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Dept. of Cell Growth and Differentiation 
Jun K. Yamashita (Professor)

Curriculum Vitae
1990M.D., Kyoto University School of Medicine
1990Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Kyoto University Hospital
1991Clinical fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Red-cross Hospital, Osaka, Japan
1993Graduate Student, Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Kyoto University Graduate school of Medicine
1997Research Fellow, Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
1998Ph.D., Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
1998Postdoctoral Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Department of Molecular Genetics, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
2000Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
2002Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
2003Associate Professor, Laboratory of Stem Cell Differentiation, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University (Principal Investigator)
2008Associate Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University (Additional Position)
2010Associate Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University (Additional Position)
2012Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University
Honors and Awards
1997Young Investigator's Award of Japan Atherosclerosis Society
1998Young Investigator's Award of Japan Circulation Society
2000Young Investigator's Award of Japanese Endocrine Society
Young Investigator's Award of Japanese Society of Vascular Cell Biology
Young Investigator Award of International Symposium of Atherosclerosis (finalist)
2002Okamoto Research Award of Japan Vascular Disease Research Foundation
2009Best Paper Award, in the category of Basic Science, Circulation, 2008
2010Jokichi Takamine Young Investigator Award of The Socienty of Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Metabolism
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