Postdoctoral Fellows

 

Yasuhiro Maejima, MD, PhD
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2012-Present Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS
2012-2013 Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS
2008-2012    Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ 
2006-2008    Assistant Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
2005-2006    Postdoctoral Fellow, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
2001-2005    Ph.D., Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
1999-2001    Clinical Fellow, Jichi Medical School Omiya Medical Center, Japan
1997-1999    Medical Resident, Toranomon Hospital, Japan
1990-1996    M.D., Shinshu University, Japan


Research Interests: Foxo1 signaling, Autophagy, Atrophy

 

 

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Wataru Mizushima, MD, PhD
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2016-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers NJMS
2015-2016: Research Fellow, Hokkaido University Hospital
2010-2015: Ph.D., Hokkaido University
2010-2011: Clinical Fellow, Hokkaido University Hospital
2006-2010: Senior Resident, Sapporo City Hospital, Japan
2005-2006: Junior Resident, Hakodate Central General Hospital, Japan
2004-2005: Junior Resident, Hokkaido University Hospital, Japan
1998-2004: MD, Hokkaido University, Japan

 

 

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Risa Mukai, PhD
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2016-Present Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers NJMS
2015-2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, Tokushima Bunri University, Japan
2012-2015 Research Fellow of JSPS (DC1), Japan
2012-2015 PhD, Tokushima Bunri University, Japan

 

 

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Gihoon Nah, PhD
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2016-Present Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers NJMS
2013-2016 Postdoctoral Associate, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
2006-2013 PhD in Molecular Biology, Seoul National University, Korea
2001-2005    BS in Biology, Korea University, Seoul, Korea


Research Interests: Foxo1 signaling, Autophagy, Atrophy

 

 

 

Michinari Nakamura, MD

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2011 - Present Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers NJMS
2009 - 2011 Research Fellow, University of California, San Diego, USA
2006 - 2009 Clinical Fellow, The Cardiovascular Institute Hospital, Japan
2004 - 2006 Clinical Resident, University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
1998 - 2004 MD, Kyushu University, Japan

Research Interests: apoptotic signaling, GSK3, oxidative stress

 

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Shinichi Oka, PhD
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2012-Present Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS
2007-2012    Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ
2006-2007    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan Medical School, MI, USA
2002-2005    Postdoctoral Fellow, Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
2001-2006    Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University, Japan
1998-2001    PhD, Himeji institute of Technology, Japan

Research Interests: Redox signaling regulating metabolic pathway


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Toshiro Saito, MD, PhD
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2013-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers NJMS
2012-2013: Research Fellow, Kyushu University Hospital
2011-2012: Assistant Professor, Kyushu University
2007-2011: PhD, Kyushu University
2006-2007: Clinical Fellow, Kyushu University Hospital
2004-2006: Clinical Resident, Toranomon Hospital, Japan
1998-2004: MD, Kyushu University, Japan

Research Interests: Autophagy, Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Oxidative Stress

 

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Sebastiano Sciarretta, MD
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2013-Present Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS
2009-2013 Research Fellow, Rutgers NJMS
2006-2009 Fellow of Cardiology, University of "Sapienza" of Rome, Italy
2006 MD, University of "Sapienza" of Rome, Italy

Research Interests: The role of the mTOR pathway during cardiac stress; the Hippo pathway

 

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Peiyong Zhai, MD, PhD
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2013-Present Associate Professor, Rutgers NJMS
2007-2013 Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS
2006-2007 Instructor, UMDNJ
2003-2006 Research Associate, UMDNJ

Research Interests: Angiotensin II signaling in cardiac hypertrophy