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E-mail Magazine RCAST NAVI 2018 November

2018/11/29

RCAST NAVI - 2018/11/29
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** Press Release
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How some heart cells cope with high blood pressure
Gene familiar to cancer researchers may also separate heart cells that fail or adapt to high pressure
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Individual cells within the same heart cope differently with high blood pressure, according to a study in human cells and mice by a team of cardiologists and computational biologists at the University of Tokyo. This is the first time researchers have identified distinct differences between heart muscle cells that fail and those that adapt to high blood pressure.
https://www.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/news/release/20181030.html


** Topics
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* Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India and RCAST start to promote research partnership

On October 29th, 2018,RCAST signed Memorandum of Understanding with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India for Research Partnership.
https://www.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/news/report/page_01020.html


* Going a long way with super-short work [UTokyo FOCUS]

Despite all the talk of inclusion and diversity as core social values, many people with disabilities in Japan find their options dwindle fast as they get closer to completing their studies and start looking for jobs.
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/focus/en/features/z0508_00008.html


** Report
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* Professor Satoshi Ikeuchi (Religion and Global Security ) was on the Asia Business Report, BBC World News on Oct 17.

* Professor Izuru Makihara (Political Administrative System)'s comment was reported on "Factions loom large in Abe reshuffle, with the 'Cabinet post waiting list'coming into play", The Japan Times https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/10/02/national/politics-diplomacy/factions-loom-large-abe-reshuffle-cabinet-post-waiting-list-coming-play/



** Event
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2018/12/14(Fri) 15:00 - 16:30
RCAST Security Seminar #05
After the American Hegemony: Iran and the West Asia in Regional and Global Context

RCAST is pleased to invite you to a lecture by Prof. Arshin Adib-Moghaddam of SOAS, University of London on the new regional order in the "West Asia" after the US drawdown and the Iranian role in it.
Open to RCAST and The University of Tokyo Staff, Faculty & Students and Invitees
https://www.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/news/events/page_00042.html

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