Welcome to the website for
Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine Division of Molecular Aging and Cell Biology
Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata Japan
Final lab meeting at Niigata.
Our lab is moving to Juntendo University, Tokyo.
Appointed as a leader of U45 International Society of Heart Research (ISHR)- Japanese Section.
It is my great honor!
Yuki Tsukano; Student Award, Niigata University
Yohko Yoshida; Jokichi Takamine Memorial Award. CVEM (The Society of Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Metabolism). 2021
Ippei Shimizu; Funded from Fusion Oriented Research for disruptive Science and Techology.
(SOUHATSU research, JST)
Patricia and Ruby reached us from Portugal and Taiwan.
Tsukano Yuki; Yujin Memorial Award
Award Ceremony for Award for Excellence, Medical Student Cardiovascular Biology Conference 2020 & Young Investigator Award Competition.
Adam reached us from Canada.
Winner: Kyohei Matsubara
Award for Excellence: Taisei Umeda, Yuki Kazama
Medical Student Cardiovascular Biology Conference 2020
& Young Investigator Award Competition.
Yohko Yoshida; Kanae Foundation
Ippei Shimizu; Attended online award ceremony of National Academy of Medicine.
Here, I would like to thank all the members contributing for this research.
Ippei Shimizu; Catalyst Award、U.S. National Academy of Medicine.
I would like to thank AMED for the nomination.
Yuki Tsukano; Best presentation award
Goro Katsuumi; Best presentation award
Japanese Society of Anti-Aging Medicine
Yuki Tsukano; Winner; Student's Award
Masayoshi Suda; Winner; Basic Translational Research Award
257th, JCS Kantokoshinetsu Region
Ippei Shimizu; Dean's award, Niigata University.
It is my great honor to win this award.
Our work introduced in NHK, 20th August
I would like to thank Mr.Ono, Mr.Suzuki and Mr.Tanaka and all members in NHK for giving me this great opportunity!
Ippei Shimizu made an invited presentation at BCVS2020, Chicago, USA.
Yohko Yoshida made a presentation at YIA session in JCS2020.
Congrats for being the finalist!
Masayoshi Suda made an oral presentation at BCVS2020, Chicago, USA..
Goro Katsuumi; Research Grant: Takeda Foundation
Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, received IF3.915.
(Ippei Shimizu; Associate Editor)
I would like to thank all the authors and editors for contributing to the following special edition.
Yuki Tsukano; Yujin memorial research award for medical students.
We moved back to 5th floor after renewal of the building.
Thank you everyone for your great and kind support!!
Mayumi Kase, Ayane Sasaki joined our lab.
Shimizu I; Research Grant: The Cell Science Research Foundation
We attended Keystone meeting at Vancouver.
Shimizu I*, Minamino T*. Cellular senescence in arterial diseases.
Journal of lipid and atherosclerosis. 2020 Jan;9(9(1):79-91 *co- *Co-corresponding author
Award for Promotion of Research.
Goro Katsuumi, Masayoshi Suda, Yohko Yoshida
Outstanding Achievement Award
Young Investigator Award Competition, Medical Student Cardiovascular Biology Conference 2019
Winner: Daisuke Miyoshi
Award for excellence: Tomoki Miura
Yung Ting Hsiao; YIA competition, ISHR, Japanese section 2019, Kobe.
Great job Yuki!
Farewell party for Dr.Jefman Efendi
We will miss you Jefman!
Ippei Shimizu and Yung Ting
Hsiao attended NIPS international symposium in Okazaki.
Thank you very much Prof. Nishida for this great opportunity!!
Yoshida Y; Research Grant: The TERUMO Foundation
AHA 2019, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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 Lecture. National Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita, 5thNovember, 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Ippei Shimizu; Astellas Foundation for Research on Metabolic Disorders
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.
Yung Ting Hsiao, Goro Katsuumi
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