Wells' Lab - Akihiro Iwabu

711 Scaife
Department of Pathology
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

412-624-0613

akihiro.iwabu@nifty.com

Education

Institution Degree Conferred Field of study
Okayama University, Japan MD 1992 Medicine
Okayama University, Japan Clinical and Research fellow 1992-2001 Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Okayama University, Japan Research fellow 1997-2001 Molecular Biology  & Biochemistry
Okayama University, Japan  Ph.D 2001 Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral fellow 2001 Cell Biology

Publications

  1. Sano I, Kusachi S, Murakami T, Ninomiya Y, Oka T, Nunoyama H, Kumashiro H, Iwabu A, Ueta J, Tsuji T
    OPC-8212, a quinoline derivative, counteracts the reduction in type III collagen mRNA due to lipopolysaccharides in cultured rat cardiac fibroblasts. Jpn Heart J. 2001 Jan; 42 (1): 125-34.

  2. Ueda H, Nakatsu T, Murakami T, Kusachi S, Tominaga Y, Yamane S, Uesugi T, Komatsubara I, Iwabu A, Tsuji T
    Effects of cilostazol on heart rate and its variability in patients with sick sinus syndrome. Clin Drug Invest 2001 21 (9): 605-612
  3. Ayada Y, Kusachi S, Murakami T, Hirohata S, Takemoto S, Komatsubara I, Hayashi J, Iwabu A, Ninomiya Y, Tsuji T
    Increased expression of biglycan mRNA in pressure-overloaded rat heart. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2001 Nov; 23 (8): 633-43.
  4. Iwabu A, Murakami T, Kusachi S, Nakamura K, Takemoto S, Komatsubara I, Sezaki S, Hayashi J, Ninomiya Y, Tsuji T
    Concomitant expression of heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor mRNA and basic fibroblast growth factor mRNA in myocardial infarction in rats. Basic Res Cardiol. 2002 May; 97 (3): 214-22.
  5. Takemoto S, Murakami T, Kusachi S, Iwabu A, Hirohata S, Nakamura K, Sezaki S, Havashi J, Suezawa C, Ninomiya Y, Tsuji T
    Increased expression of dermatopontin mRNA in the infarct zone of experimentally induced myocardial infarction in rats: comparison with decorin and type I collagen mRNAs. Basic Res Cardiol. 2002 Oct; 97 (6): 461-8.