Research Output 1981 2020

2020

Branchial myorhythmia in a case of systemic lupus erythematosus

Une, H., Matsuse, D., Uehara, T., Kikuchi, Y., Inamizu, S., Yamasaki, R., Tobimatsu, S., Shibasaki, H. & Kira, J. I., Jan 15 2020, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 408, 116501.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Central nervous system-specific antinuclear antibodies in patients with multiple sclerosis

Fujii, T., Yamasaki, R., Miyachi, Y., Nagata, S., Maimaitijiang, G., Nakamura, Y., Shinoda, K., Matsushita, T., Isobe, N. & Kira, J. I., Feb 15 2020, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 409, 116619.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antinuclear Antibodies
Multiple Sclerosis
Central Nervous System
Neuromyelitis Optica
Fluorescent Antibody Technique

Environmental risk factors for multiple sclerosis in Japanese people

Sakoda, A., Matsushita, T., Nakamura, Y., Watanabe, M., Shinoda, K., Masaki, K., Isobe, N., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Feb 2020, In : Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. 38, 101872.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Sclerosis
Menarche
Sunlight
Food
Japan

Spinal cord involvement by atrophy and associations with disability are different between multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

Nakamura, Y., Liu, Z., Fukumoto, S., Shinoda, K., Sakoda, A., Matsushita, T., Hayashida, S., Isobe, N., Watanabe, M., Hiwatashi, A., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2020, In : European Journal of Neurology. 27, 1, p. 92-99 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Multiple Sclerosis
Atrophy
Spinal Cord
Thorax

Unique HLA haplotype associations in IgG4 anti-neurofascin 155 antibody-positive chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

Ogata, H., Isobe, N., Zhang, X., Yamasaki, R., Fujii, T., Machida, A., Morimoto, N., Kaida, K., Masuda, T., Ando, Y., Kuwahara, M., Kusunoki, S., Nakamura, Y., Matsushita, T. & Kira, J. I., Feb 15 2020, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 339, 577139.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
HLA Antigens
Haplotypes
Immunoglobulin G
Antibodies
2019

A case of overlapping adult-onset linear scleroderma and Parry-Romberg syndrome presenting with widespread ipsilateral neurogenic involvement

Yamasaki, R., Yonekawa, T., Inamizu, S., Shinoda, K., Ochi, H., Matsushita, T., Isobe, N., Tsuji, G., Sadashima, S., Kuma, Y., Oda, Y., Iwaki, T., Furue, M. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Neuropathology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Facial Hemiatrophy
Localized Scleroderma
Extremities
Atrophy
Blepharoptosis
1 Citation (Scopus)

A novel model for treatment of hypertrophic pachymeningitis

Cui, Y., Masaki, K., Zhang, X., Yamasaki, R., Fujii, T., Ogata, H., Hayashida, S., Yamaguchi, H., Hyodo, F., Eto, H., Koyama, S., Iinuma, K., Yonekawa, T., Matsushita, T., Yoshida, M., Yamada, K., Kawano, M., Malissen, M., Malissen, B. & Kira, J., Mar 2019, In : Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. 6, 3, p. 431-444 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Transforming Growth Factors
Meningitis
irbesartan
Immunoglobulin G
B-Lymphocytes

Anti-neurofascin autoantibody and demyelination

Kira, J. I., Yamasaki, R. & Ogata, H., Nov 2019, In : Neurochemistry International. 130, 104360.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Demyelinating Diseases
Autoantibodies
Immunoglobulin G
Nodal Protein
Contactin 1

Anti-plexin D1 antibodies are a novel biomarker for immune-mediated neuropathic pain

Fujii, T., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Feb 1 2019, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 10, 1, p. 7-8 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Neuralgia
Biomarkers
Antibodies
plexin

A systems biology approach uncovers cell-specific gene regulatory effects of genetic associations in multiple sclerosis

International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium, Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 2236.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Systems Biology
Regulator Genes
biology
genes
genome
Open Access
document markup languages
HTML
Systems Biology
Regulator Genes
biology

A visual task management application for acute ischemic stroke care

Matsumoto, S., Koyama, H., Nakahara, I., Ishii, A., Hatano, T., Ohta, T., Tanaka, K., Ando, M., Chihara, H., Takita, W., Tokunaga, K., Hashikawa, T., Funakoshi, Y., Kamata, T., Higashi, E., Watanabe, S., Kondo, D., Tsujimoto, A., Furuta, K., Ishihara, T. & 8 others, Hashimoto, T., Koge, J., Sonoda, K., Torii, T., Nakagaki, H., Yamasaki, R., Nagata, I. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Neurology. 10, OCT, 1118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Stroke
Communication
Blood Cell Count
Workflow
Information Dissemination

