Naoto T. Ueno | TEDxTokyo 2011
Kyoto-born Dr. Naoto Ueno’s avowed mission is to nurture a new generation of oncology investigators and reduce the suffering of breast cancer patients through research_driven clinical and basic medicine. Dr. Ueno—a full professor of medicine at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center—survived a battle with stage 2 sarcoma three years ago.
The National Institutes of Health and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation fund his primary research, which involves dissecting molecular events related to targeted therapies for breast cancers. Dr. Ueno’s goal is to make his breast cancer research group a world leader in devising innovative molecular biomarkers and targeted therapy based on hypothesis-driven translational/clinical research.
One of two editors-in-chief of the “Journal of Cancer”, Dr. Ueno has also authored or co-authored over 120 peer-reviewed journal articles, 17 book chapters, and 46 abstracts.
Learn more about Dr. Naoto T. Ueno: Team Oncology Program official website