Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Our Investigators

Tsutomu Kume, PhD

Tsutomu KumeAssociate Professor in Medicine-Cardiology and Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry
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Dr. Kume received BS, MS and PhD degrees from the University of Tokyo, Japan.  He completed his postdoctoral training in developmental biology at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2000.  After serving on the faculty of Vanderbilt University, Dr. Kume joined Northwestern University in June 2009.

Dr. Kume’s research interests focus on cardiovascular development, cardiovascular stem/progenitor cells, and angiogenesis.  Current studies include the role of Foxc transcription factors in cardiovascular development and disease.

Dr. Kume is a member of the American Heart Association, the International Society for Stem Cell Research, the North American Vascular Biology Organization, and the Society for Developmental Biology.

Abnormal formation of blood vessels in Foxc1-/-; Foxc2-/- mutant embryos.
Abnormal formation of blood vessels in Foxc1-/-; Foxc2-/- mutant embryos.

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This page last updated Feb 12, 2013

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Chicago, IL 60611
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