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Yusuke Shiozawa, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Yusuke Shiozawa, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

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Academic: 336-716-8743 | Department: 336-716-8743


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Education & Training

  • M.D., Juntendo Univ School of Medicine, Tokyo Japan, 2000
  • Ph.D., Juntendo Univ School of Medicine, Tokyo Japan, 2006


  • Am Assn for Cancer Research
  • Am Soc of Hematology
Yusuke Shiozawa, M.D., Ph.D.

Yusuke Shiozawa, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Research Interests

Hematopoietic Stem Cells; Stem Cell Niche; Prostatic Neoplasms; Bone Marrow; Neoplasm Metastasis
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-8743 | Department: 336-716-8743


Recent Publications

Bone marrow microenvironment as a regulator and therapeutic target for prostate cancer bone metastasis. Park SH, Keller ET, Shiozawa Y.. Calcif Tissue Int. 2018;102(2):152-162.

Mer tyrosine kinase regulates disseminated prostate cancer cellular dormancy. Cackowski FC, Eber MR, Rhee J, Decker AM, Yumoto K, Berry JE, Lee E, Shiozawa Y, Jung Y, Aguirre-Ghiso JA, Taichman RS.. J Cell Biochem. 2017;118(4):891-902.

The ABC7 regimen: a new approach to metastatic breast cancer using seven common drugs to inhibit epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and augment capecitabine efficacy. Kast RE, Skuli N, Cos S, Karpel-Massler G, Shiozawa Y, Goshen R, Halatsch ME.. Breast Cancer (Dove Med Press). 2017;9():495-514.

Adeno-associated virus serotype rh10 is a useful gene transfer vector for sensory nerves that innervate bone in immunodeficient mice. Park SH, Eber MR, Tsuzuki S, Booker ME, Sunil AG, Widner DB, Parker RA, Peters CM, Shiozawa Y.. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):17428.

Mouse models for studying prostate cancer bone metastasis. Dai J, Hensel J, Wang N, Kruithof-de Julio M, Shiozawa Y.. Bonekey Rep. 2016;5():777.

The marrow niche controls the cancer stem cell phenotype of disseminated prostate cancer. Shiozawa Y, Berry JE, Eber MR, Jung Y, Yumoto K, Cackowski FC, Yoon HJ, Parsana P, Mehra R, Wang J, McGee S, Lee E, Nagrath S, Pienta KJ, Taichman RS.. Oncotarget. 2016;7(27):41217-32.

Skeletal complications in cancer patients with bone metastases. Tsuzuki S, Park SH, Eber MR, Peters CM, Shiozawa Y.. Int J Urol. 2016;23(10):825-832.

Secreted protein acidic and rich in cysteine (SPARC) mediates metastatic dormancy of prostate cancer in bone. Sharma S, Xing F, Liu Y, Wu K, Said N, Pochampally R, Shiozawa Y, Lin HK, Balaji KC, Watabe K.. J Biol Chem. 2016;291(37):19351-63.

Bone: elucidating which cell erythropoietin targets in bone. Shiozawa Y, Taichman RS.. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2015;11(5):263-264.

Bone marrow as a metastatic niche for disseminated tumor cells from solid tumors. Shiozawa Y, Eber MR, Berry JE, Taichman RS.. Bonekey Rep. 2015;4():689.

The role of osteoclasts in early dissemination of prostate cancer tumor cells. Zalucha JL, Jung Y, Joseph J, Wang J, Berry JE, Shiozawa Y, Taichman RS.. J Cancer Stem Cell Res. 2015;():e1005.

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Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Yusuke Shiozawa, M.D., Ph.D.

Yusuke Shiozawa, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

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