URUSHITANI Makoto

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Name
URUSHITANI Makoto
Affiliation
Shiga University of Medical Science
Section
Undergraduate School of Medicine
Degree
MD, PhD(Kyoto University)

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Jul 2016
 - 
Today
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Shiga University of Medical Science
 
Oct 2013
 - 
Jun 2016
Associate Professor, Neurology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Jun 2009
 - 
Oct 2013
Associate Professor, Molecular Neuroscience Research Center, Shiga University of Medical Science
 
Sep 2006
 - 
Jun 2009
Assistant Professor, Molecular Neuroscience Research Center, Shiga University of Medical Science
 
Sep 2003
 - 
Aug 2006
Postdoctoral fellow, CHUL Research Center, Laval University
 
Apr 2000
 - 
Aug 2003
Staff scientist, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN
 

Education

 
 
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2000
Graduate School, Division of Medicine, Kyoto University
 
 
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1991
Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University
 

Awards & Honors

 
2004
Postdoctoral fellowship, Uehara Memorial Foundation
 

Published Papers

 
Minamiyama S, Ueda S, Nakashima R, Yamakado H, Sakato Y, Yamashita H, Sawamoto N, Fujimoto R, Nishino I, Urushitani M, Mimori T, Takahashi R
Muscle & nerve      Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Shimizu Y, Kitamura A, Tsukamoto T, Kim H, Kawai H, Urushitani M
Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology   59(5) 253-257   May 2019   [Refereed]
Zong C, Hasegawa R, Urushitani M, Zhang L, Nagashima D, Sakurai T, Ichihara S, Ohsako S, Ichihara G
Archives of toxicology      May 2019   [Refereed]
Yamaguchi Y, Ayaki T, Li F, Tsujimura A, Kamada M, Ito H, Maki T, Sawamoto N, Urushitani M, Takahashi R
Neuroscience letters      Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Hishizawa M, Yamashita H, Akizuki M, Urushitani M, Takahashi R
Neurochemistry international   124 41-45   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Tamaki Y, Shodai A, Morimura T, Hikiami R, Minamiyama S, Ayaki T, Tooyama I, Furukawa Y, Takahashi R, Urushitani M
Scientific reports   8(1) 6030   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Ayaki T, Ito H, Komure O, Kamada M, Nakamura M, Wate R, Kusaka H, Yamaguchi Y, Li F, Kawakami H, Urushitani M, Takahashi R
Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology   77(2) 128-138   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Kaji S, Maki T, Kinoshita H, Uemura N, Ayaki T, Kawamoto Y, Furuta T, Urushitani M, Hasegawa M, Kinoshita Y, Ono Y, Mao X, Quach TH, Iwai K, Dawson VL, Dawson TM, Takahashi R
Stem cell reports   10(2) 356-365   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Hikiami R, Yamakado H, Tatsumi S, Ayaki T, Hashi Y, Yamashita H, Sawamoto N, Tsuji T, Urushitani M, Takahashi R
Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)   57(13) 1917-1919   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Hikiami R, Yamashita H, Koita N, Jingami N, Sawamoto N, Furukawa K, Kawai H, Terashima T, Oka N, Hashiguchi A, Takashima H, Urushitani M, Takahashi R
Journal of human genetics   63(1) 89-92   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Oki R, Izumi Y, Nodera H, Sato Y, Nokihara H, Kanai K, Sonoo M, Urushitani M, Nishinaka K, Atsuta N, Kohara N, Shimizu T, Kikuchi H, Oda M, Ikeda K, Nagai M, Komai K, Kojima Y, Kuzume D, Isose S, Shimohama S, Abe K, Ito H, Noda K, Ishihara T, Morita M, Shimohata T, Teramukai S, Kagimura T, Noma K, Yanagawa H, Kuwabara S, Kaji R, JETALS Collabolators.
JMIR Research Protocols   in press(12) e12046   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Carandang MAE, Takamatsu N, Nodera H, Mori A, Mimura N, Okada N, Kinoshita H, Kuzuya A, Urushitani M, Takahashi R, Izumi Y, Kaji R
