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Koichi Sakakura

Designation : Associate Professor
University/Organisation : Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine
Qualification : M.D., Ph. D.
Biography :  

Dr. Koichi Sakakura is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan. His current interest in cancer immunology is dynamics of myeloid cells such as macrophages, monocytes and myeloid-derived suppressor cells in tumour microenvironments and systemic circulation in patients with HNC. He was recently awarded Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research to elucidate monocyte subsets in HNC patients. His subspecialty is swallowing disorder, and he is a founder and a chief of Swallow Support Team in Gunma University Hospital.