Biography

Kimihiko Okazaki has Graduated from Kyoto University Faculty of Medicine in 1959.He engaged in medical chemical research during April,1960-July,1981.His main achievements are 1. Discovery of a novel coenzyme of thiamine pyrophosphokinase, i.e. myo-inositol 1-pyrophosphate in Baker's yeast. 2. Identification of initiator of rat liver regeneration as biliverdin. and 3. Discovery of an inevitably successful treatment for autoimmune and allergic diseases. Engaged in internal medical work since July, 1981. Started running a private internal medical clinic in September, 1989.