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Junichi
Ishigami
,
MD

Assistant Scientist
Junichi Ishigami

Departmental Affiliations

Primary
Division
Cardiovascular and Clinical Epidemiology

Contact Info

2024 E. Monument Street, Suite 2-600
Baltimore
Maryland
21205
US        

Research Interests

Chronic Kidney Disease; Infectious Disease; Biomarkers; Influenza Vaccination
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
MD
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
2007
PhD
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
2018
MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
2015
Overview
Dr. Ishigami is an Assistant Scientist of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Core Faculty at the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research. Dr. Ishigami's research focuses on: 1) Infectious disease epidemiology in CKD; and 2) Cardiorenal syndromes types 1 and 2.
Honors & Awards
2015 Capstone Award, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2015 Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Training Program (T32) 2018 W.H. Linda Kao Collaboration Award 2020 AJKD Editor’s Choice Award
Select Publications
Selected publications
  • Ishigami J, Grams ME, Chang AR, Carrero JJ, Coresh J, Matsushita K. CKD and Risk for Hospitalization With Infection: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016
  • Ishigami J, Matsushita K. Clinical epidemiology of infectious disease among patients with chronic kidney disease. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2019
  • Ishigami J, Sang Y, Grams ME, Coresh J, Chang A, Matsushita K. Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination among Older Adults across Kidney Function: Pooled Analysis of 2005-2006 through 2014-2015 Influenza Seasons. Am J Kidney Dis. 2020.
  • Ishigami J, Cowan LT, Demmer RT, Grams ME, Lutsey PL, Carrero JJ, Coresh J, Matsushita K. Incident Hospitalization with Major Cardiovascular Diseases and Subsequent Risk of ESKD: Implications for Cardiorenal Syndrome. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020
  • Ishigami J, Trevisan M, Lund LH, Jernberg T, Coresh J, Matsushita K, Carrero JJ. Acceleration of kidney function decline after incident hospitalization with cardiovascular disease: the Stockholm CREAtinine Measurements (SCREAM) project. Eur J Heart Fail. 2020
Projects
Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study
Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study