KIRA Junichi

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Name
KIRA Junichi
Affiliation
Kyushu University
Section
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Department of Neurology
Job title
Professor and Chairman

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 
  • Clinical internal medicine / Neurology / 

Published Papers

 
Chatani H, Hagiwara K, Hironaga N, Ogata K, Shigeto H, Morioka T, Sakata A, Hashiguchi K, Murakami N, Uehara T, Kira J, Tobimatsu S
NeuroImage   124(Pt A) 256-266   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Sato S, Yamamoto K, Matsushita T, Isobe N, Kawano Y, Iinuma K, Niino M, Fukazawa T, Nakamura Y, Watanabe M, Yonekawa T, Masaki K, Yoshimura S, Murai H, Yamasaki R, Kira J, Japan Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium
Annals of neurology   78(5) 762-774   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Yamasaki R, Matsushita T, Fukazawa T, Yokoyama K, Fujihara K, Ogino M, Yokota T, Miyamoto K, Niino M, Nomura K, Tomioka R, Tanaka M, Kawachi I, Ohashi T, Kaida KI, Matsui M, Nakatsuji Y, Ochi H, Fukaura H, Kanda T, Nagaishi A, Togo K, Mizusawa H, Murai H, Kira JI
Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England)      Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Saitoh BY, Hayashi S, Kamada T, Murai H, Omoto M, Kira J
Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology   55(10) 753-758   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Tanaka K, Yamada T, Torii T, Yoshimura T, Takase K, Togao O, Wakata Y, Hiwatashi A, Nakashima N, Kira J, Murai H
BMC neurology   15(1) 184   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Ogata H, Yamasaki R, Hiwatashi A, Oka N, Kawamura N, Matsuse D, Kuwahara M, Suzuki H, Kusunoki S, Fujimoto Y, Ikezoe K, Kishida H, Tanaka F, Matsushita T, Murai H, Kira J
Annals of clinical and translational neurology   2(10) 960-971   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
[Background and trigger factors for neuroimmunological diseases].
Kira J
Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine   73 Suppl 7 13-22   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
[Changes of epidemiological and clinical features and disease concept in multiple sclerosis].
Kira J
Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine   73 Suppl 7 117-123   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
[Neuropathology of multiple sclerosis].
Masaki K, Kira J
Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine   73 Suppl 7 141-149   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
[Baló's disease (concentric sclerosis)].
Masaki K, Kira J
Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine   73 Suppl 7 320-326   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
[Pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of combined central and peripheral demyelination].
Matsuse D, Ogata H, Kira J
Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine   73 Suppl 7 352-356   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
[Tumefactive multiple sclerosis and connexin].
Masaki K, Kira J
Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine   73 Suppl 7 826-834   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Yamashita C, Shigeto H, Maeda N, Torii T, Ohyagi Y, Kira J
Case reports in neurology   7(3) 196-203   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Niino M, Sato S, Fukazawa T, Yoshimura S, Hisahara S, Matsushita T, Isobe N, Yoshida K, Houzen H, Miyazaki Y, Shimohama S, Kikuchi S, Kira J
Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England)   21(9) 1112-1120   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Nishi H, Nakahara I, Matsumoto S, Hashimoto T, Ohta T, Sadamasa N, Ishibashi R, Gomi M, Saka M, Miyata H, Watanabe S, Okata T, Sonoda K, Kouge J, Ishii A, Nagata I, Kira JI
Journal of neurointerventional surgery      Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Shinoda K, Uehara T, Suzuki SO, Iwaki T, Kira J
Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England)   21(8) 1089   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Tanaka K, Yamada T, Torii T, Furuta K, Matsumoto S, Yoshimura T, Takase K, Wakata Y, Nakashima N, Kira J, Murai H
Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association   24(7) 1629-1635   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Kira J
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry   86(6) 591-592   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Uruha A, Hayashi YK, Oya Y, Mori-Yoshimura M, Kanai M, Murata M, Kawamura M, Ogata K, Matsumura T, Suzuki S, Takahashi Y, Kondo T, Kawarabayashi T, Ishii Y, Kokubun N, Yokoi S, Yasuda R, Kira J, Mitsuhashi S, Noguchi S, Nonaka I, Nishino I
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry   86(5) 483-489   May 2015   [Refereed]
Ramanathan S, Sato S, Matsushita T, Masaki K, Yamasaki R, Dale RC, Kira JI, Brilot F
Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England)      May 2015   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Jun'ichi Kira (Part:Editor)
Fukuoka : KyuÌ"shuÌ"daigakushuppankai, 2011.   Jan 2011   ISBN:4798500399

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): Jun-ichi KIRA
Neuroimmunological study on multiple sclerosis
Special Research and Development for Pollution Control
Project Year: 2002 - 2007
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2002 - 2003    Investigator(s): Jun-ichi KIRA
1.Identification of a novel autoantigen hsp105 in patients, with multiple sclerosisTo discover novel autoantigens in Japanese patients with multiple sclerosis(MS), we immunoscreened spinal cord-derived cDNA library with sera from 8 MS patients(5-1...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2000 - 2001    Investigator(s): Jun-ichi KIRA
1) Clinicolaboratory findings of atopic myelitis with regard to the coexistence of atopic disordersWe conducted a nation-wide survey of atopic myelitis in Japan and then collected 85 cases of this myelitis. Comparison of clinicolaboratory findings...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2000 - 2001    Investigator(s): Jun-ichi KIRA
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is currently hypothesized to be mediated by autoreactive T cells against myelin antigens. In Japanese, MS frequently and selectively affects the optic nerve and spinal cord. We have previously reported that the opticospinal...