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  • Jun-Ichi Kira
2012

A randomized, controlled trial of fingolimod (FTY720) in Japanese patients with multiple sclerosis

Saida, T., Kikuchi, S., Itoyama, Y., Hao, Q., Kurosawa, T., Nagato, K., Tang, D., Zhang-Auberson, L. & Kira, J., Sep 2012, In : Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 18, 9, p. 1269-1277 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical disability progression and platelet GP IIb/IIIa values in patients with atopic myelitis

Ainiding, G., Yamashita, K. I., Torii, T., Furuta, K., Isobe, N., Matsushita, T., Masaki, K., Matsumoto, S. & Kira, J. I., May 15 2012, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 246, 1-2, p. 108-112 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
20 Citations (Scopus)

Extensive loss of connexins in Baló's disease: Evidence for an auto-antibody-independent astrocytopathy via impaired astrocyte-oligodendrocyte/ myelin interaction

Masaki, K., Suzuki, S. O., Matsushita, T., Yonekawa, T., Matsuoka, T., Isobe, N., Motomura, K., Wu, X. M., Tabira, T., Iwaki, T. & Kira, J. I., Jun 1 2012, In : Acta neuropathologica. 123, 6, p. 887-900 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

First diagnostic criteria for atopic myelitis with special reference to discrimination from myelitis-onset multiple sclerosis

Isobe, N., Kanamori, Y., Yonekawa, T., Matsushita, T., Shigeto, H., Kawamura, N. & Kira, J. I., May 15 2012, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 316, 1-2, p. 30-35 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic and Infectious Profiles of Japanese Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Yoshimura, S., Isobe, N., Yonekawa, T., Matsushita, T., Masaki, K., Sato, S., Kawano, Y., Yamamoto, K. & Kira, J. I., Nov 9 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 11, e48592.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Hemicape-like sensory disturbance caused by cortical infarction in the postcentral gyrus

Yamashita, C., Kawamura, N., Torii, T., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J-I., Mar 1 2012, In : Clinical Neurology. 52, 3, p. 178-181 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HLA-DPB1*0201 is associated with susceptibility to atopic myelitis in Japanese

Sato, S., Isobe, N., Yoshimura, S., Kanamori, Y., Masaki, K., Matsushita, T. & Kira, J. I., Oct 15 2012, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 251, 1-2, p. 110-113 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Impaired recruitment of neuroprotective microglia and T cells during acute neuronal injury coincides with increased neuronal vulnerability in an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis model

Kawamura, M. F., Yamasaki, R., Kawamura, N., Tateishi, T., Nagara, Y., Matsushita, T., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J-I., Apr 1 2012, In : Experimental Neurology. 234, 2, p. 437-445 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Inflammatory radiculoneuropathy in an ALS4 patient with a novel SETX mutation

Saiga, T., Tateishi, T., Torii, T., Kawamura, N., Nagara, Y., Shigeto, H., Hashiguchi, A., Takashima, H., Honda, H., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 83, 7, p. 763-764 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Migraine with aura and recurrent vertigo attacks in a patient with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

Yonekawa, T., Doi, H., Tateishi, T., Tanaka, K., Iura, T., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Jul 1 2012, In : Clinical Neurology. 52, 7, p. 499-502 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myopathy in autoimmune polyendocrinopathy- candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy

Watanabe, M., Ochi, H., Arahata, H., Matsuo, T., Nagafuchi, S., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Jun 1 2012, In : Muscle and Nerve. 45, 6, p. 904-908 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative assays for anti-aquaporin-4 antibody with subclass analysis in neuromyelitis optica

Isobe, N., Yonekawa, T., Matsushita, T., Kawano, Y., Masaki, K., Yoshimura, S., Fichna, J., Chen, S., Furmaniak, J., Smith, B. R. & Kira, J. I., Nov 2012, In : Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 18, 11, p. 1541-1551 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Selective impairment of optic flow perception in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: Evidence from event-related potentials

Yamasaki, T., Goto, Y., Ohyagi, Y., Monji, A., Munetsuna, S., Minohara, M., Minohara, K., Kira, J. I., Kanba, S. & Tobimatsu, S., 2012, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 28, 3, p. 695-708 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

The expanding phenotype of CLIPPERS: Is it a disease or a syndrome?

