Hideki Mori M. D., Professor and Chairman of 1st Department of Pathology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu Japan


Dr. Hideki Mori received M. D. in 1968 from Gifu University and Ph.D. from Gifu University in 1975. He has promoted to Associate Professor of the same University in 1978 and spent two years in American Health Foundation as a visiting scientist starting 1979. Since 1987 he has been Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pathology, Gifu University, School of Medicine. His research interests have been in the area of experimental pathology on cancers. Dr. Mori and his colleagues have discovered a number of promising chemopreventive agents. He has published numerous scientific papers and book-chapters.

Toshihiko Osawa, Ph.D., Professor of Laboratory of Food and Biodynamics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Chikusa, Nagoya 464- 8601, Japan


Dr. Toshihiko Osawa received Ph.D. from University of Tokyo in 1974. He has spent three years in Department of Chemistry of the Australian National University as Research Fellow staring from 1974. He has been appointed to Assistant Professor of Nagoya University in 1978 and promoted to Assistant Professor in 1987 of the same University. Dr. Osawa spent one year as a visiting Professor in Department of Environmental Toxicology of University of California, Davis starting from 1990 and he has promoted to Professor of Laboratory of Food and Biodynamics of Nagoya University in 1995. His research interests have been in the area of protective role of dietary components in oxidative stress, and role of food factors for cancer prevention. He organized many International Conference and Symposium, and published many scientific papers and book-chapters. He has received award for distinguished young scientist from Agricultural Chemical Society of Japan in 1986 and platinum award from American Chemical Society in 1995.

Haruo Sugano, M.D., Director Emeritus of Cancer Institute, Director of Cancer Chemotherapy Center, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research (JFCR), Tokyo 170-8455


Dr. Haruo Sugano graduated from University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine in 1951 and studied Pathology at Department of Pathology, University of Tokyo as a graduate student and an assistant. He was a research fellow at Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in 1962?63. In 1965 he became Chief, Department of Pathology, Cancer Institute, JFCR and was Director of Cancer Institute during 1973-1993. Since 1984, he is Director of Cancer Chemotherapy Center, JFCR. His speciality is human pathology, especially GI cancers. His recent interest is in molecular pathology of tumors and cancer biotherapy.


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