Sho-ichi Yamagishi, MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman
Department of Pathophysiology &
Therapeutics of Diabetic Vascular Complications
Kurume University School of Medicine
830-0011 Fukuoka Prefecture
Kurume, Asahimachi 67, Japan


Dr. Yamagishi is a Professor and Chairman of Department of Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Diabetic Vascular Complications, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan. He has received a PhD from Kanazawa University, Japan in 1993. He received Angiogenesis Stem Cell Award from AHA in 2003, Distinguished Investigator Award from Japan Diabetes Society in 2005, and Research Award from Japanese Society of Anti-Aging Medicine in 2012.

Research Interest

His research interests include: Diabetes, Cardiology, Glycation and Oxidative Stress.

Scientific Activities


• (2003) American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Science Award (Angiogenesis and Stem Cell Award)
• (2005) Japan Diabetes Society Lilly Award
• (2012) Research Award from Japanese Society of Anti-Aging Medicine


Dr. Yamagishi has published more than 500 research papers including Nature, JCI, JACC, JASN, Diabetes, Diabetes Care, and FASEB J.