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JCS Awards and Year 2015 Winners

 
41th Japan Heart Foundation Sato Award
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Heart Development and Regeneration
Masaki Ieda,MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of@Medicine
 
 
33rd Young Investigator's Award "Basic Research"
(First Place)

DNA Single-Strand Break-Induced DNA Damage Response Causes Heart Failure
Tomoaki Higo, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
 
mitoNEET Regulates Mitochondrial Iron Homeostasis in the Hearts
Takaaki Furihata, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Disruption of Physiological Balance Between Nitric Oxide and Endothelium-Dependent Hyperpolarization Impairs Cardiovascular Homeostasis in Mice
Shigeo Godo, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Single Cell Imaging Analysis Clarifies RNA Quantity Control Mechanism in Cardiomyocytes
Yuki Masumura, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
 
 
33rd Young Investigator's Award "Clinical Research"
(First Place)

Kir3.1 Channel Mutation, a Novel Therapeutic Target for Familial Sinus Bradycardia and Atrial Fibrillation
Noriaki Yamada, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Hippocampus Abnormalities Are Associated with Depressive Symptoms and Cognitive Impairment in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure
Hideaki Suzuki, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Hospital
 
Prognostic Significance of Endogenous Erythropoietin in Long-Term Outcome of Patients with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
Toshiyuki Nagai, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
 
Enhanced Adventitial Vasa Vasorum Formation in Patients with Vasospastic Angina
-Assessment with Optical Frequency Domain Imaging-
Kensuke Nishimiya , MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University
 
 
24th CPIS (Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy International Symposium) Award
Sirt7 Contributes to Myocardial Tissue Repair by Maintaining Transforming Growth Factor- Signaling Pathway.
Satoshi Araki , MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University

 
 
 
14th Young Investigator's Award for International Students
( First Place)

A Novel Angiogenic Adipokine Neuregulin-4 Preserves Metabolic Homeostasis by Regulating Adipose Tissue Angiogenesis
Dhite Bayu Nugroho , MD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
 
A Novel Therapeutic Role of Dipeptidyl Peptidase V in the Treatment of Hypertension
Xiaoling Pang, MD
Division of Molecular Medical Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Shiga University of Medical Science
 
Cathepsin S Activity Controls Injury-Related Vascular Repair in Mice via the p38MAPK and PI3K-Akt/p-HDAC6 Signaling Pathway
Hongxian Wu, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Versican Is Essential for Closed Cardiovascular System.
Nishant Mittal
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine
 
Muscarinic Receptor Activation Leads to Phosphorylation of HSF1 and Stabilization of Mutant hERG Protein
Endang Mahati , MD, MSc
Division of Regenerative Medicine and Therapeutics, Department of Genetic Medicine and Regenerative Therapeutics, Tottori University Graduate School of Medical Science
 
 
11th Cardiovascular Surgery Award
Alternative Access for Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparison of the Transaortic Approach Using Right Anterior Thoracotomy to Partial J-Sternotomy
Kazuaki Okuyama , MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tomishiro Central Hospital

 
 
11th Pediatric Cardiology Award
Ventricular-Arterial Function and Coupling in the Adult Fontan Circulation
Hirofumi Saiki , MD, PhD
Circulatory Failure Laboratory, Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic

 
 
10th Cardiovascular Regeneration Medical Science Award
(Experimental Investigator)
Stem Cell Reports Fibroblast Growth Factors and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Promote Cardiac Reprogramming Under Defined Conditions
Hiroyuki Yamakawa , MD
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine
(Clinical Investigator )
Improved Clinical Course of Autologous Skeletal Myoblast Sheet (TCD-51073) Transplantation When Compared to a Propensity Score-Matched Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Population
Teruhiko Imamura , MD, PhD
Department of Therapeutic Strategy for Heart Failure, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo
 
 
9th Woman Researcher's Award
Infarct Tissue Heterogeneity by Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is a Novel Predictor of Mortality in Patients With Chronic Coronary Artery Disease and Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Eri Watanabe , MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Aoyama Hospital, Tokyo Women's Medical University
 
 
5th Cardiovascular Clinical Research Investigator's Award
(Clinical Research Investigator)
Comprehensive Genomic Analysis for Diagnosis and Treatment of the Cardiovascular Diseases.
Hiroyuki Morita , MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Tokyo
 
(Case Report)
( First Place)

Serial Imaging Changes During Treatment of Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease with Multiple Pseudotumors
Kenya Kusunose, MD, PhD
Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokushima University Hospital
 
Biventricular Failure with Low Pulmonary Vascular Resistance Was Managed by Left Ventricular Assist Device Alone Without Right-Sided Mechanical Support
Teruhiko Imamura , MD, PhD
Department of Therapeutic Strategy for Heart Failure, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo
 
Morphological Changes in Mitochondria During Mechanical Unloading Observed on Electron Microscopy: A Case Report of a Bridge to Complete Recovery in a Patient with Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Yuki Ikeda , MD
Cardiovascular Medicine, Kitasato University, School of Medicine
 
 
3rd Cardiovascular Imaging Award
( First Place)
Prediction of Future Overt Pulmonary Hypertension by 6-Min Walk Stress Echocardiography in Patients with Connective Tissue Disease
Kenya Kusunose , MD, PhD
Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokushima University Hospital
 
Assessment of Post-Procedural Aortic Regurgitation After TAVR An Intraprocedural TEE Study
Hirotsugu Mihara , MD
Department of Cardiology, Yokkaichi Municipal Hospital
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Prognostic Value of LV Deformation Parameters Using 2D and 3D Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography in Asymptomatic Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis and Preserved LV Ejection Fraction
Yasufumi Nagata , MD
The Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health
 
 
Circulation Journal Awards for the Year 2015
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