J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Apr 30, 2014 at 14:26
University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
School of Medicine
Job title
Ph.D.(Kyushu University)

Research Areas


Published Papers

Araki S, Yamamoto Y, Dobashi K, Asayama K, Kusuhara K
Obesity research & clinical practice   8 e63-9   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Sato T, Kunishima S, Shirayama R, Ichikawa S, Sakai M, Kusuhara K
Acta haematologica   131 46-49   2014   [Refereed]
Saito R, Yamamoto Y, Goto M, Araki S, Kubo K, Kawagoe R, Kawada Y, Kusuhara K, Igarashi M, Fukami M
Hormone research in paediatrics   81 211-216   2014   [Refereed]
Abe Y, Hashimoto K, Iinuma K, Ohtsuka Y, Ichiyama T, Kusuhara K, Nomura K, Mizuguchi M, Aiba H, Suzuki Y, Mizusawa H, Hosoya M
Journal of child neurology   27 1529-1533   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Kusuhara K, Hoshina T, Saito M, Ishimura M, Inoue H, Horiuchi T, Sato T, Hara T
Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society   54 552-555   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Hoshina T, Kusuhara K, Saito M, Mizuno Y, Hara T
Human immunology   73 623-628   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Yamamoto Y, Saito R, Goto M, Araki S, Kubo K, Kawagoe R, Kawada Y, Kusuhara K
Clinical pediatric endocrinology : case reports and clinical investigations : official journal of the Japanese Society for Pediatric Endocrinology   21 21-27   Apr 2012   [Refereed]


Mother-to-child transmission of human T-cell leukemia virus type I (HTLV-I) : a fifteen-year follow-up study in Okinawa, Japan
International Journal of Cancer   40(6)    1987
Do second attacks of exanthema subitum result from human herpesvirus 6 reactivation or reinfection
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal   10(6)    1991
Attack rate of exanthem subitum in Japan
Lancet   340(Aug22)    1992
Exanthem subitum and antibody to human herpesvirus-6
Journal of Infectious Diseases   159(4)    1989
Cohort effect on HTLV-I seroprevalence in southern Japan
Lancet   334(Oct.21)    1989

Books etc

Today's therapy in pediatrics
Manual of pediatric infectious diseases
Nankodo   1993   

Conference Activities & Talks

Genetic susceptibility to tuberculosis in Japanese: a gene-based analysis.
XIIth Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies.   2006   
An echovirus type 18 outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit
2nd Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research.   2006   
Genetic susceptibility to tuberculosis in Japanese: a gene-based analysis.
11th International Congress of Human Genetics.   2006   
New treatment for SSPE
9th Asian & Oceanian Congress of Child Neurology   2007   
Association of IL12RB1 polymorphisms with tuberculosis in Japanese: a gene-based analysis.
1st Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research.   2005   


Japan-Philippine Colaboartive Study on Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis: Idenification of Disease Susceptible Genes and Developmet of a New Therapeputic Stragegy Using an Antiviral Drug Ribavirin
2005 - 2007
Application of advanced medicine in Asian countries
2002 - 2005

Research Grants & Projects

Study on host genetic factors for the development of tuberculosis
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Study on the impacts of virus reseptor on diseases and vaccination effect
Health and Labour Sciences Research Grants
Clinical and seroepidemiologic study on human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) infection
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Gene therapy using hematopoietic stem cells transduced with viral vectors
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2000   
Study on genetic susceptibility to subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE)
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2000