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Dr. Sunu Raharjo

National Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita/Dept Cardiology, Fac of Medicine, Univ of Indonesia
Jl S Parman Kav 87 Slipi

Brief Biography:

Sunu Budhi Raharjo
Indonesian/July 22, 1971
National Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita/
Department of Cardiology & Vascular Medicine,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia
Jl. Let. Jend. S. Parman Kav. 87 Slipi
Jakarta 11420 INDONESIA
Tel. +62-21-5684093 Ext. 2831
Email: sunu.b.raharjo@gmail.com
Mobile: +62-813-850-44810
Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:
1. The Role of Endothelin-Converting Enzyme-1 and Bradykinin in Hypoxia-induced Pulmonary Hypertension, Raharjo SB, Emoto N, Hirata K
Circulation (2005)
2. Dual ECE/NEP Inhibition on Cardiac and Neurohumoral Function during the Transition from Hypertrophy to Heart Failure in Rats, Emoto N*, Raharjo SB*, Isaka D, Masuda S, Adiarto S, Jeng AY, Yokoyama M, Hypertension (Jun 05); *The first two authors contributed equally.
3. The effects of Phosphoramidon on the Expression of Endothelin-Converting Enzyme-1 Isoforms, Isaka D, Emoto N, Raharjo SB, Yokoyama M, and Matsuo M, Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology (Jul 03)
4. Alternative Splicing Regulates the Endoplasmic Reticulum Localization or Secretion of Soluble Secreted Endopeptidase (PhD Thesis), Raharjo SB, Emoto N, Ikeda K, Sato R, Yokoyama M, and Matsuo M, The Journal of Biological Chemistry (Jul 01)
5. Angiotensin II Induces Circadian Gene Expression of Clock Genes in Culture Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells, Nonaka H, Emoto N, Ikeda K, Fukuya H, Rohman MS, Raharjo SB, Yagita K, Okamura H, and Yokoyama M; Circulation (Aug 01)
6. Molecular Identification and Characterization of A Novel Membrane-bound Metalloprotease, the Soluble Secreted Form of Which Hydrolyzes a Variety of Vasoactive Peptide, Ikeda K, Emoto N, Raharjo SB, Nurhantari Y, Saiki K, Yokoyama M, and Matsuo M. The Journal of Biological Chemistry (Nov 99)
International Conference Participations:
2009 CTO Live (Asian Pacific Meeting for Cardiac Interventions), Seoul, Korea
2007 ASEAN Congress of Cardiology, Bali, Indonesia
2002, 2005 American Heart Association, Scientific Session, U.S.A
2003, 2005 International Conference on Endothelin, Japan & U.S.A
2001-2005 the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society.
2000-2005 the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Hypertension Society.


Academic positions:

Jul 2007 – present: Department of Cardiology & Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Clinical Cardiologist. Jakarta, Indonesia.
2003 – 2005: Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine,  Postdoctoral Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellow of Clinical Cardiology. Kobe, Japan.
2003: Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine,  Ph.D., Molecular Basis of Cardiovascular Diseases, Kobe, Japan.
1996: Gadjah Mada University, Faculty of Medicine, M.D., Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Work Experiences:
Mar 06 Jun 2007- Cardiovascular Research Center,   
National Cardiovascular Center (NCC) Head, Harapan Kita, Jakarta
Responsible for the Design and Development of new Cardiovascular Research Center. The Research Center is being reconstruct to support the needs for basic research–translational research – clinical research in Cardiovascular Medicine.
Sep 02 – present- NCC Harapan Kita/ Department of Cardiology & Vascular Medicine, Medical & Research Staff, University of Indonesia, Jakarta.


Research interests:

Molecular cardiology
Biomarker in cardiovascular disease

Outline of Current Research
The final purpose of any medical research is to improve quality of life and survival of the patients. For this, the research should follow the chain of scientific discovery as described in Figure 1. My research works are consistent with such a scientific sequence.


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