CURRICULUM VITAE: MICHIHISA UMETANI, Ph.D.
1991: B.S., University of Tokyo- Agricultural and Life Sciences
1993: M.S., University of Tokyo- Agricultural and Life Sciences
2000: Ph.D., University of Tokyo- Molecular Biology
CURRENT POSITION AND TITLE:
Instructor, Division of Pulmonary and Vascular Biology, Department of Pediatrics
Instructor, Department of Pharmacology
PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
2001-2002: Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Tatsuhiko Kodama, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Tokyo
2002-2007: Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory of David J. Mangelsdorf, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Regulation of estrogen receptor function by cholesterol metabolites.
Role of oxysterols in atherosclerosis and metabolic diseases.
Interaction between estrogen receptor and other nuclear receptors.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
2002: Uehara Memorial Fellowship
2007: Second Place, 7th Annual Cardiovascular Research Symposium, UT Southwestern
Society Memberships: Japan Atherosclerosis Society, Molecular Biology Society of Japan, American Heart Association
Michihisa Umetani, Ph.D.
Division of Pulmonary and Vascular Biology
Department of Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
5323 Harry Hines Blvd. K04.252
Dallas, TX 75390-9063
Tel: (214) 648-9180
FAX: (214) 648-2096