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Prof. Toru Kita

Prof. Toru Kita  
Kobe City Hospital
Kobe, Japan
 
Education
 
1962 - 1965 High School
1965 - 1967 College of Liberal Arts, Kyoto University
1967 - 1971 Faculty of Medicine,Kyoto University, Graduation to M.D.
1975 - 1979 Graduate School of Kyoto University
Faculty of Medicine, Graduation to Ph.D.
(Professor Shosaku Numa)
 
Position
 
1971 - 1973 Resident at the Department of Internal Medicine,Kyoto University Hospital
1973 - 1975 Resident at the Department of Internal Medicine, Shinko Hospital in Kobe,Japan
1979 Clinical Fellow of Internal Medicine, Kyoto University
1980 - 1981 Research Associate,Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Health Science Center,Dallas, Texas (Professor J.L Goldstein and M.S.Brown 1985 Novel prizor)
1981 - 1982 Senior Research Associate,Department of Molecular Genetics University of Texas Health Science Center,Dallas,Texas
1982 - 1983 Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Health Science Center,Dallas,Texas
1983 - 1988 Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Kyoto University
1988 - 1994 Professor and Chairman, Department of Geriatric Medicine,Faculty of Medicine Kyoto University
1994 - 2002 Professor,Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
1997 - 2001 Vice director of Kyoto University Hospital
2002 - 2008 Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto Universit
2006 - 2008 Executive Vice President of Kyoto University
2008 - Director,Kobe City Medical Center
2009 - Executive Vice-President,Kobe City Hospital Organization
 
 
Editorial Board
 
2004 Circulation Research
1998 - 2008 Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology
1991 - Japanese Journal of Medicine
1991 - The American Journal of the Medical Sciences
1990 - Atherosclerosis
1987 - The Journal of Japan Atherosclerosis Society
 
Advisory Board
 
1995 - 1998 Journal of Lipid Research
   
2006 - President, Japan Atherosclerosis Society
2007 - Chairperson of Subcommittee for Aging, Committee of Clinical Medicine ,
Science Council of Japan
1992 - Executive Vice-President,Japan Society of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology