Takeshi Kurita, PhD

Takeshi Kurita


College of Medicine


Cancer Biology and Genetics

Academic Title

Assoc Professor

Research Program

Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics

Research Interest

Leiomyoma, Cancer, Metaplasia, Endometrial Cancer

Dr. Kurita's research interest lies in the molecular mechanisms of development and carcinogenesis of the reproductive organs. His lab mainly uses genetically engineered mouse models to investigate these research subjects. In addition, they utilizes the xenograft model of human tissue to investigate the etiology of human diseases including uterine leiomyoma and endometrial cancer.

Education and Background

Office Location

812 BRT

460 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210



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