EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS
Professor Akira Sugawara belongs to the Department of Molecular Endocrinology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan. He graduated from Tohoku University School of Medicine in 1987 (M.D.) and got Ph.D. in 1991 from Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine. He performed Postdoctoral Fellowship in William Chin’s laboratory at the Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston from 1991 to 1994. His major is general internal medicine, endocrinology and metabolism and hypertension and nephrology.
Professor Akira Sugawara published numerous articles in national and international journals, He is acting as Editorial Board member for scholarly journals, he received many awards like The Japan Endocrine Society Award, etc.
His research interests are molecular biology of nuclear hormone receptors, etiology of high blood pressure, pathophysiology of diabetic nephropathy, gene regulation of aldosterone synthase, and epigenetics of hypertension and diabetes mellitus.