Departmenet of Laboratory Medicine
Niigata University School of Medicine


            The major purposes of our research are to clarify the mechanism of atherogenesis and to establish the methodologies of preventive medicine. We are conducting

researches as follows:                                                          

        ・ Expression of endothelial leukocyte adhesion molecules

        ・ Rheological model of blood vessels                

        ・ Metabolism of prebeta high-density lipoprotein             

        ・ Gene analyses of familial hyperlipidemia                      

        ・ Mathematical model of lipid metabolism                      

        ・ Medical expert system