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Tohoku University
SmartAging Research Center
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2011
Oct 2012
Research associate, MRC centre for developmental neurobiology, King’s college London
Feb 2009
Mar 2011
MRC centre for developmental neurobiology, King’s college London
Apr 2008
Jan 2009
Visiting researcher, MRC centre for developmental neurobiology, King’s college London

Published Papers

Wnt9a secreted from the walls of hepatic sinusoids is essential for morphogenesis, proliferation, and glycogen accumulation of chick hepatic epithelium.
Matsumoto, K. Miki, R. Nakayama, M. Tatsumi, N. and Yokouchi. Y.
Developmental Biology   319(2) 234-247   2008   [Refereed]
Irx3 and Pax6 establish differential competence for Shh-mediated induction of GABAergic and glutamatergic neurons of the thalamus.
Robertshaw, Ellen. Matsumoto, K. Lumsden, A. and Kiecker, C.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.   110(41) E3919-E3926   2013   [Refereed]
New primary culture systems to study the differentiation and proliferation of mouse fetal hepatoblasts.
Miki, R., Tatsumi, N., Matsumoto, K. and Yokouchi, Y.
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol.   294 G529-G539   2007   [Refereed]
Id3 is important for proliferation and differentiation of the hepatoblasts during the chick liver development.
Nakayama, M. Matsumoto, K. Tatsumi, N. Yanai, M. Yokouchi, Y.
Mechanisms of Development   123(7) 580-590   2006   [Refereed]
Vertebrate crossveinless 2 is secreted and acts as an extracellular modulator of the BMP signaling cascade.
Kamimura, M. Matsumoto, K. Koshiba-Takeuchi, K. and Ogura, T.
Developmental Dynamics   230 434-445   2004   [Refereed]
The prepattern transcription factor Irx2, a target of the FGF8/MAP kinase cascade, is involved in cerebellum formation.
Matsumoto, K. Nishihara, S. Kamimura, M. Shiraishi, T. Otoguro, T. Uehara, M. Maeda, Y. Ogura, K. Lumsden, A. and Ogura, T.
Nature Neuroscience   7 605-612   2004   [Refereed]
Early subdivisions in the neural plate define distinct competence for inductive signals.
Kobayashi, D. Kobayashi, M. Matsumoto, K. Ogura, T. Nakafuku, M. and Shimamura, K.
Development   129 83-93   2002   [Refereed]
Cloning and chromosome mapping of human and chicken Iroquois (IRX) genes.
Ogura, K. Matsumoto, K. Kuroiwa, A. Isobe, T. Otoguro, T. Jurecic, V. Baldini, A. Matsuda, Y. and Ogura, T.
Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics   92 320-325   2001   [Refereed]
Tbx5 and the retinotectum projection.
Koshiba-Takeuchi, K. Takeuchi, J. K. Matsumoto, K. Momose, T. Uno, K. Hoepker, V.Ogura, K. Takahashi, N. Nakamura, H. Yasuda, K.
Science   287 134-137   2000   [Refereed]
Coelom formation: binary decision of the lateral platemesoderm is controlled by the ectoderm.
Funayama, N. Sato, Y. Matsumoto, K. Ogura, T. and Takahashi, Y.
Development   126 4129-4138   1999   [Refereed]
Tbx5 and Tbx4 genes determine the wing/leg identity of limb buds.
Takeuchi, J. K. Koshiba-Takeuchi, K. Matsumoto, K. Vogel-Hopker,A. Naitoh-Matsuo, M. Ogura, K. Takahashi, N. Yasuda, K. and Ogura, T.
Nature   126 4129-4138   1999   [Refereed]
he role of Alx-4 in the establishment of anteroposterior polarity during vertebrate limb development.
Takahashi, M. Tamura, K. Butcher, D. Masuya, H. Yonei-Tamura, S. Matsumoto, K. Naitoh-Matsuo, M. Takeuchi, J. Ogura, K. Shiroishi, T. Ogura, T. Belmonte, JC.
Development   125 4417-4425   1998   [Refereed]