Biography

Noriaki IKEDA, Prof., Dr. med., PhD

Professor, Chief of Department of Forensic Pathology and Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1, Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka City, 812-8582 Japan

Birth : 1956/09/06

Research career

Ÿ  1981 Graduated from Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan

Ÿ  1985 : Received a Ph.D. (Doctor of Medicine) from Yamagata University

Ÿ  1991 : Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine

Ÿ  1993 : Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine

Ÿ  1996 - Present : Professor, Department of Forensic Pathology and Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University


Professional activities

Ÿ  President of the Japanese Society of Legal Medicine

Ÿ  Editor-in-Chief of Legal Medicine (International journal sponsored by the Japanese Society of Legal Medicine)

Ÿ  President of 24th Congress of the International Academy of Legal Medicine in Fukuoka


Practical and Research Activity : His practical and research activities extensively cover the fields related to forensic/legal medicine, medical law and criminology. He studied the mechanism of asphyxia, especially fatal suffocation and death due to oxygen deficiency. Furthermore, he made the experiments on postmortem interval.