Junior Faculty Members

Peiyong Zhai, MD, PhD Email Peiyong 2013-present     Associate Professor, Rutgers NJMS   2007-2013          Assistant Professor, UMDNJ 2006-2007          Instructor,  UMDNJ 2003-2006          Research Associate, UMDN Research interests:  Angiotensin II signaling in cardiac hypertrophy


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

Research interests:  Angiotensin II signaling in cardiac hypertrophy

Shinichi Oka PhD Email Shinichi 2012-present    Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS 2007-2012        Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ 2006-2007       Postdoctoral Fellow, Univ. of Michigan Medical School, USA 2002-2005      Postdoctoral Fellow, Adv. Industrial Science and Technology, Japan 2001-2006       Postdoctoral Fellow, Inst. for Virus Research, Kyoto Uni.,  Japan 1998-2001        PhD, Himeji institute of Technology, Japan Research Interests: Redox signaling regulating metabolic pathway


Shinichi Oka PhD
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2012-present    Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS
2007-2012        Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ
2006-2007       Postdoctoral Fellow, Univ. of Michigan Medical School, USA
2002-2005      Postdoctoral Fellow, Adv. Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
2001-2006       Postdoctoral Fellow, Inst. for Virus Research, Kyoto Uni.,  Japan
1998-2001        PhD, Himeji institute of Technology, Japan

Research Interests: Redox signaling regulating metabolic pathway

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


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
2006                    MD, University of "Sapienza" of Rome, Italy

Yasuhiro Maejima MD, PhD Email Yasuhiro 2015-present     Junior Associate Professor, TMDU, JAPAN 2013-present     Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS 2012-2014          Assistant Professor, TMDU, JAPAN 2012-2013          Assistant Professor, UMDNJ 2008-2012         Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ 2006-2008        Assistant Professor, TMDU, JAPAN 2005-2006        Postdoctoral Fellow, TMDU, JAPAN 2005-2001         PhD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Japan 1999-2001          Clinical Fellow, Jichi Medical School Omiya Medical Center, Japan 1997-1999           Medical Resident, Toranomon Hospital, Japan 1997-1999           Medical Resident, Toranomon Hospital, Japan 1990-1996           MD, Shinshu University, Japan Research Interests: FoxO1 signaling, Autophagy, Atrophy


Yasuhiro Maejima MD, PhD
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2015-present     Junior Associate Professor, TMDU, JAPAN
2013-present     Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rutgers NJMS
2012-2014          Assistant Professor, TMDU, JAPAN
2012-2013          Assistant Professor, UMDNJ
2008-2012         Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ
2006-2008        Assistant Professor, TMDU, JAPAN
2005-2006        Postdoctoral Fellow, TMDU, JAPAN
2005-2001         PhD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Japan
1999-2001          Clinical Fellow, Jichi Medical School Omiya Medical Center, Japan
1997-1999           Medical Resident, Toranomon Hospital, Japan
1997-1999           Medical Resident, Toranomon Hospital, Japan
1990-1996           MD, Shinshu University, Japan

Research Interests: FoxO1 signaling, Autophagy, Atrophy