Brainstem posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in a case with Guillain–Barré syndrome

Yokoyama, J., Yamaguchi, H., Koge, J., Matsushita, T., Isobe, N., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Nov 1 2019, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 10, 4, p. 267-271 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
Brain Stem
Consciousness
Passive Immunization
Intravenous Immunoglobulins

Case of central nervous system inflammatory disease in late pregnancy

Isobe, N., Baba, T., Nakamura, Y., Shinoda, K., Watanabe, M., Matsushita, T. & Kira, J. I., Mar 2019, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 10, S1, p. 54-58 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Central Nervous System Diseases
Pregnancy
Dysarthria
Myoclonus
Hypesthesia
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cathepsin E in neutrophils contributes to the generation of neuropathic pain in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

Harada, Y., Zhang, J., Imari, K., Yamasaki, R., Ni, J., Wu, Z., Yamamoto, K., Kira, J. I., Nakanishi, H. & Hayashi, Y., Sep 1 2019, In : Pain. 160, 9, p. 2050-2062 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cathepsin E
Autoimmune Experimental Encephalomyelitis
Neuralgia
Neutrophils
Hyperalgesia

Cerebrospinal fluid cytokine/chemokine/growth factor profiles in idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis

Zhang, X., Fujii, T., Ogata, H., Yamasaki, R., Masaki, K., Cui, Y., Matsushita, T., Isobe, N. & Kira, J. I., May 15 2019, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 330, p. 38-43 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nervous System Diseases
Meningitis
Chemokines
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins

Cognition with magnetic resonance imaging findings and social activities in patients with multiple sclerosis in a Japanese cohort

Niino, M., Fukazawa, T., Kira, J. I., Okuno, T., Mori, M., Sanjo, N., Ohashi, T., Fukaura, H., Fujimori, J., Shimizu, Y., Mifune, N., Miyazaki, Y., Takahashi, E., Kikuchi, S., Langdon, D., Benedict, R. H. B. & Matsui, M., Feb 1 2019, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 10, 1, p. 41-48 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Multiple Sclerosis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Verbal Learning
Analysis of Variance
Open Access
Myasthenia Gravis
Internet
Fatigue
Quality of Life
Research
Limbic Encephalitis
Voltage-Gated Potassium Channels
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome
Antibodies

Current understanding of autoimmune encephalitis and encephalopathy

Yamasaki, R., Nov 1 2019, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 10, 4, p. 209-210 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Brain Diseases
Hashimoto's encephalitis

Differences between predictive factors for early neurological deterioration due to hemorrhagic and ischemic insults following intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator

Tanaka, K., Matsumoto, S., Furuta, K., Yamada, T., Nagano, S., Takase, K. I., Hatano, T., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Stroke
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Tomography
Chronic Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Neuroimaging
Cross-Sectional Studies
Oligoclonal Bands
Colony-Stimulating Factor Receptors
2 Citations (Scopus)

Eculizumab improves fatigue in refractory generalized myasthenia gravis

The REGAIN Study Group, Aug 15 2019, In : Quality of Life Research. 28, 8, p. 2247-2254 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Myasthenia Gravis
Fatigue
Activities of Daily Living
Placebos
eculizumab
1 Citation (Scopus)
Gyrus Cinguli
Alzheimer Disease
Temporal Lobe
Brain
Frontal Lobe
2 Citations (Scopus)

Grand Total EEG score can differentiate Parkinson's disease from Parkinson-related disorders

Barcelon, E. A., Mukaino, T., Yokoyama, J., Uehara, T., Ogata, K., Kira, J. I. & Tobimatsu, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Neurology. 10, APR, 398.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Parkinson Disease
Electroencephalography
Parkinsonian Disorders
Multiple System Atrophy
Paralysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Helicobacter pylori infection and demyelinating disease of the central nervous system

Kira, J. I. & Isobe, N., Apr 15 2019, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 329, p. 14-19 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Helicobacter Infections
Demyelinating Diseases
Helicobacter pylori
Central Nervous System
Neuromyelitis Optica

Higher postictal parasympathetic activity following greater ictal heart rate increase in right- than left-sided seizures

Shimmura, M., Uehara, T., Ogata, K., Shigeto, H., Maeda, T., Sakata, A., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Aug 2019, In : Epilepsy and Behavior. 97, p. 161-168 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seizures
Heart Rate
Stroke
ROC Curve
Partial Epilepsy

