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Mitsuho Onimaru Last modified date:2022.07.04

Assistant Professor / Pathobiology
Department of Basic Medicine
Faculty of Medical Sciences

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Division of Pathophysiological and Experimental Pathology, Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University .
Academic Degree
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
molecular pathology, vascular biology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Histopathological difference of aortic lesions between Takayasu arteritis and giant cell arteritis
    keyword : Takayasu arteritis, giant cell arteritis
  • Pathophysiological study on induction of aberrant angiogenesis in pathological setting, based on the physiological regulatory systems of vessel stabilization during angiogenesis.
    keyword : vascular pathophysiology
Academic Activities
1. Onimaru M, Yonemitsu Y., Angiogenic and lymphangiogenic cascades in the tumor microenvironment., Front Biosci (Schol Ed). , Jan 1;3:216-25. , 2011.01.
1. Daitoku S, Onimaru M, Tanimoto K, Kuroiwa M., Atraumatic splenic ruptures triggered both remission and death in a single case of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm., J Clin Exp Hematop., 59, 1, 40-45, 59(1):40-45., 2019.03.
2. Suzuki H, Onimaru M, Koga T, Takeshita M, Yano T, Maehara Y, Nakamura S, Sueishi K., High podoplanin expression in cancer cells predicts lower incidence of nodal metastasis in patients with lung squamous cell carcinoma., Pathol Res Pract. , 207(2):111-5, 2011.02.
3. Onimaru M, Yonemitsu Y, Suzuki H, Fujii T, Sueishi K, An Autocrine Linkage Between Matrix Metalloproteinase-14 and Tie-2 via Ectodomain Shedding Modulates Angiopoietin-1-Dependent Function in Endothelial cells, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 30, 818-826, 2010.04.
4. Matsuura M, Onimaru M, Yonemitsu Y, Suzuki H, Nakano T, Ishibashi H, Shirasuna K, Sueishi K, Autocrine loop between vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-C and VEGF receptor-3 positively regulates tumor-associated lymphangiogenesis in oral squamoid cancer cells, Am J Pathol. , 2009 Oct;175(4):1709-21. , 2009.10.
5. Kaneko K, Yonemitsu Y, Fujii T, Onimaru M, Jin CH, Inoue M, Hasegawa M, Onohara T, Maehara Y, Sueishi K., A free radical scavenger but not FGF-2-mediated angiogenic therapy rescues myonephropathic metabolic syndrome in severe hindlimb ischemia.  , American Journal of Physiology, 290(4):H1484-92. , 2006.04.
6. Tanii M, Yonemitsu Y, Fujii T, Shikada Y, Kohno R, Onimaru M, Okano S, Inoue M, Hasegawa M, Onohara T, Maehara Y, Sueishi K. , Diabetic microangiopathy in ischemic limb is a disease of disturbance of the platelet-derived growth factor-BB/protein kinase C axis but not of impaired expression of angiogenic factors.  , Circulation Research, 98(1): 55-62. , 2006.01.
7. Shibata S, Okano S, Yonemitsu Y, Onimaru M, Sata S, Nagata-Takeshita H, Inoue M, Zhu T, Hasegawa M, Moroi Y, Furue M, Sueishi K. , Induction of Efficient Antitumor Immunity Using Dendritic Cells Activated by Recombinant Sendai Virus and Its Modulation by Exogenous IFN-beta Gene., Journal of Immunology, 177(6):3564-76. , 2006.07.
8. Ikeda Y, Yonemitsu Y, Onimaru M, Nakano T, Miyazaki M, Kohno RI, Nakagawa K, Ueno A, Sueishi K, Ishibashi T. , The regulation of vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGF-A, -C, and -D) expression in the retinal pigment epithelium. , Experimental Eye Ressearch, 83(5): 1031-1040. , 2006.11.
9. Fujii T, Yonemitsu Y, Onimaru M, Tanii M, Nakano T, Egashira K, Takehara T, Inoue M, Hasegawa M, Kuwano H, Sueishi K., Nonendothelial Mesenchymal Cell-Derived MCP-1 Is Required for FGF-2-Mediated Therapeutic Neovascularization. Critical Role of the Inflammatory/Arteriogenic Pathway., Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol., 2006.10.
Membership in Academic Society
  • American Heart Association(AHA)
Other Educational Activities
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  • 2008.04.