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health products executive , Medical educator

Mitsuomi Hirashima, Japanese medical educator, health products executive. Achievements include patents for in galectin-9. Recipient Medical award, Kumamoto Medical Association, 1984; grantee, Ministry Education, Science, Sports and Culture, 1996-1997, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2001-2002.

Background

Hirashima, Mitsuomi was born on February 14, 1947 in Kumamoto-City, Kumamoto, Japan. Son of Tenzo Hirashima and Sumie Tanaka.

Education

Bachelor in Medicine, Kumamoto University, 1972. Doctor of Medicine, Kumamoto University, 1972. Doctor in Medical Science, Kumamoto University, 1976.

Career

Research associate Kumamoto University Medical School, 1976—1980, 1981—1983, assistant professor, 1983—1984, associate professor, 1984—1994. Postdoctoral fellow Johns Hopkins University School Medicine, 1979—1981. Professor Kagawa Medical University, Miki, Japan, since 1994.

Executive director Galpharma Company, Takamatsu, Japan, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for in galectin-9.

Membership

Member Green Rotary, Takamatsu, 1996—1999. Member of Japanese Society Pathology (member council since 1983), Japanese Society Allergology since 1991.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, fishing, Go.

Connections

Married Masako Imuta, November 19, 1972. Children: Hideomi, Masaomi, Yasuomi, Satoko.

father:
Tenzo Hirashima

mother:
Sumie Tanaka

spouse:
Masako Imuta

child:
Hideomi Hirashima

child:
Masaomi Hirashima

child:
Yasuomi Hirashima

child:
Satoko Hirashima