Kanji Yamasaki was born in Nagasaki, Japan. Yamasaki received the B.S. degree (1974), the M.S. degree (1976), and the Ph.D. (1989) degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Tottori, the University of Tottori, and the University of Hokkaido, respectively. In 1990, Yamasaki received the Progress Award from the Japanese Association for Laboratory Animal Science. Since 1991, Yamasaki has been a Diplomate of the Japanese College of Veterinary Pathologist and since 1993 a Diplomate of the Japanese Society of Toxicological Pathology. In 1999-2007, Yamasaki was the OECD VMG-mammalian Member. In 2008, Yamasaki was a Lecturer in Ochanomizu University, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. Since 2009, Yamasaki has been a Lecturer in Meiji University and a Risk Communication Expert Committee Member of the Food Safety Commission of Japan. In 2010, Yamasaki became a member of Editorial Board for ISRN Toxicology and Clinical Toxicology (USA). Yamasaki's specialized field is the toxicology, endocrine-related effects, experimental pathology, and risk assessment of chemicals, and the research field is toxicity focused on studies of endocrine disrupting chemicals, carcinogenesis, pathology of bone, and cartilage disorders.
Biography Updated on 31 July 2013