Fumihiro Oshita graduated from the School of Medicine, Nagasaki University in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1985 and obtained his D.M. degree at the same school in 1993. He was awarded the 1996 Shinoi-Kawai prize from the Japan Lung Cancer Society. Oshita had medical training in the School of Medicine, Nagasaki University, from 1985 to 1988 and residency in the National Cancer Center of Tokyo from 1988 to 1991. He was a Research Associate in pharmacology and toxicology at the Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, NH, USA, from 1991 to 1992 and Medical Staff Member of thoracic oncology in the National Cancer Center Hospital of Tokyo from 1993 to 1995 and is Chief of thoracic oncology in Kanagawa Cancer Center since 1995. His research work is in clinical studies of chemotherapy for lung cancer, investigation of genetic or molecular targets for cancer chemotherapy, and investigation of markers and mechanisms for chemosensitivity. Oshita received Grants-in-Aids for Cancer Research from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan and funding from the Kanagawa Health Foundation and the Kanagawa Prefectural Hospitals Cancer Research Fund.
Biography Updated on 28 September 2011