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Yosuke Usumoto Last modified date:2024.05.20

Professor / Forensic Pathology and Sciences
Department of Basic Medicine
Faculty of Medical Sciences

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

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HP of Forensic Medicine .
Academic Degree
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Forensic Pathology and Sciences
Outline Activities
spectrophotometric analysis of postmortem lividity
Research Interests
  • Electrolyte analysis of pleural effusion as an indicator of drowning in seawater and freshwater
    Estimation of postmortem interval based on the spectrophotometric analysis of postmortem lividity
    keyword : pleural effusion, postmortem lividity
Academic Activities
1. Usumoto Y, Kudo K, Tsuji A, Ihama Y, Ikeda N., The derivation of predictive equations to speculate the post-mortem interval using cases with over 20-mL pleural effusion: A preliminary study, Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 65, 61-67, 2019.07.
2. Usumoto Y, Kudo K, Tsuji A, Ihama Y, Ikeda N., Predictive equation for post-mortem interval using spectrophotometric values of post-mortem lividity: A pilot study, Forensic Science International, 297, 47-55, 2019.04.
3. Usumoto Y, Kudo K, Tsuji A, Ihama Y, Ikeda N., Predictive equation to estimate post-mortem interval using spectrophotometric blood colour values, Medicine, Science and the Law, 59, 1, 36-41, 2019.01.
4. Usumoto Y, Kudo K, Tsuji A, Ihama Y, Ikeda N., Effects of post-mortem interval and cause of death on organ weights, The Saudi Journal of Forensic Medicine and Sciences, 1, 3, 55-60, 2018.12.
5. Usumoto Y, Kudo K, Tsuji A, Okumura M, Ihama Y, Ikeda N., Estimation of postmortem interval using electrolyte concentrations in the cerebrospinal fluid via multiple regression-based equations, 犯罪学雑誌, 84, 4, 103-109, 2018.08.
6. Yosuke Usumoto, Toru Hifumi, Nobuaki Kiriu, Hiroshi Kato, Yuichi Koido, Manami Nishida, Akira Namera, A survival case of colchicine intoxication following ingestion of a lethal dose, 中毒研究, 23, 4, 303-308, 2010.12.
1. Yosuke Usumoto, Kazuo Sato, Naomi Sameshima, Keiko Kudo, Akiko Tsuji, NORIAKI IKEDA, A statistical analysis of standard organ weights and their changes during post-mortem interval using forensic autopsy cases, 9th International Symposium on Advances in Legal Medicine, 2014.06.
2. An autopsy case of familial Alzheimre disease died of acute subdural hemorrhage.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japanese Society for Forensic Pathology
Educational Activities
I am a professor at a medical school. I am also involved in the continuing education of forensic pathologists through writing textbooks on forensic medicine, giving lectures, and participating in research conferences.
Professional and Outreach Activities
Examined corpses of affected areas destroyed by the Great East Japan Earthquake.