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researcher , Cell biologist

Ryotaro Yoshida, Japanese cell biologist, researcher. Achievements include contributions to biological significance of indoleamine 2, 3- dioxygenase induced under various pathological conditions, characterization of a new type of activated macrophages specifically cytotoxic against allografts. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Japan Bio-chemical Society (Encouragement award 1984).

Background

Yoshida, Ryotaro was born on July 13, 1947 in Kyoto, Japan. Son of Tokutaro and Sadako (Sugimoto) Yoshida.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Gifu (Japan) University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyoto University, 1980.

Career

Medical associate department clinical science Kyoto University, 1977-1978, research associate department medical chemistry, 1978-1984. Visiting assistant professor Rockefeller University, New York, 1984-1986. Visiting associate professor Cornell Medical College, 1986-1987.

Head department cell biology Osaka Bioscience Institute, Suita, Japan, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Achievements include contributions to biological significance of indoleamine 2, 3- dioxygenase induced under various pathological conditions, characterization of a new type of activated macrophages specifically cytotoxic against allografts.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, Japan Bio-chemical Society (Encouragement award 1984).

Connections

Married Masako Taguchi, December 21, 1947. Children: Yoko, Michiko, Hiroko.

father:
Tokutaro Yoshida

mother:
Sadako (Sugimoto) Yoshida

spouse:
Masako Taguchi

child:
Yoko Yoshida

child:
Michiko Yoshida

child:
Hiroko Yoshida