Welcome to the Shimamura Laboratory

The Shimamura laboratory is a part of the research arm of the Department of Surgery (Chair: Dr. Enrico Benedetti), Cardiothoracic Division (Chief: Dr. Malek Massad) at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. Dr. Shimamura is also a research member of the University of Illinois Cancer Center. The Shimamura laboratory specializes in basic lung cancer research.

The Shimamura laboratory puts emphasis on the following three points:

  1. Providing dynamic research opportunities for future lung cancer researchers.
  2. Performing basic science research projects that are relevant to the needs of lung cancer patients.
  3. Collaborating with researchers in other disciplines to bring new strategies to lung cancer research and therapeutics.

Current Research Focus

GPCR Research
EDN1 Research
KRAS Research

News From Shimamura Lab

2nd EGFR Resisters Research Summit

Posted on March 19, 2021