Ken-ichiro Fukuchi, MD, PhD

Occupation: Medical Educator; Researcher
Born: Nagasaki, Japan

Education:
PhD, Osaka University Medical School (1985)
MD, Osaka University Medical School (1979)

Career:
Professor, Department of Cancer Biology and Pharmacology, University of Illinois College of Medicine (2005-Present)
Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology and Pharmacology, University of Illinois College of Medicine (2005-Present)
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, The University of Alabama (2002-2005)
Associate Professor, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (1995-2002)
Research Associate, Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Osaka University (1981-1986)
Intern, Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Osaka University (1979-1980)

Career Related:
Managing Editor, Frontiers in Bioscience (2006-Present); Chairman, Bio Safety Committee, Frontiers in Bioscence; Chairman, Chemical Safety Committee, Frontiers in Bioscience

Civic:
Board Member, Central Illinois Chapter, Alzheimer’s Association

Creative Works:
Contributor, Articles, Professional Journals

Achievements:
Patents for perlecan transgenic animals and methods of identifying compounds for the treatment of amyloidosis

Awards:
Research Award, NIH (2017); Outstanding Research Award, University of Illinois College of Medicine (2007); Named Zenith Fellow, Alzheimer’s Association (2003); Alzheimer Research Award, Fraternal Order of Eagles (1993); Mervin D. Peck Investigator Initiated Research Award, Alzheimer’s Association (1990)

Memberships:
American Associate for the Advancement of Science; Society for Neuroscience; Alzheimer’s Association

Family:
Married

Email:
kfukuchi@uic.edu

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)

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