Kyushu University Academic Staff Educational and Research Activities Database
Researcher information (To researchers) Need Help? How to update
Koh-Hei Sonoda Last modified date:2023.06.21

Graduate School
Undergraduate School
Administration Post

E-Mail *Since the e-mail address is not displayed in Internet Explorer, please use another web browser:Google Chrome, safari.
 Reseacher Profiling Tool Kyushu University Pure
Academic Degree
M.D., Ph.D.
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Ophthalmology, Immunology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
1: Natural regeneration of the retina
・Analysis of retinal progenitor cells generated under stress conditions and their clinical application
・Natural regeneration of retina using low-molecular compounds

2: Vitreoretinal disease (surgical)
・Application of robotic surgery and artificial intelligence in the field of ophthalmology
・Development of new vitreous surgery adjuvants
・Development of drugs for intraocular proliferation and inhibition of fibrosis

3: Basic research on the control mechanism of ocular inflammation
・Treatment of uveitis using MAIT cells
・Role of chemokines and chemokine receptors in Behcet's disease
・Surgical treatment of refractory uveitis complications
・Application of various biologics for refractory uveitis

4: Ophthalmic epidemiological genome research
・Eye examination in Hisayama Town
・AI diagnosis of ophthalmic diseases
・Search for biomarkers of systemic diseases from fundus device measurements
・Establish new disease concepts from the accumulation of genomic information and reflect them in the guidelines
Research Interests
  • robotic surgery in the field of ophthalmology
    keyword : robotic surgery
  • Investigation of the relationship between ophthalmic findings/indicators and systemic diseases
    keyword : relationship between ophthalmic findings/indicators and systemic diseases
  • Surgical treatment for refractory vitreo-retinal diseases
    keyword : rgical treatment for refractory vitreo-retinal diseases
  • The new strategy for refractory uveitis using biologics.
    keyword : biologics
  • Immunotherapy for Behcet's disease
    keyword : neutrophil,autoinflammation
  • The analysis of age-related macular degeneration in immunological methods
    keyword : age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • The American Association of Immunologist