Last Updated :2023/11/02

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University Hospital(Medical), Assistant Professor
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Elucidation of the molecular mechanisms of Aldosterone synthesis and tumor formation in aldosterone-producing adenomas, the cause of primary aldosteronism.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2022/04/01, Hiroshima University, Hospital, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences , Japan, 2018/04, 2022/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Clinical internal medicine;Endocrinology

Research Keywords

  • primary aldosteronism
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • cortisol
  • Aldosterone
  • adrenal gland

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Japan Society of Internal Medicine
  • The Japan Endocrine Society
  • The Japan Diabetes Society

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Year, Clinical diagnosis and treatment I
  2. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Internalz Medicine II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Measurement of midnight ACTH levels is useful for the evaluation of midnight cortisol levels, STEROIDS, 140, 179-184, 2018
  2. Endoplasmic Reticulum Chaperone Calmegin Is Upregulated in Aldosterone-Producing Adenoma and Associates With Aldosterone Production, HYPERTENSION, 75(2), 492-499, 2020
  3. Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 expression is not induced by the renin-angiotensin system in the lung, ERJ OPEN RESEARCH, 6(4), 2020
  4. ★, Genotype-specific cortisol production associated with Cushing's syndrome adenoma with PRKACA mutations, MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY, 538, 2021
  5. ATP1A1Mutant in Aldosterone-Producing Adenoma Leads to Cell Proliferation, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES, 22(20), 2021
  6. Genetic Risk of Primary Aldosteronism and Its Contribution to Hypertension: A Cross-Ancestry Meta-Analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies., Circulation, 147(14), 2023
  7. Hypomethylation associated vitamin D receptor expression in ATP1A1 mutant aldosterone-producing adenoma, MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY, 548, 2022
  8. Association of DNA methylation with steroidogenic enzymes in Cushing's adenoma, ENDOCRINE-RELATED CANCER, 29(8), 495-502, 2022

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2022, 2023