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Yanagisawa Hiromi

Life Science Center for Survival Dynamics, Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance (TARA)
Official title
Extracellular environment and cellular responses in development and disease
Research fields
Cardiovascular medicine
General medical chemistry
Cardiovascular surgery
Pathological medical chemistry
Research keywords
stem cells
extracellular matrix, extracellular environment, aging, aortic aneurysm, vascular development, elastic fibers, adult stem cells
Research projects
メカニカルストレス応答の破綻に着目した大動脈瘤形成メカニズムの解明2017 -- 2020柳沢 裕美Japan Society for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)17,290,000Yen
Role of fibulin-7, a new member of fibulin ECM proteins, in development and disease2012-01 -- 2015-08Hiromi YanagisawaAmerican Heart Association/Established Investigator Award
Loss of extracellular matrix regulation and development of aortic aneurysms2010-12 -- 2015-08Hiromi YanagisawaNational Institute of Health (NIH)/R01
Protease regulation and integrity of connective tissues of the pelvic floor2010-08 -- 2015-08Hiromi Yanagisawa and R.Ann WordNational Institute of Health (NIH)/R01
Elastic fiber homeostasis in the vaginal wall2007-07 -- 2015-08R. Ann Word and Hiromi YanagisawaNational Institute of Health (NIH)/R01
Investigation of the potential role of fibulin-4 in the pathogenesis of Marfan syndrome2009-01 -- 2010-12Hiromi YanagisawaNational Marfan Foundation/
Fibulin-5 as a regulator of tumor angiogenesis2010-07 -- 2014-06Rolf BrekkenAmerican Cancer Society/Research Grant
Fibulin-5 modulates integrin-mediated signaling and alters microenvironment of the vascular wall.2008-07 -- 2010-06Hiromi YanagisawaAmerican Heart Association/Grant-in-Aid
Genetic dissection of Hand genes during neural crest development in vivo.2006-06 -- 2010-06Hiromi YanagisawaMarch of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation/Research Grant
Novel mechanism of matrix metalloprotease regulation by fibulin-5.2006-06 -- 2009-05Hiromi YanagisawaWelch Foundation/Research Grant
Career history
2015-09 -- (current)University of Tsukuba TARA Center Professor
2014-09 -- 2015-08University of Tsukuba TARA Center Professor
1998-01 -- 2015-08University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Molecular Biology インストラクター 助教授 准教授(テニュア)
1991-10 -- 1997-12University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Biochemistry ポスドク研究員
1986-06 -- 1988-03University of Tsukuba Hospital Internal Medicine レジデント
Academic background
1980 -- 1986University of Tsukuba School of MedicineGraduated
1993Ph.D.University of Tsukuba
Licenses and qualifications
Academic societies
2016 -- (current)日本循環器病学会
2015 -- (current)日本心血管内分泌代謝学会
2015 -- (current)日本血管生物医学会
2015 -- (current)Jananese Society for Matirx Biology and Medicine
2004 -- (current)North American Vascular Biology Organization
2001 -- (current)American Society for Matrix Biology
2001 -- (current)American Heart Association (AHA), 2017- FAHA
Honors & Awards
2016Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience
2012Established Investigator Award (AHA)
2008Junior Investigator Award (ASMB)
2017-05 -- 2017-06Stem Cell TherapyUniversity of Tsukuba
2017-04 -- 2017-05Serendipity in Human BiologyUniversity of Tsukuba
2016-10 -- 2016-12Topics in Vascular BiologyUniversity of Tsukuba.
2016-10 -- 2017-02Seminar in Human Medical Biology IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2016-10 -- 2017-02Lecture and Discussion in Human Medical Biology IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2016-10 -- 2017-02Practice in Human Medical Biology IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2016-04 -- 2016-08Seminar in Human Medical Biology IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2016-04 -- 2016-08Lecture and Discussion in Human Medical Biology IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2016-04 -- 2016-08Practice in Human Medical Biology IUniversity of Tsukuba.
Other educational activities
2017-12 -- 2017-12ダイバーシティリーダー育成講座 III, TIDE シンポジウムダイバーシティ研究環境実現イニシアティブ
2017-11 -- 2017-11ダイバーシティリーダー育成講座 II 「女性研究者・技術者がリーダーシップを発揮する活動テーマとチームを組織横断で生み出そう!」ダイバーシティー研究環境実現イニシアティブ
2017-03 -- 2017-03アンコンシャス・バイアスのインパクトとマネジメント ラウンドテーブル ディスカッションダイバーシティ・アクセシビリティー・キャリアセンター
2017-07 -- 2017-07ダイバーシティーリーダー育成講座 I 「女性のネットワーキング・組織化と活用ーCOSMOSの歴史から学ぶー」ダイバーシティー研究環境実現イニシアティブ
2017-01 -- 2017-01プレセッション 「イノベーション創出へ、女性研究者・技術者の潮流を起こす」ダイバーシティー研究環境実現イニシアティブ
2016-09 -- 2016-09「女性トップ研究者と語る夕べ」セッションTsukuba Global Science Week
2017-03 -- 2017-03Plenary Session: Action Plan for "202030"Japanese Circulation Society Meeting
Professional activities
2017 -- (current)Jananese Society for Matirx Biology and Medicine評議員
2016 -- (current)エラスチン関連分子研究会幹事
2013 -- 2016American Society for Matrix BiologyCouncil member
University Management
2017 -- (current)HBP教務委員会委員
2016 -- (current)筑波大学研究戦略室室員

(Last updated: 2017-12-28)