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Medical educator

Takashi Muramatsu, Japanese medical educator. Achievements include discovery of endoglycosidase acting on glycoproteins; discovery of Midkine. Recipient Cultural prize, Chunichi Press, 2002. Member of Japanese Bio-chemical Society.

Background

Muramatsu, Takashi was born on February 16, 1941 in Kagoshima, Japan. Son of Masashi and Shizuko Muramatsu.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Graduate School, University Tokyo, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School, University Tokyo, 1968.

Career

Research fellow Albert Einstein College Medicine, New York City, 1968—1972. Assistant professor Kobe University School Medicine, Japan, 1972—1973, associate professor, 1973—1980. Visiting scientist Pasteur Institute, Paris, 1977—1978.

Professor Kagoshima University School Medicine, Japan, 1980—1993, Nagoya University School Medicine, 1993—2000. Professor, chairman Nagoya University Graduate School Medicine, 2000—2004, professor emeritus, since 2004. Professor Aichi Gakuin University, Nisshin, since 2004.

Associate editor Glycobiology, 1999—2007. President Japanese Bio-chemical Society, Tokyo.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of endoglycosidase acting on glycoproteins. Discovery of Midkine.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Cell Surface and Differentiation. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Japanese Bio-chemical Society.

Connections

Married Hisako Koga, September 23, 1968. Children: Akira, Yukiko.

father:
Masashi Muramatsu

mother:
Shizuko Muramatsu

spouse:
Hisako Koga

child:
Akira Muramatsu

child:
Yukiko Muramatsu