Lectures and seminars

MEB seminar: Professor Masayuki Yamamoto

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2016-06-0213:30 Lecture hall Wargentin, Nobels väg 12A, SolnaCampus Solna

Title: Japanese cohort studies follwing the tsunami and earthquake in Sendai 2013

Speaker: Masayuki Yamamoto, Professor and Chairman, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine / School of Medicine, and Executive Director Tohoku Medical Megabuck Organization

About the speaker

Prof Yamamoto is a distinguished academic and medic and has been active in research on the molecular biology of oxidative stress. But nowadays he is also now known as the driving force behind the big new biobank built up in the wake of the tsunami & nuclear meltdown in Sendai. This includes starting two important population cohorts which will help build knowledge on longer-term health effects of the disaster.

Contact person: Mark Divers