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Hematologist

Michio Kawano, Japanese hematologist. Achievements include finding that interleukin-6 (Illinois-6) is a major growth factor for human myeloma cells; revealed difference of normal plasma cells from mature myeloma cells, altered expression of Pax-5 gene in human myeloma cells, Illinois-6 signalling in human myeloma cells; research in field of multiple myeloma. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Hematology.

Background

Kawano, Michio was born on January 12, 1953 in Sanyo-cho, Yamaguchi, Japan. Son of Ikuta and Fumi Kawano.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, 1977. Division of Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, 1982.

Career

Research associate Research Institute Radiation Biolology Medicine Hiroshima University, 1983-1992, assistant professor faculty of medicine, since 1992. Professor immuno-hematology faculty of medicine Yamaguchi University, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include finding that interleukin-6 (Illinois-6) is a major growth factor for human myeloma cells. Revealed difference of normal plasma cells from mature myeloma cells, altered expression of Pax-5 gene in human myeloma cells, Illinois-6 signalling in human myeloma cells. Research in field of multiple myeloma.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (journal) Nature.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Hematology.

Connections

Married Yumie Keshi, March 22, 1981. Children: Yawara, Haruka.

father:
Ikuta Kawano

mother:
Fumi Kawano

spouse:
Yumie Keshi

child:
Yawara Kawano

child:
Haruka Kawano