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry   88(5) 455-457   May 2017   [Refereed]
Kobatake Y, Sakai H, Tsukui T, Yamato O, Kohyama M, Sasaki J, Kato S, Urushitani M, Maeda S, Kamishina H
Journal of the neurological sciences   372 369-378   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Kawamoto Y, Ayaki T, Urushitani M, Ito H, Takahashi R
Neuroscience letters   628 207-212   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
Uchida T, Tamaki Y, Ayaki T, Shodai A, Kaji S, Morimura T, Banno Y, Nishitsuji K, Sakashita N, Maki T, Yamashita H, Ito H, Takahashi R, Urushitani M
Scientific reports   6 19118   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Kitamura A, Saito S, Maki T, Oishi N, Ayaki T, Hattori Y, Yamamoto Y, Urushitani M, Kalaria RN, Fukuyama H, Horsburgh K, Takahashi R, Ihara M
Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism      Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Nakamae S, Kobatake Y, Suzuki R, Tsukui T, Kato S, Yamato O, Sakai H, Urushitani M, Maeda S, Kamishina H
Neuroscience      Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Nagano S, Takahashi Y, Yamamoto K, Masutani H, Fujiwara N, Urushitani M, Araki T
Human molecular genetics      Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Ayaki T, Ito H, Fukushima H, Inoue T, Kondo T, Ikemoto A, Asano T, Shodai A, Fujita T, Fukui S, Morino H, Nakano S, Kusaka H, Yamashita H, Ihara M, Matsumoto R, Kawamata J, Urushitani M, Kawakami H, Takahashi R
Acta neuropathologica communications   2 172   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Kitajima Y, Tashiro Y, Suzuki N, Warita H, Kato M, Tateyama M, Ando R, Izumi R, Yamazaki M, Abe M, Sakimura K, Ito H, Urushitani M, Nagatomi R, Takahashi R, Aoki M
Journal of cell science      Nov 2014   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Urushitani Makoto
Neurological Therapeutics   34(2) 72-78   2017
<p>TAR DNA–binding protein 43kDa (TDP–43) is a hallmark protein for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), consisting of ubiquitinated and phosphorylated cytosolic inclusions in affected regions, namely TDP–43 proteinopathy. TDP–43 is physiologicall...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Impaired VHL/CUL2-mediated clearance of misfolded TDP-43 underlies glial cytoplasmic inclusions (GCIs) in ALS [Invited]
URUSHITANI Makoto
urumakoto   20 May 2016   
Molecular epitope identifi cation for misfolded/unfolded TDP-43 in ALS [Invited]
URUSHITANI Makoto
10th Annual Symposium of ALS of the Foundation Andre-Delambre   19 Sep 2014   
The role of conformation of RNA recognition motifs of TDP-43 in the protein quality control system in ALS [Invited]
URUSHITANI Makoto
6th Japan-Canada joint symposium. 37th Annual Meeting of Japan Neuroscience Society   12 Sep 2014   
Molecular targeting strategies against misfolded proteins in ALS [Invited]
URUSHITANI Makoto
7th ALS Research Forum, ALS Society of Canada   1 May 2011   
Immunotherapy in ALS [Invited]
URUSHITANI Makoto
Neuro2010   3 Sep 2010   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan agency of medical research and development: Intractable Disease Research
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): URUSHITANI Makoto
Japan agency of medical research and development: Intractable Disease Research
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): URUSHITANI Makoto
Japan agency of medical research and development: Intractable Disease Research
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): URUSHITANI Makoto
A novel strategy of ALS research by investigating the sructural instability of TDP-43
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2010   
Identifacation of disease-specific molecular target to develop a novel therapy against neurodegenerative diseases
R and D Consignment Program
Project Year: 2010