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Professor Junichi Sadoshima

New Jersey Medical School, Newark (United States of America)

Dr. Sadoshima graduated from Kyushu University School of Medicine in Fukuoka, Japan, and received his MD/PhD in 1990. He is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. His research focuses on autophagy, the Hippo pathway, and redox-sensitive signaling mechanisms. He received first prize for the AHA’s Katz Basic Science Research Prize (1995); first prize for the AHA Cardiovascular Research Prize (2001); the ISHR Janice Pfeffer Distinguished Lecture Award (2010); the AHA Thomas Smith Memorial Lecture Award (2014); the BCVS Distinguished Investigator Award (2017). He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation. He is a consulting editor of Circulation Research, an associate editors of Autophagy and 3 other journals, and an editorial board member of Journal of Clinical Investigation. He is a North American coordinator of the Leducq Transatlantic Network focusing on autophagy in the heart.

State-of-the-art lecture on organelle stress in cardiovascular disease

Event: ESC Congress 2023

Topic: Basic Science

Session: Organelle stress in cardiovascular disease


Molecular and cellular mechanisms of organ damage and protection: pharmacological modulation of autophagy/mitophagy.

Event: ESC Congress 2020

Topic: Hypertension

Session: Cutting Edge Cardiology: Innovation and Future Development in Hypertension


Mitophagy in heart failure.

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Mitochondria

Session: Mitochondria as orchestrators of cardiovascular function


The role of mitophagy in diabetic cardiomyopathy

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Mitochondria

Session: Role of autophagy in cardiac disease


New mediators of cardiac mitophagy.

Event: ESC Congress 2017

Topic: Developmental and cellular biology

Session: Autophagy and the control of cardiac metabolism


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