Publications

Early Intake of Radiocesium by Residents Living Near the Tepco Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant After the Accident. Part 2: Relationship Between Internal Dose and Evacuation Behavior in Individuals.
Health Phys 2017 Jun;112(6):512-525
*National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Sciences and Technology, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba-city, Chiba, Japan; †Self-Defense Forces Central Hospital, 1-2-24 Ikejiri, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan; ‡Juntendo University, 2-1-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan; §Fukushima Medical University, 1-Hikarigaoka, Fukushima-city, Fukushima, Japan; **Nuclear Safety Technology Center, 5-1-3-101 Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

Early Intake of Radiocesium by Residents Living Near the TEPCO Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant after the Accident. Part 1: Internal Doses Based on Whole-body Measurements by NIRS.
Health Phys 2016 Nov;111(5):451-64
*National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, 4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba-city, Chiba, Japan; †Japan Atomic Energy Agency, 4-33 Muramatsu, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki, Japan; ‡Fukushima Medical University, 1-Hikarigaoka, Fukushima-city, Fukushima, Japan; §Hirosaki University, 66-1 Motomachi, Hirosaki-city, Aomori, Japan.


Mass Casualty Decontamination in a Chemical or Radiological/Nuclear Incident with External Contamination: Guiding Principles and Research Needs.
PLoS Curr 2015 Nov 2;7. Epub 2015 Nov 2.
Radiological/Nuclear Threats Working Group of the Global Health Security Initiative; Centre for Radiation, Chemical, and Environmental Hazards, Public Health England, Chilton, UK.

Estimating Annual Individual Doses for Evacuees Returning Home to Areas Affected by the Fukushima Nuclear Accident.
Health Phys 2015 Aug;109(2):122-33
*National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba-City, Chiba 263-8555, Japan; †Department of Applied Physics, National Defense Academy of Japan, 1-10-20 Hashirimizu, Yokosuka-City, Kanagawa 239-8686, Japan; ‡Department of Radiation Physics and Chemistry, School of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima-City, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan; §Department of Human Care, Tohto College of Health Sciences, 4-2-11 Kamishiba-cho Nishi, Fukaya-City, Saitama 366-0052, Japan.


Pharmaceutical drugs supporting regeneration of small-intestinal mucosa severely damaged by ionizing radiation in mice.
J Radiat Res 2013 Nov 31;54(6):1057-64. Epub 2013 May 31.
Research Program for Radiation Medicine, Research Center for Radiation Emergency Medicine, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4-9-1, Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 263-8555, Japan.


Exogenously-added copper/zinc superoxide dismutase rescues damage of endothelial cells from lethal irradiation.
J Clin Biochem Nutr 2012 Jan 18;50(1):78-83. Epub 2011 Oct 18.
Department of Radiation Emergency Medicine, The Research Center for Radiation Emergency Medicine, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba 263-8555, Japan.


Emission rates of alpha particles from supports with different surface conditions in direct deposition sources.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2011 Apr 18;145(1):13-20. Epub 2010 Nov 18.
Radiation Protection Department, Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engineering Laboratories, Tokai Research and Development Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1194, Japan.

Acceleration of regeneration of mucosa in small intestine damaged by ionizing radiation using anabolic steroids.
Radiat Res 2011 Mar 28;175(3):367-74. Epub 2010 Dec 28.
Medical Treatment for High Dose Exposure Research Group, Research Center for Radiation Emergency Medicine, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan.

Post treatment with an FGF chimeric growth factor enhances epithelial cell proliferation to improve recovery from radiation-induced intestinal damage.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2010 Nov 21;78(3):860-7. Epub 2010 Aug 21.
Department of Radiation Emergency Medicine, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan.


An FGF1:FGF2 chimeric growth factor exhibits universal FGF receptor specificity, enhanced stability and augmented activity useful for epithelial proliferation and radioprotection.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2008 Dec 12;1780(12):1432-40. Epub 2008 Aug 12.
Signaling Molecules Research Group, Neuroscience Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Central 6, 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8566, Japan.


Alterations in manganese, copper, and zinc contents, and intracellular status of the metal-containing superoxide dismutase in human mesothelioma cells.
J Trace Elem Med Biol 2008 18;22(3):248-55. Epub 2008 Jul 18.
Diagnostic Imaging Group, Molecular Imaging Center, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba 263-8555, Japan.

Circadian transitions in radiation dose-dependent augmentation of mRNA levels for DNA damage-induced genes elicited by accurate real-time RT-PCR quantification.
J Radiat Res 2010 9;51(3):265-75. Epub 2010 Mar 9.
Treatment Research Team, Medical Treatment for High Dose Exposure Research Group, Research Center for Radiation Emergency Medicine, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan.

Comparison of Absorbents and Drugs for Internal Decorporation of Radiocesium: Advances of Polyvinyl Alcohol Hydrogel Microsphere Preparations Containing Magnetite and Prussian Blue.
Biol Pharm Bull 2016 25;39(3):353-60. Epub 2015 Dec 25.
Internal Decorporation Research Team, Research Program for Radiation Medicine, Research Center for Radiation Emergency Medicine, National Institute of Radiological Sciences.

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