Visiting professor Emory University, since 2007. Member editorial board Endocrinology Studies, since 2010, Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine, since 2010.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of gene and protein for cell signaling regulatory protein (named regucalcin) and transcription factor RGPR-p117 in mammalian cells. 22 patents for regucalcin composition for transgenic animals and preventing reduction of bone mass and osteoporosis.

Membership

He was appointed Editorial Board Member of many Journals including International Journal of Molecular Medicine, Molecular Medicine Reports, Journal of Osteoporosis, International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, International Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Endocrinology Studies, Alternative Medicine Studies, Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine, and Stem Cell Discovery.

Connections

Married Eiko Masaoka, December 12, 1976. Children: Yasuko, Shuichi.

father:
Kiyoshi Yamaguchi

mother:
Yoshiko Yamaguchi

spouse:
Eiko Masaoka

child:
Yasuko Yamaguchi

child:
Shuichi Yamaguchi