Yoshinori Kato earned his Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutical sciences in 2002. He serves currently as an Assistant Professor of radiology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and he is a Member of the Johns Hopkins University In Vivo Cellular Molecular Imaging Center (ICMIC) program. He is also appointed an Affiliated Faculty at the Institute for the Nanobiotechnology (INBT) at Johns Hopkins University. His expertise is in nanocarrier-based drug-delivery systems in cancer. His research interests include comprehensive drug-delivery research in cancer using nanotechnology, in particular, the development of new treatment strategies and better understanding of cancer chemotherapy by integrating drug-delivery systems with molecular imaging. He has been involved with a number of projects, including the development of new drug carriers, imaging probes, and imaging techniques. He has joined several international societies, such as the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (since 2004), the American Association for Cancer Research (since 2005), the Society for Molecular Imaging (since 2005), and the Controlled Release Society (since 2009).
Biography Updated on 5 March 2011