Akihiro Shirakabe, MD, PhD Email Aki 2014-2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers NJMS 2005-2013 Asst. Professor, Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusoh Hospital 2005-2009 PhD, Nippon Mecichal School 2003-2005 Clinical Resident, Nippon Medical School 1996-2002MD, Nippon Medical School, Japan Research Interests: Autophagy, Mitochondrial dysfunction, Drp-1

 

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

Research Interests: Autophagy, Mitochondrial dysfunction, Drp-1

  Dominic Del Re, PhD Email Dominic 2012-2014 Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS 2008-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ 2002-2008 PhD, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA Research Interests: Regulation of Mst in the heart

 

Dominic Del Re, PhD
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2012-2014 Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS
2008-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ
2002-2008 PhD, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA

Research Interests: Regulation of Mst in the heart

  Yoshiyuki Ikeda, MD, PhD Email Yoshiyuki 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

 

Yoshiyuki Ikeda, MD, PhD
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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

  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

 

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

 
  Shouji Matsushima, MD, PhD Email Shouji 2014-present Assistant professor, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine 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 Research Interests: Oxidative stress, NAD(P)H oxidase, Thioredoxin

 

Shouji Matsushima, MD, PhD
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2014-present Assistant professor, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine
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

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

  Takanobu Yamamoto, MD, PhD Email Taka 2015-Present Assistant Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental Univeristy 2013-2015 Cardiologist-in-Chief, Shuuwa General Hospital, Saitama, Japan 2010-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ 2005-2010 PhD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University 1996-2005 Resident and Fellow, Toranomon Hospital, Japan 1990-1996 MD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan Research Interests: Myocardial metabolism

 

Takanobu Yamamoto, MD, PhD
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2015-Present Assistant Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental Univeristy
2013-2015 Cardiologist-in-Chief, Shuuwa General Hospital, Saitama, Japan
2010-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ
2005-2010 PhD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
1996-2005 Resident and Fellow, Toranomon Hospital, Japan
1990-1996 MD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

Research Interests: Myocardial metabolism

  Yanfei Yang, PhD Email Yanfei 2012-Present 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.

 

Yanfei Yang, PhD
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2012-Present 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.

  Nirmala Hariharan PhD Email Nirmala 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.

 

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.

 
  Yoshiya Monden, MD, PhD Email Yoshiya 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

 

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

  Junya Kuroda MD PhD Email Junya 2011-Present    Assistant Professor, Kyushu University, Japan 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

 

Junya Kuroda MD PhD
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2011-Present    Assistant Professor, Kyushu University, Japan
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

  Tetsuro Ago, MD PhD Email Tetsuro 2008-present   Assistant Professor, Kyushu University 2005-2008     Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ 1996-2000     PhD, Kyushu University 1987-1993     MD, Kyushu University Research Interest: vascular biology, redox regulation, cell signaling oxidative stress, NADPH oxidase, brain ischemia, neuroprotection, neurovascular unit, repair and regeneration system of the CNS

 

Tetsuro Ago, MD PhD
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2008-present   Assistant Professor, Kyushu University
2005-2008     Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ
1996-2000     PhD, Kyushu University
1987-1993     MD, Kyushu University

Research Interest: vascular biology, redox regulation, cell signaling oxidative stress, NADPH oxidase, brain ischemia, neuroprotection, neurovascular unit, repair and regeneration system of the CNS

  Hsu Chiao-Po MD PhD Email Chiao-Po 2006-2008           Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ, NJ, USA 1985-1992           MD Natinal Yang-Ming University,Taiwan Research Interests: Nampt, Sirt1

 

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

 
 
  Stefan Hardt Email Stefan

 

Stefan Hardt
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  Shiori Kyoi, MD Email Shiori 2006-2008           Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ     

 

Shiori Kyoi, MD
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2006-2008           Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ   
 

  Soichiro Usui, MD PhD Email Soichiro 2008-Present       Assistant Professor, Department of Disease Control and Homeostasis, Kanazawa University 2005-2008           Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ    2000-2005           Ph.D., Kanazawa University, Japan 1997-2005           Clinical Fellow,  Kanazawa University, Japan         Research Interests: MST1, cardiac apoptosis

 

Soichiro Usui, MD PhD
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2008-Present       Assistant Professor, Department of Disease Control and Homeostasis, Kanazawa University
2005-2008           Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ   
2000-2005           Ph.D., Kanazawa University, Japan
1997-2005           Clinical Fellow,  Kanazawa University, Japan        

Research Interests: MST1, cardiac apoptosis

  Jaeyeaon Cho Ph.D Email Jaeyeaon 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.

 

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.

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



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

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

 

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

  Takahisa Matsuda, PhD Email Taka 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

 

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

  Jonathan Galeotti BS Email Jon 2001-2009        Research Teaching Specialist IV  

 

Jonathan Galeotti BS
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2001-2009        Research Teaching Specialist IV