Accepting applications for the New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship 2020: deadline August 1st 2020

Dear Applicants for the New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship 2020:The deadline for the applications is August 1, 2020 and we will announce the recipient in early September. We hope to present the recipient at the JMSA Virtual Annual Dinner on 9/19/20. This…

Postponing the New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship

Dear Applicants for the New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship 2020:Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, we have decided that we must postpone the selection process for the 2020 New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship. Many of those involved in the…

Postponing Annual Dinner

Dear JMSA member and friend:Due to the current spread of COVID-19, we have decided to postpone our annual dinner originally scheduled for 4/25/20.We are in the process of determining a new date for the dinner and once we finalize the…

日本クラブ/米国日本人医師会共催 第44回ヘルスセミナー

「お酒が苦手で甘いものも嫌い」日本人に多いが、あまり知られていないシトリン欠損症

今から約20年前、それまでまったく知られていなかった病気が日本人研究者によって発見されました。この病気の名前はシトリン欠損症。日本人にとても多い病気であり、その症状は様々です。新生児期の黄疸、成人期の性格の変化や意識障害などで診断され、治療を誤ると命にも関わることもあります。