Kazuo Ohuchi was born in Nagoya, Japan in 1942. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the University of Tokyo, Japan. In 1976, he was a Research Associate at Elbert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA, and in 1977, he was a Senior Research Associate at Brandeis University, Boston, USA. In 1989, he became a Professor at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. His major is suppression of inflammation and allergy. In 1987 and 2000, he got awards from the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan. In 2006, he retired Tohoku University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and now he works as a Professor Emeritus at Tohoku University and the Dean and a Professor at Faculty of Pharmacy, Yasuda Women's University, Hiroshima, Japan. Ohuchi is a Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, the Japanese Biochemical Society, the Japanese Pharmacological Society, the Japanese Society of Inflammation and Regeneration, the American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and so on. He was the Head of the 126th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan held in Sendai, Japan in 2006.
Biography Updated on 31 May 2009