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Kimiyo N. Yamamoto

Kimiyo Nakamura Yamamoto

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Kimiyo studied medicine at Osaka Medical College in Japan. She received her MD in 2006, and worked as a physician at Kyoto University Hospital. She then received her PhD from the department of Hygiene and Public Health at the Osaka Medical College in 2012, where her research focused on the identification of DNA repair pathways elicited by anticancer agents. She then joined Yoh Iwasa's lab to investigate cancer progression using stochastic models. Kimiyo is interested in modeling cancer progression by computational and mathematical methods, and tries to provide insight into clinical diagnosis and patient management.


Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Name Kimiyo Nakamura Yamamoto
Nationality Japanese
Address Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
CLS Building
3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115
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2000 - 2006 MD, Osaka Medical College
2008 - 2012 PhD, Department of Hygene and Public Health, Osaka Medical College

Scientific Career

2012 - 2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Osaka Medical College
2013 - 2015 Research Fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Visiting Researcher at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute