Biography & Research:
Dr Nagai graduated from the Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, and has been engaged in the cardiovascular medicine. Using volumetric analysis in MR SPGR imaging, he has been investigating the fields for target hypertensive organ damages including the relationships among hypertension, blood pressure variability, brain atrophy, cognitive impairment, and central autonomic nervous system including the insular cortex. He was engaged in the interventional cardiology at Hiroshima City Asa Hospital as the vice director from 2015. He won the Japanese Society of Hypertension Award in the International Society of Hypertension 2006, the Young Investigator’s Award in the 8th Japanese Neurocardiology Workshop 2007 and Young Scientist Award in the second annual scientific forum of clinical hypertension of the Japanese society of hypertension 2013.