HARA Toshiro

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HARA Toshiro
Kyushu University
Faculty of Medical Sciences
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Research Areas



Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University

Published Papers

Investigation of novel variations of ORAI1 gene and their association with Kawasaki disease.
Thiha K, Mashimo Y, Suzuki H, Hamada H, Hata A, Hara T, Tanaka T, Ito K, Onouchi Y;
J Hum Genet.   doi: 10.1038/s10038-019-0588-2    Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Transition of bacterial diversity and composition in tongue microbiota during the first 2 years of life.
Kageyama S, Asakawa M, Takeshita T, Ihara Y, Kanno S, Hara T, Takahashi I, Yamashita Y:
mSphere      2019   [Refereed]
Chemokine levels predict progressive liver disease in Down syndrome patients with transient abnormal myelopoiesis.
Kinjo T, Inoue H, Fujiyoshi J, Kusuda T, Koga Y, Takahata Y, Ochiai M, Honjo S, Hara T, Ohga S:
Pediatr Neonatol   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn    Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Leucine-rich alpha-2 glycoprotein in the cerebrospinal fluid is a potential inflammatory biomarker for meningitis.
Chong PF, Sakai Y, Torisu H, Tanaka T, Furuno K, Mizuno Y, Ohga S, Hara T, Kira R:
J Neurol Sci.   392(9) 51-55   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Macrophages and cytotoxic T cells infiltrate the destructed mitral tissue in Kawasaki disease.
Sugitani Y, Furuno K, Sueishi K, Hara T:
BMJ Case Rep      Feb 2018   [Refereed]


Tcl1 and Gal-1 regulate survival/cell death pathways in human naïve and IgM+ memory B cells through altering balances in Bcl-2 family proteins.
J Immunol      2008
Fulminant sepsis/meningitis in a protein C-deficient heterozygote treated with activated protein C therapy
Eur J Pediatr      2008

Books etc

Virus-associated hemophagocytic syndrome.
Annual Review 血液1993   1993   

Conference Activities & Talks

Kawasaki disease: Recent advances in the pathophysiology [Invited]
HARA Toshiro
The 9th Asian Congress of Pediatric Infectious Diseases   12 Nov 2018   
The pathogenesis/pathophysiology of Kawasaki disease: a keynote address.
HARA Toshiro
The 12th International Kawasaki Disease Symposium,   13 Jun 2018   
Development of coronary artery lesions in Kawasaki disease was associated with certain Kawasaki disease-specific molecules.
Nakashima Y, Mizuno Y, Furuno K, Nishio H, Ohga S, Hara T.
The 20th International Vascular Biology Meeting 2018 (IVBM2018)   5 Jun 2018   
Insufficient immune reconstitution after allogeneic cord blood transplantation without chemotherapy conditioning in patients with severe combined immunodeficiency caused by CD3δ deficiency.
Takada H, Ishimura M, Ohga S, Hara T:
The 13th Congress of the Asian Society for Pediatric Research   7 Oct 2017   
Impaired cellular immunity correlates with severe respiratory syncytial virus, rotavirus and varicella-zoster virus infection among patients with primary immunodeficiency.
Nanishi E, Nishio H, Hoshina T, Ishimura M, Takada H, Hara T, Ohga S:
The 13th Congress of the Asian Society for Pediatric Research   7 Oct 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

Study on Pediatric Immunology
0086 (Japanese Only)
Study on Genetic disorders
0086 (Japanese Only)
Study on Gene therapy
0086 (Japanese Only)
Stem cell research with cord blood
0086 (Japanese Only)
Genetic background of type 1 diabetes
0086 (Japanese Only)