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Yasuko Iwakiri, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Appointments

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Colorado State University (2000)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
The Samuel D. Kushlan Junior Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical ResearchYale University Section of Digestive Diseases2012
Clinical and Translational Scholar AwardYale Center for Clinical Investigation2007
Gastroenterology Research Group Travel AwardGastroenterology Research Group2005
Named New Investigator AwardYale Liver Center2004
Research AwardAmerican Society for Nutritional Science2000

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
AASLDAASLD Special Interest Group focusing on Liver Fibrosis2021
Board of Scientific Counselors, NIH/NIAAABoard of Scientific Counselors (9/15-16, 2020)2020
AASLDOrganizer and Moderator, Liver Cell Biology in Hepatic Disease SIG symposium: Cell Senescence in Liver Disease and Aging at the annual meeting of the AASLD2020
AASLDOrganizer and Moderator, Early morning workshop: Hepatic Lymphatic System in Health and Diseases at the annual meeting of the AASLD2020
The International Association for the Study of the Liver (IASL)Regional Council Member2020
NIH/NIDDKHepatobiliary Pathophysiology (HBPP) Study Section,2020
J HEP reportGuest Editor2019 - 2021
The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver Diseases (APASL)Member2019 - 2020
The International Society for Hepatic Sinusoidal Research (ISHSR)Member2019 - 2020
AASLDAASLD Special Interest Group focusing on liver cell biology in hepatic disease.2019 - 2020
Yale UniversityYale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) fellow award applications2019
External advisory member for the GI and Liver Innate Immune Programs (GALIIP), University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical CampusExternal Advisory Member for the GI and Liver Innate Immune Programs (GALIIP)2019
AASLDOrganizer and Moderator, Early morning workshop: Sinusoidal cells in Chronic Liver Disease: Microcirculatory Dysfunction and Portal Hypertension at the annual meeting of the AASLD2019
ASLDOrganizer and Moderator, Early Morning Workshop: Lipid Droplet Biology in Alcoholic/Non-Alcoholic Liver Disease at the annual meeting of the AASLD2019
The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO/ZonMw)Grant Reviewer2019
North American Vascular Biology OrganizationMember2019 - Present
Society of Chinese Bioscientists in AmericaPermanent Member2019 - Present
Department of Defense (DOD)Grant reviewer - the Liver Cancer peer review panel2018 - Present
The American Pancreatic Association (APA)Member2018 - 2020
AASLDEarly Morning Workshop: Organelle Trafficking and Liver Disease at the annual meeting of the AASLD2018
AASLDLiver Cell Biology in Hepatic Disease SIG Symposium: Organelle Trafficking and Lipid Droplet Biology at the annual meeting of the AASLD2018
The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver Diseases (APASL)Organizer and Chair, Workshop: Experimental Models of Liver Diseases at the annual meeting of the APASL2018
AASLDCommittee Member2017 - 2019
AASLDOrganizer and Moderator, Early Morning Workshop: Sinusoidal Cells in Chronic Liver Disease: Microcirculatory Dysfunction, Portal Hypertension and Beyond at the annual meeting of the AASLD2017
AASLDProgram Chair & Moderator, Single Interest Group Program: DAMPs and New Receptor Signaling in Liver Disease at the annual meeting of the AASLD2017
NIH/NIAAAA standing member, Biomedical Research Review Subcommittee (AA-1)2016 - 2020
Journal of HepatologyGuest Editor2015 - 2020
NIH/NIDDKSmall Business Special Emphasis Panel [ZRG1 DKUS-N(10) B] Study Section in Digestive Diseases2015 - 2019
AASLDReview Committee Member, Award/fellowship application for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)2015 - 2017
AASLDReview committee member, Award/fellowship application2015 - 2017
Hepatology InternationalEditorial board member2014 - Present
Journal of HepatologyEditorial board member2014 - 2019
Hepatology InternationalGuest Editor2014 - 2020
AASLDMeeting Organizer for Single Interest Group (Liver Cell Biology, AASLD)2014
AASLDMeeting Organizer for Single Interest Group (Liver Cell Biology, AASLD)2014
Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong KongGrant Reviewer2014 - Present
Liver InternationalEditorial Board Member2013 - 2014
Hepatology InternationalGuest Editor2013 - 2014
Liver InternationalGuest Editor2013 - 2014
Yale UniversityYale Liver Center Pilot Project applications2013
NIH/NIDDKSpecial Emphasis Panel (ZRG1 DKUSD) Study Section2013
NIH/NIDDKHBPP Study Section2012
AASLDSteering Committee Member, AASLD Special Interest Group Focusing on Liver Cell Biology in Hepatic Disease2012 - 2015
AASLDSteering committee member, AASLD special interest group focusing on liver cell biology in hepatic disease.2012 - 2015
HepatologyHepatology Elsewhere section2011 - 2016
AASLDAbstract Selection Committee: AASLD Experimental Portal Hypertension2011 - 2020
AASLDAbstract Selection Committee: Digestive Disease Week (DDW), Portal Hypertension and Other Complications of Cirrhosis2011 - 2020
AASLDAbstract Selection Committee: AASLD Experimental Portal Hypertension2011 - 2020
HepatologyHepatology Elsewhere Section2011 - 2016
AASLDCo-organizer/Director )with Drs. Don Rocky and Vijay Shah), Single Topic Conference hosted by the AASLD: Portal Hypertension and Vascular Biology of the Liver2010 - 2013
AASLDSteering Committee Member, AASLD Special Interest Group Focusing on Portal Hypertension: Clinical and Experimental2010 - 2013
AASLDCo-organizer/director (with Drs. Don Rocky and Vijay Shah), Single Topic Conference hosted by the AASLD: Portal Hypertension and Vascular Biology of the Liver2010 - 2013
AASLDAbstract Selection Committee: Digestive Disease Week (DDW), Portal Hypertension and Other Complications of Cirrhosis2010 - 2013
AASLDSteering committee member, AASLD Special Interest Group Focusing on Portal Hypertension: Clinical and Experimental2010 - 2013
Society for Clinical and Translational Science (SCTS)Member2010 - Present
NIH.NIDDKNIH Challenge (RC1) grant application,HBPP2009
AASLDMember2008 - 2020
American Heart AssociationVascular Endothelial Biology Study Section (2010-13); Vascular Wall Biology Study Section (2008-2010)2008 - 2013

Departments & Organizations