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Heart Failure Research Unit

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Principle Investigator of the group

Tomomi Ide, M.D., Ph.D.

Tomomi Ide, M.D., Ph.D.Dr. Tomomi Ide graduated from the Kyushu University School of Medicine in 1995. From 1997, she started her postgraduate study at the Kyushu University School of Medicine, engaging in research on heart failure and oxidative stress. She was awarded PhD in Medical Science in 2001. In the same year, she pursued her postdoctoral study at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in the United States, during which she studied under Garret A FitzGerald on the roles of intranuclear receptors and arachidonate metabolites as ligands. In 2004, she joined the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University School of Medicine as a research fellow and was later promoted to assistant professor.

Dr. Ide is currently engaged in research on the roles of oxidative stress, especially those of mitochondria, in heart failure. She proposes new therapeutic strategies for pathological conditions including heart diseases and oxidative stress based on the roles of intracellular organelles including mitochondria and mitochondrial DNA. She received the Most Outstanding YIA from the Japan Circulation Society in 2001, the Fellowship Award in Cardiovascular Medicine also in 2001, the Bayer Cardiovascular Disease Grant Outstanding Award in 2005, and Research Fellowship from Uehara Memorial Foundation in 2007.

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