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Internist , Physiologist , Medical educator

Yoshihisa Kurachi, Japanese medical educator, physiologist, internist. Achievements include research in G-protein regulation of ion channel mechanisms and molecule biology of potassium channels. Member American Physiological Society, Society General Physiologists, Biophysics Society, International Society Heart Research, Japan Society Internal Medicine.

Background

Kurachi, Yoshihisa was born on September 20, 1953 in Kobe, Japan. Son of Tatsumi and Mieko (Toyoda) Kurachi.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Tokyo, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1985.

Career

Assistant professor physiology National Institute Physiological Sciences, 1980-1984. Stipender Max Planck Institute Biophysics and Chemistry, 1982-1983. Medical staff University Tokyo, 1985, assistant professor medicine, 1985-1990.

Consultant, assistant professor medicine and pharmacology Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, 1990-1992, consultant, associate professor medicine, since 1992. Professor, chairman pharmacology department Osaka University School Medicine. Adjustment lecturer University Tokyo, since 1990.

Visiting professor, chairman cell biology and signaling department Yainagata University School Medicine.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in G-protein regulation of ion channel mechanisms and molecule biology of potassium channels.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Physiological Society, Society General Physiologists, Biophysics Society, International Society Heart Research, Japan Society Internal Medicine.

Connections

father:
Tatsumi Kurachi

mother:
Mieko (Toyoda) Kurachi