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Journal of Autacoids and Hormones
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Akira Sugawara

Akira Sugawara Executive Editor
Akira Sugawara
Tohoku University


Dr. Sugawara is Professor of Department of Advanced Biological Sciences for Regeneration Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan. He graduated from Tohoku University School of Medicine in 1987 MD and  PhD degree from Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine in 1991.He studied in Professor William Chin’s Lab Division of Genetics,  Department of Medicine/Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Harvard Medical School until 1994. Thereafter, he came back to Tohoku University as Assistant Professor in Division of Nephrology Endocrinology and Vascular Medicine, Department of Medicine. His main research focus is to elucidate the role of nuclear hormone receptors especially retinoic acid receptor and peroxisome proliferator activated receptor gamma in the pathogenesis and treatment of hypertension atherosclerosis and kidney diseases. He is also doing many clinical works in Tohoku University Hospital, especially seeing patients related to endocrinology diabetes and hypertension Additionally.He is doing many teaching works in both School of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine.

Research Interest

The role of nuclear hormone receptors in hypertension, atherosclerosis and kidney diseases.The role of heparin sulfate in the progression of diabetic nephropathy.The etiology and pathogenesis if Cushing disease.


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Is Heparan Sulfate in the Glomerular Basement Membrane Necessary for the Etiology of Diabetic Nephropathy?
Akiko Saito-Hakoda, Naotaka Kogure, Takeo Yoshikawa, Kyoko Shimizu, Yuko Iki, Ikuko Sato, Masataka Kudo, Akira Uruno, Ken Matsuda, Rehana Parvin1, Kaori Sugawara, Atushi Yokoyama, Sadayoshi Ito and Akira Sugawara
Editorial: J Biomol Res Ther 2014, 3: e127
DOI: 10.4172/2167-7956.1000e127
The Effects of GLP-1 Receptor Agonists on Endothelial Function: Do They Function Directly or Indirectly?
Masataka Kudo, Akiko Saito-Hakoda, Ken Matsuda, Kyoko Shimizu, Ikuko Sato, Akira Uruno, Takeo Yoshikawa, Yuko Iki, Kaori Sugawara, Naotaka Kogure, Takako Saito-Ito, Sadayoshi Ito and Akira Sugawara
Editorial: J Autacoids 2013, 2:e121
DOI: 10.4172/2161-0479.1000e121
Transfection of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene Improves Angiogenic Efficacy of Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Rabbits with Hindlimb Ischemia
Savneet Kaur, VS Harikrishnan, Sachin J Shenoy, NS Radhakrishnan, Akira Uruno, Akira Sugawara and Chandrasekharan C Kartha
Research Article: J Clinic Experiment Cardiol 2011, 2:140
DOI: 10.4172/2155-9880.1000140
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