Erwin Fumio Shibata, American Cardiovascular physiologist. Achievements include research on receptor regulation of cardiac sodium current, characterization of ion channels in single coronary arterysmooth muscle cells. Recipient Established Investigator award American Heart Association, since 1992.
Shibata, Erwin Fumio was born on April 22, 1950 in Honolulu.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, U. Washington, 1974;
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, U. Washington, 1980;
Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, Galveston, 1984.
Research assistant, U. Washington, Seattle, 1974-1979;
research associate, U. Calgary, Alb., Canada, 1984-1986;
associate professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1986.
Editorial board Circulation Research, since 1993. Referee American Journal of Physiology. Contributor articles to professional journals including American Journal of Physiology, Circulation Research, and Journal Clinical Investigation.
Den leader Cub Scouts American, Iowa City, since 1988. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Biophysics Society, Society for Neuroscience.
Son of James Shigeo and Harriet (Ide) s. Married Aimee Emiko Sodetani, August 18, 1978. Children: Jonathan Fumio Alika, Jason Senkichi Kalani, Jeremy James Douglas, Jenna Emi Kehaulani.