Akira Niijima

Niigata University, Japan

1.FULL name:Akira Niijima. Date of Birth:May 20, 1921. Birthplace:Tokyo, Japan. Citizenship:Japan. Permanent address:31,2-chome, Hamauracho,Chuoku,Niigata City, Japan. Material Status:Married 2.Present position: Emeritus Professor of Physiology, Niigata Univerasity School of Medicine. 3.Educational Background:Graduated from Niigta University School of Medicine in 1946. Degree:MD in 1946, PhD in 1950. 4.Professional History:Associate Profesor of Physiology, Niigata University School of Medicine 1957-1962 Professor and Head of Department of Physiology, Niigata University School of Medicine, 1962-1987 Emeritus Professor of Physiology, Niigata University School of Medicine, 1987- 5.Scientific Activities:More than 150 papers were published in the international journals. Examples: (1)Niijima,A. Afferent signals from leptin sensors in the white adipose tissue---.J.A.N.S.,1998 (2)Niijima,A. The effect of glucose and other sugars on the efferent activity of the sympathetic nerves innervating the fatty tissue.Jpn.J. Physiol., 1997. (3)Niijima,A. Glucose sensitive afferent nerve fibres in the hepatic branch of the vagus nerve in the gunea pig. J. Physiol. 1982

Biography Updated on 30 May 2010

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