Intractable axonal neuropathy with multifocal peripheral nerve swelling in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders: A case report

Mizuno, Y., Shinoda, K., Watanabe, M., Ogata, H., Isobe, N., Matsushita, T., Yamasaki, R., Tanaka, K., Koike, H., Katsuno, M. & Kira, J. I., Oct 2019, In : Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. 35, p. 16-18 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Peripheral Nerves
Upper Extremity
Aquaporin 4
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Intrathecal cytokine profile in neuropathy with anti-neurofascin 155 antibody

Ogata, H., Zhang, X., Yamasaki, R., Fujii, T., Machida, A., Morimoto, N., Kaida, K., Masuda, T., Ando, Y., Kuwahara, M., Kusunoki, S., Nakamura, Y., Matsushita, T., Isobe, N. & Kira, J. I., Nov 1 2019, In : Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. 6, 11, p. 2304-2316 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
Cytokines
Antibodies
Interleukin-13
Interleukin-8
11 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term safety and efficacy of eculizumab in generalized myasthenia gravis

for the Regain Study Group, Jul 2019, In : Muscle and Nerve. 60, 1, p. 14-24 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Myasthenia Gravis
Safety
Meningococcal Infections
Muscle Strength
Activities of Daily Living

Long-term use of interferon-β in multiple sclerosis increases Vδ1-Vδ2-Vγ9- γδ T cells that are associated with a better outcome

Maimaitijiang, G., Watanabe, M., Shinoda, K., Isobe, N., Nakamura, Y., Masaki, K., Matsushita, T., Yoshikai, Y. & Kira, J. I., Sep 13 2019, In : Journal of neuroinflammation. 16, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Interferons
Multiple Sclerosis
T-Lymphocytes
B-Lymphocytes
T-Lymphocyte Subsets

Modified diffusion-weighted imaging-Alberta Stroke Program Early Computed Tomography Score including deep white matter lesions predicts symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage following intravenous thrombolysis

Tanaka, K., Matsumoto, S., Furuta, K., Yamada, T., Nagano, S., Takase, K. I., Hatano, T., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Alberta
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Stroke
Tomography
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
3 Citations (Scopus)
Myelin-Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein
Central Nervous System Vasculitis
Immunotherapy
Antibodies
Cerebrum
Mitochondrial DNA
Mitochondria
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Multiple Sclerosis

Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2019, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Springer, p. 217-247 31 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; vol. 1190).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Multiple Sclerosis
T-cells
Neurology
Demyelinating Diseases
T-Lymphocytes

Neuromagnetic correlates of hemispheric specialization for face and word recognition

Inamizu, S., Yamada, E., Ogata, K., Uehara, T., Kira, J. I. & Tobimatsu, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Neuroscience Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cerebral Dominance
Visual Fields
Word Processing
Magnetic Fields
Young Adult
1 Citation (Scopus)

Novel pathogenic XK mutations in McLeod syndrome and interaction between XK protein and chorein

Urata, Y., Nakamura, M., Sasaki, N., Shiokawa, N., Nishida, Y., Arai, K., Hiwatashi, H., Yokoyama, I., Narumi, S., Terayama, Y., Murakami, T., Ugawa, Y., Sakamoto, H., Kaneko, S., Nakazawa, Y., Yamasaki, R., Sadashima, S., Sakai, T., Arai, H. & Sano, A., Jun 1 2019, In : Neurology: Genetics. 5, 3, e328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Neuroacanthocytosis
Mutation
Proteins
Immunoblotting
Mcleod Type Neuroacanthocytosis

Recurrent rhombencephalomyelitis associated with allergen immunotherapy by mite antigen sublingual tablets

Kawajiri, M., Koge, J., Hashimoto, T., Yamada, T., Isobe, N. & Kira, J. I., Jun 2019, In : eNeurologicalSci. 15, 100190.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
Myelitis
Immunologic Desensitization
Mites
Immunotherapy
Allergens
1 Citation (Scopus)

Serum GFAP and neurofilament light as biomarkers of disease activity and disability in NMOSD

Watanabe, M., Nakamura, Y., Michalak, Z., Isobe, N., Barro, C., Leppert, D., Matsushita, T., Hayashi, F., Yamasaki, R., Kuhle, J. & Kira, J. I., Sep 24 2019, In : Neurology. 93, 13, p. e1299-e1311

