Ichiro Nagata, MD, PhD, MMH, MBA

◆ Education

Left to study in the US at age 14. June 2004, graduated Lawrence Academy (Groton, Massachusetts). June 2008, graduated Boston University, College of Art and Science with a BA in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (Boston, Massachusetts). March 2015, graduated from Juntendo University (Tokyo, Japan) with an MD. May 2020, received a degree with Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York). March 2021, received a degree with MBA from Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University (Kyoto, Japan), March 2022, received a degree with PhD from Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences.

◆ Professional Experience

June 2008 to March 2009: SNBL USA Ltd., April 2015 to March 2017: Juntendo University Hospital, April 2017 to present: Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. (Senior Executive Director, Head of CEO Office), April 2017 to March 2019: Medipolis Proton Therapy and Research Center, August 2020 to present: AMAFURU&Co. (President and CEO), February 2021 to present: Gemseki Co Ltd (President and CEO), April 2022 to present: Preclinical Company (Vice President).

◆ Publication

1. Okamoto S, Togo S, Nagata I, et.al., Lung adenocarcinoma expressing receptor for advanced glycation end-products with primary systemic AL amyloidosis: a case report and literature review: BMC Cancer. 2017; 17: 22.

2. Ichiro Nagata, Takashi Ogino, Takeshi Arimura and Takashi Yoshiura. Clinical Outcomes of Proton Beam Therapy for Ground-Glass Opacity-Type Lung Cancer. Lung Cancer: Targets and Therapy. 2020 Volume 2020;11:105.

◆ Membership / Affiliations

Japan Radiological Society, Japanese Society for Radiation Oncology, Japanese Society of Toxicology, Japanese Society of Preventive Medicine.

◆ Self Interest

He has started playing the piano at the age of 3 and was invited to perform at the Mitsukoshi Department Store in Kagoshima at the age of 5. (Chopin’s Polonaise No.1 Op.26). He received the Outstanding Performance Award at the 15th and 17th South Japan Junior Piano Competition and an Honorable Mention Award at the 12th Japan Young Artist Piano Competition Amateur Division, and performed with the Poland National Orchestra (Polska orkiestra kameralna z Krakowa, Kagoshima Cultural Hall) at the age of 13.

During his time studying abroad in the US, he received first place at the Harvard Musical Association’s 2004 High School Achievement Award and performed at the Winners Commemoration Concert in Boston. He has also participated in the General Division of the 13th International Chopin Piano Competition in Asia. In 2005, he has performed with the Littleton Orchestra (Liszt, Piano Concerto No. 1, Lawrence Academy).

After returning to Japan, he has performed with the Poland Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra (Chopin, Piano Concerto No. 1, Houzan Hall) in 2013, Hama-kun to Nakamatachi Orchestra (Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 2, 4th SP Classic Concert, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre) in 2018, and the MBC Youth Orchestra (Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 2, Ms.  Kazuko Togo Retirement Celebratory Concert, Ibusuki Bayhills) in 2019.