Professor Nagahide Matsubara

      

Professor Nagahide Matsubara

Consulting Editor: Nagahide Matsubara (MD, PhD)

Professor of Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan

I am a colorectal surgeon actively participating in open as well as laparoscopic surgery of colorectal cancer and benign diseases. As a professor of a surgical department, I am also involved in education and clinical/basic research for younger doctors and researchers. My research currier started from early 1990’s and since then, I have focused on the molecular carcinogenesis of gastrointestinal cancers including colorectal cancer, stomach cancer, esophageal cancer, and pancreatic cancer. I have published more than 80 articles in prestigious journals including Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of NCI, Cancer Res, Gastroenterology etc. I am also interested in hereditary gastrointestinal cancers and am a long time member of InSiGHT (International Society for Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumors) and am involved in international collaborative researches.

Research interests:
Colorectal cancer, molecular oncology, laparoscopic surgery, sphincter saving surgery, carcinogenesis, chemoprevention,