Kotaro YOSHIMURA

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Name
Kotaro YOSHIMURA
E-mail
kotaro-yoshimuraumin.ac.jp
Affiliation
Jichi Medical University
Section
School of Medicine
Job title
Professer
Research funding number
60210762

Research Areas

 
 

Awards & Honors

 
Sep 2016
38th Maliniac Lecture Award, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
 
May 2015
Presidential Award, Aesthetic Stem Cell Society
 
May 2015
Doctor Benaprès Award, Spanish Society of Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery
 
Apr 2013
Academic Award, Japanese Society of Plastic and Reconstructuve Surgery
 

Published Papers

 
Mashiko T, Wu SH, Kanayama K, Asahi R, Shirado T, Mori M, Sunaga A, Sarukawa S, Uda H, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   141(1) 104-115   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Wu SH, Shirado T, Mashiko T, Feng J, Asahi R, Kanayama K, Mori M, Chi D, Sunaga A, Sarukawa S, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   142(2) 383-391   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   142(1) 122-123   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Mashiko T, Takada H, Wu SH, Kanayama K, Feng J, Tashiro K, Asahi R, Sunaga A, Hoshi K, Kurisaki A, Takato T, Yoshimura K
Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine   12(5) 1186-1194   May 2018   [Refereed]
Kamochi H, Sunaga A, Chi D, Asahi R, Nakagawa S, Mori M, Uda H, Sarukawa S, Sugawara Y, Yoshimura K
Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery   45(11) 1842-1845   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Chi D, Kamochi H, Sunaga A, Sarukawa S, Uda H, Nakagawa S, Asahi R, Mori M, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open   6(4) e1730   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
[A Case of Advanced Gastric Cancer Responding to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy with Docetaxel, Cisplatin, and 5-Fluorouracil, Leading to a Pathological Complete Response].
Kawasaki K, Takeuchi D, Kaneko T, Miura S, Kamiya J, Miyahara Y, Yoshimura K, Ogata A
Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy   44(11) 1017-1020   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Sunaga A, Sugawara Y, Kamochi H, Gomi A, Uda H, Sarukawa S, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open   5(12) e1617   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Sunaga A, Sugawara Y, Kamochi H, Gomi A, Chi D, Asahi R, Mori M, Sarukawa S, Uda H, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open   5(10) e1536   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Uda H, Kamochi H, Sarukawa S, Sunaga A, Sugawara Y, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   140(6) 1101-1109   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Kanayama K, Mashiko T, Asahi R, Sunaga A, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   140(6) 831e-832e   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Tomioka Y, Enomoto S, Gu J, Kaneko A, Saito I, Inoue Y, Woo T, Koshima I, Yoshimura K, Someya T, Sekino M
Scientific reports   7(1) 9643   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Tomioka YK, Uda H, Yoshimura K, Sunaga A, Kamochi H, Sugawara Y
Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS   70(10) 1391-1396   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Sarukawa S, Kamochi H, Noguchi T, Sunaga A, Uda H, Mori Y, Nishino H, Yoshimura K
Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery   45(9) 1573-1577   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Mashiko Takanobu, Wu Szu-Hsien, Feng Jingwei, Kanayama Koji, Yoshimura Kotaro
PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY   139(6) 1370E-1371E   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Mori M, Nagashima H, Akazawa S, Saegusa N, Ichikawa Y, Iida K, Yoshimura K, Nakagawa M
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open   5(6) e1366   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Mashiko T, Minabe T, Yamakawa T, Araki J, Sano H, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open   4(10) e1089   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Kamochi H, Sarukawa S, Uda H, Nishino H, Yoshimura K
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons   75(2) 439.e1-439.e6   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
:Immediate reconstruction of orbitomaxillary defects is challenging for head and neck reconstructive surgeons. The primary goals of orbitomaxillary reconstruction are to cover the skin and mucosal defects, fill the defect space, and reconstruct th...
Feng J, Mineda K, Wu SH, Mashiko T, Doi K, Kuno S, Kinoshita K, Kanayama K, Asahi R, Sunaga A, Yoshimura K
Scientific reports   7(1) 1548   May 2017   [Refereed]
Uda H, Tomioka YK, Sarukawa S, Sunaga A, Kamochi H, Sugawara Y, Yoshimura K
Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS   69(9) 1178-1183   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Mashiko T, Wu SH, Feng J, Kanayama K, Kinoshita K, Sunaga A, Narushima M, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   139(1) 79-90   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Kanayama K, Mineda K, Mashiko T, Wu SH, Feng J, Kinoshita K, Sunaga A, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   139(2) 365-374   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Pu LL, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open   4(8) e830   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Uda H, Yoshimura K, Asahi R, Sarukawa S, Sunaga A, Kamochi H, Sugawara Y
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open   4(12) e1123   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Mashiko T, Kinoshita K, Kanayama K, Feng J, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open   3(11) e567   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
:Although various injection techniques of hyaluronic acid (HA) filler for facial rejuvenation have been developed, correction of deep wrinkles/grooves, such as the nasolabial fold (NLF), with intradermal or subdermal injections remains difficult. ...
Kamochi H, Sugawara Y, Uda H, Sarukawa S, Sunaga A, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open   4(11) e1116   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Feng J, Doi K, Kuno S, Mineda K, Kato H, Kinoshita K, Kanayama K, Mashiko T, Yoshimura K
Regenerative medicine   10(6) 699-708   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Mineda K, Feng J, Ishimine H, Takada H, Doi K, Kuno S, Kinoshita K, Kanayama K, Kato H, Mashiko T, Hashimoto I, Nakanishi H, Kurisaki A, Yoshimura K
Stem cells translational medicine   4(12) 1511-1522   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Mashiko T, Akizuki T, Watanabe Y, Sasaki R, Yokoyama M, Yoshimura K, Mineda K
The Journal of craniofacial surgery   26(6) 2025-2026   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Yoshimura K, Coleman SR
Clinics in plastic surgery   42(3) 383-8, ix   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Pu LL, Yoshimura K, Coleman SR
Clinics in plastic surgery   42(3) 389-94, ix   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Pu LL, Yoshimura K, Coleman SR
Clinics in plastic surgery   42(3) xiii-xiv   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Mashiko T, Abo Y, Kuno S, Yoshimura K
Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]   41(6) 755-758   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Mashiko T, Yoshimura K
Clinics in plastic surgery   42(2) 181-190   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Kuno S, Yoshimura K
Clinics in plastic surgery   42(2) 191-197   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Kinoshita K, Ishimine H, Shiraishi K, Kato H, Doi K, Kuno S, Kanayama K, Mineda K, Mashiko T, Feng J, Nakagawa K, Kurisaki A, Itami S, Yoshimura K
Cells, tissues, organs   200(3-4) 240-252   2014   [Refereed]
Pu LL, Yoshimura K, Coleman SR
Clinics in plastic surgery   42(2) ix-x   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Nagase T, Akase T, Sanada H, Minematsu T, Ibuki A, Huang L, Asada M, Yoshimura K, Nagase M, Shimada T, Aburada M, Nakagami G, Sugama J
Aging cell   12(1) 50-57   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
Eto H, Ishimine H, Kinoshita K, Watanabe-Susaki K, Kato H, Doi K, Kuno S, Kurisaki A, Yoshimura K
Stem cells and development      Nov 2012   [Refereed]
Aoi Noriyuki, Inoue Keita, Chikanishi Toshihiro, Fujiki Ryoji, Yamamoto Hanako, Kato Harunosuke, Eto Hitomi, Doi Kentaro, Itami Satoshi, Kato Shigeaki, Yoshimura Kotaro
STEM CELLS TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE   1(8) 615-626   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Asada M, Nakagami G, Minematsu T, Nagase T, Akase T, Huang L, Yoshimura K, Sanada H
Wound repair and regeneration : official publication of the Wound Healing Society [and] the European Tissue Repair Society   20 601-610   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Minematsu T, Huang L, Ibuki A, Nakagami G, Akase T, Sugama J, Nagase T, Yoshimura K, Sanada H
Biological research for nursing   14 242-249   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Eto H, Kato H, Suga H, Aoi N, Doi K, Kuno S, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   129(5) 1081-1092   May 2012   [Refereed]
Rubin JP, Coon D, Zuley M, Toy J, Asano Y, Kurita M, Aoi N, Harii K, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   129(5) 1029-1038   May 2012   [Refereed]
Doi K, Tanaka S, Iida H, Eto H, Kato H, Aoi N, Kuno S, Hirohi T, Yoshimura K
Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine      Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Ibuki A, Akase T, Nagase T, Minematsu T, Nakagami G, Horii M, Sagara H, Komeda T, Kobayashi M, Shimada T, Aburada M, Yoshimura K, Sugama J, Sanada H
Experimental dermatology   21 178-183   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Araki J, Jona M, Eto H, Aoi N, Kato H, Suga H, Doi K, Yatomi Y, Yoshimura K
Tissue engineering. Part C, Methods   18 176-185   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Asada M, Nakagami G, Minematsu T, Nagase T, Akase T, Huang L, Yoshimura K, Sanada H
Experimental dermatology   21 118-122   Feb 2012   [Refereed]
Eto H, Suga H, Aoi N, Kato H, Doi K, Kuno S, Tabata Y, Yoshimura K
Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology   92(2) 214-223   Feb 2012   [Refereed]
Aoi N, Inoue K, Kato H, Suga H, Higashino T, Eto H, Doi K, Araki J, Iida T, Katsuta T, Yoshimura K
Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine   6 85-95   Feb 2012   [Refereed]
Yoshimura K, Eto H, Kato H, Doi K, Aoi N
Regenerative medicine   6 33-41   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Ohto-Fujita E, Konno T, Shimizu M, Ishihara K, Sugitate T, Miyake J, Yoshimura K, Taniwaki K, Sakurai T, Hasebe Y, Atomi Y
Cell and tissue research   345(1) 177-190   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Eto H, Suga H, Inoue K, Aoi N, Kato H, Araki J, Doi K, Higashino T, Yoshimura K
The American journal of pathology   178(5) 2322-2332   May 2011   [Refereed]
Minematsu T, Yamamoto Y, Nagase T, Naito A, Takehara K, Iizaka S, Komagata K, Huang L, Nakagami G, Akase T, Oe M, Yoshimura K, Ishizuka T, Sugama J, Sanada H
Journal of dermatological science   62(3) 160-168   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
Kato H, Araki J, Eto H, Doi K, Hirai R, Kuno S, Higashino T, Yoshimura K
Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]   37 605-610   May 2011   [Refereed]
Kobayashi N, Ueki K, Okazaki Y, Iwane A, Kubota N, Ohsugi M, Awazawa M, Kobayashi M, Sasako T, Kaneko K, Suzuki M, Nishikawa Y, Hara K, Yoshimura K, Koshima I, Goyama S, Murakami K, Sasaki J, Nagai R, Kurokawa M, Sasaki T, Kadowaki T
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   108(14) 5753-5758   Apr 2011   [Refereed]
Chazenbalk G, Bertolotto C, Heneidi S, Jumabay M, Trivax B, Aronowitz J, Yoshimura K, Simmons CF, Dumesic DA, Azziz R
PloS one   6(3) e17834   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Zhang X, Hirai M, Cantero S, Ciubotariu R, Dobrila L, Hirsh A, Igura K, Satoh H, Yokomi I, Nishimura T, Yamaguchi S, Yoshimura K, Rubinstein P, Takahashi TA
Journal of cellular biochemistry   112(4) 1206-1218   Apr 2011   [Refereed]
Kurita M, Matsumoto D, Kato H, Araki J, Higashino T, Fujino T, Takasu K, Yoshimura K
Aesthetic surgery journal / the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic surgery   31 347-351   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Gimble JM, Bunnell BA, Casteilla L, Jung JS, Yoshimura K
Stem cells international   2010 604713   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
Suga H, Eto H, Aoi N, Kato H, Araki J, Doi K, Higashino T, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   126(6) 1911-1923   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
Kato H, Yoshida R, Tsukamoto K, Suga H, Eto H, Higashino T, Araki J, Ogata T, Yoshimura K
International journal of dermatology   49(10) 1146-1151   Oct 2010   [Refereed]
Hirohi T, Yoshimura K
Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS   63 1251-1259   Aug 2010   [Refereed]
Kato H, Suga H, Eto H, Araki J, Aoi N, Doi K, Iida T, Tabata Y, Yoshimura K
Tissue engineering. Part A   16(6) 2029-2040   Jun 2010   [Refereed]
Yoshimura K, Asano Y, Aoi N, Kurita M, Oshima Y, Sato K, Inoue K, Suga H, Eto H, Kato H, Harii K
The breast journal   16 169-175   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Suga H, Araki J, Aoi N, Kato H, Higashino T, Yoshimura K
Journal of cutaneous pathology   36 1293-1298   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Eto H, Suga H, Matsumoto D, Inoue K, Aoi N, Kato H, Araki J, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   124(4) 1087-1097   Oct 2009   [Refereed]
Inoue K, Aoi N, Yamauchi Y, Sato T, Suga H, Eto H, Kato H, Tabata Y, Yoshimura K
Journal of cellular and molecular medicine   13 4643-4656   Nov 2009   [Refereed]
Suga H, Matsumoto D, Eto H, Inoue K, Aoi N, Kato H, Araki J, Yoshimura K
Stem cells and development   18 1201-1210   Oct 2009   [Refereed]
Aoi N, Yoshimura K, Kadono T, Nakagami G, Iizuka S, Higashino T, Araki J, Koshima I, Sanada H
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   124 540-550   Aug 2009   [Refereed]
Nishimura S, Manabe I, Nagasaki M, Eto K, Yamashita H, Ohsugi M, Otsu M, Hara K, Ueki K, Sugiura S, Yoshimura K, Kadowaki T, Nagai R
