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Yujin Hoshida

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Liver Diseases
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  • Ph.D., University of Tokyo

  • Postdoc, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

  • M.D., University of Tsukuba


Hoshida laboratory

Hoshida lab employs multidisciplinary, translational approaches to chronic liver diseases including liver cirrhosis and cancer, with particular emphasis on genomics, biostatistics, bioinformatics, clinical diagnostics, and chemical biology, and is currently focusing on the following projects with NIH support.

1. Molecular signature for clinical outcome prediction in liver cirrhosis and cancer.
2. Molecular classification of liver cancer to guide personalized treatment.
3. Nanotechnology-based drug delivery for treatment of liver cirrhosis and cancer.


King LY, Canasto-Chibuque C, Johnson K, Yip K, Chen X, Kojima K, Deshmukh M, Venkatesh A, Tan P, Sun X, Villanueva A, Sangiovanni A, Nair V, Mahajan M, Kobayashi M, Kumada H, Iavarone M, Colombo M, Fiel MI, Friedman SL, Llovet JM, Chung RT, Hoshida Y. A genomic and clinical prognostic index for hepatitis C-related early-stage cirrhosis that predicts clinical deterioration. Gut 2014;.

Hoshida Y (correspondence), Fuchs BC, Bardeesy N, Baumert TF, Chung RT. Pathogenesis and prevention of hepatitis C virus-induced hepatocellular carcinoma. J Hepatol 2014;.

Hoshida Y. Molecular epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma. Clinical Liver Disease: an official learning resource of American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases 2012 1(6):177-9.

Hoshida Y (correspondence), Villanueva A, Sangiovanni A, Sole M, Hur C, Andersson KL, Chung RT, Gould J, Kojima K, Gupta S, Taylor B, Crenshaw A, Gabriel S, Minguez B, Iavarone M, Friedman SL, Colombo M, Llovet JM, Golub TR. Prognostic gene expression signature for patients with hepatitis C-related early-stage cirrhosis. Gastroenterology 2013 May; 144(5): 1024-30.

Hoshida Y, Villanueva A, Kobayashi M, Peix J, Chiang DY, Camargo A, Gupta S, Moore J, Wrobel MJ, Lerner J, Reich M, Chan JA, Glickman JN, Ikeda K, Hashimoto M, Watanabe G, Daidone MG, Roayaie S, Schwartz M, Thung S, Salvesen HB, Gabriel S, Mazzaferro V, Bruix J, Friedman SL, Kumada H, Llovet JM, Golub TR. Gene expression in fixed tissues and outcome in hepatocellular carcinoma. The New England journal of medicine 2008 Nov; 359(19): 1995-2004.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Hoshida during 2013 and/or 2014. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose.

  • Epizyme, Inc.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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