Genitourinary pathology; Genitourinary tumors; Steroid-hormone receptors; Androgen-receptor signals; Androgen-receptor co-regulators; Bladder cancer; Prostate cancer
Dr. Miyamoto is an associate professor of urology and pathology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
A specialist in genitourinary pathology, Dr. Miyamoto earned his medical degree and a doctoral degree in medicine (urology) from Japan’s Yokohama City University. He trained and completed his residency at Yokohama City University Hospital.
Dr. Miyamoto served as a hospital urologist in Japan before coming to the U.S.
He completed an anatomic pathology residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, a pathology research fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center and a urological pathology research fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Miyamoto’s primary research interest is genitourinary pathology – particularly the molecular biology of steroid- hormone receptors in genitourinary tumors.
Dr. Miyamoto has published scores of journal articles related to his research and has served as a reviewer for publications that include the International Journal of Urology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and British Journal of Cancer.
He also co-authored Gordo''s Guide to GU Pathology: A Resource for Urology and Pathology Residents.