HIRATA Yukio

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Name
HIRATA Yukio
Affiliation
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Section
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Advanced Therapeutical Sciences Gene and Molecular Medicine, Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology
Job title
Professor
Degree
(BLANK), (BLANK)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1976
 - 
1979
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine,
 
 
   
 
Endocrinology Fellow
 
1980
 - 
1982
Kobe University School of Medicine,
 
 
   
 
Assistant
 
1982
 - 
1988
National Cardiovascular Center Research
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1976
Graduate School, Division of Medicine, Kobe University
 
 
 - 
1970
Faculty of Medicine, Kobe University
 

Misc

 
Endothelin-1 is au autocrine/paracrine factor for human cancer cell lines
Journal of Clinical Investigation   87 1867-1871   1991
Cellular mechanism of endothelin-1 release by angiotensin and vasopressin
Hypertehsion   18 165-170   1991
Induction of endothelin-1 gene by angiotensin and vasopressin in endothelial cells
Huypertension   19 753-757   1992
Endothelin-1 iuduces hypertrophy with enhanced expression of muscle specific genes in cultured neonatol cardiomyocytes
Circulation Research   69 209-215   1991
Urinary excretion of endothelin-1 in normal subjects and patients with renal disease
Kidney International   39 307-311   1991

Research Grants & Projects

 
Molecular mechanism of aldosteron-induced cardiovascular injury
Molecular mechanism of insulin resistance in metabolic syndrome
Molecular mechanism of diabetic vasculopathy
Molecular biology of oxidative stress-induced vascular remodeling
Physiological and pathophysiological significance of salusins