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JCS Awards and Year 2005 Winners

JCS Awards and Winners of This Year

31st Japan Heart Foundation Sato Award
Identification of Genetic Factors and Development of Genetic Risk Diagnosis Systems for Cardiovascular Diseases
Yoshiji Yamada, M.D.
Department of Human Functional Genomics, Life Science Reseach Center, Mie University
23rd Young Investigator's Award
Developmental stage-specific role of Wnt/β-catenin signaling in cardiac myogenesis
Atsuhiko Naitoh, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine
Cardiac neural crest cells contribute to the dormant multipotent stem cell in the mammalian heart
Yuichi Tomita, M.D.
Department of Regenerative Medicine and Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics, Keio University School of Medicine
Nerve growth factor is critical for cardiac sensory innervation and rescues neuropathy in diabetic hearts
Masaki Ieda, M.D.
Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine
Stent-based local delivery of nuclear factor-κB decoy attenuates in-stent restenosis in hypercholesterolemic rabbits
Kisho Ohtani, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
14th CPIS (Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy International Symposium) Award
G-CSF Prevents Cardiac Remodeling after Myocardial Infarction by Activating the Jak-Stat Pathway in Cardiomycytes
Yingjie Qin, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine
15th Yagi Award
Identification of a Novel Angiogenic Peptide, AG-30
Hironori Nakagami, M.D.
Division of Gene Therapy Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
6th Takayasu Award
Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair for Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation -- A Real-Time Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Study in an Ovine Model
Masao Daimon, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine
4th Young Investigator's Award for International Students
Preventive Effect of Erythropoietin on Cardiac Dysfunction in Doxorubicin-induced Cardiomyopathy
Longhu Li, M.D.
Second Department of Internal Medicine, Gifu University School of Medicine
Expression of the Lysosomal Cysteine Proteases Cathepsin S in the Left Ventricular Myocardium of Rats and Humans and Its Regulation in Cardiac Myocytes
Sang-Mo Kwon, M.D.
Dept. Regenerative Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine
Increased macrophage elastase (MMP-12) enhances the progression of atherosclerosis in transgenic rabbits
Jingyan Liang, M.D.
Cardiovascular Disease Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Scavenging Reactive Oxygen Species by Edaravone Preserves Coronary Microvascular Endothelial Function Myocardial eNOS Expression on Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury In Vivo Beating Canine Heart
Renan Sukmawan, M.D.
Department of Cardiology, Kawasaki Medical School
1st Cardiovascular Surgery Award
Fontan operation with a viable and growing conduit using pedicled autologous pericardial roll: Serial changes in conduit geometry
Iki Adachi, M.D.
Cardiovascular Division, National Cardiovascular Center
1st Pediatric Cardiology Award
Prostaglandin Promotes Hyaluronic Acid-Induced Neointimal Formation in Ductus Arteriosus
Utako Yokoyama, M.D.
Department of Physiology, Yokohama City University
Circulation Journal Awards for the Year 2005
(Clinical Investigation)
Can Transthoracic Doppler Echocardiography Predict the Discrepancy Between Left Ventricular End-Diastolic Pressure and Mean Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure in Patients With Heart Failure?
(Circ J 2005; 69: 432 - 438)
Yasuyuki Hadano, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine
Large-Scale Cohort Study on the Relationship Between Serum Lipid Concentrations and Risk of Cerebrovascular Disease Under Low-Dose Simvastatin in Japanese Patients With Hypercholesterolemia - Sub-Analysis of the Japan Lipid Intervention Trial (J-LIT)-
(Circ J 2005; 69: 1016 - 1021)
Noriaki Nakaya, M.D.
Nakaya Clinic
(Experimental Investigation)
Repeated Sauna Therapy Increases Arterial Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Expression and Nitric Oxide Production in Cardiomyopathic Hamsters
(Circ J 2005; 69: 722 - 729)
Yoshiyuki Ikeda, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Metabolic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University
Combined Effects of Nifekalant and Lidocaine on the Spiral-Type Re-Entry in a Perfused 2-Dimensional Layer of Rabbit Ventricular Myocardium
(Circ J 2005; 69: 576 - 584)
Mari Amino, M.D.
Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Nagoya University
SOCS1/JAB Likely Mediates the Protective Effects of Cardiotrophin-1 Against Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Vivo
(Circ J 2005; 69: 1412 - 1417)
Keiji Tanimoto, M.D.
Anesthesia, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
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