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Naofumi Morita, Japanese director. Achievements include patents for prevention and remedy for cancer using gold ion, 2005. Named one of Top 100 Scientists, 2006; recipient Da Vinci Diamond award, International Biographic Center, 2007.

Background

Morita, Naofumi was born on July 28, 1943 in Tateshina, Kitasakugun Nagano, Japan. Son of Yoshikane Morita.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan, 1975.

Career

Research associate Nara Medical University, 1975—1979, Osaka Prefecture University, 1979—1990, lecturer, 1990—1996, associate professor, 1996—1998, professor, 1998—2007. Academic advisor Fudai Limited company, since 2005. Trustee Toyo College Food Technology, Kawanishi, Japan, since 2007.

Director Joint-Enterprise Corporation, Food Atelier: Love and Dream, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, since 2004. Editorial board member Japanese Society Applied Glycosci.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for prevention and remedy for cancer using gold ion, 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Peer reviewer: various international articles in field.

Membership

Member of Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Japan Society Bioscience, Biotechnology, Agrochemistry, Japanese Society Food Science Technology, Japanese Society Nutrition Food Science, American Association Cereal Chemists, Japan Society Analytical Chemistry, Japanese Society Amaranthus and Quinoa (manager since 2004), Society Practical Application Domestic Wheats (director since 2001), Japanese Society Cereal Scientists (president since 1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, gardening.

Connections

Married Kayoko Morita, November 22, 1972. Children: Teruo, Yoshifumi.

father:
Yoshikane Morita Morita

spouse:
Kayoko Morita

child:
Teruo Morita

child:
Yoshifumi Morita