Tetsuji Nagata, M.D, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus (Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, and Department of Anatomy, Shinshu Institute of Alternative Medicine and Welfare, Nagano) was Born in Nagano, Japan, February 5, 1931. After high school he finished premedical course at Shinshu University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; medical education at Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan, 1951-1955. He received his PhD in Anatomy 1961., also at Shinshu University Graduate School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan. Dr. Nagata received several awards and honors. He is author of 10 single-authored books and 112 co-authored books, 586 original and review papers, 713 contributed papers at national and international conferences in Asian-Pacific, European and American countries.