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Goto Kenichi Last modified date:2024.06.03

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Field of Specialization
internal medicine、cardiology, hypertension
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Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Research on hypertension prediction based on big data
    keyword : hypertension big data
  • Relationship of home blood pressure with target organ damage
    keyword : home blood pressure, target organ damage
  • Assessment of cardiovascular risks for prevention of cardiovascular diseases
    keyword : cardiovascular diseases, risk factors
  • Endothelial dysfunction in hypertension
    keyword : Hypertension, Endothelium, Endothelium-Derived Mediators, ion channel
Academic Activities
1. Kenichi Goto, Polyphenols: A Promising Nutritional Strategy for the Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension In: Studies in Natural products Chemistry, ed. by ATTA-UR-RAHMAN, Vol.80, Elsevier, Volume 80, pages 15-54, 2024.03.
2. Kenichi Goto, Koji Fujii, Isao Abe., Effects of a converting enzyme inhibitor, an AT1 receptor antagonist and their combination on endothelial dysfunction in hypertension. In EDHF 2000 (Vanhoutte, P.M., ed.), Taylor&Francis, Ch46, 2001.01.
3. Koji Fujii, Kenichi Goto, Isao Abe, Inhibition of converting enzyme prevents the age-related decline in endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization. In EDHF 2000 (Vanhoutte, P.M., ed.), Taylor&Francis, Ch45, 2001.01.
1. Kenichi Goto, Vascular Smooth Muscle TRPV4 Channel: A Promising Therapeutic Target for Salt-Induced Hypertension?, Hypertension Research,, 2023.08.
2. Kenichi Goto, Triglyceride, an Independent Risk Factor for New-Onset Hypertension: A perspective, Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets, DOI: 10.2174/1871530323666230619104853, 2023.06.
3. Kenichi Goto and Takanari Kitazono, Chloride Ions, Vascular Function and Hypertension, Biomedicines 2022, 10(9), 2316;,, 2022.09.
4. Kenichi Goto and Takanari Kitazono, The transient receptor potential vanilloid 4 channel and cardiovascular disease risk factors., Frontiers in Physiology, 12:728979. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2021.728979, 2021.09.
5. Kenichi Goto and Takanari Kitazono, Endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization (EDH) in diet-induced obesity, Endocrine and Metabolic Science, 10.1016/j.endmts.2020.100062, 2020.11.
6. Kenichi Goto, Takanari Kitazono., Endothelium-Dependent Hyperpolarization (EDH) in Diabetes: Mechanistic Insights and Therapeutic Implications., Int J Mol Sci., 10.3390/ijms20153737, 2019 Jul 31;20(15). pii: E3737., 2019.07.
7. Kenichi Goto, Toshio Ohtsubo, Takanari Kitazono., Endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization (EDH) in hypertension: The role of endothelial ion channels., Int J Mol Sci., 10.3390/ijms19010315, 2018 Jan 21;19(1). pii: E315., 2018.01.
1. Kumi Sagara, Kenichi Goto, Megumi Maeda, Fumiko Murata, Haruhisa Fukuda, Medication adherence and associated factors in newly diagnosed hypertensive patients in Japan: the LIFE study, J Hypertens., doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000003661, 42, 718-726, 2024.01.
2. Takunori Seki, Kenichi Goto, Kanako Kiyohara, Yasuo Kansui, Noboru Murakami, Yoshie Haga, Toshio Ohtsubo, Kiyoshi Matsumura, Takanari Kitazono, Downregulation of endothelial transient receptor potential vanilloid type 4 channel and small-conductance of Ca2+-activated K+ channels underpins impaired endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization in hypertension, Hypertension, 69, 143-153, 2017.01.
3. Kenichi Goto, Yasuo Kansui, Hideyuki Oniki, Toshio Ohtsubo, Kiyoshi Matsumura, Takanari Kitazono, Upregulation of endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor compensates for the loss of nitric oxide in mesenteric arteries of dahl salt-sensitive hypertensive rats, HYPERTENSION RESEARCH, 10.1038/hr.2012.36, 35, 8, 849-854, 2012.08.
4. Kenichi Goto, Frank R Edwards, Caryl E Hill, Depolarization evoked by acetylcholine in mesenteric arteries of hypertensive rats attenuates endothelium-dependent hyperpolarizing factor, JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 25, 2, 345-359, 2007.02.
5. Kenichi Goto, Nicole M Rummery, T. Hilton Grayson, Caryl E Hill, Attenuation of conducted vasodilatation in rat mesenteric arteries during hypertension: role of inwardly rectifying potassium channels, JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON, 561, 215-231, 2004.11.
6. Kenichi Goto, Koji Fujii, Yasuo Kansui, Mitsuo Iida, Changes in EDHF in hypertension and ageing: response to chronic treatment with rennin-angiotensin system inhibitors, CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY, 31, 650-655, 2004.09.
7. Shaun L. Sandow*, Kenichi Goto*, Nicole M. Rummery, Caryl E. Hill, Developmental changes in myoendothelial gap junction mediated vasodilator activity in the rat saphenous artery, JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON, 10.1113/jphysiol.2003.058669, 556, 3, 875-886, 2004.05.
8. Kenichi Goto, Koji FUjii, Yasuo Kansui, Isao Abe, Mitsuo Iida, Critical role of gap junctions in endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization in rat mesenteric arteries, CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY, 29, 7, 595-602, 2002.07.
9. Kenichi Goto, Koji Fujii, Uran Onaka, Isao Abe, Masatoshi Fujishima, Renin-angiotensin system blockade improves endothelial dysfunction in hypertension, HYPERTENSION, 36, 4, 575-580, 2000.10.
10. Kenichi Goto, Koji Fujii, Uran Onaka, Isao Abe, Masatoshi Fujishima, Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor prevents age-related endothelial dysfunction, HYPERTENSION, 36, 4, 581-587, 2000.10.
1. Kenichi Goto, Prevention and Management of Hypertension in Japan in the time of COVID-19, International Conference "Challenges in NCDs management to achieve the SDGs in the COVID-19 era and beyond", 2022.01.
2. Kenichi Goto, Endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization (EDH) and endothelial dysfunction in hypertension: The role of endothelial ion channels, Joint Meeting of The European Society for Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation, The International Society for Clinical Hemorheology, The International Society of Biorheology (ESCHM-IISCH-ISB 2021), 2021.07.
3. Kenichi Goto, New Insights into RVO 網膜静脈閉塞症の真相を探る
Hypertension and Guideline for the management of hypertension 2019 (JSH2019), 第73回日本臨床眼科学会, 2019.10.
Other Educational Activities
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  • 2016.06.