Former Members

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Shohei Ikeda, MD, PhD
2015-2017 Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers NJMS
2014-2015 Clinical Physician, Iwate Prefectural Hospital, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2010-2014 PhD in Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2007-2010 Internship, Sendai Medical Center, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2001-2007 MD, Faculty of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2010-2014 PhD in Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

Research Interests: Heart Failure, Hippo pathway

 

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Yanbin Chen, MD, PhD

2016-2017 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2013-2016 Chief Physician, Soochow University, Jiang Su Province, China
2012 Visiting Scholar, Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany
2009-2011 MD, Soochow University, Jiang Su Province, China
2007-2009 Master of Medicine, Soochow University, Jiang Su Province, China
2003-2007 Attending Physician, Chief Physician, Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Soochow University, Jiang Su Province, China

 

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Akihiro Shirakabe, MD, PhD

2014-2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers NJMS
2005-2013 Assistant Professor, Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Japan
2005-2009 PhD, Nippon Mecichal School, Japan
2003-2005 Clinical Resident, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Japan
1996-2002 MD, Nippon Medical School, Japan

Research Interests: Autophagy, Mitochondrial dysfunction, Drp-1

 

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Dominic Del Re, PhD

 

2008-2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ
2002-2008 PhD, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA

Research Interests: Regulation of Mst in the heart

 

 

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Yoshiyuki Ikeda, MD, PhD

2012-2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers NJMS
2009-2012 Assistant Professor at Kagoshima University Hospital
2004-2008 Fellow of Cardiology, Kagoshima University Hospital

Research Interests: Autophagy, DRP-1, Mitochondrial Fission and Fusion, Foxo

 

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Dan Shao, PhD

 

2012-2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers NJMS
2007-2012 PhD Student: Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, UMDNJ

Research Interests: Redox regulation in the heart

 

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Takanobu Yamamoto, MD, PhD

 

2010-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ
2005-2010Ph.D., Tokyo Medical and Dental University
1996-2005Resident and Fellow, Toranomon Hospital, Japan
1990-1996M.D., Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

Research Interests: Myocardial metabolism

 

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Shouji Matsushima, MD, PhD

 

2010-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ
2009-2010 Clinical Fellow, Hokkaido University Hospital, Japan
2007-2009 Clinical Fellow, Hakodate General Central Hospital, Japan
2003-2007 Ph,D., Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Science
2001-2003 Medical Resident, Kyushu University Hospital
1995-2001 M.D., Kyushu University, Japan

Research Interests: Oxidative stress, NAD(P)H oxidase, Thioredoxin

 

Yanfei Yang, PhD

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2012 Post doctoral research fellow, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, BWH-Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
2005-2012 PhD student,  Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ.
2001-2005 B.S   University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China

Thesis Topic: miRNAs function in the heart.

 

Yoshiya Monden, MD, PhD

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2010-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ

2007-2010 Clinical Fellow, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital, Japan

2003-2007 Ph.D., Kyushu University

2001-2003 Medical Resident, Kyushu University Hospital

1995-2001 M.D., Kyushu University, Japan

Research Interests: Molecular mechanism of autophagy in regulating cardiac remodeling

 

Jaeyeaon Cho Ph.D
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2010- 2011        Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ
2004 -2010        Ph.D Student, Biomedical Science Program, UMDNJ
2001- 2004        MS       New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA
1995- 1999        BS       Inha University, Korea
Thesis: GSK-3-beta mediates cardiomyocyte differentiation of bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells and improves cell therapy effects after myocardial infraction.
Research Interests: Cardiomyocyte differentiation and stem cell therapy for myocardial infarction.

 

Nirmala Hariharan PhD
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2007 -2010        Ph.D Student: Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine  
2005-Present    CBMM  PhD student, UMDNJ
2000-2005         B.E   Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India

Thesis Topic: Role of FOXO transcription factors in the heart.

 

Junya Kuroda MD PhD
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2008-2010       Postdoctoral fellow, UMDNJ
1999-2003       Ph.D., Kyushu University, Japan
1990-1996       M.D., Kyushu University, Japan

Research Interests: NAD(P)H oxidase

 

Jonathan Galeotti BS

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2001-2009        Research Teaching Specialist IV

 

Hsu Chiao-Po MD PhD
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2006-2008           Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ, NJ, USA
1985-1992           MD Natinal Yang-Ming University,Taiwan

Research Interests: Nampt, Sirt1

 

Shiori Kyoi MD PhD
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2006-2008             Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ, NJ, USA
2001-2006             M.D., Kansai Medical University, Japan
1997-2006             Clinical Fellow, Cardiovascular Center, Kansai Medical University,Osaka, Japan

Research Interest: MST1, Beclin1, Apoptosis, Autophagy

 

Soichiro Usui, MD PhD
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2005-2008           Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ   
2000-2005           Ph.D., Kanazawa University, Japan
1997-2005           Clinical Fellow,  Kanazawa University, Japan        

Research Interests: MST1, cardiac apoptosis

 

Tetsuro Ago, MD PhD
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2005-2008          Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ       
1987-1993          M.D., Kyushu University School of Medicine, Japan

Research Interests: Thioredoxin, Histone Modification, Reactive Oxygen Species

 

Takahisa Matsuda, PhD
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2005-2008            Postdoctral Fellow, UMDNJ
2002-2005            PhD, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
2000-2002            MS, Osaka University, Japan
1996-2000            BS, Osaka University, Japan

Research Interests:   Mst1, GSK-3

 

Noritsugu Nakano, MD PhD
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2006-2008           Postdoctral Fellow, UMDNJ

 

Ralph Alcendor, PhD
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2001-2007      Ph.D. Student, UMDNJ
1996-2000      BS  University of Virgin Islands, USA

 

     
Shinichi Hirotani        Email Shinichi
Hiromitsu Takagi      Email Hiro
Yutaka Matsui          Email Yutaka
Hideharu Tomita       Email Hide
Mari Odashima         Email Mari
Carmine Morisco      Email Carmine
Stefan Hardt        Email Stefan
Koichi Seta        Email Koichi
Mitsutaka Yamamoto
Makoto Hase
Shimako Yamamoto
Katsuya Kajimoto
David Zebrowski