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JCS Awards and Winners of This Year

 
32nd Japan Heart Foundation Sato Award
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Ryanodine Receptor as a New Therapeutic Target of Heart Failure and Lethal Arrhythmia
Masafumi Yano, M.D.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Division of Cardiology, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine
 
 
24th Young Investigator's Award
p53-induced Inhibition of Angiogenesis Causes Cardiac Dysfunction during Pressure Overload
Masanori Sano, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Diverse Contribution of Bone Marrow-derived Cells to Vascular Remodeling Associated with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Arterial Neointimal Formation
Makoto Sahara, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine
 
Functional Analysis of Novel Antimicrobial Peptide, AG-30, with Angiogenic Property toward Clinical Application
Hironori Nakagami, M.D.
Division of Gene Therapy Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
 
 
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor in Bone Marrow Plays a Crucial Role in Plaque Progression and Destabilization
Daiju Fukuda, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine
 
Vascular Injury-induced Upregulation of Epac1 Counteracts PKA, Promoting Smooth Muscle Cell Migration and Neointimal Thickening
Utako Yokoyama, M.D.
Cardiovascular Research Institute, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine
 
 
15th CPIS (Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy International Symposium) Award
Adiponectin Protects Against Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury Through AMPK- and COX-2- Dependent Mechanisms
Rei Shibata, M.D.
Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
 
 
16th Yagi Award
Sema3A Induces a Cardiac Ventricular Repolarization Gradient via Sympathetic Innervation Patterning
Masaki Ieda, M.D.
Department of Regenerative Medicine and Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics, Keio University School of Medicine
 
 
7th Takayasu Award
Three-Dimensional Geometry of the Tricuspid Annulus in Healthy Subjects and in Patients With Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation A Real-Time, 3Dimensional Echocardiographic Study
Shota Fukuda, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
 
 
5th Young Investigator's Award for International Students
Mechanisms underlying the impairment of ischemia-induced neovascularization in MMP-2-deficient mice
Xianwu Cheng
Department of Cardiovascular Research Medicine, Nagoya University School of Medicine
 
Distinct Notch Signals are Required for Neovascularization and Development of Endothelial Progenitor Cells (EPCs) in Microenvironment
Kwon Sang-Mo
RIKEN, Center for Development Biology, Stem cell Translational Laboratory, Researcher
 
Important Role of the Bradykinin-B1/B2 Receptor Mediated Pathways in Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor-Induced Angiogenesis in Ischemic Tissue
Ping Li
Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Controlled release of MMP-1 Plasmid DNA improved Contractility and Altered Na/Ca Exchange of Cardiomyocytes Isolated from Rat Chronic Myocardial Infarction Heart
Xue Lin
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
 
 
2nd Cardiovascular Surgery Award
In Vivo Visualization of Cardiac Allograft Rejection and Trafficking Passenger Leukocytes Using Bioluminescence Imaging
Masashi Tanaka, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Omiya Medical Center, Jichi Medical University
 
 
2nd Pediatric Cardiology Award
* Not available *
 
 
1st Cardiovascular Regeneration Medical Science Award
(Experimental Investigator)
Polysurgery of Cell Sheet Grafts Overcomes Diffusion Limits to Produce Thick, Vascularized Myocardial Tissues
Tatsuya Shimizu, M.D.
Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women's Medical University
 
(Clinical Invetigator)
* Not available *
 
 
Circulation Journal Awards for the Year 2006
(Clinical Investigation)
Increased Incidence of Transient Left Ventricular Apical Ballooning (So-Called `Takotsubo' Cardiomyopathy) After the Mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake (Circ J 2006; 70: 947 -953)
Masahito Sato, M.D.
Cardiovascular Center, Tachikawa General Hospital
 
Long-Term Efficacy of Edaravone in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction (Circ J 2006; 70: 832 - 837)
Kenichi Tsujita, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University
 
(Experimental Investigation)
AT1 Receptor Antagonist Restores Cardiac Ryanodine Receptor Function, Rendering Isoproterenol-Induced Failing Heart Less Susceptible to Ca2+-Leak Induced by Oxidative Stress (Circ J 2006; 70: 777 - 786)
Takahiro Tokuhisa, M.D.
Department of Medical Bioregulation, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine
 
Mechanisms Underlying Nano-Sized Air-Pollution-Mediated Progression of Atherosclerosis Carbon Black Causes Cytotoxic Injury/Inflammation and Inhibits Cell Growth in Vascular Endothelial Cells (Circ J 2006; 70: 129 - 140)
Hideyuki Yamawaki, M.D.
Department of Epidemiology, Research Institute, National Cardiovascular Center
 
 
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