Last Updated :2024/07/05

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University Hospital(Dental), Assistant Professor
I am in charge of conservative treatment including periodontal treatment in the Department of Periodontics. Also, I teach students in lectures and practical training of periodontology and clinical clerkship. My research field is periodontal tissue regeneration therapy and peri-implantitis treatment using brain-derived neurotrophic factor.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2014/04/01, 2015/03/31, Hiroshima University, Hospital, Clinical Resident
  • 2015/04/01, 2016/03/31, Hiroshima University, Hospital, Clinical Fellow
  • 2016/04/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Hospital, Clinical Staff
  • 2019/04/01, 2022/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences , Japan, 2015/04, 2019/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Dentistry, Japan, 2008/04, 2014/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Dentistry : Program of Dentistry : Dentistry
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Biomedical Sciences : Program of Dental Sciences

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Dentistry

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Dentistry;Conservative dentistry

Research Keywords

  • Periodontal therapy, Periodontal tissue regeneration, Cytokine therapy, Periimplantitis

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Japanese Society of Periodontology

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Periodontology II
  2. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Basic Practice of Periodontics I
  3. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Basic Practice of Periodontics II
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Dental Research Practices I
  5. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Dental Research Practices II
  6. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Advanced Course in Applied Oral Biology and Medicine
  7. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Basic and clinical integrated theory
  8. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Dental Research Practices III
  9. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Academic Year, Clinical Practice (Periodontics)

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Cytokines regulate stemness of mesenchymal stem cells via miR-628-5p during periodontal regeneration, JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, 93(2), 269-286, 202202
  2. Involvement of Rac1 in macrophage activation by brain-derived neurotrophic factor, MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REPORTS, 48(6), 5249-5257, 202106
  3. ★, BDNF/HMW-HA complex as an adjunct to nonsurgical periodontal treatment of ligature-induced peridontitis in dogs, Journal of Periodontology, 90(1), 98-109, 2019
  4. Relationship between periodontal inflammation and calcium channel blockers induced gingival overgrowth-a cross-sectional study in a Japanese population, CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS, 23(11), 4099-4105, 201911
  5. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Inhibits Peptidoglycan-Induced Inflammatory Cytokine Expression in Human Dental Pulp Cells, Inflammation, 40(1), 240-247, 2017
  6. MSC/ECM Cellular Complexes Induce Periodontal Tissue Regeneration, Journal of Dental Research, 96(9), 984-991, 2017
  7. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Inhibits Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 Expression in Interleukin-1β-Treated Endothelial Cells, Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics, 74(3), 399-406, 2016

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Effects of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) on macrophage activation, Shinya Sasaki, Katsuhiro Takeda, Kazuhisa Ouhara, Souta Motoike, Mikihito Kajiya, Shinji Matsuda, Noriyoshi Mizuno, Tsuyoshi Fujita, Hidemi Kurihara, 2018/06/01, Without Invitation, English

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up), 2019, 2020
  2. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), 2020, 2021
  3. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), 2022, 2025