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Research Output 2006 2019

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  • 26 h-Index
  • 98 Article
  • 8 Letter
  • 3 Comment/debate
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2019
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-I., Mar 1 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
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 1 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

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
Gyrus Cinguli
Alzheimer Disease
Temporal Lobe
Brain
Frontal Lobe

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 1 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
2018
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
1 Citation (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
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

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
Electrical Synapses
Anterior Horn Cells
Presynaptic Terminals
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Down-Regulation
3 Citations (Scopus)
Antirheumatic Agents
Autoimmune Experimental Encephalomyelitis
Macrophage Activation
Microglia
Demyelinating Diseases
4 Citations (Scopus)
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
Antibodies
Neural Conduction
Immunotherapy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteins
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)

Early and extensive spinal white matter involvement in neuromyelitis optica

Hayashida, S., Masaki, K., Yonekawa, T., Suzuki, S., Akio, H., Matsushita, T., watanabe, M., Yamasaki, R., Suenaga, T., Iwaki, T., Murai, H. & Kira, J-I., May 1 2017, In : Brain Pathology. 27, 3, p. 249-265 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Aquaporin 4
Spinal Cord
Horns
Antibodies
7 Citations (Scopus)
Multiple System Atrophy
Chemokines
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Case-Control Studies
Cytokines
3 Citations (Scopus)

HLA-DRB1*04:05 allele is associated with intracortical lesions on three-dimensional double inversion recovery images in Japanese patients with multiple sclerosis

Shinoda, K., Matsushita, T., Nakamura, Y., Masaki, K., Yamasaki, R., Yamaguchi, H., Togao, O., Hiwatashi, A. & Kira, J-I., May 1 2017, In : Multiple Sclerosis. p. 1352458517707067

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Sclerosis
Alleles
HLA-DRB1 Chains
HLA-DRB1*04 antigen
Logistic Models
50 Citations (Scopus)
Myasthenia Gravis
Cholinergic Receptors
Multicenter Studies
Placebos
Safety
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

Allergic inflammation leads to neuropathic pain via glial cell activation

Yamasaki, R., Fujii, T., Wang, B., Masaki, K., Kido, M. A., Yoshida, M., Matsushita, T. & Kira, J-I., Nov 23 2016, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 36, 47, p. 11929-11945 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endothelin B Receptors
Neuralgia
Neuroglia
Microglia
Inflammation
26 Citations (Scopus)

A nationwide survey of combined central and peripheral demyelination in Japan

Ogata, H., Matsuse, D., Yamasaki, R., Kawamura, N., Matsushita, T., Yonekawa, T., Hirotani, M., Murai, H. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 87, 1, p. 29-36 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Demyelinating Diseases
Japan
Oligoclonal Bands
Visual Evoked Potentials
Peripheral Nervous System

Antibodies to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein are uncommon in Japanese opticospinal multiple sclerosis

Ramanathan, S., Sato, S., Matsushita, T., Masaki, K., Yamasaki, R., Dale, R. C., Kira, J. I. & Brilot, F., Jan 1 2016, In : Multiple Sclerosis. 22, 1, p. 127-128 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myelin-Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein
Neuromyelitis Optica
Autoantibodies
Multiple Sclerosis
Young Adult
7 Citations (Scopus)

Chondroitin sulfate β-1,4-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase-1 (ChGn-1) polymorphism: Association with progression of multiple sclerosis

Saigoh, K., Yoshimura, S., Izumikawa, T., Miyata, S., Tabara, Y., Matsushita, T., Miki, T., Miyamoto, K., Hirano, M., Kitagawa, H., Kira, J-I. & Kusunoki, S., Jul 1 2016, In : Neuroscience Research. 108, p. 55-59 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Sclerosis
Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycans
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Central Nervous System
Genes
15 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of intravenous methylprednisolone pulse therapy in patients with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica

Yamasaki, R., Matsushita, T., Fukazawa, T., Yokoyama, K., Fujihara, K., Ogino, M., Yokota, T., Miyamoto, K., Niino, M., Nomura, K., Tomioka, R., Tanaka, M., Kawachi, I., Ohashi, T., Kaida, K. I., Matsui, M., Nakatsuji, Y., Ochi, H., Fukaura, H., Kanda, T. & 5 others, Nagaishi, A., Togo, K., Mizusawa, H., Murai, H. & Kira, J-I., Sep 1 2016, In : Multiple Sclerosis. 22, 10, p. 1337-1348 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Methylprednisolone
Multiple Sclerosis
Therapeutics
Signs and Symptoms
8 Citations (Scopus)

Latitude and HLA-DRB1*04:05 independently influence disease severity in Japanese multiple sclerosis: A cross-sectional study

nakamura, Y., Matsushita, T., Sato, S., Niino, M., Fukazawa, T., Yoshimura, S., Hisahara, S., Isobe, N., Shimohama, S., watanabe, M., Yoshida, K., Houzen, H., Miyazaki, Y., Yamasaki, R., Kikuchi, S. & Kira, J-I., Sep 6 2016, In : Journal of Neuroinflammation. 13, 1, 239.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HLA Antigens
Multiple Sclerosis
Cross-Sectional Studies
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Immunoglobulin G
9 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies reveals genetic overlap between hodgkin lymphoma and multiple sclerosis

Khankhanian, P., Cozen, W., Himmelstein, D. S., Madireddy, L., Din, L., Berg, A. V. D., Matsushita, T., Glaser, S. L., Moré, J. M., Smedby, K. E., Baranzini, S. E., Mack, T. M., Lizée, A., Sanjosé, S. D., Gourraud, P. A., Nieters, A., Hauser, S. L., Cocco, P., Maynadié, M., Foretová, L. & 10 others, Staines, A., Delahaye-Sourdeix, M., Li, D., Bhatia, S., Melbye, M., Onel, K., Jarrett, R., McKay, J. D., Oksenberg, J. R. & Hjalgrim, H., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 45, 3, p. 728-740 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome-Wide Association Study
Hodgkin Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Meta-Analysis
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
10 Citations (Scopus)

NR1H3 p.Arg415Gln Is Not Associated to Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Antel, J., Ban, M., Baranzini, S., Barcellos, L., Barizzone, N., Beecham, A., Berge, T., Bernardinelli, L., Booth, D., Bos, S., Buck, D., Butkiewicz, M., Celius, E. G., Comabella, M., Compston, A., Dedham, K., Cotsapas, C., D’ Alfonso, S., De Jager, P., Dubois, B. & 64 others, Duquette, P., Fontaine, B., Gasperi, C., Gil, E., Goris, A., Gourraud, P. A., Graetz, C., Gyllenberg, A., Hadjigeorgiou, G., Hafler, D., Hribko, D., Haines, J., Harbo, H., Hauser, S., Warto, S., Hawkins, C., Hemmer, B., Henry, R., Hintzen, R., Horakova, D., Ivinson, A., Howard, M., Jelcic, I., Kaskow, B., Kira, J-I., Kleinova, P., Kockum, I., Kucerova, K., Lill, C., Luessi, F., Malhotra, S., Martin, R., Martinelli, F., Matsushita, T., McCabe, C., McCauley, J., Mescheriakkova, J., Mitrovic, M., Moen, S. M., Montalban, X., Muhlau, M., Nakmura, Y., Oksenberg, J., Olsson, T., Oturai, A., Palotie, A., Patsopoulos, N., Pavlicova, J., Pericak-Vance, P., Piehl, F., Rebeix, I., Rioux, J., Saarela, J., Sawcer, S., Sellebjerg, F., Sondergaard, H. B., Sorensen, P. S., Sospedra, M., Spurkland, A., Stewart, G., Taylor, B., Uitterlinden, A., Van Duijn, C. & Zipp, F., Oct 19 2016, In : Neuron. 92, 2, p. 333-335 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Sclerosis
Sample Size
Neurons
Mutation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Peripheral blood T cell subset characteristics of multiple sclerosis in remission phase correlate with annualized relapse rates

Song, Z. Y., nakamura, Y., Yamasaki, R., Kawano, Y., Shinoda, K., Guzailiayi, M., Masaki, K., yamaguchi, H., Matsushita, T. & Kira, J-I., Nov 1 2016, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 7, 4, p. 346-352 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

T-Lymphocyte Subsets
Multiple Sclerosis
Blood Cells
T-Lymphocytes
Recurrence
3 Citations (Scopus)

Recurrent Hemorrhagic Venous Infarctions Caused by Thrombosis of a Pontine Developmental Venous Anomaly and Protein S Mutation

nakamura, Y., Takase, K. I., Matsushita, T., Yoshimura, S., Yamasaki, R., Murai, H., kikuchi, K. & Kira, J-I., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 25, 11, p. e216-e217

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protein S
Infarction
Ataxia
Thrombosis
Mutation
11 Citations (Scopus)

Th1 cells downregulate connexin 43 gap junctions in astrocytes via microglial activation

watanabe, M., Masaki, K., Yamasaki, R., Kawanokuchi, J., Takeuchi, H., Matsushita, T., Suzumura, A. & Kira, J-I., Dec 8 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 38387.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Connexin 43
Th1 Cells
Gap Junctions
Astrocytes
Microglia

The 8th Pan-Asian Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis

nakamura, Y. & Matsushita, T., Feb 1 2016, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 7, 1, p. 99-102 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015
26 Citations (Scopus)

An ImmunoChip study of multiple sclerosis risk in African Americans

Isobe, N., Madireddy, L., Khankhanian, P., Matsushita, T., Caillier, S. J., Moré, J. M., Gourraud, P. A., McCauley, J. L., Beecham, A. H., Piccio, L., Herbert, J., Khan, O., Cohen, J., Stone, L., Santaniello, A., Cree, B. A. C., Onengut-Gumuscu, S., Rich, S. S., Hauser, S. L., Sawcer, S. & 1 others, Oksenberg, J. R., Jun 1 2015, In : Brain. 138, 6, p. 1518-1530 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Multiple Sclerosis
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Linkage Disequilibrium
Major Histocompatibility Complex
50 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of IgG4 anti-neurofascin 155 antibody-positive polyneuropathy

Ogata, H., Yamasaki, R., Akio, H., Oka, N., Kawamura, N., Matsuse, D., Kuwahara, M., Suzuki, H., Kusunoki, S., Fujimoto, Y., Ikezoe, K., Kishida, H., Tanaka, F., Matsushita, T., Murai, H. & Kira, J-I., Oct 1 2015, In : Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. 2, 10, p. 960-971 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyneuropathies
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
Immunoglobulin G
Antibodies
Hypertrophy
7 Citations (Scopus)

Copy number variations in multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica

Sato, S., Yamamoto, K., Matsushita, T., Isobe, N., Kawano, Y., Iinuma, K., Niino, M., Fukazawa, T., nakamura, Y., watanabe, M., Yonekawa, T., Masaki, K., Yoshimura, S., Murai, H., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J-I., Nov 1 2015, In : Annals of Neurology. 78, 5, p. 762-774 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Multiple Sclerosis
T-Cell Antigen Receptor
Odds Ratio
Aquaporin 4

Distinct features of immunoglobulin G2 aquaporin-4 antibody carriers with neuromyelitis optica

Isobe, N., Yonekawa, T., Matsushita, T., Kawano, Y., Masaki, K., Yoshimura, S., Murai, H., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2015, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 6, 2, p. 154-158 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquaporin 4
Neuromyelitis Optica
Immunoglobulins
Antibodies
Immunoglobulin G
11 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic associations with brain cortical thickness in multiple sclerosis

Matsushita, T., Madireddy, L., Sprenger, T., Khankhanian, P., Magon, S., Naegelin, Y., Caverzasi, E., Lindberg, R. L. P., Kappos, L., Hauser, S. L., Oksenberg, J. R., Henry, R., Pelletier, D. & Baranzini, S. E., Feb 1 2015, In : Genes, Brain and Behavior. 14, 2, p. 217-227 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Sclerosis
Brain
Protein Interaction Maps
Genome-Wide Association Study
Genes
3 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic contribution to multiple sclerosis risk among Ashkenazi Jews

Khankhanian, P., Matsushita, T., Madireddy, L., Lizée, A., Din, L., Moré, J. M., Gourraud, P. A., Hauser, S. L., Baranzini, S. E. & Oksenberg, J. R., Jul 28 2015, In : BMC Medical Genetics. 16, 1, 55.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jews
Multiple Sclerosis
Alleles
HLA-DRB1 Chains
Population

Interferon β

Matsushita, T., Sep 1 2015, In : Nippon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine. 73, p. 196-204 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Medical Intervention
Interferon-beta
Immunologic Factors
Recombinant Proteins
Multiple Sclerosis
5 Citations (Scopus)

Latitude and HLA-DRB1 alleles independently affect the emergence of cerebrospinal fluid IgG abnormality in multiple sclerosis

Niino, M., Sato, S., Fukazawa, T., Yoshimura, S., Hisahara, S., Matsushita, T., Isobe, N., Yoshida, K., Houzen, H., Miyazaki, Y., Shimohama, S., Kikuchi, S. & Kira, J-I., Aug 25 2015, In : Multiple Sclerosis. 21, 9, p. 1112-1120 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligoclonal Bands
HLA-DRB1 Chains
Multiple Sclerosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Immunoglobulin G
36 Citations (Scopus)

Peripheral blood T cell dynamics predict relapse in multiple sclerosis patients on fingolimod

Song, Z. Y., Yamasaki, R., Kawano, Y., Sato, S., Masaki, K., Yoshimura, S., Matsuse, D., Murai, H., Matsushita, T. & Kira, J-I., Apr 28 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 4, e0124923.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

T-cells
relapse
sclerosis
blood cells
Multiple Sclerosis
17 Citations (Scopus)

PINBPA: Cytoscape app for network analysis of GWAS data

Wang, L., Matsushita, T., Madireddy, L., Mousavi, P. & Baranzini, S. E., Jan 15 2015, In : Bioinformatics. 31, 2, p. 262-264 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protein Interaction Maps
Protein Interaction Networks
Genome-Wide Association Study
Network Analysis
Electric network analysis
Multiple Sclerosis
Research
2014
59 Citations (Scopus)

A nationwide survey of hypertrophic pachymeningitis in Japan

Yonekawa, T., Murai, H., Utsuki, S., Matsushita, T., Masaki, K., Isobe, N., Yamasaki, R., Yoshida, M., Kusunoki, S., Sakata, K., Fujii, K. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 85, 7, p. 732-739 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meningitis
Japan
Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies
Immunoglobulin G
Surveys and Questionnaires
2 Citations (Scopus)

Decreased CCR2 and CD62L expressions on peripheral blood classical monocytes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Cui, Y. W., Kawano, Y., Yamasaki, R., Shi, N., Masaki, K., Isobe, N., Yonekawa, T., Matsushita, T., Tateishi, T., Hayashi, S. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2014, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 5, 1, p. 92-96 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Monocytes
Chemotaxis
Immune System
Flow Cytometry
2 Citations (Scopus)

Distinct cytokine and T helper cell profiles between patients with multiple sclerosis who had or had not received interferon-beta

Doi, H., Song, Z. Y., Yoshimura, S., Tateishi, T., Yonekawa, T., Yamasaki, R., Murai, H., Matsushita, T. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2014, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 5, 3, p. 321-327 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interferon-beta
Helper-Inducer T-Lymphocytes
Interferons
Multiple Sclerosis
Cytokines
1 Citation (Scopus)

Early inhibition of tumor necrosis factor-α and interleukin-6 in muscle tissue as a therapy for dystrophinopathy in mdx mice

Arahata, H., Ohyagi, Y., Iinuma, K. M., Tanaka, M., Tateishi, T., Yamasaki, R., Matsushita, T. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2014, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 5, 3, p. 371-377 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inbred mdx Mouse
Interleukin-6
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Cytokines
Muscles
11 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic and infectious profiles influence cerebrospinal fluid igg abnormality in japanese multiple sclerosis patients

Yoshimura, S., Isobe, N., Matsushita, T., Masaki, K., Sato, S., Kawano, Y., Ochi, H. & Kira, J-I., Apr 15 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 4, e95367.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cerebrospinal fluid
sclerosis
cerebrospinal fluid
Multiple Sclerosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid
9 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic and infectious profiles influence cerebrospinal fluid IgG abnormality in japanese multiple sclerosis patients

Yoshimura, S., Isobe, N., Matsushita, T., Masaki, K., Sato, S., Kawano, Y., Ochi, H. & Kira, J-I., Apr 1 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 4, e0095367.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cerebrospinal fluid
sclerosis
cerebrospinal fluid
Multiple Sclerosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid
8 Citations (Scopus)

Interleukin 2 receptor α chain gene polymorphisms and risks of multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica in southern Japanese

Ainiding, G., Kawano, Y., Sato, S., Isobe, N., Matsushita, T., Yoshimura, S., Yonekawa, T., Yamasaki, R., Murai, H. & Kira, J-I., Feb 15 2014, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 337, 1-2, p. 147-150 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Interleukin-2 Receptors
Multiple Sclerosis
Genes
Genotype
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Alterations in chemokine receptor expressions on peripheral blood monocytes in multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica

Cui, Y. W., Kawano, Y., Shi, N., Masaki, K., Isobe, N., Yonekawa, T., Matsushita, T., Tateishi, T., Yamasaki, R., Murai, H. & Kira, J-I., Aug 1 2013, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 4, 2, p. 201-205 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Chemokine Receptors
Multiple Sclerosis
Monocytes
Prednisolone
6 Citations (Scopus)

A NOTCH4 missense mutation confers resistance to multiple sclerosis in Japanese

Huang, J., Yoshimura, S., Isobe, N., Matsushita, T., Yonekawa, T., Sato, S., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2013, In : Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 19, 13, p. 1696-1703 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Missense Mutation
Multiple Sclerosis
Alleles
Odds Ratio