Top > Find a Doctor > Masaomi Nangaku

Masaomi Nangaku

Departments/Divisions

Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology, Department of Hemodialysis and Apheresis

Titles

M.D. , Ph.D.

Expertise/Specialties

Chronic kidney disease, Acute kidney injury, End stage kidney disesae, Hemodialysis, Nephrotic syndrome, Renal anemia, Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Research Interests

Oxygen metabolism of the kidney, immunological kidney injury, epigenetics, renal anemia

Languages

Japanese/English

HomePage

http://www.todai-jinnai.com/ (only in Japanese)

Education
Year Institution Degree
1988 The University of Tokyo School of Medicine M.D.
1996 The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine Ph.D.
Training
Years attended Institution Training
1988-1990 The University of Tokyo Hospital Internship
1990 Showa General Hospital Residency
Appointments and positions
Years Institution Title
1990-1991 Tokyo Sailormen’s Hospital  
1994-1996 University of Washington Visiting scholar
1997-1998 Tokai University Senior researcher
1998-2012 Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology, Department of Hemodialysis and Apheresis Assistant professor
2012- Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology, Department of Hemodialysis and Apheresis Professor and head
Board Certifications
Year Certifications 
1991 Board Certification of Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
1999 Board Certification of Japanese Society of Nephrology
2004 Board Certification of Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy
Selected Publications
  • Mimura I, Tanaka T, Nangaku M. Novel therapeutic strategy with hypoxia-inducible factors via reversible epigenetic regulation mechanisms in progressive tubulointerstitial fibrosis. Semin Nephrol 33, 375-82, 2013
  • Wada T, Nangaku M: Novel roles of complement in renal diseases and their therapeutic consequences. Kidney Int 84, 441-50, 2013
  • Nangaku M: Chronic hypoxia and tubulointerstitial injury. A final common pathway to end stage renal failure. J Am Soc Nephrol 17, 17-25, 2006
  • Nangaku M, Sato-Yoshitake R, Okada Y, Noda Y, Takemura R, Yamazaki H, Hirokawa N: KIF1B, a novel microtubule plus end-directed monomeric motor protein for transport of mitochondria. Cell 79, 1209-1220, 1994
Academic Societies
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Asian-Pacific Society of Nephrology
  • Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
  • Japanese Society of Nephrology
  • Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy
  • Japanese Society of Hypertension
  • Japanese Society of Endocrinology
Editorial Boards
  • Assoicate editor, Kidney International
  • American Journal of Physiology Renal Physiology
  • Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation
  • American Journal of Nephrology
  • Clinical and Experimental Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Chinese Medical Journal
  • Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (2001-2006)
Honors
1995 Academy Award of the Medical Society of University of Tokyo
2002 Young Investigator’s Award of the Japanese Society of Nephrology
2003 Okamoto Research Award
2004 Academy Award of the Japan Medical Association
2011 Best Staff Award of the University of Tokyo Hospital

page top