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Yasushi Kasahara, Japanese chemist. Recipient Best Technology Report award Asphalt Society Japan, 1977, Best Technology Paper award Japan Cement Association, 1978, Best Scientific Paper award Journal Japan Petroleum Institute, 1979. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, National Academy Clinical Biochemistry, Japanese Society Clinical Chemistry (board directors).

Background

Kasahara, Yasushi was born on October 1, 1941 in Tokyo. Son of Sadao and Mitsuyo (Hashimoto) Kasahara.

Education

Bachelor in Chemistry, Tokyo Science University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1977. Division of Medical Sciences, Showa University, 1994.

Career

Chief chemist technical research laboratories Toa Doro Industries, Inc., Tokyo, 1966-1977. Senior researcher central research laboratories Fujirebio Inc., 1977-1979, general manager clinical chemistry division, 1979-1988, dir ctrln. research laboratories, since 1986, managing director, 1990-1999, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1999—2002. Representative director Chiron Corporation, since 2002.

Lecturer clinical laboratory medicine Chiba University Medical School, Japan, 1985-1991. Lecturer biochemistry Kyorin University Medical School, since 1994. Visiting professor Kyorin University School Public Health, since 1998, Showa University Medical School, since 2007.

Visiting specialist basic clinical research Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, California, 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Progress in Clinical Enzymology, Volume 2, 1983, Selected Topics in Clinical Enzymology, Volume 2, 1984, Dictionary of Biotechnology, 1986, Testing Values Ranging between Normal and Abnormal, 1987, Manual for Clinical Laboratory Testing, 1988, Clinical Laboratory Test for Sexually Transmitted Disease Using Advanced Technology, 1989. Co-author, editor: Laboratory Reagents of Biotechnology, 1989. Editor, co-author: Immunochemical Assays and Biosensor Technology in the 1990s, 1992.

      Board editors Journal Clinical Laboratory Analysis, Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, 1996. Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, National Academy Clinical Biochemistry, Japanese Society Clinical Chemistry (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, skiing, Go.

Connections

Married Keiko Morisawa. Children: Kyoko, Ayako.

father:
Sadao Kasahara

mother:
Mitsuyo (Hashimoto) Kasahara

spouse:
Keiko Morisawa

child:
Kyoko Kasahara

child:
Ayako Kasahara