Makoto Katsumata, PhD

Director, Animal Models Core Facility

Makoto Katsumata, PhD

Phone:

310-248-6523

Fax:

310-967-3826

Makoto Katsumata, PhD

Director, Animal Models Core Facility

The research of Makoto Katsumata, PhD, focuses on targeted cancer therapy and development of animal models to study molecular pathways involved in various human diseases. He is one of the pioneers who developed fundamental technology in targeted therapy of Her2/neu expressing cancer.

  • Member, Society for Developmental Biology
  • Freudenberg JA, Wang Q, Katsumata M, Drebin J, Nagatomo I, Greene MI. The role of HER2 in early breast cancer metastasis and the origins of resistance to HER2-targeted therapies. Exp Mol Pathol. 2009 Aug;87(1):1-11.
  • Katsumata M, Drebin JA, Greene MI. Trastuzumab in breast cancer. N Engl J Med. 2006 Feb 9;354(6):640-4; author reply 640-4.
  • Greeley SA, Katsumata M, Yu L, Eisenbarth GS, Moore DJ, Goodarzi H, Barker CF, Naji A, Noorchashm H. Elimination of maternally transmitted autoantibodies prevents diabetes in nonobese diabetic mice. Nat Med. 2002 Apr;8(4):399-402.

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