Nature medicine   15(8) 914-920   Aug 2009   [Refereed]
Inoue K, Aoi N, Sato T, Yamauchi Y, Suga H, Eto H, Kato H, Araki J, Yoshimura K
Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology   89(8) 844-856   Aug 2009   [Refereed]
Suga H, Eto H, Shigeura T, Inoue K, Aoi N, Kato H, Nishimura S, Manabe I, Gonda K, Yoshimura K
Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio)   27(1) 238-249   Jan 2009   [Refereed]
Inoue K, Kato H, Sato T, Osada A, Aoi N, Suga H, Eto H, Gonda K, Yoshimura K
Cells, tissues, organs   190 102-110   2009   [Refereed]
Kurita M, Aiba-Kojima E, Shigeura T, Matsumoto D, Suga H, Inoue K, Eto H, Kato H, Aoi N, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   122 438-448   Aug 2008   [Refereed]
Suga H, Matsumoto D, Inoue K, Shigeura T, Eto H, Aoi N, Kato H, Abe H, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   122 103-114   Jul 2008   [Refereed]
Yoshimura K, Aoi N, Suga H, Inoue K, Eto H, Sato K, Kurita M, Harii K, Hirohi T
Transplantation   85 1868-1869   Jun 2008   [Refereed]
Kurita Masakazu, Matsumoto Daisuke, Shigeura Tomokuni, Sato Katsujiro, Gonda Koichi, Harii Kiyonori, Yoshimura Kotaro
PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY   121(3) 1033-1041   Mar 2008   [Refereed]
Nagase T, Matsumoto D, Nagase M, Yoshimura K, Shigeura T, Inoue M, Hasegawa M, Yamagishi M, Machida M
The Journal of craniofacial surgery   18 49-53; discussion 60   Jan 2007   [Refereed]
Matsumoto D, Sato K, Gonda K, Takaki Y, Shigeura T, Sato T, Aiba-Kojima E, Iizuka F, Inoue K, Suga H, Yoshimura K
Tissue engineering   12(12) 3375-3382   Dec 2006   [Refereed]
Koshima I, Urushibara K, Fukuda N, Ohkochi M, Nagase T, Gonda K, Asato H, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   118 1579-1584   Dec 2006   [Refereed]
Sato K, Matsumoto D, Iizuka F, Aiba-Kojima E, Watanabe-Ono A, Suga H, Inoue K, Gonda K, Yoshimura K
Aesthetic plastic surgery   30 689-694   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
Nagase T, Nagase M, Yoshimura K, Machida M, Yamagishi M
The Journal of craniofacial surgery   17 736-744   Jul 2006   [Refereed]
Yoshimura K, Shigeura T, Matsumoto D, Sato T, Takaki Y, Aiba-Kojima E, Sato K, Inoue K, Nagase T, Koshima I, Gonda K
Journal of cellular physiology   208(1) 64-76   Jul 2006   [Refereed]
Kurita M, Aiba E, Matsumoto D, Sato K, Nagase T, Yoshimura K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   117 107e-111e   May 2006   [Refereed]
Yoshimura K, DeMeester J, Hasan JS, Urbanchek MG, Kuzon WM Jr
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   117 1455-1461   Apr 2006   [Refereed]
Yoshimura K, Sato K, Aiba-Kojima E, Matsumoto D, Machino C, Nagase T, Gonda K, Koshima I
Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]   32 365-371   Mar 2006   [Refereed]
Nagase T, Nagase M, Yoshimura K, Fujita T, Koshima I
Genes to cells : devoted to molecular & cellular mechanisms   10(6) 595-604   Jun 2005   [Refereed]
Mochizuki Y, Ojima K, Uezumi A, Masuda S, Yoshimura K, Takeda S
The American journal of pathology   166 1721-1732   Jun 2005   [Refereed]
Nagase T, Yoshimura K, Aiba E, Matsumoto D, Sato K, Machino C
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   115 633-40; discussion 641   Feb 2005   [Refereed]
Nagase T, Nagase M, Osumi N, Fukuda S, Nakamura S, Ohsaki K, Harii K, Asato H, Yoshimura K
The Journal of craniofacial surgery   16 80-88   Jan 2005   [Refereed]
Okazaki M, Suzuki Y, Yoshimura K, Harii K
Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery / Nordisk plastikkirurgisk forening [and] Nordisk klubb for handkirurgi   39 339-343   2005   [Refereed]
Okazaki M, Yoshimura K, Uchida G, Suzuki Y, Kitano Y, Harii K
Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery / Nordisk plastikkirurgisk forening [and] Nordisk klubb for handkirurgi   39 213-217   2005   [Refereed]
Yoshimura K, Wakita S, Sato K, Kaji N, Aiba E, Matsumoto D, Yamaoka H, Nagase T
Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery / Nordisk plastikkirurgisk forening [and] Nordisk klubb for handkirurgi   39 77-84   2005   [Refereed]
Hirohi T, Yoshimura K
Aesthetic plastic surgery   28 58   Jan 2004   [Refereed]
Momosawa A, Yoshimura K, Uchida G, Sato K, Aiba E, Matsumoto D, Yamaoka H, Mihara S, Tsukamoto K, Harii K, Aoyama T, Iga T
Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]   29 1001-1007   Oct 2003   [Refereed]
Hirohi T, Yoshimura K
Aesthetic plastic surgery   27 418-422   Sep 2003   [Refereed]
Okazaki M, Yoshimura K, Suzuki Y, Harii K
Plastic and reconstructive surgery   112 784-792   Sep 2003   [Refereed]
Yoshimura K, Momosawa A, Aiba E, Sato K, Matsumoto D, Mitoma Y, Harii K, Aoyama T, Iga T
Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]   29 155-60; discussion 160   Feb 2003   [Refereed]

