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Dental educator

Toshihiko Koga, Japanese Dental educator. Recipient Kuroya prize for encouragement of research Japanese Society for Bacteriology, 1986, Naito prize Naito Foundation, 1993. Member American Society for Microbiology, International Association Dental Research.

Background

Koga, Toshihiko was born on June 22, 1948 in Fukuoka, Japan. Son of Moto and Tsugie (Koga) Koga.

Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery, Kyushu University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyushu University, 1979.

Career

Assistant professor Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1973-1979, professor, since 1992. Associate professor Kagoshima (Japan) University, 1980-1983. Chief National Institutes Health, Tokyo, 1982-1987, director, 1987-1993, University Dental Hospital, Kyushu University, Japan, since 1999.

Consultant Ministry Health and Welfare, Tokyo, 1989, Ministry of Education, Tokyo, 1989-1990, Japan Dental Association, 1992-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Methods in Gene Technology, 1994, Periodontal Disease: Pathogens and Host Immune Response, 1991, Molecular Microbiology Immunology of S. mutans, 1986. Editor: Japanese Journal Medical Science Biology, 1990-1993.

Membership

Member American Society for Microbiology, International Association Dental Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, baseball.

Connections

Married Keiko Ito, April 7, 1974. Children: Saori, Takae, Takahide.

father:
Moto Koga

mother:
Tsugie (Koga) Koga

spouse:
Keiko Ito

child:
Takahide Koga

child:
Takae Koga

child:
Saori Koga