Cardiology Experts

Keiichi Hishikawa

Zurich Heart House


Keiichi Hishikawa graduated from the University of Medicine, Keio, Japan in 1989 and graduated in 1989. He then became a resident physician in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital Keio. In 1993 Dr. Hishikawa returned to the University School of Medicine, where he worked as a research assistant, before he came in 1995 as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Switzerland. There he first researched at the University of Bern, then at the University of Zurich. Dr. Hishikawa has published widely acclaimed research in Circulation and Circulation Research on the effects of pulsatile stretch, the function of endothelium and coronary vascular muscle cells. Since 2002, Keiichi Hishikawa has been Associate Professor at the Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Clinical Renal Regeneration at the University of Tokyo, Japan. His research interests include the fields of regenerative medicine, stem cell biology and the field of ES and inducible progenitor cells.

Research Interest

Focused on cardiovascular research.

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