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Professor Tohru Minamino

Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo (Japan)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Dr. Tohru Minamino is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine. He also serves as Director of the Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University Hospital. He received his MD from the Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine in 1989 and his PhD from Faculty of Medicine, the University of Tokyo in 1997. He is a medical cardiologist and research scientist focusing on molecular mechanisms of aging. He has started his major research focusing on cardiovascular aging at Harvard Medical School (1997–2000), and his research interests have currently been growing in the biology of aging including metabolic pathways of longevity and senolysis. He published more than 100 papers including Nature, Nature Medicine, Cell, Cell Metabolism, and Lancet. Dr. Minamino has won several awards including Satoh Memorial Award in Japanese Circulation Society, and Erwin von Bälz Award (1st prize).

Highlights from the Young in basic science

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Basic Science

Session type: Highlights from the Young

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Cellular cross talk in heart failure

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Basic Science

Session type: Advances in Science

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Novel insights in atherosclerosis

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Atherosclerosis, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Aneurysm, Restenosis

Session type: Advances in Science

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