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Motoyuki Kohima Last modified date:2022.09.29

Associate Professor / Department of Medicine and Bioregulatory Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
Department of Clinical Medicine
Faculty of Medical Sciences

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Academic Degree
M.D., Ph.D.
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Yes Doctor
Field of Specialization
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Physiological analysis of microstructure in NASH hepatic tissue.
    keyword : NASH, microstructure
  • Classification and evaluation of acute liver injury patients
    keyword : Acute liver injury
  • Evaluation of intrahepatic hypoxia using PBMC
    keyword : Acute hepatic failure, Tissue hypoxia, PBMC
  • Evaluation and treatment response of intrahepatic microcirculatory disorder in mouse acute liver injury model
    keyword : Acute liver injury, Microcirculatory disorder
  • Differentian body composition and fat distribution in clinical condition and disease background
    keyword : body composition, fat distribution
  • Resolution of the mechanism and organ correlation for liver steatosis
    keyword : liver steatosis, organ correlation
  • Metabolic shift of glucose and fat and involvement of glucose and fat metabolism in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma
    keyword : hepatocellular carcinoma, glucose metabolism, lipid metabolism
  • Control for pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma in NASH woman patients post menopause
    keyword : post menopause, NASH, hepatocellular carcinoma
Current and Past Project
  • The clinical study will investigate the efficacy and safety of combination therapy with daclatasvir and asunaprevir, new therapeutic drugs, and predictors for treatment effect. These predictors include treatment factors on the host and viral cells in patients with genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C and compensated type C cirrhosis. The information gathered from this study is expected to aid in the prediction and understanding of the effect of new drug treatments on patients. It will also to lead to the establishment of tailor-made future drug treatments .
Academic Activities
1. Suzuki H, Kohjima M, Tanaka M, Goya T, Itoh S, Yoshizumi T, Mori M, Tsuda M, Takahashi M, Kurokawa M, Imoto K,Tashiro S, Kuwano A, Kato M, Okada S, Nakamuta M, Ogawa Y., Metabolic Alteration in Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Mechanism of Lipid Accumulation in Well-Differentiated Hepatocellular Carcinoma., Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol., 2021, 8813410., 2021.02.
Other Educational Activities
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  • 2016.11.