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JCS Awards and Year 2013 Winners

 
39th Japan Heart Foundation Sato Award
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Cell Sheet-Based Tissue Engineering for Heart Regeneration
Tatsuya Shimizu, MD, PhD
Tokyo Womenfs Medical University, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science
 
 
31th@Young Investigator's Award "Clinical Research"
(First Place)

Morphometric and Quantitative Analysis in Cardiomyocytefs Nucleus Were Associated With Poor Outcome in Patients With Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Machiko Kanzaki, MD
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine,Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
 
Impact of Interventional Therapies for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Comparison of Clinical Outcomes of Pulmonary Endarterectomy vs. Percutaneous Transluminal Pulmonary Angioplasty
Masaharu Kataoka, MD, PhD
Kyorin University School of Medicine,Division of Cardiology, Second Department of Internal Medicine
 
Association Between Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Pathological Changes in Coronary Arteries Among Population-Based Autopsy Samples in Japan: The Hisayama Study
Kensuke Izumaru, MD
Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences,Department of Medicine and Clinical Science
 
Utility of Non-Invasive Endothelial Function Test for Prediction of Deep Vein Thrombosis After Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty
Hiroyuki Suzuki, MD
Yokohama City University Medical Center,Division of Cardiology
 
 
31th Young Investigator's Award "Basic Research"
(First Place)

The E3 Ligase Asb2 Regulates Cardiac Development Through Targeting Smad9 for Proteasomal Degradation
Kyung-Duk Min, MD, PhD
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center,Department of Clinical Research and Development, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
 
Endothelin-1 Induces Contraction Variability in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy-iPS Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes
Atsushi Tanaka, MD
Keio University School of Medicine,Department of Cardiology
 
Identification of Chemicals Inducing Cardiomyocyte Proliferation in Developmental Stage-Specific Manner With Pluripotent Stem Cells
Hideki Uosaki, MD, PhD
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,Division of Cardiology
 
NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation Through the Heart-Brain Interaction Contributes to Adaptive Cardiac Hypertrophy in Response to Pressure Overload
Yasutomi Higashikuni, MD, PhD
The University of Tokyo,Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
 
 
22th CPIS (Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy International Symposium) Award
Reciprocal Expression of MRTF-A and Myocardin Is Crucial for Pathological Vascular Remodelling in Mice
Takeya Minami, MD, PhD
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine,Department of Cardiovascular Medicine

 
 
 
9th Cardiovascular Surgery Award
Enhanced Survival of Transplanted Human iPS Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes by the Combination of Cell-Sheets With the Pedicled Omental Flap Technique in a Porcine Heart
Masashi Kawamura, MD, PhD
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine,Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

 
 
9th Pediatric Cardiology Award
Ventricular Septal Dysfunction After Surgical Closure of Multiple Ventricular Septal Defects
Hironori Matsuhisa, MD, PhD
Kobe Childrenfs Hospital,Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

 
 
7th Woman Researcher's Award
Semaphorin3E-Induced Inflammation Contributes to Insulin Resistance in Dietary Obesity
Yohko Yoshida, MD, PhD
Niigata University Graduate School@of Medical and Dental Sciences,Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine
 
 
3rd Cardiovascular Clinical Research Investigator's Award
(Clinical Research Investigator)
Identification of Causative Genes and Mechanisms, and Development of Novel Therapy in@Arrhythmia Syndromes
Hiroshi Watanabe, MD, PhD
Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences,Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine
 
(Case Report)
( First Place)

Ischemic Esophageal Ulceration That Developed After an Early Endoscopic Surveillance in a Patient Receiving Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
Hiro Yamasaki, MD, PhD
Tsukuba University Hospital,Cardiovascular Division, Faculty of Medicine
 
Autopsy Finding of the Sapien XT Valve From a Patient Who Died Suddenly After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Mike Saji, MD
University of Virginia,Advanced Cardiac Valve Center, Department of Medicine
 
Endovascular Treatment of Renal Artery Stenosis Improves Contralateral Renal Hypertrophy With Nephrotic Syndrome
Hiromichi Wakui, MD, PhD
"Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine,Department of Medical Science and Cardiorenal Medicine
 
 
1st Cardiovascular Imaging Award
( First Place)
Integrin-Targeted Molecular Imaging of Experimental Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms by 18F-FPPRGD2 Positron Emission Tomography
Toshiro Kitagawa, MD, PhD
Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences,Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
 
Diagnostic Accuracy of 320-Slice Computed-Tomography for Detection of Significant Coronary Artery Stenosis in Patients With Various Heart Rates and Heart Rhythms Compared With Conventional Coronary-Angiography
Masae Uehara, MD, PhD
Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine,Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
The University of Tokyo Hospital,Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
 
Age, Sex, and Hypertension-Related Remodeling Influences Left Ventricular Torsion Assessed by Tagged Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Asymptomatic Individuals: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
Kihei Yoneyama, MD, PhD
St. Marianna University School of Medicine,Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine
 
 
12th Young Investigator's Award for International Students
( First Place)

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Right Ventricular Remodeling in Pulmonary Hypertension
Suvd Nergui, MD, PhD
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine,Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
 
Therapeutic Vaccine Against DPP4 Improves Glucose Metabolism in Mice
Zhengda Pang, PhD
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine,Department of Geriatric Medicine and Nephrology
 
Renin Inhibition Reduces Atherosclerotic Plaque Neovascularization and Stabilizes Established Atherosclerotic Plaques
Hongxian Wu, MD
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine,Department of Cardiology
 
Uric Acid Enhanced Kv1.5 Channel Expression in Atrial Myocytes via Activation of Uric Acid Transporters, Xanthine Oxidase-Dependent Oxidative Stress, ERK Pathway
Nani Maharani,MD
Tottori University Graduate School of Medical Science,Division of Regenerative Medicine and Therapeutics, Department of Genetic Medicine and Regenerative Therapeutics
 
Depletion of Cardiac 14-3-3eta Protein Adversely Influences Pathologic Cardiac Remodeling via Exacerbation of Inflammation, Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress, and Suppression of Regeneration After Coronary Artery Ligation in Mice
Somasundaram Arumugam,PhD
Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences,Department of Clinical Pharmacology
 
 
8th Cardiovascular Regeneration Medical Science Award
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