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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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
Limbic Encephalitis
Voltage-Gated Potassium Channels
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome
Antibodies

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)
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

Novel Neuropathic Pain Mechanisms Associated With Allergic Inflammation

Fujii, T., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Dec 17 2019, In : Frontiers in Neurology. 10, 1337.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Neuralgia
Inflammation
Spinal Ganglia
Endothelin B Receptors
Hyperalgesia

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
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
Plasma Exchange
Demyelinating Diseases
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Anti-Idiotypic Antibodies
MELAS Syndrome
Rhabdomyolysis
Status Epilepticus
Stroke

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

Stiff-Person Syndrome
Adrenal Insufficiency
Contracture
Hypopituitarism
Muscles

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

Siderosis
Dizziness
Ataxia
Headache
Cerebrospinal Fluid
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Cranial Nerves
Muscle Weakness
Scoliosis
Bilateral Hearing Loss
Facial Muscles
6 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

Apomorphine
Insulin Resistance
Alzheimer Disease
Insulysin
Brain
3 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

Cerebrovascular Circulation
Parkinson Disease
Biomarkers
Caudate Nucleus
Globus Pallidus
2 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

stroke
Atrial Fibrillation
Stroke
mortality
Mortality
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Neuroglia
Motor Neurons
Spinal Cord
Microglia
3 Citations (Scopus)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Neuroglia
Motor Neurons
Spinal Cord
Microglia
1 Citation (Scopus)
Vesicular Glutamate Transport Proteins
Amino Acid Transport System X-AG
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Motor Neurons
Neuroglia
9 Citations (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

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

Efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of natalizumab in Japanese multiple sclerosis patients: A double-blind, randomized controlled trial and open-label pharmacokinetic study

Saida, T., Kira, J. I., Kishida, S., Yamamura, T., Sudo, Y., Ogiwara, K., Tibung, J. T., Lucas, N. & Subramanyam, M., Jan 1 2017, In : Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. 11, p. 25-31 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Sclerosis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Pharmacokinetics
Safety
Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
10 Citations (Scopus)
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
Ganglia
Brachial Plexus
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
Research Ethics Committees

Extensive white matter pathology of longitudinally extensive myelitis in neuromyelitis optica

Hayashida, S., Masaki, K. & Kira, J. I., Feb 1 2017, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 8, 1, p. 9-10 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Neuromyelitis Optica
Myelitis
Pathology
White Matter
5 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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Improving treatment times for patients with in-hospital stroke using a standardized protocol

Koge, J., Matsumoto, S., Nakahara, I., Ishii, A., Hatano, T., Sadamasa, N., Kai, Y., Ando, M., Saka, M., Chihara, H., Takita, W., Tokunaga, K., Kamata, T., Nishi, H., Hashimoto, T., Tsujimoto, A., Kira, J. I. & Nagata, I., Oct 15 2017, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 381, p. 68-73 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stroke
Neuroimaging
Therapeutics
Intracranial Hemorrhages
Clinical Protocols