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Former Institution / Organization Kyushu University Faculty of Medical Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Medical Doctor(Kyushu University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

National Institutes of Health(United States), Visiting Fellow


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


Acidic fibroblast Growth Factor Injection Stimulate Cartilage Enlargement and Inhibits Cartilage Gene Expression in Rat Fracture Healing
Journal of Orthopaedic Research   8(3)    1990
Genetic Expression of Extracellular Matrix Proteins Correlates With Histologic Changes During Fracture Repair.
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research   7(9)    1992
Transforming Growth Factor β in the Regulation of Fracture Repair
The Orthopaedic Clines of North America   21(1)    1990
Antigenic Analysis of Serratia Marcescens Fimbriae with Monoclonal Antibodies.
Infect Immun   55(7)    1987
Antigenic Determinants on Fimbriae of Serratia marcescens US5 Analyzed using Monoclonal Antibodies.
Microbiol. Immunol.   31(9)    1987

Books etc

Role of Growth Factors in Fracture Healing
Clinical and Experimental Approaches to Dermal and Epidermal Repair : Normal and Chvonic Wounds   1991   
Distribution of Acidic Fibroblast Growth Factor. Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor, and Transforming Growth Factor
"Calcium Regulation and Bone Metabolism" Elservier Science Publishers   1990   
Transforming growth factor-β initiates cartilage and bone formation in vivo
"Calcium Regulation and Bone Metabolism" Elservier Science Publishers   1990   
Markers of cartilage matrixturnover in joint fluids from hips with the osteonecrosis of the femoral head
Growth factors as local regulatory factors in fracture repair
Tissue Engineering for Therapeutic Use 1.   1998   

Research Grants & Projects

osteotomy for hip osteonecrosis
Health and Labour Sciences Research Grants
Project Year: 2002   
Epidemiology of acetabular dysplasia in osteoarthritis hips in Japan
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 2006 - 2008
The ratio and the degree of acetabular dysplasia of osteoarthritis hips in Japan is investigated by prospective multi-center study.
Positive conservative treatment options for fracture repair
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 1988   
Less or non invasive treatment options to stimulate fracture repair are developed.