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Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine Division of Molecular Aging and Cell Biology
Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata Japan
Postdoctoral position is now available. Please see "Call for postdoctoral fellow"
- What's new -
We have started accepting 2nd grade medical students as final candidates for oversea exchange program 2020. We also started Training of Basic Laboratory Skills. We note here that this recruitment will be terminated as soon as it reaches the fixed number.
Shimizu I; Research Grant: Mochida Memorial Foundation for Medical & Pharmaceutical Research
We are moving temporally to 4th floor.
Congrats Yung Ting and Goro!
Poster award, BCVR2019, Tokyo.
We attended ESC in Paris.
We attended BCVS in Boston.
Ken visited us and gave us a great lecture related with clonal hematopoiesis.
Thank you for visiting us!
Prof. Kenneth Walsh; University of Virginia School of Medicine, Robert M.Berne Cardiovascular Research Center Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Ippei Shimizu; JSPS KAKENHI, Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Ippei Shimizu; appointed as Editorial board member of Scientific Reports.
Dr. Jefman Efendi Marzuki joined our lab.
Shimizu I*, Minamino T*. Cellular senescence in cardiac diseases.
J Cardiol. 2019 Jun 12. pii: S0914-5087(19)30128-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jjcc.2019.05.002.
Fig. 1. Markers of senescent cells. J Cardiol. 2019 Jun 12.
Fig. 2. Emerging concept of therapies targeting failing hearts with senolysis. J Cardiol. 2019 Jun 12.
Tomoki Miura became Student Fellow of Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine (SFCBM)
Von voyage to Boston Ryutaro!
Shimizu I; Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) -KAKENHI-
Yoshida Y; Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) -KAKENHI-
Nagasawa A; Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) -KAKENHI-
Furuuchi R; Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) -KAKENHI-
Katsuumi G; Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) -KAKENHI-
Yung Ting Hsiao and An Lin joined our lab.
Yoshida Y*, Shimizu I*, Hayashi Y, Ikegami R, Suda M, Katsuumi G, Wakasugi T, Nakao M,
Nakagmi H, Morishita R, Minamino T. Peptide vaccine for semaphorin3E ameliorates systemic
glucose intolerance in mice with dietary obesity. Sci Rep 2019 Mar7; 9(1)3858 *Co-first author
We attended JCS 2019 @Yokohama.
Professor Barbara Casadei gave us a talk in Niigata. Thank you very much!
Yokoyama M*, Shimizu I*, Nagasawa A*, Yoshida Y, Katsuumi G, Wakasugi T, Hayashi Y, Ikegami
R, Suda M, Ota Y, Okada S, Fruttiger M, Kobayashi Y, Tsuchida M, Kubota Y, Minamino T.
p53 plays a crucial role in endothelial dysfunction associated with hyperglycemia and ischemia.
J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2019 Feb 18 *Co-first author
Graphical abstract of our findings reported in J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2019 Feb 18
Wakasugi T*, Shimizu I*, Yoshida Y, Hayashi Y, Ikegami R, Suda M, Katsuumi G, Nakao M,
Hoyano M, Kashimura T, Nakamura K, Ito H, Nojiri T, Soga T, Minamino T.
Role of smooth muscle cell p53 in pulmonary arterial hypertension.
PLOS One. 2019 Feb 26 , *Co-first author
Uchiyama K; Joined our lab.
Shimizu I; Research Grant: The Japan Geriatrics Society
Shimizu I; Research Grant: The Naito Foundation
Young Investigator Award Competition, Medical Student Cardiovascular Biology Conference 2018
Winner: Yuki Tsukano
Award for excellence: Nobushige Imai, Eitaro Sugai
Yoshida Y; Research Grant: The Uehara Memorial Foundation
Takayuki Wakasugi; YIA award,
The Japanese Circulation Society, Kantokoushinetsu Regional Meetng, 2018, Tokyo