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educator , Neuroscientist

Nobuyuki Kawano, Japanese neuroscientist, educator. Director Tokyo Brain Tumor Conference, 1983—2002.

Background

Kawano, Nobuyuki was born on August 10, 1943 in Fukuoka, Japan. Son of Kichiro and Hisako Kawano.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, 1969.

Career

Lecturer neurosurgery Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Japan, 1974—1987. Assistant professor Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, 1979—1981. Associate professor neurosurgery Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Japan, 1987—2000, guest professor Japan, since 2000.

President Isobe Clinic, Japan, since 2000. Editor Japanese Association of Brain Tumor Pathology, Nagoya, Aichi Pref., Japan, since 1983. Consultant pathologist Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Neurosciences, Chofu, Tokyo, Japan, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of new type of brain tumor(ependymoma). Development of newly operative ceramic plate for pituitary surgery. Research in clarified gliomatous growth toward outside of the skull.

    First to CPPD cdd of the yellow ligament of the spine. Discovery of Eosinophilic inclusion body in ependymoma. Development of PNET cell line.

    Invention of radical removal of craniopharyngioma.

Membership

Director Tokyo Brain Tumor Conference, 1983—2002.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fly fishing.

Connections

Married Tsuneyo Ichisato.

father:
Kichiro Kawano

mother:
Hisako Kawano

spouse:
Tsuneyo Ichisato.