M.D./ Pathologist

Expertise: Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology

Email: a.yoshikawa.ry [at] juntendo.ac.jp

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Selected papers:
Yoshikawa, et al. Breakdown of lung framework and an increase in pores of Kohn as initial events of emphysema and a cause of reduction in diffusing capacity. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. (2016)
Bychkov, et al. Integrating cytology into routine digital pathology workflow: a 5-year journey. Virchows Arch. (2023)
Yoshikawa, et al. Blueprints from plane to space: outlook of next-generation three-dimensional histopathology. Cancer Sci. (2024)

Akira Leon Yoshikawa has graduated from Nagasaki University School of Medicine in 2018, undergone junior and senior residency in Kameda Medical Center and Nagasaki University Hospital, and is now working as a board-certified anatomic pathologist and cytopathologist in Department of Pathology, Kameda Medical Center (from 2023). His interests include pulmonary pathology, fine-needle aspiration cytopathology, head and neck pathology, pancreato-biliary pathology, hematopathology, and digital and computational pathology. In addition, he is a visiting researcher of Department of Biochemistry and Systems Biomedicine, Juntendo University, and is now contributing a development of three-dimensional pathology workflow through clinical application of tissue clearing and light sheet fluorescence microscopy.