Tokyo, Japan, September 8-11, 2013



Attendees and faculty of the Thirteenth International Conference on Endothelin held in Tokyo.

Conference Faculty


Conference Chairs


Noriaki Emoto, Kobe Pharmaceutical University, Kobe, Japan
Takashi Miyauchi, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan



Honorary Conference Chairs

Katsutoshi Goto, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Tomoh Masaki, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Paul Vanhoutte, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Masashi Yanagisawa, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan



Secretary General

Satoshi Sakai, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Nicolas Vignon-Zellweger, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan



Endothelin International Advisory Board (ET-IAB)

Matthias Barton, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Ariela Benigni, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Bergamo, Italy
Anthony P. Davenport. University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Pedro d'Orléans-Juste, Sherbrooke University, Montreal, Canada
Noriaki Emoto, Kobe Pharmaceutical University, Kobe, Japan
Donald E. Kohan, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
David M. Pollock. University of Alabama, Alabama, USA
David J. Webb, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Masashi Yanagisawa, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan



Local Scientific Advisory Committee

Kazutaka Aonuma, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Keiichi Fukuda, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
Kenichi Hirata, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
Satoshi Homma, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Uichi Ikeda, Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan
Hiroshi Ito, Akita University, Akita, Japan
Hiroshi Ito, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
Masaaki Ito, Mie University, Tus, Japan
Yasuki Kihara, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
Issei Komuro, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Takeyoshi Kunieda, International University of Health and Welfare, Kaken Hospital, Chiba, Japan
Hiroki Kurihara, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Koji Maemura, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
Hiromi Matsubara, National Hospital Organization, Okayama, Japan
Yasuo Matsumura, Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Takatsuki, Japan
Soichi Miwa, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Shinichi Momomura, Jichi University, Saitama, Japan
Toyoaki Murohara, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Norifumi Nakanishi, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
Kazuwa Nakao, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Yoshihiko Saito, Nara University, Kashihara, Japan
Tsutomu Saji, Toho University, Tokyo, Japan
Shigetaka Sasayama, Kyoto University, Uji Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
Toru Satoh, Kyorin University, Tokyo, Japan
Hiroaki Shimokawa, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Keiko Takihara, Osaka University, Suita, Japan


International Scientific Advisory Committee

Dennis Andress, Abbvie, Chicago, USA
Anna Bagnato, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy
Brian Cain, University of Forida, Gainsville, USA
Carmine Cardillo, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Subrata Chakrabarti, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
Martine Clozel, Actelion, Allschwil, Switzerland
Michael Dashwood, University College, London, UK
Jo De Mey, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Neeraj Dhaun, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Adviye Ergul ,Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, USA
Adel Giaid, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Hunter Gillies, Gilead, Foster City, USA
Anil Gulati, Midwestern University, Chicago, USA
Berthold Hocher, University in Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
Chemyong Ko, University of Illinois at Urabana-Champaign, Urabana, IL, USA
Theofilos Kolettis, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
David Langleben, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Marilena Loizidou, University College, London, UK
Janet Maguire, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
John Pernow, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Jennifer Pollock, University of Alabama, Alabama, USA
Sunu Budhi Raharjo, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Ernesto Schiffrin, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Francesca Spinella, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy
Pierre-Louis Tharaux, University Paris-Descartes, Paris, France
Rita Tostes, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Ivana Vaněčková, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
Bambang Widyantoro, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia