Profile

PresidentHideto Sakai, M.D., Ph.D

Director, Geriatric Health Services Facility Shimoda, Medical corporation, Jinsenkai, SG group
Formerly Deputy Director, Keio University Hospital
Professor Emeritus, Nephrology and Diabetology, Department of Internal Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine

Curriculum Vitae

Graduated from Medical School of Keio University (Speciality: Nephrology and Immunology)
Leader of the Immunology Research Team, Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
Professor, Tokai University School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Diabetology, Department of Internal Medicine

Main research field

Nephrology, Immunology and Diabetology
Immunological analysis of renal biopsy specimens from patients with glomerulonephritis or diabetic nephropathy

Secretary GeneralHarumi Kuno-Sakai, M.D., Ph.D

Currently, Director, Geriatric Health Services Facility Towada, Social Welfare Corporation Miyagikai, SG group Formerly President, Japanese Society of Clinical Virology

Curriculum Vitae

Graduated from Medical School of Keio University
Graduated from Graduate School of Medicine, Keio University (Speciality Pediatrics)
Leader of the Immunochemical Research Team, Division of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
Professor, Tokai University School of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Pediatrics

Main research field

Infectious diseases, Vaccination, Immunology
Microassay of protein with membrane filter
Solid phase radioimmunoassay of proteins, antigens or antibodies
Presence of B-lymphcytosis factor in plasma of Kawasaki disease
Increase in peripheral blood IgA-bearing lymphocytes in Henoch-Shoenlein purpura patients

Language supervisorMutsuo Fukushima

Journalist, Official member of Japanese Society of Clinical Virology

Curriculum Vitae

1976-1980 Sophia University (Bachelor of Arts), The Faculty of Foreign Studies, The Department of English Studies
1992 Studied in the United States with a fellowship conferred by the World Press
Institute (WPI) fellowship, annually conferred to 10 journalists selected via
an exam. And interview from around the world by the WPI, Macalester College,
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Staff reporter at Kyodo News, World Services Desk, International Department, Shiodome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-7201 Japan
Leader, International Coordination Team, Marine & Environmental Industry Development Division,Industry & Labour Department,Nagasaki Prefectural Government
In 2004, the Asahi Shimbun Co. awarded Jiro Osaragi Prize for Commentary, the prize given to the best book in the social sciences published in Japan during the previous year, to the book “Kokumin no tenno” (The People’s Emperor: Democracy and the Japanese Monarchy, 1945-1995 by Professor Kenneth Ruoff of Portland State University), which I translated into Japanese by teaming up with another Kyodo colleague Takahisa Kimura.