Professor Shizuo Akira of Osaka University, who is a person of cultural merit and studies immunology, said on the 24th that he did not return home after heading to the mountains in Nara prefecture, and the police and fire department may have been in distress because he was missing. I'm searching.

Around midnight on the 25th, the eldest son of Professor Shizuo Akira (68) of Osaka University reported to the police that "I think I went to Kannonmine in Tenkawa Village, Nara Prefecture, but I couldn't get in touch and didn't come home." there was.

According to the police, Professor Jira contacted his eldest son at around 9:30 am on the 24th when he arrived at Kintetsu Shimoichiguchi Station in Oyodo Town, Nara Prefecture, and emailed him "I'm heading to Kannonmine."

After that, even on the night when I was supposed to go home, I could not return to my home and I could not contact, so when the police investigated the security camera near Shimoichiguchi Station, a person who seems to be Professor Jiyoshi walks alone. It means that the figure was reflected.

For this reason, the police and fire department are searching for 15 people from around 6 am on the 25th, considering that there is a possibility of a distress at Kannonmine.

Professor Jira was selected as a Person of Cultural Merit in 2009, and has won Canada's leading medical award, Canada Gairdner International Award, for his research on innate immunity.