Breakthroughs Blog

City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.

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Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D.

December 18, 2015 | City of Hope

Originally from the south of Japan, Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D., received his medical degree at the Kumamoto University School of Medicine, after which he performed residencies at the University Hospital and associated Iizuka Hospital. He subsequently moved to the United States to pursue a residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, and subspecialty training in hematology/oncology at National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Thomas Slavin M.D.
Thomas Slavin, M.D.

December 18, 2015 | City of Hope

Thomas Slavin, M.D., trained at the University of South Florida where he earned his undergraduate degree in biology followed by his medical degree. He subsequently pursued residencies in both pediatrics (Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland) and medical genetics (Center for Human Genetics, University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University).

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