Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Neurological Surgery

Rintaro  Hashizume, MD, PhD

Rintaro Hashizume, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics


Laboratory: 312-503-3822

Tarry Building Room 2-709
300 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611

Education and Certification

MD: St. Marianna University (1990)
PhD: St. Marianna University, Clinical Pathology (1996)
Residency: St. Marianna University, Surgery (1992)
Residency: St. Marianna University, Chief Medical Resident (1997)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Biochemistry (1999)


Description of Interests

Dr. Hashizume's primary research interests in understanding of the molecular mechanisms, that affect the aggressive/ invasive biological behavior of pediatric malignant glioma and would accordingly reveal potential therapeutic targets for glioma therapy.

Interests (Keywords)

Neuro-Oncology; Pediatrics

Research and Publications

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