Douglas N Ishii
Colorado State University, USA
Douglas N Ishii was born in US concentration camp at the onset of WWII, and grew up in a government housing project in San Francisco. He received a B.A. Biochemistry from Univ. Calif. Berkeley, a Ph.D. Pharmacology from Stanford Univ. Medical Sch., and conducted postdoctoral work in Neurobiology at Stanford. He became Assistant than Associate Prof. Pharmacology at Columbia Univ. NYC. He is a Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State Univ. He served on various scientific study sections for National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and the Juvenile Diabetes nternational Foundation. Press coverage on his laboratory’s research on pathogenesis of diabetic neurological complications, and causation of brain atrophy in Alzheimer’s disease, includes articles in Der Spiegel, Hong Kong Standard, NY Times, LA Times, Denver Post, Chicago Tribune, ABC News, Forbes News, USA Today, National Public Radio, and elsewhere. Nineteen patents were awarded based on this research.
Abstract : Why clinical trials show that strict glucose regulation does not prevent diabetic complications in T2D: Evidence supporting an alternative hypothesis for pathogenesis