Masamitsu Kanada is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. His research focuses on addressing questions in cancer biology using multidisciplinary approaches.
In graduate school, Dr. Kanada studied cell biology and fluorescence live cell imaging at Tsukuba University in Japan. After completing his Ph.D., he worked for a pharmaceutical company developing cancer therapies. During his postdoc training, Dr. Kanada learned intravital microscopy and whole body preclinical imaging in the laboratories of Susumu Terakawa at Hamamatsu University School of Medicine and Christopher Contag at Stanford University.