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2015

CD30 ligand is a new therapeutic target for central nervous system autoimmunity

Shinoda, K., Sun, X., Oyamada, A., Yamada, H., Muta, H., Podack, E. R., Kira, J. I. & Yoshikai, Y., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Autoimmunity. 57, p. 14-23 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of IgG4 anti-neurofascin 155 antibody-positive polyneuropathy

Ogata, H., Yamasaki, R., Hiwatashi, A., 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 2015, In : Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. 2, 10, p. 960-971 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 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 2015, In : Annals of Neurology. 78, 5, p. 762-774 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Decreased serum vitamin D levels in Japanese patients with multiple sclerosis

Niino, M., Sato, S., Fukazawa, T., Masaki, K., Miyazaki, Y., Matsuse, D., Yamasaki, R., Takahashi, E., Kikuchi, S. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 279, C, p. 40-45 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

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., May 1 2015, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 6, 2, p. 154-158 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Galectin-1 deficiency improves axonal swelling of motor neurones in SOD1G93A transgenic mice

Kobayakawa, Y., Sakumi, K., Kajitani, K., Kadoya, T., Horie, H., Kira, J. I. & Nakabeppu, Y., Feb 1 2015, In : Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology. 41, 2, p. 227-244 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Helicobacter pylori infection might prove the hygiene hypothesis in multiple sclerosis

Kira, J. I., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 86, 6, p. 591-592 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Citations (Scopus)

Japanese POEMS syndrome with thalidomide ( J-POST) trial: Study protocol for a phase II/III multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Katayama, K., Misawa, S., Sato, Y., Sobue, G., Yabe, I., Watanabe, O., Nishizawa, M., Kusunoki, S., Kikuchi, S., Nakashima, I., Ikeda, S. I., Kohara, N., Kanda, T., Kira, J. I., Hanaoka, H. & Kuwabara, S., 2015, In : BMJ open. 5, 1, e007330.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Japan MG Registry Study: A Sophisti- cated Multi-center Study of Myasthe- nia Gravis A sophisticated multi-center Study of Myasthenia Gravis

Murai, H., Utsugisawa, K., Suzuki, S., Nagane, Y., Imai, T., Motomura, M. & Kira, J. I., Dec 1 2015, In : Fukuoka igaku zasshi = Hukuoka acta medica. 106, 12, p. 309-315 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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

8 Citations (Scopus)

Multimodal diagnostic approach for limbic encephalitis associated with antivoltage-gated potassium channel complex antibodies

Mukaino, T., Shiraishi, W., Kamada, T., Uehara, T., Yamaguchi, H., Shigeto, H., Akutagawa, N., Yoshimura, T., Murai, H. & Kira, J. I., Aug 1 2015, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 6, 3, p. 318-320 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiphasic acute disseminated encephalomyelitis associated with atypical rubella virus infection

Shinoda, K., Asahara, H., Uehara, T., Miyoshi, K., Suzuki, S. O., Iwaki, T. & Kira, J. I., Feb 17 2015, In : Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 21, 2, p. 252-254 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Necklace cytoplasmic bodies in hereditary myopathy with early respiratory failure

Uruha, A., Hayashi, Y. K., Oya, Y., Mori-Yoshimura, M., Kanai, M., Murata, M., Kawamura, M., Ogata, K., Matsumura, T., Suzuki, S., Takahashi, Y., Kondo, T., Kawarabayashi, T., Ishii, Y., Kokubun, N., Yokoi, S., Yasuda, R., Kira, J. I., Mitsuhashi, S., Noguchi, S. & 2 others, Nonaka, I. & Nishino, I., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 86, 5, p. 483-489 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Neuropathology of multiple sclerosis

Masaki, K. & Kira, J. I., Sep 1 2015, In : Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine. 73, p. 141-149 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outcomes of pregnancy during interferon beta-1a therapy in Japanese patients with multiple sclerosis: Interim results of a postmarketing surveillance study

Shimizu, Y., Makioka, H., Harada, N., Nakabayashi, S., Saida, T. & Kira, J-I., Nov 1 2015, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 6, 4, p. 402-408 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 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

40 Citations (Scopus)

Pre-admission CHADS2, CHA2DS2-VASc, and R2CHADS2 scores on severity and functional outcome in acute ischemic stroke with atrial fibrillation

Tanaka, K., Yamada, T., Torii, T., Furuta, K., Matsumoto, S., Yoshimura, T., Takase, K. I., Wakata, Y., Nakashima, N., Kira, J. I. & Murai, H., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 24, 7, p. 1629-1635 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Pure dysarthria and dysarthria-facial paresis syndrome due to internal capsule and/or corona radiata infarction

Tanaka, K., Yamada, T., Torii, T., Yoshimura, T., Takase, K. I., Togao, O., Wakata, Y., Hiwatashi, A., Nakashima, N., Kira, J. I. & Murai, H., Oct 7 2015, In : BMC neurology. 15, 1, 184.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Tumefactive multiple sclerosis and connexin

Masaki, K. & Kira, J. I., Sep 1 2015, In : Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine. 73, p. 826-834 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

[Disease concept, etiology and mechanisms of multiple sclerosis]

