Kazuto Ito, MD, PhD, is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan. Previously, Kazuto Ito attended medical school in Gunma University, Japan, and conducted research at the Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands, between 2002 and 2003. He was selected as a scholar of the AUA–Japanese Urological Association Academic Exchange Program and, in 2010, worked at the University of California, San Francisco, USA. His research interests include prostate cancer epidemiology, screening and biomarkers, including PSA and related factors. Dr. Ito has served on the Editorial Board of European Urology since 2008.