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JCS Awards and Year 2011 Winners

 
37th Japan Heart Foundation Sato Award
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A Multifaceted Approach for Analyzing the Pathogenesis of Cardiovascular Disease
Motoaki Sano, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine
 
 
29th Young Investigator's Award
(First Place)

Efficacy of Immunoglobulin plus Prednisolone for Prevention of Coronary Artery Abnormalities in Severe Kawasaki Disease|A Prospective, Randomised, Open, Blinded-Endpoint Trial|
Tohru Kobayashi, MD, PhD
Department of Pediatrics, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Saturated Fatty Acid and TLR Signaling Link Cell Dysfunction and Islet Inflammation
Kosei Eguchi, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo
 
A Novel Ultraviolet-Based Phototherapy Against Atherosclerosis Targeting Regulatory T Cells and Skin Dendritic Cells
Naoto Sasaki, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Angiopoietin-1 is Critical for Coronary Venogenesis in the Developing Heart
Yoh Arita, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Nanoparticle-Mediated Delivery of Pitavastatin Inhibits Plaque Destabilization and Rupture in the Brachiocephalic Arteries of ApoE-Deficient Mice Through Regulating Monocyte/Macrophage Activation
Shunsuke Katsuki, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
 
 
20th CPIS (Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy International Symposium) Award
Apoptosis Regulator Through Modulating IAP Expression(ARIA) Controls the PI3K/Akt Pathway in Endothelial and Endothelial Progenitor Cells
Masahiro Koide, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University School of Medicine

 
 
 
7th Cardiovascular Surgery Award
Induced Adipocyte Cell-Sheet Ameliorates Cardiac Dysfunction in a Mouse Myocardial Infarction Model - A Novel Drug Delivery System for Heart Failure -
Yukiko Imanishi, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School ofMedicine

 
 
7th Pediatric Cardiology Award
Norwood Procedure With Non-Valved Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Shunt Improves Ventricular Energetics Despite the Presence of Diastolic Regurgitation - A Theoretical Analysis -
Shuji Shimizu, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Dynamics, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute

 
 
6th Cardiovascular Regeneration Medical Science Award
(Experimental Investigator)
G-CSF Influences Mouse Skeletal Muscle Development and Regeneration by Stimulating Myoblast Proliferation
Shinsuke Yuasa, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine
 
(Clinical Investigator)
Autologous Bone-Marrow Mononuclear Cell Implantation Reduces Long-Term Major Amputation Risk in Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia - A Comparison of Atherosclerotic Peripheral Arterial Disease and Buerger Disease -
Naomi Idei, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University
 
 
5th Woman Researcher's Award
Cross-Talk of RANKL Signaling With Renin-Angiotensin II System in Vascular Calcification and Remodeling
Mariana Kiomy Osako, PhD
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
 
 
1st Cardiovascular Clinical Research Investigator's Award
(Clinical Research Investigator)
Endothelial Function and Atherosclerosis - From Bech to Bedside; Pathogenesis, Treatment, Biomarker, and Development of New Device for Endothelial Function Measurement-
Yukihito Higashi, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Regeneration and Medicine, Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Hiroshima University
 
(Case Report)
( First Place)

Fatal Ostial Right Coronary Artery Coronary Stent Fracture and Perforation Induced by Mechanical Stress Between the Sternum and Dilated Aortic Root
Tomoya Hoshi, MD
Cardiovascular Division, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba
 
Exercise-Induced Left Bundle Branch Block and Subsequent Mechanical Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony - Resolved With Pharmacological Therapy|
Hidekazu Tanaka, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
 
A Large Thrombus Originating From Left Atrial Diverticulum - A New Concern for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation -
Takayuki Nagai, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Integrated Medicine and Informatics, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine
 
 
10th Young Investigator's Award for International Students
( First Place)

IL-17 Produced from yT cells Promote Left Ventricular Remodeling After Myocardial Infarction
Xiaoxiang Yan, MD
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine
 
Exacerbation of Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress- Related Maladaptive Cardiac Remodeling in Pressure-Overloaded Dominant Negative 14-3-3eta Mice
Flori Ratna Sari, MD, PhD
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences
 
Cathepsin K Deficiency Suppresses the Development of Experimental Intimal Hyperplasia in Response to Injuries
Lina Hu, PhD
Department of Community Health and Geriatrics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
 
CVD-Associated Non-Coding RNA, ANRIL, Modulates Expression of Apoptosis and Proliferation Pathways in VSMC
Ada Congrains Castillo, BSc
Department of Geriatric and Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
 
Targeting Endothelin-1 ETAR Interaction by Endothelial Cell-Derived Endothelin-1 Deletion Attenuates Kidney Fibrosis via Reducing Pericyte to Myofibroblast Transition and Capillary Loss
Nur Arfian, MD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
 
 
Circulation Journal Awards for the Year 2011
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