Chisato Shimizu

Chisato Shimizu's PhotoChisato Shimizu, PhD, is an Associate Project Scientist in the UCSD School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics. With a background as a pediatrician in Japan, Dr. Shimizu joined Dr. Burns at the Kawasaki Disease Research Center and has worked on different aspects of Kawasaki Disease (KD) pathogenesis and genetics. She is investigator on iDASH's Kawasaki genomics project, sequencing microRNAs from KD samples.