Publications


Efficacy and short-term outcomes of preoperative chemoradiotherapy with intermittent oral tegafur-uracil plus leucovorin in Japanese rectal cancer patients: a single center experience retrospective analysis.
World J Surg Oncol 2017 May 31;15(1):112. Epub 2017 May 31.
Department of Surgery, Institute of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, 8-1 Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 162-8111, Japan.










The proportion of lymphocytic inflammation with CD123-positive cells in lupus erythematous profundus predict a clinical response to treatment.
Acta Derm Venereol 2014 Sep;94(5):563-7
Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto, Japan.

Human monoclonal antibodies derived from a patient infected with 2009 pandemic influenza A virus broadly cross-neutralize group 1 influenza viruses.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2014 Jul 22;450(1):42-8. Epub 2014 May 22.
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan; JST/JICA, Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS), Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:

Dots/globules on dermoscopy in nail-apparatus melanoma.
Int J Dermatol 2014 Jan 20;53(1):88-92. Epub 2013 Jan 20.
Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, JapanSydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre, Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, AustraliaDepartment of Immunology, University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, Harare, ZimbabweKageshita Dermatological Clinic, Kumamoto, Japan.


Detection of hair-microRNAs as the novel potent biomarker: evaluation of the usefulness for the diagnosis of scleroderma.
J Dermatol Sci 2013 Nov 10;72(2):134-41. Epub 2013 Jul 10.
Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, Honjo 1-1-1, Kumamoto 860-8556, Japan.

Physician's Perceptions of Interprofessional Collaboration in Clinical Training Hospitals in Northeastern Japan.
J Clin Med Res 2013 Oct 5;5(5):350-5. Epub 2013 Aug 5.
Department of Health Care Policy, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Hondo, Akita, Japan ; Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care Development, Akita University School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Hondo, Akita, Japan.


Scleroderma dermal fibroblasts overexpress vascular endothelial growth factor due to autocrine transforming growth factor β signaling.
Mod Rheumatol 2013 May 28;23(3):516-24. Epub 2012 Jun 28.
Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo Kumamoto, Japan.

Induction of anti-influenza immunity by modified green fluorescent protein (GFP) carrying hemagglutinin-derived epitope structure.
J Biol Chem 2013 Feb 21;288(7):4981-90. Epub 2012 Dec 21.
Department of Virology, Research Center for Infectious Diseases Control, Research Institute of Microbial Diseases, Suita, Osaka, Japan.

Down-regulation of miR-124/-214 in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma mediates abnormal cell proliferation via the induction of ERK.
J Mol Med (Berl) 2013 Jan 25;91(1):69-81. Epub 2012 Jul 25.
Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo, Kumamoto, Japan.





Highly conserved sequences for human neutralization epitope on hemagglutinin of influenza A viruses H3N2, H1N1 and H5N1: Implication for human monoclonal antibody recognition.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2010 Mar 10;393(4):614-8. Epub 2010 Feb 10.
Department of Genome Informatics, Genome Information Research Center, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan.




Immunization of rabbits with synthetic peptides derived from a highly conserved β-sheet epitope region underneath the receptor binding site of influenza A virus.
Biologics 2013 5;7:233-41. Epub 2013 Nov 5.
Infectious Pathogen Research Section, Central Research Laboratory, Research and Development Division, Japan Blood Products Organization, Kobe, Japan ; Department of Virology, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan.

Correlated expression levels of endothelin receptor B and Plexin C1 in melanoma.
Am J Cancer Res 2015 15;5(3):1117-23. Epub 2015 Feb 15.
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 466-8550, Japan ; Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Life and Health Sciences, Chubu University Kasugai-shi, Aichi 487-8501, Japan.

Erratum to: Efficacy and short-term outcomes of preoperative chemoradiotherapy with intermittent oral tegafur-uracil plus leucovorin in Japanese rectal cancer patients: a single center experience retrospective analysis.
World J Surg Oncol 2017 09 15;15(1):171. Epub 2017 Sep 15.
Department of Surgery, Institute of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, 8-1 Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 162-8111, Japan.

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