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Torisu Kumiko Last modified date:2018.04.06

Associate Professor / Department of Nephrology,Hypertension,and Strokology
Faculty of Medical Sciences


Graduate School
Administration Post
Other


E-Mail
Homepage
http://www.med.kyushu-u.ac.jp/intmed2/
Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences .
http://www.kcu.med.kyushu-u.ac.jp/
Kidney Group of Kyushu University .
Phone
092-642-5256
Fax
092-642-5271
Academic Degree
M.D. Ph.D.
Field of Specialization
Nephrology, Molecular Biology
Outline Activities
Clinical medicine, I meet outpatients and participate in treatment of inpatients through conference and round.
Basic research, I teach several graduate students.
Research
Research Interests
  • A role of autophagy in uptaking of albumin in renal tubular cells
    keyword : autophagy, kidney
    2016.09~2018.03.
  • Role of PKCeta and Arg2 in kidney injury
    keyword : PKCeta, Arg2, kidney, Nitric oxide
    2015.10~2019.03.
  • Role of NOX4 in kidney injury model mouse
    keyword : NOX4, endothelial cells, kidney diseases
    2014.04~2018.03.
  • Role of autophagy in collagen secretion from mesangial cells under nephropathy
    keyword : autophagy, mesangial cells, collagen
    2013.09~2016.03.
  • Role of autophagy in cardiovascular or kidney diseases
    keyword : autophagy, vasucular diseases, kidney diseases
    2013.04~2017.03.
Academic Activities
Papers
1. Kumiko Torisu, Torisu Takehiro, Jun Hata, Kitazono T, Yusaku Nakabeppu, PKCη deficiency improves lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis in apolipoprotein E‐deficient mice, The Molecular Biology Society of Japan, 2016.08.
2. Kumiko Torisu, Torisu Takehiro, Finkel Toren, Intact endothelial autophagy is required to maintain vascular lipid homeostasis, Aging Cell, 15, 1, 2016.02.
3. Kumiko Torisu, Takehiro Torisu, In-Hye Lee, Jie Liu, Daniela Malide, Christian A Combs, Xufeng S Wu, Ilsa I Rovira, Maria M Fergusson, Roberto Weigert, Patricia S Connelly, Mathew P Daniels, Masaaki Komatsu, Liu Cao, Toren Finkel, Autophagy regulates endothelial cell processing, maturation and secretion of von Willebrand factor, Nature Medicine, 19, 2013.10.
Presentations
1. Kumiko Torisu, Torisu Takehiro, Finkel Toren, Endothelial Autophagy Is Essential for Vascular Lipid Homeostasis, American Society of Nephrology, Kidney Week 2015, 2015.11.04.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
  • Japanese Society for Dialysis therapy
  • Japanese Society of Nephlorogy
Awards
  • A role of autophagy in uptaking of albumin by renal tubular cells