Doctor of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, Japan, 1949. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Michigan, 1980.
DMed (honorary), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1985.
Research associate department bacteriology Osaka University School Medicine, 1942—1952. Assistant professor department microbiology Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, 1952-1954. Chief. section toxicology National Institute Arthritis & Metabolic Diseases (NIAMD), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1954-1958.
Professor department medical chemistry Kyoto University, Japan, 1958-1983. President Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Japan, 1983-1989. Director Osaka Bioscience Institute, Suita, Japan, 1987—1998.
Director emeritus Osaka Bioscience Institute, from 1998, chairman board trustees, from 2004. William Waterman fellow in enzyme chemistry University Wisconsin Institute Enzyme Research, Madison, 1949—1950. Visiting bacteriologist University California, Berkley, 1950.
Professor, chairman department biochemistry Osaka University School Medicine, 1961—1963. Professor, chairman department physiological chemistry & nutrition University Tokyo, 1970—1974. President International Union Biochemistr, 1973—1976.
Scientific Council Institute Institute of Cellular and Molecular Pathology (Belgium) since 1979. Of American Academy, of Arts and Sciences 1969, Foreign Association, of the United States National Academy, of Sciences 1972. Japan Academy 1974, New York Academy, of Sciences 1975.
American Society of Biological Chemists 1974, Institute Society on Clinical Entymology 1988, Society for Free Radical Research 1988.
Married Takiko Satani, November 9, 1946. 1 child Mariko.