Michiaki Takahashi Trivia Quiz: A Japanese Virologist

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Michiaki Takahashi Trivia Quiz: A Japanese Virologist

Michiaki Takahashi was born in Japan in February 1928. He was a Japanese virologist who developed the first chickenpox vaccine. He created the "Oka" vaccination by creating v-Oka, a live-attenuated varicella-zoster virus strain. Takahashi graduated from Osaka University's Medical School in 1954 and finished the Graduate Course of Medical Science in 1959, specializing in poxvirus virology. From 1963 to 1965, he attended Baylor College of Medicine in Texas and Temple University's Fels Research Institute in Philadelphia. Let's take the quiz related to Michiaki Takahashi to learn more about them.

Which title was given to Takahashi After retirement from Osaka University?

  • Assistant Professor

  • Associate Professor

  • Professor pre-eminent

  • Professor emeritus

When was the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare approved Takahashi's vaccine for worldwide use?

  • In 1985

  • In 1986

  • In 1987

  • In 1988

When did Michiaki Takahashi die?

  • December 16, 2013

  • January 12, 2014

  • February 23, 2015

  • March 15, 2016

In 1954, from which university did Takahashi earn his MD?

  • Osaka University

  • Tokyo University

  • Kyoto University

  • Tohoku University

Takahashi was best known for which invention?

  • The Rice Cooker

  • The QR Code

  • Car Navigation

  • Chickenpox vaccine

Where was Michiaki Takahashi born?

  • Kobe, Hyogo

  • Naha, Okinawa

  • Higashisumiyoshi-ku, Osaka

  • Kawasaki, Kanagawa

In 1975, which of these awards did Takahashi get?

  • VZVRF's third Scientific Achievement Award

  • Saburo Kojima Memorial Culture Award

  • Prince Mahidol Award

  • All of these

When was Michiaki Takahashi born?

  • February 17, 1928

  • February 15, 1928

  • April 12, 1930

  • April 15, 1930

In 1994, Takahashi became the director of which university's Microbial Disease Study Group?

  • Kyushu University

  • Hokkaido University

  • Osaka University

  • Tokyo University

When did Takahashi get Prince Mahidol Award?

  • In 1957

  • In 1977

  • In 2008

  • In 2010


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