Professor and Chair, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Yokohama City University, Japan
Dr. Yoshihiro Ishikawa has received his MD and PhD in Yokohama City University. Currently he is working as Chair of the Cardiovascular Research Institute of Yokohama City University School of Medicine. He also serves as Professor of Cell Biology & Molecular Medicine and Medicine (Cardiology) at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities as Dean at Yokohama. He is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals like Pharmacological Reviews, Cardiovascular Research, or Journal of Physiological Sciences. He has authored more than 150 research articles/books. He is a member of numerous international societies such as American Heart Association, American College of Physicians, American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Royal Society of Medicine or Japanese Society of Physiology. He has been honored as Established Investigator of American Heart Association, Fellow of American College of Physician, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association
Dr. Yoshihiro Ishikawa research interests are centered in drug development in cardiovascular and cancer therapy, cardiovacular physiology, sleep apnea and cardiovascular diseases.
Director of Sleep Medicine Research Centre, Department of Geriatric Neurology, Chinese PLA General Hospital
Dr. Zhang Xi was born in Sep 25, 1960 in Tianjin in China. He got Master Degree in The Fourth Military Medical University in 1984 and was awarded PhD in Neurology in Peking Union Medical University in 2002. He is professor of Geriatric Neurology and Director of Sleep Medicine Research Centre of Chinese PLA General Hospital. He is a supervisor for PhD & Master student of Chinese PLA General Hospital and a tutor for Master degree of Nan Kai University. Using structural MRI, functional MRI, PET-CT and event-related potentials, he has been engaged in pathophysiological research in sleep disorders and early biomarker of neurodegenerative diseases. Some of his research papers have been published in international journals such as Sleep Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology, Experimental Brain Research, Neuroscience Lett and NeuroImage etc. He is a Executive director of Chinese Sleep Research Society (CSRS) and vice chairman of Sleep Disorder Committee of CSRS.
Dr. Zhang Xi research intrests are centered on Pathophysiological research in sleep disorders and early biomarker of neurodegenerative diseases, Sleep Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology, Experimental Brain Research, Neuroscience Lett, and NeuroImage etc.