Shigemi Matsuyama, DVM, PhD

Shigemi Matsuyama, DVM, PhD

Shigemi Matsuyama, DVM, PhD (secondary appointment)

Associate Professor
Ophthalmology and Visual Science (Primary)
Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Department of Pharmacology
General Medical Science
Case Western Reserve University
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Education

  • BSci: The University of Tokyo
  • DVM: The University of Tokyo
  • PhD: The University of Tokyo
  • Post-Doc Training: The Burnham Institute (La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation)

Service

  • Associate Editor (Aging Section), Experimental Biology of Medicine
  • Section Editor (Cancer Research), Science Progress
  • Editorial Board member (Cell Biology section), Cells
  • Council Member, The Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine
  • Membership Committee Member, The Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine

(Local Service)

  • Member, Diversity Inclusion Leadership Committee, CWRU
  • Executive member, Asian Faculty Association, CWRU

Honors

  • Edmond S. Ricanati, MD Award (for the achievement of MD student education at CWRU) (2020)
  • Gund-Harrington Scholar Award from Foundation Fighting Blindness (2017-2020)
  • ASH Scholar Award from American Society of Hematology (2002)
  • American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)-Intergen Young Investigator Award (2000)
  • American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)-Bristol-Myers Squibb Young Investigator Award (1999)
  • Veterinary Medical Science Scholar Award from the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science (1994)
  • Kato Memorial Award for Biological Research from Kato Memorial Foundation (1992) 

Research Interest

  • Development of novel small compounds rescuing cells from mitochondria-dependent cell death
  • The mechanism of epigenetic aging
  • The development of the methods controlling aging and age-associated diseases.
  • The mechanism of the inherited retinal dystrophies.
  • Age-dependent corneal endothelial dystrophy.