'In a certain sense Dr. William Osler has been my best mentor'. An interview with Prof. Tadashi Takeuchi by Martin E. Fernandez-Zapico

Pancreatology. 2007;7(5-6):393-5. doi: 10.1159/000108953. Epub 2007 Sep 25.


Tadashi Takeuchi is a Professor Emeritus of the Tokyo Women's Hospital University, one of the founders of the Japan Pancreas Society and first Editor-in-Chief of its official journal. His research contributed enormously to the understanding of the role of gastrointestinal hormones in pancreatic physiology as well as disease. In this interview, Professor Takeuchi discusses the importance of mentorship during career development.

Publication types

  • Historical Article
  • Interview
  • Portrait

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research / history
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 21st Century
  • Humans
  • Japan
  • Mentors / history*
  • Pancreas* / physiology
  • Pancreatic Diseases / history
  • Pancreatic Diseases / physiopathology