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NIH Record - 75th Anniversary - National Institutes of Health

Japanese Ambassador Visits NIH

Ambassador and Dr. Tabak

Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae of Japan (r) meets with NIH principal deputy director Dr. Lawrence Tabak.

Photo: Bill Branson

Ambassador meets NIH scientists.

Sasae (l) and his wife (r) are joined by (from l) scientific directors Dr. Alan Koretsky (NINDS), Dr. Robert Balaban (NHLBI), Dr. Tom Misteli (NCI) and NIH deputy director for intramural research Dr. Michael Gottesman.

Photo: Bill Branson

Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae of Japan and his wife Nobuko visited NIH on the morning of May 11, meeting administrative and scientific leaders in Bldg. 1 then visiting the Clinical Center for a tour and roundtable meeting with Japanese investigators working at NIH.

The guests from Japan also visited with some 300 Japanese scientists working at NIH, including members of the NIH Japanese Fellows Association.

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