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Kyushu University
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Department of Integrative Physiology
Job title
Associate Professor


Graduate School, Division of Medicine, Kyushu University
Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University

Published Papers

Katafuchi, T.*, Ifuku, M., Mawatari, S., Noda, M., Miake, K., Sugiyama, M. and Fujino, T.
Ann N.Y. Acad. Sci.   1262 85-92   2012   [Refereed]
Ifuku, M., Katafuchi, T., Mawatari, S., Noda, M., Miake, K., Sugiyama, M. and Fujino, T.
J. Neuroinflammation   9 197-doi: 10.1186/1742-2094-9-197   2012   [Refereed]
Maeda, A., Katafuchi, T., Oba, Y., Shiokawa, H. and Yoshimura, M.
Anesthesiology   113(2) 429-437   2010   [Refereed]
Hydrogen in drinking water reduces dopaminergic neuronal loss in the 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydrophridine mouse model of Parkinson’s disease.
Fujita, K., Seike, T., Yutsudo, N., Ohno, M., Yamada, H., Yamaguchi, H., Sakumi, K., Yamakawa, Y., Kido, M.A., Takaki, A., Katafuchi, T., Tanaka, Y., Nakabeppu, Y. and Noda, M.
PLoS ONE   4 e7247-doi:10.1371/journal.pone.00072   2009   [Refereed]


Cholinergic role in monkey dorsolateral prefrontal cortex during bar-press feeding behavior.
Brain Research Bulletin   278,185-194    1983
Responses of lateral hypothalamic neurons to simulative hypogravic condition induced by body suspension
Brain Research Bulletin   12,29-31    1984
Effects of hypothalamic lesion on pancreatic autonomic nerve activity in the rat
Brain Research   303,147-152    1984
Central regulation of food intake and obesity
72(2) 211-215   1984
Effects of intra-cerebroventricular 2-DG infusion and subsequent hypothalamic lesion on adrenal nerve activity in the rat
Journal of Autonomic Nervous System   13,81-84    1985

Books etc

Na-pump regulation by autonomic nervous system in hypokalemic rat skeletal muscle
Emotions : Neuronal and Humoral Control   1986   
Studies on spontaneously polydipsic inbred mice.
Elsevier Science Publ.   1988   
Analysis of the hypothalamo-cerebellar system
Neural modulation of immunity : hypothalamic and peripheral autonomic neuronal mechanisms.
Elsevier Science Publ.   1991   
Responses of the rat ventromedial hypothalamic neuron activity to tumor necrosis factor-α
Body Temperature and Metabolism   1995   
Prostanoids-dependent responses of AV3V neurones to blood-borne IL-1β : a possible implication in the blood cytokines-brain signal transduction
Body Temperature and Metabolism   1995   
Thermoregulation and immunity : the brain-immune interaction mechanisms
Physiological Basis of Occupational Health : stressful environments   1996   
Single neuron activity in the rat lateral hypothalamus during hypogravic simulation induced by gody suspension
Proceedings of the Fifteenth Int. Symp. on Space Technology and Science   1986   
The brain IFNα suppresses NK activity via an opoid-dependent activity of hypothalamus and sympathetic activity
Discussions on Future Directions in Psychoneuro-immunology and Cancer   1996   
Hypothalamic modulation of delayed-type hypersensitivity and splenic natural killer cell activity
Brain and the Biodefence System   1998   
Central cytokines : effects on peripheral immunity, inflammation and nociception. In : Psychoneuroimmunology.(共著)
Academic Press Inc.   2001   
Autonomic and neuroendocrine modulation of cellular immunity. In : Thermotherapy for Neoplasia, Inflammation and Pain(共著)
Springer-Verlag Tokyo, Inc.   2001   
Thermal stress and immunity. In : Thermotherapy for Neoplasia, Inflammation and Pain(共著)
Springer-Verlag Tokyo, Inc.   2001   
Changes in brain cytokine mRNA due to heat stress in aged rats : possible role of bacterial translocation. In : Physical Fitness and Health Promotion in Active Aging(共著)
Prog. Biometeorol. Backhuys Publishers.   2001   
Hypothalamo-sympathetic control of cellular immunity. In: ADVANCES IN BEHAVIORAL BIOLOGY vol. 53, Catecholamine Research: From Molecular Insights to Clinical Medicine(共著)
Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers   2002   
Involvement of brain cytokines in the stress-induced immunosuppression. In: Cytokines and the Brain. (共著)
Elsevier Science B,V.   2004   

Research Grants & Projects

Neural-Immune Interaction
Central mechanisms of stress responses