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Psychiatrist , researcher

Yoshimoto Sekine, Japanese psychiatrist, researcher. Achievements include patents for new treatment for patients with schizophrenia. Recipient Doctor Kenjiro Takayanagi Research award, 2001, Doctor Paul Janssen Research award, 2002, Research award, Public Health Research Foundation Japan, 2003, Japan Brain Research Society, 2004; grantee, The Japan Ministry, 2001-2004, The Stantley Medical Research Institute, 2002.


Sekine, Yoshimoto was born on November 19, 1968 in Shizuoka, Japan. Son of Hideji and Akie Sekine.


Doctor of Medicine, University Ryukyus, Japan, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine, Hamamatsu University, 2000.


Trainee psychiatrist Hamamatsu University Hospital, Japan, 1995—1996, research psychiatrist School Medicine, 1996—2000, assistant professor School Medicine, 2000—2008. Associate professor Center Forensic Mental Health, Chiba University, 2008—2009, professor, since 2009. Visiting researcher Central Research Laboratory Hamamatsu (Japan) Photonics, KK, 2002—2004.

Visiting researcher National Institute on Drug Abuse National Institutes of Health, 2006—2008.


  • Achievements include patents for new treatment for patients with schizophrenia.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Resarch, treatment for patients, and education Psychiatry, Hamamatsu U Sch of Med, Hamamatsu, Japan. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, The Japanese Society Biological Psychiatry (Travel award 2001, Research award 2002).


Married Yuko Kato, February 5, 2000. 1 child Kippei.

Hideji Sekine

Akie Sekine

Yuko Kato

Kippei Sekine