Dermatology: Big in Japan

Around the time of the International Congress in 1889, the first Japanese dermatologist came to Europe to study dermatology.  His name was Kentaro Murata, and he taught the inaugural dermatology course at the Imperial University (University of Tokyo) in 1890.  Shortly thereafter, Murata died in 1892– leaving Japan without a professor of dermatology.  This coincided with young physician Keizo […]

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