Takashi Kohno, PhD

Division of Genome Biology, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Takashi Kohno is currently a Chief in Division of Genome Biology of National Cancer Center Research Institute, Japan. Dr. Kohno graduated from Kyoto University in 1989. He received PhD from Tokyo University. From 1995, he has studied lung cancer genetics and genomics in National Cancer Center. His representative research product is the finding of RET fusion in lung adenocarcinoma and its translation to lung cancer clinic.

He is also a Chief of Division of Translational Research, Exploratory Oncology Research and Clinical Trial Center, National Cancer Center Research Institute. He is the author or co-author of over 180 publications in peer-reviewed journals. His research area includes genomics, genetics (polymorphisms), precision medicine of lung cancer.