Koji Hasegawa


Director, Division of Translational Research, Kyoto Medical Center
Leader, Cardiovascular Clinical Research Network, National Hospital Organization
Visiting Professor, University of Shizuoka
Clinical Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University
Past President, International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy (2018)

Professor Koji Hasegawa has been widely involved in cardiology from prevention to intervention, and from translational science to clinical medicine. He has published more than 300 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

He served as a member of Tobacco Expert Group at World Heart Federation (WHF) during 2018-2022. He is internationally active as a Vice President of Asian Heart Society (AHS) and an Associate Editor of European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy.


Research Interests

  • Risk factor control
  • Smoking cessation
  • Obesity
  • Heart Failure
  • Biomarker


Email: koj@kuhp.kyoto-u.ac.jp