Scholarly Achievements

Original Papers

  1. Ikeda, H., Nagashima, K., Yanase, M., Tomiya, T., Arai, M., Inoue, Y., Tejima, K., Nishikawa, T., Watanabe, N., Kitamura, K., Isono, T., Yahagi, N., Noiri, E., Inao, M., Mochida, S., Kume, Y., Yatomi, Y., Nakahara, K., Omata, M., and Fujiwara, K. The herbal medicine inchin-ko-to (TJ-135) induces apoptosis in cultured rat hepatic stellate cells. Life Sci. 78: 2226-2233, 2006.
  2. Karino, S., Yumoto, M., Itoh, K., Uno, A., Yamakawa, K., Sekimoto, S., and Kaga, K. Neuromagnetic responses to binaural beat in human cerebral cortex. J. Neurophysiol. 96: 1927-1938, 2006.
  3. Kudo, N., Kasai, K., Itoh, K., Koshida, I., Yumoto, M., Kato, M., Kamio, S., Araki, T., Nakagome, K., Fukuda, M., Yamasue, H., Yamada, H., Abe, O., Kato, N., and Iwanami, A. Comparison between mismatch negativity amplitude and magnetic mismatch field strength in normal adults. Biol. Psychol. 71: 54-62, 2006.
  4. Matsui, H., Shimosawa, T., Uetake, Y., Wang, H., Ogura, S., Kaneko, T., Liu, J., Ando, K., and Fujita, T. Protective effect of potassium against the hypertensive cardiac dysfunction: association with reactive oxygen species reduction. Hypertension 48: 225-231, 2006.
  5. Matsumura, T., Matsumoto, A., Ohno, M., Suzuki, S., Ohta, M., Suzuki, E., Takenaka, K., Hirata, Y., Fujita, T., and Nagai, R. A case of cholesterol embolism confirmed by skin biopsy and successfully treated with statins and steroids. Am. J. Med. Sci. 331: 280-283, 2006.
  6. Moriya, J., Takimoto, Y., Yoshiuchi, K., Shimosawa, T., and Akabayashi, A. Plasma agouti-related protein levels in women with anorexia nervosa. Psychoneuroendocrinology 31: 1057-1061, 2006.
  7. Ogata, E., Yumoto, M., Itoh, K., Sekimoto, S., Karino, S., and Kaga, K. A magnetoencephalographic study of Japanese vowel processing. Neuroreport 17: 1127-1131, 2006.
  8. Ohkawa, R., Hisano, N., Nakamura, K., Okubo, S., Yokota, H., and Yatomi, Y. Lysophospholipase D activity exists in the urine to catalyse the formation of lysophosphatidic acid. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 21: 3612-3613, 2006.
  9. Ohmori, T., Yatomi, Y., Nonaka, T., Kobayashi, Y., Madoiwa, S., Mimuro, J., Ozaki, Y., and Sakata, Y. Aspirin resistance detected with aggregometry cannot be explained by cyclooxygenase activity: involvement of other signaling pathway(s) in cardiovascular events of aspirin-treated patients. J. Thromb. Haemost. 4: 1271-1278, 2006.
  10. Sakamoto, A., Okamoto, K., Ishizaka, N., Tejima, K., Hirata, Y., and Nagai, R. (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in a case of retroperitoneal fibrosis. Int. Heart J. 47: 645-650, 2006.
  11. Saito, A., Motomura, N., Kakimi, K., Ono, M., Takai, D., Sumida, S., and Takamoto, S. Cryopreservation does not alter the allogenicity and development of vasculopathy in post-transplant rat aortas. Cryobiology 52: 251-260, 2006.
  12. Satoh, K., Yatomi, Y., and Ozaki, Y. A new method for assessment of an anti-5HT(2A) agent, sarpogrelate hydrochloride, on platelet aggregation. J. Thromb. Haemost. 4: 479-481, 2006.
  13. Tanaka, M., Okudaira, S., Kishi, Y., Ohkawa, R., Iseki, S., Ota, M., Noji, S., Yatomi, Y., Aoki, J., and Arai, H. Autotaxin stabilizes blood vessels and is required for embryonic vasculature by producing lysophosphatidic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 281: 25822-25830, 2006.
  14. Terao, Y., Okano, T., Furubayashi, T., and Ugawa, Y. Effects of thirty-minute mobile phone use on visuo-motor reaction time. Clin. Neurophysiol. 117: 2504-2511, 2006.
  15. Uno, K., Takenaka, K., Asada, K., Ebihara, A., Sasaki, K., Komuro, T., Nagai, R., Motomura, N., Ono, M., and Takamoto, S. Diagnosis of subacute cardiac rupture by contrast echocardiography. J. Am. Soc. Echocardiogr. 19: 1401 e1409-1401 e1411, 2006.
  16. Yamashita, H., Kitayama, J., Kanno, N., Yatomi, Y., and Nagawa, H. Hyperfibrinogenemia is associated with lymphatic as well as hematogenous metastasis and worse clinical outcome in T2 gastric cancer. BMC Cancer 6: 147, 2006.
  17. Yamashita, H., Kitayama, J., Shida, D., Yamaguchi, H., Mori, K., Osada, M., Aoki, S., Yatomi, Y., Takuwa, Y., and Nagawa, H. Sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor expression profile in human gastric cancer cells: differential regulation on the migration and proliferation. J. Surg. Res. 130: 80-87, 2006.


