Shingo Yasuhara, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Investigator
Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia
Harvard Medical School
burns; carbolines; metabolic anomalies; microcirculation; microscopic imaging; muscle skeletal; muscular dystrophies; myopathies; phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors Dr. Yasuhara’s main research interest is to find the detailed mechanisms of muscle dysfunction and metabolic derangement associated with critical illnesses (such as burn injury in pediatric patients) and congenital muscle diseases including muscular dystrophy and myopathies with the help of novel imaging technologies including in vivo microscopy. The team’s recent special emphasis of research is investigation of the mechanisms of altered autophagy/mitophagy responses in these diseases. Because the in vivo microscopic techniques are novel, unique and versatile, the team is vigorously involved in collaborations with local scholars, both inside and outside of Shriners Hospitals for Children, and international scholars.
NMR Surgical Lab Publications
Burn Institute

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