IASLC Foundation

Masaoki Ito

The Institute for Health Science Research Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP)

Dr. Ito would like to pursue a career in prevention and control, translational research, and education of lung cancer.  Dr. Ito has researched cancer invasion and tumor metastasis and has worked on factors concerning tumor metastasis using comprehensive protein analysis, while at the same time acquiring basic research skills.  The principal investigator and Dr. Ito believe that their research conducted in a European institution by a researcher from an Asian institution could promote further international alliances and help the prevention of lung cancer.