Hanada is a founder of the Open Research Centre for Minamata Research and is the Dean of Social Welfare and Policy, Minamata Studies at Kumamoto Gakuen University
Toshihide Tsuda Department of Environmental Epidemiology Okayama University Graduate School of Environmental Science Okayama, Japan E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Takashi Yorifuji Department of Epidemiology Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences Okayama, Japan Masazumi Harada Department of Social Welfare Studies Kumamoto Gakuen University
''Congenital Minamata disease sufferers with catastrophic symptoms are now recognized as the patients at present, but there are cases that unrecognized people develop the disease symptoms notably after the age of around 50,'' said Masazumi Harada, a professor at Kumamoto Gakuen University
The convention is organized by Minamata Mercury Satellite Symposium chaired by Kumamoto Gakuen University
Professor Masazumi Harada, an expert on the fetal effects of the disease, and Kumamoto University Professor Shigeo Ekino, they said.
The symposium is organized by the Minamata Mercury Satellite Symposium chaired by Kumamoto Gakuen University
professor Masazumi Harada, an expert on the fetal effects of the disease, and Kumamoto University professor Shigeo Ekino, they said.
Masazumi Harada, a professor at Kumamoto Gakuen University
, who took part in the Brazilian research, told the conference, ''Even the average of around 20 ppm in the surveyed area will have an adverse impact if the level of contamination remains unattended to.''