Takemi Otsuki

Kawasaki Medical School Japan

Honor. Prof. Takemi Otsuki graduated from Kawasaki Medical School (KMS), Kurashiki, Japan, in 1981. In 1986, at the Institutes of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, he was involved in clinical and experimental research in bone marrow transplantation. The theme of the post-doctoral school (1985–1989) was myeloma cell biology. After joining the Department of Hematology, University of Minnesota, USA, in 1992, Dr. Otsuki studied genes involved in chromosomal translocations of lymphomas in the Department of Hematopathology, US National Cancer Institute, and National Institutes of Health. He returned to the Department of Hygiene, KMS, in 1996 and become a professor there in 2003. After retiring from KMS and obtaining an honorary professorship, Dr. Otsuki began working at the Shinjo Village National Health Insurance Clinic. Shinjo village has a small population of fewer than 900 people, and Dr. Otsuki is the sole medical doctor there.

Takemi Otsuki

2books edited

12chapters authored

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Environmental Health discusses environmental effects on human health. It examines heavy metal pollution, biological effects of arsenic (on reproductive health, especially), effects of soil organic carbon, chemical pollution of drinking water, climate change and vector-borne diseases, marine fuels, particulate matter, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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