Publications


Toll-like receptor 7 is overexpressed in the bladder of Hunner-type interstitial cystitis, and its activation in the mouse bladder can induce cystitis and bladder pain.
Pain 2017 Aug;158(8):1538-1545
aDepartment of Continence Medicine, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, JapanbDepartment of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, JapancDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, DenmarkdDepartment of Urology, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.


Synergic Suppressive Effect of Silodosin and Imidafenacin on Non-Voiding Bladder Contractions in Male Rats with Subacute Bladder Outlet Obstruction.
Low Urin Tract Symptoms 2017 May 27;9(2):94-101. Epub 2015 Jul 27.
Department of Continence Medicine, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.


Biphasic decline in renal function after radical cystectomy with urinary diversion.
Int J Clin Oncol 2017 Apr 17;22(2):359-365. Epub 2016 Oct 17.
Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.



A novel prognostic factor TRIM44 promotes cell proliferation and migration, and inhibits apoptosis in testicular germ cell tumor.
Cancer Sci 2017 Jan 1;108(1):32-41. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
Department of Geriatric Medicine and Anti-Aging Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.







Abhydrolase domain containing 2, an androgen target gene, promotes prostate cancer cell proliferation and migration.
Eur J Cancer 2016 Apr 6;57:39-49. Epub 2016 Feb 6.
Department of Anti-Aging Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Division of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction, Research Center for Genomic Medicine, Saitama Medical University, Japan. Electronic address:



Estrogen Exhibits a Biphasic Effect on Prostate Tumor Growth through the Estrogen Receptor β-KLF5 Pathway.
Mol Cell Biol 2016 Jan 19;36(1):144-56. Epub 2015 Oct 19.
Life Science Center of Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan.

Preoperative evaluation of renal cell carcinoma by using 18F-FDG PET/CT.
Clin Nucl Med 2015 Dec;40(12):936-40
From the *Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, †Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, and ‡Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.




A survey on clinical practice of interstitial cystitis in Japan.
Transl Androl Urol 2015 Oct;4(5):486-90
1 Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan ; 2 Department of Urology, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan ; 3 Department of Continence Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan ; 4 Department of Urology, Tamura Clinic, Tokyo, Japan ; 5 Department of Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery and Urology, Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East, Tokyo, Japan ; 6 Department of Urology, Harasanshin Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan ; 7 Department of Urology, Ueda Clinic, Kyoto, Japan.



Elucidation of the molecular mechanisms underlying adverse reactions associated with a kinase inhibitor using systems toxicology.
NPJ Syst Biol Appl 2015 28;1:15005. Epub 2015 Sep 28.
Department of Pharmacy, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.


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