Monthly student and faculty activities and publications (September, October, November 2019)

Faculty's activities

Monthly faculty activities and publications

Peer-reviewed publications

Dr. Huy Nguyen, Stuart Gilmour, Daisuke Yoneoka, Sachiko Ohde, Daiki Kobayashi, Osamu Takahashi and Dr. Katharina Lopes had peer-reviewed publications in international journals in July.

Long, VH, Huynh LTB, Hao LSA, An DD, Ha DN, Trang NTH, Huy NV. Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in full vaccination coverage among Vietnamese children aged 12-23 months, 2000-2014: Evidence for mitigating disparities in vaccination. Vaccines Vol 7(4): 1-14.


Zhang J, Gilmour S, Liu Y, Ota E. Effect of health literacy on quality of life among patients with chronic heart failure in China. Quality of Life Research. 2019; Online First.

Gilmour S, Hoshino H, Dhungel B. Suicide Mortality in Foreign Residents of Japan. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019; 16(17), 3013.

Khaing, Hnin Thiri, et al. "Risk factors and regional variations of malnutrition among children under 5 in Myanmar: cross-sectional analyses at national and subnational levels." BMJ open 9.9 (2019): e030894

Madenci, Arin L., et al. "Late‐onset anorectal disease and psychosocial impact in survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study." Cancer 125.21 (2019): 3873-3881

Fujikawa A, Ohde S, Otani N, Ishimatsu S. Triage DOA(r) versus INSTANT-VIEW M-1(r) in Urinary Drug Screening for Acute Drug Poisoning: A Prospective Cross-sectional Study. Intern Med. 2019;58(18):2627-2632.

Ishikawa Y, Kojima F, Ishii T, Yoshiyasu N, Ohde S, Bando T. Early postoperative inflammatory response by procedure types: stapler-based segmentectomy versus lobectomy. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 26.

Yamamoto K, Takahashi O, Kobayashi D. Comparison of risk factors between human
intestinal and gastric Anisakiasis. Parasitol Int. 2019 Nov 12:102024. doi:
10.1016/j.parint.2019.102024. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31730806.

Yoshiyasu N, Kojima F, Takahashi O, Ishikawa Y, Bando T. The impact of
surgical chest wall damage caused by classic thoracotomy on pulmonary function
and morphology. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 14. doi:
10.1007/s11748-019-01250-z. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31728835.

Rudolph F, Hüttemeister J, da Silva Lopes K, Jüttner R, Yu L, Bergmann N, Friedrich D, Preibisch S, Wagner E, Lehnart SE, Gregorio CC, Gotthardt M. Resolving Titin’s lifecycle and the spatial organization of protein turnover in mouse cardiomyocytes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 2019, Online First: doi: 10.1073/pnas.1904385116.

Yamaji N, da Silva Lopes K, Shoda T, Ishitsuka K, Kobayashi T, Ota E, Mori R. TNF-alpha blockers for the treatment of Kawasaki disease in children. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Aug 16;8:CD012448. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012448.pub2.

Conference presentations

Dr. Mahbubur Rahman

Namba T, Matsuda N, Tsunoda H, Rahman M, Hayashi N, Yoshida A, Takei J, Yamauchi H. Association between mammographic breast density and breast cancer risk among Japanese women. Presented at 27th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Breast Cancer Society, July 11-13, 2019, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Sachiko Ohde

Ohde S, Moriwaki K and Takahashi O. "Cost effectiveness analysis for a multi-factorial intervention for elderly inpatients with delirium, utilizing real world data"International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes-ISPOR Europe 2019 2019 2019/11/2-7 Copenhagen, Denmark

Ohde S et al. "Cost-effectiveness analysis for hba1c test intervals in patients on treatment for stable type 2 diabetes."International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes-ISPOR Europe 2019 2019/11/2-7 Copenhagen, Denmark

Dr. Osamu Takahashi

Evaluation of Clinical Guidelines related to Cancer using AGREE II. Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Clinical Oncology, Fukuoka, Oct. 26th, 2019

Invited presentations

Dr. Stuart Gilmour

Changes in Radiation Safety Management of Foods in Japan after the Fukushima accident. Gilmour S. International symposium on safety management of radionuclides in food. Ministry of Food and Drug Safety. Seoul, Korea, 18 October, 2019.

Research grants

Dr. Sachiko Ohde received 1,000,000 from the Daiwa Health Fund.

Dr. Eri Hoshino received 1,700,000 from the Mitsubishi Foundation.


Daisuke Yoneoka received an award of 500,000 yen from Focus systems, on the theme of disease mapping through application of machine learning to high definition satellite data.

Daisuke Yoneoka also received an award of 100,000 yen from Kagawa Tech-planter, and gave a presentation about his work:


Media coverage

Dr. Satomi Sato’s article was published in the Shinano Mainichi Newspapers on July 24.

Dr. Eri Hoshino appeared as a guest on the radio show on the Radio NOKKEI on September 17: