Takeshi Shimamura, PhD, MS

Title & Department

Associate Professor

Surgery

College of Medicine

Research Program

Translational Oncology Program (TO)

Phone: 312-355-0156

Email: tshima2@uic.edu

Takeshi Shimamura’s primary research interest is in the area of understanding the mechanisms that drive acquired targeted-drug resistance with a mesenchymal phenotype in non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) and small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). The goal of his research is to develop therapeutic strategies to overcome the acquired and de novo targeted-drug resistance using both in vitro and in vivo models.

Education

PhD, Western Michigan University

Disease Focus

Lung

Research Keywords

Lung Cancer; Nsclc; Sclc; Mesothelioma; Gpcr; Egfr; Patient Derived Materials

Additional Language(s)

Japanese

Published Research

PubMed Search

Other Link(s)

Department Webpage

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