Hugo Akabane, MD

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Assistant Professor Clinical of Internal Medicine, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
Areas of Specialty
Hematology/Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant

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Hugo Akabane is a Brazilian-Japanese born physician. Dr. Akabane received his medical degree from the prestigious Federal University of Sao Paulo. After 5 years working as a full hematologist, Dr. Akabane was invited to receive further training in Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation at UCSF Fresno.  He is author of several publications in acute leukemia and bone marrow transplantation. Recently, Dr. Akabane collaborated on a manuscript in MRD and ALL and is studying how genetics is involved in this disease. Cooking, swimming, and caring for his family are the activities he enjoys the most.