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December 24, 1999

Announcement The Eighth (Fiscal 1999) The ONO Medical Research Foundation Grant Recipients for Research Promotion
We are very pleased to have so many applicants for the Fiscal 1999 Grants for Research Promotion.
Here, we announce that the following applicants were selected as the Grant Recipients with approval by the board. (One million yen per recipient, total 11 grants)

Name and Title Institution and Department Program
Yoshikatsu Aikawa
Postgraduate Student
Department of Molecular Immunology, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University Analysis of pathogenic mechanism of cell degeneration due to inositol phospholipid metabolic abnormality
Takaaki Abe
Department of Neurophysiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine Isolation of new prostaglandin D2 transporter expressed in the central nerve system; its structural and functional analysis
Satoshi Ishii
Sponsored Researcher
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of TokyoAnalysis of functions of platelet-activating factor (PAF) receptor by genetically engineered mice - aim for determination of the relation between inflammation and PAF
Yukihiko Ueda
Senior Scientist
Shiga Medical Center, Research Institute Investigation of the role of HDL receptor (SR-BI) in atherosclerotic lesions: Generation and analyses of macrophage-specific SR-BI deficient mice
Kota Sato
Research Associate
Department of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Faculty of Agriculture, Tottori University Elucidation of hereditary hypercholesterolemia susceptibility gene and its pathogenic mechanism in dogs
Hitoshi Shimano
Metabolic Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, The University of TokyoInvestigations on expression of lipid synthesis transcription factor; SREBP in human fatty liver and hepatic cancer tissues
Toshiyuki Fukao
Department of Pediatrics,Gifu University School of MedicineMolecular analyses of inborn errors of fatty acid b oxidation and ketone body metabolism
Kiminori Hosoda
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University Molecular Biological studies of clinical relevance of uncoupling protein-3 (UCP3) in lipid metabolic disorders
Takashi Murakami
Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, The University of Tokushima Elucidation of direct effects of leptin on peripheral organs in vivo with transgenic mice
Kazuya Yamada
Biochemistry, Fukui Medical School Analysis of carbohydrate-induced transcription activating mechanisms of carbohydrate and lipid metabolic enzyme genes.
Nobuhiro Yuki
Neurology, Dokkyo University School of Medicine Production of animal model for Miller Fisher syndrome, a variant of syndrome, and elucidation of its pathogenic mechanism.

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