Yasuhiro Kodera, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan

Dr. Kodera is a professor of gastroenterological surgery at Nagoya University, Japan. He is an active member of Japan Surgical Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, European Society of Medical Oncology and other associations focusing on surgery and oncology. He serves as a vice editor-in-chief of Gastric Cancer, associate editor of Digestive Surgery and editorial board member of several other journals on surgery and oncology. His main research interest is surgery and surgical oncology of gastric cancer, organizes Chubu Clinical Oncology Group, participates in Japan Clinical Oncology Group and currently serves as a principal investigator in a phase III trial testing postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy for Stage III gastric cancer (JACCRO GC-07).