Dr. Mariko Sato

University of Iowa/Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Expert in Brain Tumor
Expert in Tumors
48 reported clinical trials
94 drugs studied
6 years of experience

About Mariko Sato


  • Graduated from Tohoku University School of Medicine, Japan.
  • Completed Residency at Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI.
  • Undertook Fellowships at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, and in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX.


  • Served as a Pediatric Cardiologist at Tohoku University of Medicine, Japan.
  • Held a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at the University of Utah.
  • Became an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa, developing their pediatric neuro-oncology program.
  • Currently the Director of the Brain and Spine Tumors Program at CHOC Children's Hospital, Orange County, California.

Area of expertise

1Brain Tumor
Global Leader
Mariko Sato has run 22 trials for Brain Tumor. Some of their research focus areas include:
Global Leader
Mariko Sato has run 20 trials for Tumors. Some of their research focus areas include:
Stage I
Stage II

Affiliated Hospitals

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University Of Iowa/Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Children's Hospital Of Orange County

Clinical Trials Mariko Sato is currently running

More about Mariko Sato

Clinical Trial Related6 years of experience running clinical trials · Led 48 trials as a Principal Investigator · 20 Active Clinical Trials
Treatments Mariko Sato has experience with
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Etoposide
  • Laboratory Biomarker Analysis
  • Vincristine Sulfate
  • Cytology Specimen Collection Procedure

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Frequently asked questions

Do I need insurance to participate in a trial?
Almost all clinical trials will cover the cost of the ‘trial drug’ — so no insurance is required for this. For trials where this trial drug is given alongside an already-approved medication, there may be a cost (which your insurance would normally cover).
What does Mariko Sato specialize in?
Mariko Sato focuses on Brain Tumor and Tumors. In particular, much of their work with Brain Tumor has involved APEC1621SC patients, or patients who are Karnofsky.
Is Mariko Sato currently recruiting for clinical trials?
Yes, Mariko Sato is currently recruiting for 14 clinical trials in Iowa City Iowa. If you're interested in participating, you should apply.
Are there any treatments that Mariko Sato has studied deeply?
Yes, Mariko Sato has studied treatments such as Cyclophosphamide, Radiation Therapy, Etoposide.
What is the best way to schedule an appointment with Mariko Sato?
Apply for one of the trials that Mariko Sato is conducting. You can see the trials here.
What is the office address of Mariko Sato?
The office of Mariko Sato is located at:

University of Iowa/Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
United States

This is the address for their practice at the University of Iowa/Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Is there any support for travel costs?
The coverage of travel expenses can vary greatly between different clinical trials. Please see more financial detail in the trials you’re interested to apply.