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Ding Kunitomo (Kanato Kanae, 1877 (Meiji 10) January 23-1957 (Showa 32) January 14) is a Japanese medical doctor.

Born January 23, 1877 (Meiji 10) in Kawanobu Village, Oo-gun, Oita Prefecture (now Usuki City).

November 1900 (Meiji 33) Graduated from 5th High School Medical School.

1904 (Meiji 37) July Appointed Professor at Nagasaki Medical College.

October 1913 (Taisho 2) He was appointed to the 3rd and 3rd ranks of the Higher Officials.

1923 (Taisho 12) Appointed as a professor at Nagasaki Medical School with the promotion of Nagasaki Medical College.

In 1931 (Showa 6), he became president of the Japanese Anatomical Society.

1940 (Showa 15) Appointed Chairman of Nagasaki City.

1941 (Showa 16) Appointed as the prefectural Nagasaki Museum director.

With a lifelong theme of embryology, which is one of the fields of anatomy, especially the study of Japanese fetuses, he is known as a leading person not only in Japan but also abroad.

Due to such achievements, he was commended as a second-ranking medal of the third rank of the Higher Government, and in March 1937 (Showa 12), he was given the name of the 1st Professor Emeritus of Nagasaki University.

As a member of the Nagasaki City Council, in October 1945 (Showa 20), he proposed to the Nagasaki City Council to preserve the Urakami Cathedral which was damaged by the atomic bomb.

The Nagasaki Medical University, which was devastated by the A-bomb and was determined to be closed, petitioned to GHQ with Kohei Furuyano, and was instrumental in the survival of Nagasaki Medical University.