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