Nobuo Yamaguchi

Kanazawa Medical University, Japan

Nobuo Yamaguchi (Emeritus Professor, Founding Managing Editor, eCAM (Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine), Department of Fundamental Research for CAM, School of Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Japan. He received his Ph.D. degree (biology) from the Kanazawa University in 1967 and the Ph.D. degree (medicine) from the Gunma University, Maebashi, Japan, in 1973 and was Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Gunma University. He became Research Associate (1975), Lecturer in the Kanazawa Medical University (1979), Associate Professor (1982), and Professor (1987). He has taught immunology/serology to the First Medical Class (1979) and has worked as the Chair of the First Medical Class Students since 1987. Yamaguchi has lectured another medical school in Japan as well as the Medical and Pharmaceutical School of Mainland China and Taiwan. He had been investigating maternofetal relation, especially maternal effect on her offspring. In the last stage of his investigation, he proved the maternal cell traffic to her young. This phenomenon had been established to the gynecological field as microchimerism. Yamaguchi proposed that this chimerism is possible to develop autoimmunity and/or hypersensitivity in the young. His current research interests include peripheral leukocyte regulation by the CAM menu. Yamaguchi organized the International Symposium on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Kanazawa under the supervision of Professor Edwin L. Cooper (UCLA), Japan, 2102 and is coediting the proceedings to be published by the Kluwer Publishers, New York, NY, USA. He had established the foundation, INMPRC : Ishikawa Natural Medicinal Products Research Center Foundation to support the new CAM journal, 2008. He is now a Founding Managing Editor of the new journal: Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM) published by the Oxford University Press (2004).

Biography Updated on 29 November 2012

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