Takeshi Kurita, PhD
College of Medicine
Cancer Biology and Genetics
Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics
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.