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Osamu Kaneko


Osamu Kaneko is Professor of Department of Protozoology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan since 2007. He received his academic degrees from Osaka City University Medical School, Japan (MD 1990) and Osaka City University Graduate School (Medical Science), Japan (PhD 1996). He spent 3 years in Malaria Cell Biology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH, US as a Visiting Fellow. His research has mainly focused on the basic biology of malaria parasites in particular the invasion mechanism of erythrocytes by merozoites.