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Einosuke Harada

Born 1892
Died 1946

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Japanese ophthalmologist, 1892-1946.

Biography of Einosuke Harada

Einosuke Harada graduated from Tokyo University in 1917 and studied ophthalmology under professor Jujiro Komoto (1859-1938) and professor Shinobu Ishihara. (1879-1963). Harada carried out research at the Department of Pharmacology and was granted the degree of Doctor of Medical Science for studies of ocular pharmacology. In 1930 he started to practice in the city of Nagasaki, where his hospital was destroyed by the atomic bomb on August 9, 1945. Although he survived the bomb, Harada he died before he could restart practice.

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