Kira, J. I., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 83, 1, p. 2-3 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

17 Citations (Scopus)

UCHL1 S18Y variant is a risk factor for Parkinson's disease in Japan

Miyake, Y., Tanaka, K., Fukushima, W., Kiyohara, C., Sasaki, S., Tsuboi, Y., Yamada, T., Oeda, T., Shimada, H., Kawamura, N., Sakae, N., Fukuyama, H., Hirota, Y., Nagai, M., Baba, Y., Kobayashi, T., Sawada, H., Mizuta, E., Murase, N., Tsutada, T. & 34 others, Miki, T., Kira, J. I., Kihira, T., Kondo, T., Tomimoto, H., Taniwaki, T., Sugiyama, H., Yoshida, S., Fujimura, H., Saito, T., Saida, K., Fujitake, J., Fujii, N., Naito, M., Arimizu, J., Nakagawa, T., Harada, H., Sueta, T., Kikuta, T., Umemoto, G., Uchio, E., Migita, H., Kazuki, K., Ito, Y., Iwaki, H., Siraki, K., Ataka, S., Yamane, H., Tochino, R., Harada, T., Iwashita, Y., Shimizu, M., Seki, K. & Ando, K., Jul 28 2012, In : BMC neurology. 12, 62.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
2010

A case of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis associated with Epstein-Barr virus reactivation during infliximab therapy

Ueda, M., Tateishi, T., Shigeto, H., Yamasaki, R., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Jul 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 7, p. 461-466 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

A case of anti-Hu antibody- and anti-GluRε2 antibody-positive paraneoplastic neurological syndrome presenting with limbic encephalitis and peripheral neuropathy

Samejima, S., Tateishi, T., Arahata, H., Shigeto, H., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Jul 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 7, p. 467-472 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

A case of Borrelia brainstem encephalitis presenting with severe dysphagia

Kawano, Y., Shigeto, H., Shiraishi, Y., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 4, p. 265-267 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A case of immune-mediated encephalopathy showing refractory epilepsy and extensive brain MRI lesions associated with anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibody

Kobayakawa, Y., Tateishi, T., Kawamura, N., Doi, H., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Feb 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 2, p. 92-97 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

A case of mononeuropathy multiplex associated with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

Nakamura, N., Shigeto, H., Isobe, N., Tanaka, M., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Jul 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 7, p. 482-484 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Altered production of brain-derived neurotrophic factor by peripheral blood immune cells in multiple sclerosis

Yoshimura, S., Ochi, H., Isobe, N., Matsushita, T., Motomura, K., Matsuoka, T., Minohara, M. & Kira, J. I., Oct 1 2010, In : Multiple Sclerosis. 16, 10, p. 1178-1188 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Aquaporin-4 astrocytopathy in Baló's disease

Matsuoka, T., Suzuki, S. O., Iwaki, T., Tabira, T., Ordinario, A. T. & Kira, J. I., Nov 1 2010, In : Acta neuropathologica. 120, 5, p. 651-660 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

Asymmetrical cerebral perfusion demonstrated by noninvasive arterial spin-labeling perfusion imaging in a patient with corticobasal degeneration

Dashjamts, T., Yoshiura, T., Hiwatashi, A., Yamashita, K., Abe, K., Ohyagi, Y., Kira, J. & Honda, H., Jan 1 2010, In : Japanese Journal of Radiology. 28, 1, p. 75-78 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Autonomic failures in Perry syndrome with DCTN1 mutation

Ohshima, S., Tsuboi, Y., Yamamoto, A., Kawakami, M., Farrer, M. J., Kira, J. I. & Shii, H., Nov 1 2010, In : Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 16, 9, p. 612-614 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

B-cell activating factor of the tnf family is upregulated in neuromyelitis optica

Okada, K., Matsushita, T., Kira, J. I. & Tsuji, S., Jan 2010, In : Neurology. 74, 2, p. 177-178 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

CSF angiotensin II and angiotensin-converting enzyme levels in anti-aquaporin-4 autoimmunity

Matsushita, T., Isobe, N., Kawajiri, M., Mogi, M., Tsukuda, K., Horiuchi, M., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J., Aug 15 2010, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 295, 1-2, p. 41-45 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

CSF chemokine alterations related to the clinical course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Tateishi, T., Yamasaki, R., Tanaka, M., Matsushita, T., Kikuchi, H., Isobe, N., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 222, 1-2, p. 76-81 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Citations (Scopus)

Fibro-fatty volume of culprit lesions in virtual histology intravascular ultrasound is associated with the amount of debris during carotid artery stenting

Matsumoto, S., Nakahara, I., Higashi, T., Iwamuro, Y., Watanabe, Y., Takezawa, M., Murata, D., Yokota, T., Kira, J. I. & Yamada, T., Apr 1 2010, In : Cerebrovascular Diseases. 29, 5, p. 468-475 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stromal cells differentiate into functional schwann cells that sustain peripheral nerve regeneration

