Department of Biochemistry, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases
1987 Graduation, Osaka University Medical School
1987 - 1990 Clinical resident, Surgery, Osaka University Hospital, etc.
1990 - 1994 Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
1994 Ph.D., Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
1995 - 1998 Medical staff, Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Hospital
1998 - 2001 Postdoctoral fellow, UC San Francisco
2001 - Principal investigator, Biochemistry, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases
2011 - Professor, Clinical and Experimental Pathophysiology,
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University
2013 - Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
As cancer is a proliferative disease, the research has been mainly focused on proliferation. In this project, we will study the molecular biology of hypoxia-induced cancer cell dormancy using CTOS (Cancer Tissue-Originated Spheroid).