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cardiovascular physiologist

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.

Background

Shibata, Erwin Fumio was born on April 22, 1950 in Honolulu.

Education

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.

Career

Research assistant, U. Washington, Seattle, 1974-1979; research associate, U. Calgary, Alb., Canada, 1984-1986; associate professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on receptor regulation of cardiac sodium current, characterization of ion channels in single coronary arterysmooth muscle cells.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Membership

Den leader Cub Scouts American, Iowa City, since 1988. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Biophysics Society, Society for Neuroscience.

Connections

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.

father:
James Shigeo Shibata

mother:
Harriet (Ide) Shibata

spouse:
Aimee Emiko Sodetani

children:
Jonathan Fumio Alika Shibata

Jason Senkichi Kalani Shibata

Jeremy James Douglas Shibata

Jenna Emi Kehaulani Shibata