Back
Return
Biography

Dr. Kohichiro Tsuji

University of Tokyo, Japan


Email: tsujik@ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp


Qualifications


1989 Ph.D., Medical Science, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Japan

1978 M.D., Shinshu University School of Medicine, Japan


Publications (Selected)

  1. Mizutani T, Tsuji K, Ebihara Y, Ohba Y, Taniguchi T , and Honda K.Homeostatic erythropoiesis by the transcription factor IRF2 through attenuation of type I interferon signaling. Exp Hematol 36: 255-264, 2008.
  2. Konuma T, Ooi J, Takahashi S, Tomonari A, Tsukada N, Kobayashi T, Sato A, Kato S, Kasahara S, Ebihara Y, Nagamura-Inoue T, Tsuji K, Tojo A, Asano S: Cardiovascular toxicity of cryopreserved cord blood cell infusion. Bone Marrrow Transplant 41: 861-865, 2008.
  3. Ma F, Kambe N, Wang D, Shinoda G, Fujino H, Umeda K, Fujisawa A, Ma L, Suemori H, Nakatsuji N, Miyachi Y, Torii R, Tsuji K, Heike T, Nakahata T:Direct development of functionally mature tryptase/ chymase double positive tissue-type mast cells from primate ES cells.Stem Cells 26: 706-714, 2008.
  4. Ma F, Ebihara Y, Umeda K, Sakai H, Hanada S, Zhang H, Zaike Y, Tsuchida E, Nakahata T, Nakauchi H, Tsuji K:Generation of functional erythrocytes from human embryonic stem cell-derived definitive hematopoiesis.Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 105: 13087-13092, 2008.
  5. Kulkeaw K, Mizuochi C, Horio Y, Osumi N, Tsuji K, Sugiyama D:Application of whole mouse embryo culture system on stem cell research. Stem Cell Rev & Rep 5: 175-180, 2009.
  6. Funayama K, Saito-Kurimoto Y, Ebihara Y, Shimane Y, Nomura H, Tsuji K, Asano S:Adhesion-mediated self-renewal abilities of Ph+ blastoma cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 396: 193-198, 2010.
  7. Nagamachi A, Htun PW, Ma F, Miyazaki K, Yamasaki N, Kanno M, Inaba T, Honda Z, Okuda T, Oda H, Tsuji K, Honda H (equally contributed):A 5’ untranslated region containing the IRES element in the Runx1 gene is required for angiogenesis, hematopoiesis and leukemogenesis in a knock-in mouse model.Dev Biol 345: 226-236, 2010.
  8. Ma F, Yang W, Tsuji K:Regenerative medicine based on human pluripotent stem cells. Stem cells in medicine. edited by Isobe K (Transworld Research Network, Kerala), in press.
  9. Ma F, Ebihara Y, Tsuji K: Derivation of blood cells from human embryonic stem cells and its clinical application.Embryonic stem cells. (Intech, Vienna), in press.
  10. Ma F, Gu Y, Nishihama N, Ebihara Y, Tsuji K: Differentiation of human embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells in coculture with murine stromal cells. Lineage-specific differentiation of human embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells methods and protocols. edited by Marton PJ, Ye K, Jin S (Humana Press, New York), in press.