  1. Shimosawa, T. Mechanical stress and humoral factors linked to the induction of oxidative stress. Hypertens. Res. 29: 643-644, 2006.
  2. Yatomi, Y. Sphingosine 1-phosphate in vascular biology: possible therapeutic strategies to control vascular diseases. Curr. Pharm. Des. 12: 575-587, 2006.


  1. Yatomi, Y., Aoki, S., and Igarashi, Y. Sphingosine 1-phosphate-related metabolism in the blood vessel. Sphingolipid Biology (eds., Y. Hirabayashi, Y. Igarashi, and A.H. Merrill, Jr.) pp. 427-439. Springer-Verlag, Tokyo. 2006.

International Conference Presentations

  1. Kaneko, M., Takafuta, T., Cuyun-Lira, O., Satoh, K., Arai, M., Yatomi, Y., and Ozaki, Y. Collagen Beads Column - A New Platelet Function Analyzer. The 4th Asian-Pacific Congress on Thrombosis and Hemostasis. 2006. 9. 21-23. Suzhou, Jiangsu, China.
  2. Mizuochi, T., Yumoto, M., Karino, S., Itoh, K., Yamakawa, K., and Kaga, K. Categorical perception of timbre reflected in the auditory evoked N100m. The 12th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. 2006. 6. 11-15. Florence, Tuscany, Italy.
  3. Okano,T., Terao,Y., Furubayashi,T., Mizuno,Y., Shirasawa,K., and Ugawa, Y. Effects of thirty-minute mobile phone use on viso-motor reaction timeDBioelectromagnetics 28th Annual MeetingD2006. 6. 11-15DCancun, Mexico.
  4. Sano, A., Kage, H., Sugimoto, K., Kitagawa, H., Nakajima, J., Takamoto, S., Ohishi, N., Nagase, N., Goto, A., Fukayama, M., Yatomi, Y., and Takai, D. Establishment of a profiling system for methylation of multiple gene promoters using quantitative analysis of methylated alleles (QAMA) and application for human primary non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). American Association for Cancer Research, Annual Meeting. 2006. 4. Washington D.C., USA.
  5. Shimosawa, T., Wang, H., Matsui, H., Kaneko, T., Uetake, Y., Ogura, S., and Fujita, T. Which is important, local or systemic aldosterone in cardiovascular damages?, Endocrine Society, 2006. 6. Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, USA.
  6. Shimosawa, T., Gohchi, K., and Fujita, T. The effect of ACE inhibitor plus low dose diuretics on blood pressure and metabolizing profiles to Japanese hypertensive patients., International Society of Hypertension. 2006. 10. Fukuoka, Japan.
  7. Shimosawa, T., Gohchi, K., and Fujita, T. The Comparative Study in the Combination Therapy of Losartan/Hydrochlorothiazide versus Candesartan/Amlodipine in Hypertensive Patients. International Society of Hypertension. 2006. 10. Fukuoka, Japan.
  8. Shimosawa, T., Liu, J., Kaneko, T., Uetake, Y., Matsui, H., Wang, H., Ogura, S., and Fujita, T. Adrenomedullin can protect the kidneys from interstitial fibrosis. American Society of Nephrology. 2006. 11. San Francisco, California. USA.
  9. Uno, K., Takenaka, K., Ebihara, A., Eto, Y., Asada, K., Sasaki, K., Komuro, T., Iida, H., and Nagai, R. Assessment of dyssynchrony in normal subjects by myocardial velocity, displacement and strain. The 55th American College of Cardiology. 2006. 3. 13. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  10. Uno, K., Takenakam K., Asada, K., Eto, Y., Ebihara, A., Morita, T., Sasaki, K., Komuro, T., and Nagai, R. Subendocardial left ventricular strain measurements during Adenosine Triphosphate infusion. The 55th American College of Cardiology. 2006. 3. 14. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  11. Wang, H., Shimosawa, T., Matsui, H., Kaneko, T., Uetake, Y., Ogura, S., and Fujita, T. The Effect of Aldosterone in Angiotensin Ii/High Salt Induced Heart Damage and the Relationship with Oxidative Stress Council for High Blood Pressure Research. AHA. 2006. 10. San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  12. Watanabe, K., Kitagawa, H., Kage, H., Aki, N., Goto, A., Inoo, S., Takai, D., Ohishi, N., Fukayama, M., and Nagase, T. Clinical and autopsy findings of pulmonary mucomycosis in adult hematological patients. The 11th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology. 2006. 11. Kyoto, Japan.
  13. Yumoto, M., Yatomi, Y. A motor-auditory cross-modal oddball paradigm revealed top-down modulation of auditory perception in a cross-modal predictive context. The 15th International Conference on Biomagnetism. 2006. 8. 20-26. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  14. Yumoto, M., Yatomi, Y. Prediction error detection for internal model update: a magnetoencephalographic study. The 17th Meeting of the International Society for Brain Electromagnetic Topography. 2006. 9. 27-30. Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy.

Japanese papers cited in Pubmed

  1. Sasaki, K., Uno, K., Ebihara, A., Komuro, T., Eto, Y., Iida, H., and Takenaka, K. [Unusual echo-free space behind the left atrium]. J Cardiol 47: 47-49, 2006.
  2. Shimosawa, T. [Adrenomedullin gene]. Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine 64 Suppl 5: 399-402, 2006a.
  3. Shimosawa, T. [Ion channel and blood pressure]. Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine 64 Suppl 5: 203-207, 2006b.
  4. Yatomi, Y. [Elucidation of the functional roles of lysophospholipid mediators and its application in laboratory medicine]. Rinsho byori. The Japanese journal of clinical pathology 54: 720-731, 2006.
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