Aikawa-Aikawa Laboratories

Dr. Masanori Aikawa

Masanori Aikawa, MD, PhD

Dr. Elena Aikawa

Elena Aikawa, MD, PhD

Research Goals

Our laboratories explore the mechanisms for cardiovascular diseases. We focus on atherosclerosis, heart valve disease, and metabolic disorders.

Recent News


Masanori Aikawa moderated at World Medical Innovation Forum 2017, the Special Focus Session “Japan Today”. Here is a link to the Japan session on this Youtube channel.


Elena Aikawa kicked off the Word Medical Innovation Forum in Boston today by promoting her Heart Valve Translational Research Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital.


Ryo Kawakami joined Dr. Elena Aikawa lab as a Research Fellow. Welcome Ryo!!


Masanori Aikawa,MD, Ph.D became Chief Editor of Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine.


Celebrating Women in Women in Medicine and Science (WMSS)’s fifth year, the symposium was co-sponsored by the BWH Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (CFDD), the Brigham Research Institute, the Center for Clinical Investigation and the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology. Elena Aikawa,MD, Ph.D the event founder and co-chair, noted the symposium provides an opportunity for clinicians and researchers from various disciplines—whose paths may not ordinarily cross—to learn about their colleagues’ work. Sited from the Elena Aikawa,MD, Ph.D became the first women president of the The International Society for Applied Cardiovascular Biology.

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