UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, CA
Misako Nagasaka, MD, PhD is an Associate Clinical Professor in Thoracic Oncology for the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine at the University of California Irvine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC and fellowship at Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit. Her clinical and research interests are in molecular targeted therapy and immunotherapy in thoracic malignancies, with a special focus in medical ethics. She has more than 70 publications, abstracts and book chapters including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Clinical Oncology and the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. She has experience serving as the site principal investigator (PI) for over 20 interventional trials (and has served as a sub-investigator for a number of studies) and enjoys collaborating with other researchers across the country and around the world.