Yoshihiro Ishikawa serves as Professor and Chair of the Cardiovascular Research Institute of Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan. He also works as Professor of cardiology and molecular medicine at New Jersey Medical School of The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, NJ, USA. He attended both Yokohama City University and Yale University and received the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Yokohama City University in 1984 and 1990. After clinical training in cardiology, he served as an Assistant Professor of medicine and pharmacology at Columbia University, as an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, then as an Associate Professor at Allegheny College. He was a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Fellow of the American Heart Association, Fellow of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, and Fellow of the Japanese College of Cardiology. Besides his academic research, he has been practicing in both Japan and USA to take care of patients with cardiovascular diseases. In addition, he acted as Consultant to a major USA pharmaceutical company. He frequently attends and gives a talk at national and international conferences in Japan and USA.
Biography Updated on 1 August 2012