1979, Prof. and Chairman, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Fujita Health Univ. later President FHU, now retired; Founding members of ACNS, former WFNS Vice President, 1994 Chief Editor of J. Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery. 1997 Founder of Asian Congress of Neurolog. Surgery. Editor Surgical Techniques in Brain Tumor Surgery. Member WFNS Comm. Neurosurgical rehabilitation. Here we met first at WFNS interims World Congress, on invitation of Prof. Iftikhar Ali Raja, Lahore, PKT. His experiences on functional electrical brain stimulation in coma and VS patients at FHU can be seen as an initial point which opens up our trustful further scientific cooperation, including founding the AMN. He became my mentor and personal friend for all following Asian activities till now. He has introduced E. Saitoh, president of the new ISNRNR (Int.soc for Neurosurgical Restauration and Neuorehabilitation)
WFNS Neuro Rehab Committee 2008 Oct Nagoya, JP invitation by T.Kanno(r), E. Saitoh(5.r) after founding ISNRNR
Prof. Tetsuo Kanno in his office at FHU 2003
FHU From left Prof. Tomio Ohta Japanese Coma Scale, Prof. Yoko Kato, KvW, Nagoya 2017
From left : Prof. Yoko Kato, FHU, the first femal neurosurgeon of Japan, late Prof. Tetsuo Kanno, with late Prof. I. A Raja, Director of Neurosorg. Univ. Lahore, PK. at 1st int. Congress of WFNS Ad Hoc Comm. Münster 2000.