Hirotoshi Kikuchi 14th International Biennial Conference on Metastasis Research 2012

Hirotoshi Kikuchi

Hirotoshi Kikuchi, M.D., Ph.D Second Department of Surgery, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan Born: Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan, February 14, 1974 Education M.D., University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, 1998 Ph.D. Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan, 2007 Career Research Fellow, Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA, USA, 2007—2009; Assistant Professor. Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan, 2009—present Professional memberships: Japanese Cancer Association, The Japan Society of Clinical Oncology, The Japanese Gastric Cancer Association, The Japanese Association for Metastasis Research, Japan Surgical Society, The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery, Japan Society for Endoscopic Surgery, The Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, The Japan Esophageal Society, The Japan Society of Coloproctology, Japanese Study Group on GIST, The Japanese Society for Gastroenterological Carcinogenesis, Japan Society for Proteases in Pathophysiology, American Association for Cancer Research. Research Interests •Mechanisms of liver metastasis in GI malignancies •Oncogenic regulation of angiogenesis and metastasis •Tumor hypoxia and microenvironment

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