Title: Oncologist, Hematologist, Researcher
Company: McGill University
Location: Kashiwa-shi, Chiba, Japan
Shinichiro Akiyama, Oncologist, Hematologist, and Researcher at McGill University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medicine.
Backed by an MD from Sapporo Medical University in Japan, Dr. Akiyama went on to complete his required residencies at Nikko Memorial Hospital and Hakodate Red Cross Hospital. He then completed an oncology fellowship at Sapporo Medical University prior to being hired as the medical chief of aerospace medicine at the National Space Development Agency of Japan in 1996. Licensed by the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, Dr. Akiyama has brought his skills to a number of established medical institutions, including Mitsukaido Sakura Hospital, the Kudan Clinic, and Lanzhou University Second Hospital. Currently, Dr. Akiyama is excelling as the director of the Cancer Control Society in Tokyo, Japan, alongside his concurrent role as a professor at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Looking back on his career thus far, Dr. Akiyama can list many achievements to his credit. He played an important role in the discovery of Cu/Zn-SOD, a human antioxidant enzyme that is a new oxidative stress marker of hemodialysis patients. Likewise, he was integral in the discovery of ren-shen-yang-rong-tang, a Chinese herbal drug that stimulates hematopoiesis, as well as the discovery of cyclic-poly-lactate, which enhances the efficiency of dendritic cell therapy of cancer. Dr. Akiyama has shared his inimitable experiences with his community by contributing a plethora of articles to professional journals.
An active member of his industry, Dr. Akiyama maintains affiliation with myriad professional organizations. These include, but are not limited to, the American College of Physicians, the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. As a testament to his success, Dr. Akiyama is featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the World.
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