Kira, J. I., Nov 1 2014, In : Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine. 72, 11, p. 1884-1894 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations (Scopus)

[Genetic factors in multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica]

Sato, S. & Kira, J. I., Nov 1 2014, In : Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine. 72, 11, p. 1918-1923 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A case of adult-onset reducing body myopathy presenting a novel clinical feature, asymmetrical involvement of the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles

Fujii, T., Hayashi, S., Kawamura, N., Higuchi, M. A., Tsugawa, J., Ohyagi, Y., Hayashi, Y. K., Nishino, I. & Kira, J. I., Aug 15 2014, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 343, 1-2, p. 206-210 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

A case of neuromyelitis optica harboring both anti-aquaporin-4 antibodies and a pathogenic mitochondrial DNA mutation for Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy

Shiraishi, W., Hayashi, S., Kamada, T., Isobe, N., Yamasaki, R., Murai, H., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Feb 1 2014, In : Multiple Sclerosis. 20, 2, p. 258-260 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

A case of non-convulsive status epilepticus after influenza virus B infection

Une, H., Uehara, T., Tateishi, T., Shigetou, H., Oyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Mar 2014, In : Clinical Neurology. 54, 3, p. 227-230 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Age-related changes across the primary and secondary somatosensory areas: An analysis of neuromagnetic oscillatory activities

Hagiwara, K., Ogata, K., Okamoto, T., Uehara, T., Hironaga, N., Shigeto, H., Kira, J. I. & Tobimatsu, S., May 2014, In : Clinical Neurophysiology. 125, 5, p. 1021-1029 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 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., Jul 2014, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 85, 7, p. 732-739 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Citations (Scopus)

Apathy/depression, but not subjective fatigue, is related with cognitive dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis

Niino, M., Mifune, N., Kohriyama, T., Mori, M., Ohashi, T., Kawachi, I., Shimizu, Y., Fukaura, H., Nakashima, I., Kusunoki, S., Miyamoto, K., Yoshida, K., Kanda, T., Nomura, K., Yamamura, T., Yoshii, F., Kira, J. I., Nakane, S., Yokoyama, K., Matsui, M. & 2 others, Miyazaki, Y. & Kikuchi, S., Jan 6 2014, In : BMC neurology. 14, 1, 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Association of cognitive impairment with magnetic resonance imaging findings and social activities in patients with multiple sclerosis

Niino, M., Mifune, N., Kohriyama, T., Mori, M., Ohashi, T., Kawachi, I., Shimizu, Y., Fukaura, H., Nakashima, I., Kusunoki, S., Miyamoto, K., Yoshida, K., Kanda, T., Nomura, K., Yamamura, T., Yoshii, F., Kira, J. I., Nakane, S., Yokoyama, K., Matsui, M. & 2 others, Miyazaki, Y. & Kikuchi, S., Oct 1 2014, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 5, 3, p. 328-335 8 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical features and treatment status of adult myasthenia gravis in Japan

Murai, H., Masuda, M., Utsugisawa, K., Nagane, Y., Suzuki, S., Imai, T., Motomura, M., Konno, S. & Kira, J. I., Feb 2014, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 5, 1, p. 84-91 8 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Corpus callosum atrophy in patients with hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with neuroaxonal spheroids: An MRI-based study

Kinoshita, M., Kondo, Y., Yoshida, K., Fukushima, K., Hoshi, K. I., Ishizawa, K., Araki, N., Yazawa, I., Washimi, Y., Saitoh, B., Kira, J. I. & Ikeda, S. I., Jan 1 2014, In : Internal Medicine. 53, 1, p. 21-27 7 p.

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20 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.

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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., Oct 1 2014, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 5, 3, p. 321-327 7 p.

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3 Citations (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., Oct 1 2014, In : Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology. 5, 3, p. 371-377 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Efficiency of a small-world brain network depends on consciousness level: A resting-state fMRI study

Uehara, T., Yamasaki, T., Okamoto, T., Koike, T., Kan, S., Miyauchi, S., Kira, J. I. & Tobimatsu, S., Jun 2014, In : Cerebral Cortex. 24, 6, p. 1529-1539 11 p.

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73 Citations (Scopus)

Epilepsy and functional brain networks

Uehara, T., Shigeto, H. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2014, In : Clinical Neurology. 54, 12, p. 1139-1141 3 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Extensive dysregulations of oligodendrocytic and astrocytic connexins are associated with disease progression in an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis mouse model

Cui, Y., Masaki, K., Yamasaki, R., Imamura, S., Suzuki, S. O., Hayashi, S., Sato, S., Nagara, Y., Kawamura, M. F. & Kira, J. I., Mar 6 2014, In : Journal of neuroinflammation. 11, 42.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Fingolimod (FTY720) therapy in Japanese patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis over 12 months: Results of a phase 2 observational extension

Kira, J. I., Itoyama, Y., Kikuchi, S., Hao, Q., Kurosawa, T., Nagato, K., Tsumiyama, I., von Rosenstiel, P., Zhang-Auberson, L. & Saida, T., Jan 29 2014, In : BMC neurology. 14, 1, 21.

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35 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.

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Open Access
8 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., Jan 1 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 4, p. e95367

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Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)