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Intermediate Filaments
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
Blood Proteins
Biomarkers
3 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous MR neurography and apparent T2 mapping in brachial plexus: Evaluation of patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy

Hiwatashi, A., Togao, O., Yamashita, K., Kikuchi, K., Momosaka, D., Nakatake, H., Yamasaki, R., Ogata, H., Yoneyama, M., Kira, J. I. & Honda, H., Jan 2019, In : Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 55, p. 112-117 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
Brachial Plexus
Relaxation time
Healthy Volunteers
Ganglia
2 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal Trends in Clinical Characteristics and Door-to-Needle Time in Patients Receiving Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator: A Retrospective Study of 4 Hospitals in Japan

Tanaka, K., Matsumoto, S., Yamada, T., Nagano, S., Takase, K. I., Hatano, T., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 28, 11, 104305.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Needles
Japan
Retrospective Studies
Stroke
2 Citations (Scopus)

Toxic myopathy with multiple deletions in mitochondrial DNA associated with long-term use of oral anti-viral drugs for hepatitis B: A case study

Fujii, T., Takase, K. I., Honda, H., Kawamura, N., Yamasaki, R., Urata, M., Uchiumi, T., Iwaki, T. & Kira, J. I., Apr 2019, In : Neuropathology. 39, 2, p. 162-167 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poisons
Muscular Diseases
Hepatitis B
Mitochondrial DNA
Nucleosides
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

A case of multiple system atrophy-parkinsonian type with stuttering- and palilalia-like dysfluencies and putaminal atrophy

Kikuchi, Y., Umezaki, T., Uehara, T., Yamaguchi, H., Yamashita, K., Hiwatashi, A., Sawatsubashi, M., Adachi, K., Yamaguchi, Y., Murakami, D., Kira, J. I. & Nakagawa, T., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Fluency Disorders. 57, p. 51-58 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple System Atrophy
Stuttering
Atrophy
deficit
Putamen
2 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of brain magnetic resonance imaging lesions in multiple sclerosis by race with reference to disability progression

Nakamura, Y., Gaetano, L., Matsushita, T., Anna, A., Sprenger, T., Radue, E. W., Wuerfel, J., Bauer, L., Amann, M., Shinoda, K., Isobe, N., Yamasaki, R., Saida, T., Kappos, L. & Kira, J. I., Sep 5 2018, In : Journal of neuroinflammation. 15, 1, 255.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Sclerosis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Brain
Atrophy
Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Novel Autoantibody against Plexin D1 in Patients with Neuropathic Pain

Fujii, T., Yamasaki, R., Iinuma, K., Tsuchimoto, D., Hayashi, Y., Saitoh, B. Y., Matsushita, T., Kido, M. A., Aishima, S., Nakanishi, H., Nakabeppu, Y. & Kira, J. I., Aug 2018, In : Annals of Neurology. 84, 2, p. 208-224 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuralgia
Autoantibodies
Spinal Ganglia
Neurons
Unmyelinated Nerve Fibers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Anti-neurofascin 155 antibody-related neuropathy

Ogata, H. & Yamasaki, R., Feb 1 2018, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 9, 1, p. 54-64 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
Antibodies
Contactin 1
Contactins
Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteins
2 Citations (Scopus)

Association of decreased percentage of Vδ2+Vγ9+ γδ T cells with disease severity in multiple sclerosis

Maimaitijiang, G., Shinoda, K., Nakamura, Y., Masaki, K., Matsushita, T., Isobe, N., Yamasaki, R., Yoshikai, Y. & Kira, J. I., Apr 10 2018, In : Frontiers in Immunology. 9, APR, 748.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Sclerosis
T-Lymphocytes
Interferons
T-Cell Receptor Genes
T-Lymphocyte Gene Rearrangement
4 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy with concurrent membranous nephropathy: An anti-paranode and podocyte protein antibody study and literature survey

Hashimoto, Y., Ogata, H., Yamasaki, R., Sasaguri, T., Ko, S., Yamashita, K., Xu, Z., Matsushita, T., Tateishi, T., Akiyama, SI., Maruyama, S., Yamamoto, A. & Kira, J. I., Nov 27 2018, In : Frontiers in Neurology. 9, NOV, 00997.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
Contactin 1
Podocytes
Membranous Glomerulonephritis
Antibodies
5 Citations (Scopus)
1-Methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine
Connexins
varespladib methyl
Astrocytes
Parkinson Disease
5 Citations (Scopus)
Connexins
Autoimmune Experimental Encephalomyelitis
Microglia
Connexin 43
Knockout Mice