My previous efforts and accomplishments illustrate continuing interest in lung cancer research. My initial training in Japan as a pulmonary physician gave me the opportunity to learn lung cancer management. Although I had already achieved a faculty position in Japan, I planned to become a physician scientist in the US in the field of thoracic oncology. I finally obtained a faculty position in 2013 to conduct clinical and research activity at The University of Kansas Medical Center.
I will continue to work in this field. I have experience in translational research. I will try to develop a novel treatment in lung cancer by conducting investigator-initiated trials (IITs) with immunotherapy and others in thoracic oncology. I will also work on population and hospital based data research in oncology.
This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.