Hiroyoshi Nishikawa Honoured with the 2020 SITC ‘Team Science Award’
Dr Hiroyoshi Nishikawa, Chief - Division of Cancer Immunology, Research Institute/Exploratory Oncology Research & Clinical Trial Center (EPOC), National Cancer Center (doubly appointed Professor - Department of Immunology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine) was conferred the 2020 SITC Team Science Award.The honour was in recognition to his work as a member of the team lead by the late Lloyd J. Old, MD, who established the research field of cancer immunology.
The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is the world’s leading member-driven organization specifically dedicated to improving cancer patient outcomes by advancing the science and application of cancer immunotherapy. The winner of the 2015 was Dr James Allison’s group which won the 2018 Novel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Dr Tasuku Honjo, Deputy Director-General and Distinguished Professor, Institute for Advanced Study Kyoto University.
https://www.sitcancer.org/funding/awards/anniversaryawards/sitc2015 (linked to extenal site)
35th Anniversary Awards
https://www.sitcancer.org/funding/awards/anniversaryawards/sitc2020 (linked to extenal site)
Positions and Employment
1989-1995 Mie University School of Medicine, M.D., Mie, Japan
1995 Junior Resident, Mie University Hospital, Mie, Japan
1995-1997 Junior Resident, Matsusaka-Chuo General Hospital, Mie, Japan
1997-1998 Senior Resident, Hematology/Oncology Section, Suzuka General Hospital, Mie, Japan
1998-2002 Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Ph.D., Mie, Japan
2002-2003 Fellow, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Mie University Hospital, Mie Japan.
2003-2006 Research fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
2006-2010 Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Vaccine, Mie University,
Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
2010-2015 Associate Professor, Experimental Immunology, IFReC, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
2012-2015 Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
2015-present Chief, Division of Cancer Immunology, Research Institute / EPOC
National Cancer Center, Tokyo/Chiba, Japan
2016-present Professor, Department of Immunology,
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
Immunology,Oncology, particularly Tumor Immunology