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Kiyotake Ishikawa, MD Email Kiyotake Ishikawa

    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Cardiology
    • Language
    • English

Kiyo Ishikawa received his MD from the Nagoya University in 2002. Within 8 years of working as a cardiologist in Japan, he completed his fellowship in interventional cardiology and obtained board memberships in both internal medicine and cardiology. Dr. Ishikawa moved to the US in 2009 and started his research career in the field of cardiac gene therapy with intent to approach cardiovascular diseases from more fundamental level through basic science. He was promoted to Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2013.

Dr. Ishikawa’s research focuses on clinical translation of novel therapeutic approaches using large animal models. These large animal models also offer studies examining disease mechanisms, physiology, diagnostic imaging and therapeutic interventions in a clinically relevant manner.

Please visit Dr. Ishikawa's Laboratory at



MD, Nagoya University

, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

, Okazaki City Hospital