Masanori Onda received a B.M. degree in Japan, a Certificate in Medical Doctor (1989), and a Ph.D. degree in medicine, from the Graduate School of The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 1997. He is currently a Staff Scientist at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, NIH. He was a Research Fellow (2000–2006) and a Visiting Fellow (1997–2000) at LMB, NCI, NIH, an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, 1997. Onda received medical training at The University of Tokyo, Hitachi General Hospital, and Mitsui Memorial Hospital (1989–1993). His membership includes the American Association of Cancer Research and Japanese Orthopedic Association. His research area includes the treatment of Hematological malignancies, immunotherapy, and targeting therapy against cancers. Also he is investigating about the immunogenicity problem which biological therapeutics has. Onda is trying to deimmunize the protein therapeutics by identification and modification of the B-cell epitopes. His research work has been internationally recognized, and he is invited at the Fabisch Symposium for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology as a Symposiast (Berlin), a Lecturer for the alumni of the Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo.
Biography Updated on 4 February 2012