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Yuichi Yamamura

educator , immunologist , university president

Yuichi Yamamura, Japanese university president, immunologist, educator. Recipient Cultural prize Asaki Press Company, 1960, Academy prize for cancer research Princess Takamatsu, 1978, Takeda Chemical Company, prize for medical science, 1978, Japan Academy prize, 1985.


Yamamura, Yuichi was born on July 27, 1918 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Shintaro and Ai Yamamura.


Doctor of Medicine Osaka Imperial University, 1941, D.Med. Science, 1949.


Associate professor Osaka City University, chief doctor National Toneyama Hospital, Toyonaka, Japan, 1949-1957. Professor medical chemistry, chairman department medical chemistry Kyushu University School Medicine, Fukuoka, 1957-1962. Professor internal medicine Osaka University, 1962-1980, chairman department internal medicine, 1962-1980, dean School Medicine, 1967-1969, 79, university president, 1979-1985.

Member Japan Academy, 1986.


  • Author: Textbook of Medical Chemistry, 1961. Textbook of Immunology, 1981. Textbook of Pathological Biochemistry, 1971.

    Advisory board Review Infectious Diseases, since 1979, Journal Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, since 1979, Clinical Therapeutics, since 1979, biomedical Research, since 1980, others. Research in tumor immunology, immunoregulation, metabolic diseases.


Member Japan Academy, 1986. Member Japanese Society Immunology (president since 1971), Japanese Society Internal Medicine, American Association Immunologists, New York Academy of Sciences, Japan Society Clinical Chemistry (president since 1960). Buddhist.; Club: Rotary.


Married Sonoe Ootsuki, January 4, 1942. Children– Masaichi, Koichi, Kenichi, Momoe.

Shintaro Yamamura

Ai Yamamura

Sonoe Ootsuki

Masaichi Yamamura

Koichi Yamamura

Kenichi Yamamura

Momoe Yamamura