Attending Clinical Chemist in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterBiography
Dr. Kazunori Murata received his PhD from the Johns Hopkins University and completed his fellowship at Mayo Clinic. He is board certified in Clinical Chemistry. Currently, Dr. Murata is an Attending Clinical Chemist in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. As laboratory director, Dr. Murata is responsible for the management and oversight of the clinical chemistry laboratories and consults with clinicians in selecting appropriate tests and interpreting the results of these tests.
Dr. Murata's research interests are focused on novel biomarkers of disease. Significant amount of his time is dedicated to the development and validation of new diagnostic assays and to conducting clinical research to evaluate the diagnostic utility of these tests with the goal of bringing new tests from the research bench into routine clinical use.