HIRANO Toshio

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Name
HIRANO Toshio
Affiliation
Osaka University
Section
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Department of Frontier Biosciences
Job title
Professor,Professor
Degree
(BLANK)

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1980
 - 
1984
Associate Professor, Kumamoto Univ. Med. Sch.
 
1984
 - 
1989
Associate Professor, Osaka Univ. Inset. Moll. Cell. Bio.
 
1989
 - 
2001
Professor, Osaka Univ. Med. Sch.
 
2001
   
 
- Professor, Osaka Univ. Graduate Sch. Med.
 

Awards & Honors

 
2006
Medal with Purple Ribbon
 
2000
ISI Citation Laureate Award, 1981-1998
 
2009
The Crafoord Prize
 
2009
The Mayor of Suita Prize
 
2011
Japan Prize
 

Books etc

 
Interleukin 6(IL-6) Chapter 8.
The Cytokine Handbook Academic Press   1991   
Interleukin 4, 5 and 6
Clinical Aspects of Immunol. 5th edition.   1993   
Interleukin 6.
The Cytokine Handbook, 3rd edition   1998   
Structure, expression, and function of BST-1 : its identity with Mo5.
Leucocyte typing VI   1997   
Hirano, T., and Fukada, T. IL-6 ligand and receptor family. edited by Oppenheim, J. J., Feldmann, M., Durum, S. K., Hirano, T., Vilcek, J., Nicola, N.A.
Cytokine Reference, Academic Press.   2001   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Molecular mechanisms of signal transduction through cytokine/growth factor receptor in cell growth,differentiation and death.
Molecular mechanisms of the function of BST-1/CD157 and other surface molecules in immune response ans lymphopoesis in health and disease