Matsuse, D., Kitada, M., Kohama, M., Nishikawa, K., Makinoshima, H., Wakao, S., Fujiyoshi, Y., Heike, T., Nakahata, T., Akutsu, H., Umezawa, A., Harigae, H., Kira, J. I. & Dezawa, M., Sep 2010, In : Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology. 69, 9, p. 973-985 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Citations (Scopus)

Induction of paranodal myelin detachment and sodium channel loss in vivo by Campylobacter jejuni DNA-binding protein from starved cells (C-Dps) in myelinated nerve fibers

Piao, H., Minohara, M., Kawamura, N., Li, W., Mizunoe, Y., Umehara, F., Goto, Y., Kusunoki, S., Matsushita, T., Ikenaka, K., Maejima, T., Nabekura, J. I., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Jan 15 2010, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 288, 1-2, p. 54-62 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of HLA-DRB1 alleles on the susceptibility and resistance to multiple sclerosis in Japanese patients with respect to anti-aquaporin 4 antibody status

Isobe, N., Matsushita, T., Yamasaki, R., Ramagopalan, S. V., Kawano, Y., Nishimura, Y., Ebers, G. C. & Kira, J., Feb 1 2010, In : Multiple Sclerosis. 16, 2, p. 147-155 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinally extensive myelopathy in Caucasians: A West Australian study of 26 cases from the Perth Demyelinating Diseases Database

Qiu, W., Wu, J. S., Zhang, M. N., Matsushita, T., Kira, J. I., Carroll, W. M., Mastaglia, F. L. & Kermode, A. G., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 81, 2, p. 209-212 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple Sclerosis

Lisak, R. P. & Kira, J-I., May 18 2010, International Neurology: A Clinical Approach. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 366-374 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Multiple system degeneration with basophilic inclusions in Japanese ALS patients with FUS mutation

Tateishi, T., Hokonohara, T., Yamasaki, R., Miura, S., Kikuchi, H., Iwaki, A., Tashiro, H., Furuya, H., Nagara, Y., Ohyagi, Y., Nukina, N., Iwaki, T., Fukumaki, Y. & Kira, J. I., Mar 1 2010, In : Acta neuropathologica. 119, 3, p. 355-364 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Citations (Scopus)

Oscillatory gamma synchronization binds the primary and secondary somatosensory areas in humans

Hagiwara, K., Okamoto, T., Shigeto, H., Ogata, K., Somehara, Y., Matsushita, T., Kira, J. I. & Tobimatsu, S., May 1 2010, In : NeuroImage. 51, 1, p. 412-420 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Phenotypic spectrum of hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy caused by the SEPT9 R88W mutation

Ueda, M., Kawamura, N., Tateishi, T., Sakae, N., Motomura, K., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 81, 1, p. 94-96 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Reappraisal of brain MRI features in patients with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica according to anti-aquaporin-4 antibody status

Matsushita, T., Isobe, N., Piao, H., Matsuoka, T., Ishizu, T., Doi, H., Masaki, K., Yoshiura, T., Yamasaki, R., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J-I., Apr 15 2010, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 291, 1-2, p. 37-43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Recent progress in multiple sclerosis research: Astrocytopathy in demyelinating diseases

Kira, J. I., Dec 1 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 11, p. 788-793 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recurrent Hopkin's syndrome: A case report and review of the literature

Piero, P., Longo, M. R., Scalia, F., Polosa, R., Kira, J. I. & Falsaperla, R., Oct 15 2010, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 297, 1-2, p. 89-91 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Restoration of microglial function by granulocyte-colony stimulating factor in ALS model mice

Yamasaki, R., Tanaka, M., Fukunaga, M., Tateishi, T., Kikuchi, H., Motomura, K., Matsushita, T., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Dec 15 2010, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 229, 1-2, p. 51-62 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Sporadic hemiplegic migraine-like headache in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus

Doi, H., Tateishi, T., Isobe, N., Yamasaki, R., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., May 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 5, p. 332-334 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Successful treatment of a case of steroid-dependent neuro-Sweet disease with dapsone

Shibata, K. I., Tateishi, T., Yamasaki, R., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Apr 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 4, p. 257-261 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Two cases of familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with a SODI L126S mutation showing high age at onset and slow progression

Iwashima, T., Tateishi, T., Yamasaki, R., Motomura, K., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Mar 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 3, p. 163-167 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)