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Japanese Circulation Society

The Japanese Circulation Society is an affiliated member of the European Society of Cardiology

Japan, JP


President: Prof. Issei Komuro, FESC

Chief secretary: Mr. Toru Taniguchi

Chairperson of International Relations Committee: Prof. Takashi Akasaka, FESC

Past-President: Prof. Issei Komuro, FESC


Number of members: 26884

Year of foundation: 1935

Year of ESC affiliation: 2008



JCS 2020 - The 84rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society

JCS_APSC2020_a (002).jpg13-15 March 2020

Kyoto, Japan

Congress Chairperson: Prof Takeshi Kimura.

The 3rd JCS Council Forum on Basic Cardiovascular Research

bcvrバナー 英語.png6-8 September 2019

Tokyo Convention Hall

President: Prof Keiichi Fukuda, FESC.

The purpose of the Japanese Circulation Society 

To strive for the improvement and progress of research activities and studies as well as to contribute to the development of scientific research concerning the circulatory organs by holding presentations of reports on theories and applied studies relating hereto, maintaining contact and exchanging knowledge with members, other individuals and organizations, and providing information.

Activities of the society involves:

  • To hold study meetings and to give scientific lectures
  • To issue a bulletin (Circulation Journal), treatises, and other publications
  • To conduct studies and scientific research activities
  • To contact and cooperate with associations for related studies in Japan and abroad
  • To encourage and aid study and research, and commend achievements;
  • Other activities necessary for the accomplishment of the purposes set forth above

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The main publication is the English-language Circulation Journal (Circ J) which is issued monthly. The journal was founded in 1935 and contains: special articles, review articles, clinical investigations, experimental Investigations, case reports... More on Japanese language publications