The establishment of EVISA is funded by the EU through
the Fifth Framework Programme (G7RT- CT- 2002- 05112).
Supporters of EVISA includes:
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Kazuo T. Suzuki
Department of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Chuo, Chiba 260-8675, JAPAN
died July 15, 2008
Kazuo T. Suzuki, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Toxicology and Environmental Health of the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Chiba University, Japan, and an internationally recognized authority on metal toxicology, died unexpectedly on July 15, 2008. Kazuo Suzuki was born on February 14, 1943, in Osaka. He obtained a B.Sc. Degree from the University of Tokyo and his first Ph.D. degree (Pharmaceutical Sciences) from this institution in 1971. After two postdoctoral years at SRI International in California, he joined the National Institute of Environmental Sciences in Tsukuba, Japan. While there, he obtained a second Ph.D. degree (Medical Sciences) from the University of Tokyo in 1981 and a third from the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Sciences) in 1986. He was appointed Professor at Chiba University in 1992 where he trained 16 Ph.D. students. He attained emeritus status in March 2008. Over the course of his career, he published more than 300 original papers and 50 review articles and authored or coauthored more than 40 books or book chapters. He was a member of the Society of Toxicology (United States), the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, the Japanese Biochemical Society, the Japan Society for Biomedical Research on Trace Elements, the Japanese Society of Toxicological Sciences, and the Japanese Society for Hygiene. He served on the editorial boards for seven peer-reviewed journals. He was repeatedly honored by his colleagues for his achievements. He received the Young Scientist Award of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan (1982), the Mochida Foundation Academic Award (1991), the Senji Miyata Foundation Research Award (1995), the Klaus Schwarz Commemorative Medal of the International Association of Bioinorganic Scientists (2007), and the Award of Japanese Society of Biological Research on Trace Elements (2007). He was elected an honorary foreign member of the Bulgarian Academy of Medicine in 1998.