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Yoshikazu Kuroki

Born 1937
Died

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Japanese physician, Born 1937, Kagoshima.

Biography of Yoshikazu Kuroki

Yoshikazu Kuroki studied at the Faculty of Medicine, Kyuishu University in 1963. He trained in paediatrics at Kyushu University, and in cytogenetics at Hokkaido University. From 1974 he has been affiliated with the Kanagawa Children’s Medical Centre, Yokohama, becoming professor of medical genetics in 1976. From 1982 he has been director of the Division of Medical Genetics, Kanagawa Children’s medical Centre, and from 1987 he has also been professor of paediatrics at the St. Marianna University School of Medicine.

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