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Dr. Okada is a board-certified pediatrician and has worked in Japan as a general pediatrician for 9 years and a pediatric oncologist for 6 years before he decided to pursue his graduate studies. He received his Ph.D. from Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine in 2021. His prior research was focused on cancer-related microRNAs and oncogenes. He joined the Nguyen lab in 2022 to study new immunotherapies for neuroblastoma. In his free time, he enjoys playing the violin, sometimes with his son.