Hiromitsu Nakauchi
Tumor biology
 

About

MD, Yokohama City University

PhD, University of Tokyo

After earning medical degree from Yokohama City University School of Medicine and a PhD in immunology from the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, I traveled to Stanford to complete my postdoctoral training in the laboratory of the late Prof. Leonard Herzenberg. While there, I isolated CD8 genes that encode proteins critically important for immune cells to recognize virus-infected and cancer cells.

After returning to Japan, I started working on hematopoietic stem cells in my laboratory at the RIKEN Life Science Research Center. In 1994, I became Professor of Immunology at the University of Tsukuba, where I demonstrated that a single hematopoietic stem cell could reconstitute the entire hematopoietic system—a definitive experimental proof of its “stemness.”

Since April 2002, I have been a Professor of Stem Cell Therapy in the Institute of Medical Science at The University of Tokyo (IMSUT). In 2008, I was appointed Director of the newly established Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at IMSUT. I returned to Stanford University in 2014 as Professor of Genetics to continue my stem cell research at the Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine.

 
See All Publications   

Ludwig Center at Stanford
Lokey Stem Cell Research Building
265 Campus Dr., 3rd Floor
Stanford, California, U.S. 94305-5323

T 650 234 0675

Notice
?

You are now leaving Ludwig Cancer Research's website and are going to a website that is not operated by the association. We are not responsible for the content or availability of linked sites. Do you wish to continue?

Continue
Cancel