Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Simpson Querrey Center for Epigenetics
Rintaro  Hashizume, MD, PhD

Rintaro Hashizume, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Focus of Work


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.


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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)


Laboratory: 312-503-3822

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