1977: Graduated from the Osaka Pharmaceutical University 1977-: Researcher, Osaka Prefectural Institute of Public Health 1990-: Senior class Researcher, Osaka Prefectural Institute of Public Health 2009-2012: Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Education College in Japan 2010-: Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Iwaki Meisei University 2014-: Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Iwaki Meisei University
Major research areas
Regulatory science, Study of quality evaluation and quality standard of Medicines Analysis of crude drug and Kampo formulation.
September 2010: Received the JSP Article Prize from the japanese Society of Pharmacognosy for "Simple and rapid analysis of aristolochic acid contained in crude drugs and Kampo formulation with solid phase extraction and HPLC photodiode-array detection"
September 2012: Received the JSP Award for Distinguished Services from the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy