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  • Jun-Ichi Kira
2016

A case of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis mimicking the clinical phenotype of mitochondrial disease with a novel frame-shift mutation (c. 43-44 delGG) in CYP27A1 gene exon 1

Koge, J., Hayashi, S., Yamaguchi, H., Tateishi, T., Murai, H. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2016, In : Clinical Neurology. 56, 10, p. 667-671 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A case of paroxysmal sympathetic storm after acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and hypoxic encephalopathy responding to clonidine hydrochloride

Shimmura, M., Kawamura, N., Tateishi, T., Shigeto, H., Murai, H. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2016, In : Clinical Neurology. 56, 2, p. 108-111 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A case of primary central nervous system vasculitis diagnosed by second brain biopsy and treated successfully

Mizuno, Y., Shigeto, H., Yamada, T., Maeda, N., Suzuki, S. O. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2016, In : Clinical Neurology. 56, 3, p. 186-190 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 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

11 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

31 Citations (Scopus)

A nationwide survey of pediatric acquired demyelinating syndromes in Japan

Yamaguchi, Y., Torisu, H., Kira, R., Ishizaki, Y., Sakai, Y., Sanefuji, M., Ichiyama, T., Oka, A., Kishi, T., Kimura, S., Kubota, M., Takanashi, J., Takahashi, Y., Tamai, H., Natsume, J., Hamano, S., Hirabayashi, S., Maegaki, Y., Mizuguchi, M., Minagawa, K. & 4 others, Yoshikawa, H., Kira, J., Kusunoki, S. & Hara, T., Nov 8 2016, In : Neurology. 87, 19, p. 2006-2015 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

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 journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

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

A Potential VEP Biomarker for Mild Cognitive Impairment: Evidence from Selective Visual Deficit of Higher-Level Dorsal Pathway

Yamasaki, T., Horie, S., Ohyagi, Y., Tanaka, E., Nakamura, N., Goto, Y., Kanba, S., Kira, J. I., Tobimatsu, S. & Mandal, P., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 53, 2, p. 661-676 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 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

7 Citations (Scopus)

Dermatomyositis complicated with asymmetric peripheral neuritis on exacerbation: A case report and literature review

Irie, T., Shigeto, H., Koge, J., Yamaguchi, H., Murai, H. & Kira, J. I., Nov 1 2016, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 7, 4, p. 373-380 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

15 Citations (Scopus)

Histopathologic Analysis of Retrieved Thrombi Associated with Successful Reperfusion after Acute Stroke Thrombectomy

Hashimoto, T., Hayakawa, M., Funatsu, N., Yamagami, H., Satow, T., Takahashi, J. C., Nagatsuka, K., Ishibashi-Ueda, H., Kira, J. I. & Toyoda, K., Dec 1 2016, In : Stroke. 47, 12, p. 3035-3037 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Citations (Scopus)

IgG4 anti-neurofascin155 antibodies in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy: Clinical significance and diagnostic utility of a conventional assay

Kadoya, M., Kaida, K., Koike, H., Takazaki, H., Ogata, H., Moriguchi, K., Shimizu, J., Nagata, E., Takizawa, S., Chiba, A., Yamasaki, R., Kira, J. I., Sobue, G. & Ikewaki, K., Dec 15 2016, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 301, p. 16-22 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Immune-mediated spastic paraparesis accompanied with high titres of voltage-gated potassium channel complex antibodies and myokymia/fasciculation

Saitoh, B. Y., Hayashi, S., Ogata, K., Uehara, T., Doi, H., Watanabe, O., Yamasaki, R., Murai, H. & Kira, J. I., May 15 2016, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 364, p. 133-135 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (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

13 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Minocycline-induced human herpesvirus 6 encephalomyelitis with drastically disseminated contrast-enhanced lesions

Shinoda, K., Iwata, T., Nakamura, Y., Masaki, K., Matsushita, T., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Dec 1 2016, In : European Journal of Neurology. 23, 12, p. e76-e77

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Morvan's syndrome and myasthenia gravis related to familial Mediterranean fever gene mutations

Koge, J., Hayashi, S., Murai, H., Yokoyama, J., Mizuno, Y., Uehara, T., Ueda, N., Watanabe, O., Takashima, H. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of neuroinflammation. 13, 1, 68.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Multiple sclerosis: Etiology and mechanism, with special reference to asians

Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2016, Neuroimmunological Diseases. Springer Japan, p. 73-103 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mutations in MME cause an autosomal-recessive Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2

Higuchi, Y., Hashiguchi, A., Yuan, J., Yoshimura, A., Mitsui, J., Ishiura, H., Tanaka, M., Ishihara, S., Tanabe, H., Nozuma, S., Okamoto, Y., Matsuura, E., Ohkubo, R., Inamizu, S., Shiraishi, W., Yamasaki, R., Ohyagi, Y., Kira, J. I., Oya, Y., Yabe, H. & 13 others, Nishikawa, N., Tobisawa, S., Matsuda, N., Masuda, M., Kugimoto, C., Fukushima, K., Yano, S., Yoshimura, J., Doi, K., Nakagawa, M., Morishita, S., Tsuji, S. & Takashima, H., Apr 1 2016, In : Annals of Neurology. 79, 4, p. 659-672 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)

Neuromagnetic evidence for hippocampal modulation of auditory processing

Chatani, H., Hagiwara, K., Hironaga, N., Ogata, K., Shigeto, H., Morioka, T., Sakata, A., Hashiguchi, K., Murakami, N., Uehara, T., Kira, J. I. & Tobimatsu, S., Jan 1 2016, In : NeuroImage. 124, p. 256-266 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 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

16 Citations (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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Platelet reactivity and hemorrhage risk in neurointerventional procedures under dual antiplatelet therapy

Nishi, H., Nakahara, I., Matsumoto, S., Hashimoto, T., Ohta, T., Sadamasa, N., Ishibashi, R., Gomi, M., Saka, M., Miyata, H., Watanabe, S., Okata, T., Sonoda, K., Kouge, J., Ishii, A., Nagata, I. & Kira, J. I., Sep 2016, In : Journal of neurointerventional surgery. 8, 9, p. 949-953 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive Factors for Excellent or Extremely Poor Functional Outcome in Initial Atrial Fibrillation-Related Cardioembolic Stroke

Tanaka, K., Yamada, T., Torii, T., Matsumoto, S., Yoshimura, T., Takase, K. I., Wakata, Y., Nakashima, N., Kira, J. I. & Murai, H., Oct 1 2016, In : European Neurology. 76, 3-4, p. 105-111 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recurrent cerebellitis associated with primary Sjögren's syndrome

Shinoda, K., Murai, H., Akutagawa, N., Ochi, H. & Kira, J. I., May 1 2016, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 7, 2, p. 183-184 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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

3 Citations (Scopus)

Requirement of CD30 expression on CD4 T cells in the pathogenesis of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

Shinoda, K., Sun, X., Oyamada, A., Yamada, H., Kira, J. I. & Yoshikai, Y., Feb 15 2016, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 291, p. 39-45 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Safety and efficacy of thalidomide in patients with POEMS syndrome: a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Misawa, S., Sato, Y., Katayama, K., Nagashima, K., Aoyagi, R., Sekiguchi, Y., Sobue, G., Koike, H., Yabe, I., Sasaki, H., Watanabe, O., Takashima, H., Nishizawa, M., Kawachi, I., Kusunoki, S., Mitsui, Y., Kikuchi, S., Nakashima, I., Ikeda, S. I., Kohara, N. & 4 others, Kanda, T., Kira, J. I., Hanaoka, H. & Kuwabara, S., Oct 1 2016, In : The Lancet Neurology. 15, 11, p. 1129-1137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (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

13 Citations (Scopus)

The association between olfactory bulb volume, cognitive dysfunction, physical disability and depression in multiple sclerosis

Yaldizli, Penner, I. K., Yonekawa, T., Naegelin, Y., Kuhle, J., Pardini, M., Chard, D. T., Stippich, C., Kira, J. I., Bendfeldt, K., Amann, M., Radue, E. W., Kappos, L. & Sprenger, T., Mar 1 2016, In : European Journal of Neurology. 23, 3, p. 510-519 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
2017

A case of anti-neurofascin 155 antibody-positive combined central and peripheral demyelination successfully treated with plasma exchange

Shimizu, M., Koda, T., Nakatsuji, Y., Ogata, H., Kira, J. I. & Mochizuki, H., Jan 1 2017, In : Clinical Neurology. 57, 1, p. 41-44 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

A case of stiff-person syndrome due to secondary adrenal insufficiency

Mizuno, Y., Yamaguchi, H., Uehara, T., Yamashita, K., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2017, In : Clinical Neurology. 57, 6, p. 298-302 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A case of superficial siderosis ameliorated after closure of dural deficit detected by MRI-CISS (constructive interference in steady state) imaging

Sakoda, A., Yamashita, K. I., Hayashida, M., Iwamoto, Y., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2017, In : Clinical Neurology. 57, 4, p. 180-183 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A novel mutation in FGD4 causes Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease type 4H with cranial nerve involvement

Kondo, D., Shinoda, K., Yamashita, K. I., Yamasaki, R., Hashiguchi, A., Takashima, H. & Kira, J. I., Oct 2017, In : Neuromuscular Disorders. 27, 10, p. 959-961 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Apomorphine Therapy for Neuronal Insulin Resistance in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease

Nakamura, N., Ohyagi, Y., Imamura, T., Yanagihara, Y. T., Iinuma, K. M., Soejima, N., Murai, H., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 58, 4, p. 1151-1161 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Cerebral blood flow laterality derived from arterial spin labeling as a biomarker for assessing the disease severity of parkinson's disease

Yamashita, K., Hiwatashi, A., Togao, O., Kikuchi, K., Yamaguchi, H., Suzuki, Y., Kamei, R., Yamasaki, R., Kira, J. I. & Honda, H., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 45, 6, p. 1821-1826 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical characteristics of atrial fibrillation-related cardioembolic stroke in patients aged 80 years or older

Tanaka, K., Yamada, T., Torii, T., Matsumoto, S., Yoshimura, T., Takase, K. I., Wakata, Y., Nakashima, N., Kira, J. I. & Murai, H., May 2017, In : Geriatrics and Gerontology International. 17, 5, p. 708-713 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Early and extensive spinal white matter involvement in neuromyelitis optica

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
10 Citations (Scopus)