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Takuya Watanabe

Takuya Watanabe

Takuya Watanabe
Laboratory of Cardiovascular Medicine
Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Japan

Biography

Dr. Takuya Watanabe Graduated from Showa University School of Medicine in 1991 and passed National Board Examination for MD, 1991 Research Fellow, Division of Cardiology, Nakano National Chest Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, 1992-1993 Graduated from Showa University Graduate School of Medical Sciences and obtained PhD in medicine in 1997 Clinical Assistant, Third Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, 1997-1998 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA, 1998-2001 Chief, Division of Internal Medicine, Showa University Karasuyama Hospital, Tokyo Japan (2001-2003) Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, 2003-2004 Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, 2004-2009 Professor, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Tokyo, Japan, 2010.

Research Interest

Geriatrics and Cardiovascular Medicine (Roles of Vasoactive Agents in Hypertension, Atherosclerosis, and Ischemic Heart and Cerebrovascular Diseases). Recently, the focus of my research is the pathogenetic roles of vasoactive peptides discovered recently, such as human urotensin II, salusins, heregulins, and incretins in atherosclerosis and its complications.

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