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(挑戦的萌芽研究)
Project Year: 2013 - 2013    Investigator(s): Kotaro YOSHIMURA
SSEA-3+ multipotent mesenchymal cells (Muse cells) were isolated from cultured human adipose tissue-derived stem/stromal cells (hASCs) and characterized, and their therapeutic potential for treating diabetic skin ulcers was evaluated. Muse-rich AS...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(挑戦的萌芽研究)
Project Year: 2012 - 2012    Investigator(s): Yoshimura KOTARO
Introduction: It remains unclear how ionizing radiation damages healthy skin and hair follicles in a short and long term.Methods: C57BL/J6 mouse (8 weeks old) were distributed to three groups (control: CTR,10Gy once irradiation: 10Gy×1, 5Gy twice ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(挑戦的萌芽研究)
Project Year: 2010 - 2011    Investigator(s): Kotaro YOSHIMURA
Based on the analysis of exudates from injured adipose tissue, we prepared a mixture containing the injury-associated growth factors at the same proportion as the exudates, named adipose injury cocktail(AIC). We hypothesized that AIC induces a ser...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Kotaro YOSHIMURA
Many features of adipose stem/progenitor cells, such as physiological functions and localization, have been clarified in the past decade. Adipose tissue turns over very slowly and its perivascular progenitor cells differentiate into new adipocytes...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2007 - 2008    Investigator(s): Kotaro YOSHIMURA
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2005 - 2006    Investigator(s): 岡崎 睦, Kotaro YOSHIMURA
Dermal papilla cells (DPCs) in the mammalian hair follicles have been shown to have an ability to induce and develop hair follicles. It is theoretically possible to regenerate human hair by expanding DPCs and transplanting them in the bald skin.We...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2004 - 2005    Investigator(s): Kotaro YOSHIMURA
Liposuction aspirates (primarily saline solution, blood, and adipose tissue fragments) separate into fatty and fluid portions. Cells isolated from the fatty portion are termed processed lipoaspirate (PTA) cells and contain adipose-derived adherent...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2002 - 2003    Investigator(s): Kotaro YOSHIMURA
Keloids are skin abnormalities that are characterized by excessive deposition of collagen bundles in the dennis. Patients with keloids complain not only about their cosmetic appearances, but also about continuous itching andlor tenderness associat...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2000 - 2001    Investigator(s): Kotaro YOSHIMURA
The results suggested that RA neither have direct inhibitory effects on melanogenesis of melanocytes, nor influence the cell-cell interactions between melanocytes, keratinocytes and fibroblasts, such as paracrine actions with regard to melanin pro...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 1998 - 1999    Investigator(s): 中塚 貴志, Kotaro YOSHIMURA
In vivo gene transfer is a recently-developed device for efficient delivery of a therapeutic recombinant protein. We formulated the hypothesis that a high level of expression of bone morphogenetic protein-2 (BMP-2) could be a future therapeutical ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 1996 - 1997    Investigator(s): Kotaro YOSHIMURA
The purpose of this study is to examined the cellular and molecular events coincident with muscle denervation, especially a regenerative change seen following muscle denervation, the role of satellite cells involved in the process, and the possibi...
Cell-based regenerative medicine
Research on retinoids for rejuvenation and cosmesis of the skin