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Molecular Immunology and Inflammation

Research Topic

Inflammatory responses, which are associated with various intractable diseases including immunological disorders, infectious diseases and diabetes, greatly affect the clinical conditions. Therefore, it is urgent task to establish novel methods for controlling inflammation. The research goals of the department of molecular immunology and inflammation are to understand regulatory mechanisms of inflammatory responses and to identify novel target molecules for developing new treatment strategies. Our research activities are focused on following topics.

Main Staff

Director Noriko Toyama-Sorimachi
Vice-Director Toshihiko Kobayashi
Senior Research Fellow Daisuke Ohshima
Research Fellows Hidemitsu Tsutsui
Hirotake Imanishi
Tomohiko Taguchi
Research Assistants Hitomi Kariu
Reiko Yoshida
Kaori Tanaka-Furuyama
Shiho Demoto-Shimabukuro
Trainees Akio Katou
Shoji Hata
Sari Sugahara
Research Institute
Diabetes Research Center
The Research Center for Hepatitis and Immunology
Project Research
National Center for Global Health and Medicin