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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 -

2019. November

AHA 2019, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2019. November

Ippei Shimizu;  Attended International Conference and Exhibition on Indonesian Medical Education and Research Institute (ICE ON IMERI). Thank you very much Dr.Wawaimuli Arozal for this kind invitation!

1.    Shimizu I. Invited Lecture, Department Pharmacology of Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia (FMUI), 4th November, 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia.

2.    Shimizu I. Invited talk, International Conference and Exhibition on Indonesian Medical Education and Research Institute (ICE ON IMERI)4th November, 2019, IMERI building, Jakarta, Indonesia.

3.    Shimizu I. Invited LectureNational Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita, 5thNovember, 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia.

2019. October

Ippei Shimizu;  Astellas Foundation for Research on Metabolic Disorders

2019. October

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.

2019. September

Shimizu I; Research Grant:  Mochida Memorial Foundation for Medical & Pharmaceutical Research

2019. September

We are moving temporally to 4th floor.

2019. September

Congrats Yung Ting and Goro!

Poster award, BCVR2019, Tokyo.

2019. September

We attended ESC in Paris.

2019. July-August

We attended BCVS in Boston.

2019. July

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

2019. July

Ippei Shimizu; JSPS KAKENHI, Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research

2019. July

Ippei Shimizu; appointed as Editorial board member of Scientific Reports.

2019. July

Dr. Jefman Efendi Marzuki joined our lab.

2019. June

Published;

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.

*co-corresponding author

 

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.

2019. June

Tomoki Miura became Student Fellow of Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine (SFCBM)

2019. April

Von voyage to Boston Ryutaro!

2019. April

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-

2019. April

Yung Ting Hsiao and An Lin joined our lab.

2019. March

Published

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

2019. March

We attended JCS 2019 @Yokohama.

2019. March

Professor Barbara Casadei gave us a talk in Niigata. Thank you very much!

2019. February

Published

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

2019. February

Published

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

2019. January

Uchiyama K; Joined our lab.

2019. January

Shimizu I; Research Grant: The Japan Geriatrics Society

2019. January

Shimizu I; Research Grant: The Naito Foundation

2018. December

Congrats!

Young Investigator Award Competition, Medical Student Cardiovascular Biology Conference 2018

Winner: Yuki Tsukano

Award for excellence: Nobushige Imai, Eitaro Sugai

2018. December

Yoshida Y; Research Grant: The Uehara Memorial Foundation

2018. December

Congrats!

Takayuki Wakasugi; YIA award, The Japanese Circulation Society, Kantokoushinetsu Regional Meetng, 2018, Tokyo