Publications

Intertumoral Heterogeneity within Medulloblastoma Subgroups.
Cancer Cell 2017 Jun;31(6):737-754.e6
The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada; Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada; Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 1A1, Canada; Division of Neurosurgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada. Electronic address:

Pediatric thalamic glioma with H3F3A K27M mutation, which was detected before and after malignant transformation: a case report.
Childs Nerv Syst 2016 Dec 8;32(12):2433-2438. Epub 2016 Jul 8.
Division of Regenerative Medicine, Institute for Clinical Research, Osaka National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, 2-1-14 Hoenzaka, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0006, Japan.



Establishment of Human Neural Progenitor Cells from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells with Diverse Tissue Origins.
Stem Cells Int 2016 26;2016:7235757. Epub 2016 Apr 26.
Division of Regenerative Medicine, Institute for Clinical Research, Osaka National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, Osaka 540-0006, Japan; Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, Osaka 540-0006, Japan.

Prognostic value of medulloblastoma extent of resection after accounting for molecular subgroup: a retrospective integrated clinical and molecular analysis.
Lancet Oncol 2016 Apr 12;17(4):484-95. Epub 2016 Mar 12.
Division of Neurosurgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada; The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada; Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

(11)C-methinine uptake correlates with MGMT promoter methylation in nonenhancing gliomas.
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2014 Oct 10;125:212-6. Epub 2014 Aug 10.
Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, 2-1-14 Hoenzaka, Chuo-ku, Osaka City 540-0006, Japan; Division of Regenerative Medicine, Institute for Clinical Research, Osaka National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, 2-1-14 Hoenzaka, Chuo-ku, Osaka City 540-0006, Japan.

Differentiation, polarization, and migration of human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural progenitor cells co-cultured with a human glial cell line with radial glial-like characteristics.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2014 May 19;447(4):683-8. Epub 2014 Apr 19.
Division of Regenerative Medicine, Institute for Clinical Research, Osaka National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, 2-1-14 Hoenzaka, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-0006, Japan; Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, Osaka, Japan. Electronic address:

Human Decidua-Derived Mesenchymal Cells Are a Promising Source for the Generation and Cell Banking of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells.
Cell Med 2013 Mar 1;4(3):125-47. Epub 2012 Nov 1.
†Division of Regenerative Medicine, Institute for Clinical Research, Osaka National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, Osaka, Japan; ##Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, Osaka, Japan.

Feeder-free generation and long-term culture of human induced pluripotent stem cells using pericellular matrix of decidua derived mesenchymal cells.
PLoS One 2013 31;8(1):e55226. Epub 2013 Jan 31.
Division of Regenerative Medicine, Institute for Clinical Research, Osaka National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, Osaka, Japan.







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