Last Updated :2023/02/02

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University Hospital(Medical), Assistant Professor
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1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-Ku, Hiroshima, Japan, Japan
TEL : (+81) FAX : (+81)
I specialize in hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery and liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation. I'm active in basic and transrational research in the field of transplant immunology and cancer immunology. My current topic in research is understanding the mechanism of clinical tolerance

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2020/04/01, Hiroshima University Hospital, Assistant professor
  • 2016/04/06, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University, Research fellow
  • 2010/04/01, Hiroshima University HOspital, Medical doctor
  • 2007/04/01, Kure Medical Center, Surgical resident
  • 2005/04/01, 2007/03/30, Kure Medical Center, Trainee

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan, 2011/04, 2015/03
  • Hiroshima University, School of Medicine , Japan, 1999/04, 2005/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Medicine

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Clinical surgery;General surgery

Research Keywords

  • Transplantation tolerance, cell therapy, immune monitoring Cancer therapy

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japanese Liver Transplantation Society
  • Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery
  • The Japan society for transplantation
  • Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Japan surgical society

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Introduction to clinical clerkship
  2. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice of Medicine I
  3. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Surgery I
  4. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Seminar on Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery
  5. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Seminar on Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery
  6. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Research on Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery
  7. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Research on Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Polymorphisms in CTLA-4 predict de novo donor specific antibody formation after kidney transplantation, HUMAN IMMUNOLOGY, 83(6), 494-498, 202206
  2. Long COVID occurrence in COVID-19 survivors, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 12(1), 20220411
  3. Regulatory B cells require antigen recognition for effective allograft tolerance induction, American journal of transplantation, 20200401
  4. Essential updates 2018/2019: Liver transplantation, ANNALS OF GASTROENTEROLOGICAL SURGERY, 4(3), 195-207, 20200501
  5. Strategies for Deliberate Induction of Immune Tolerance in Liver Transplantation: From Preclinical Models to Clinical Application, FRONTIERS IN IMMUNOLOGY, 11, 20200731
  6. Obliteration of a Portosystemic Shunt by Hybrid Interventional Radiology Using a Transmesenteric Approach Under Minilaparotomy After Liver Transplantation: A Case Report, TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, 52(9), 2762-2766, 20201101
  7. Everolimus enhances TRAIL-mediated anti-tumor activity of liver resident natural killer cells in mice, Transplant International, 20200201
  8. Detection of alloreactive T cells from cryopreserved human peripheral blood mononuclear cells, J Immunol Methods, 20210401
  9. Molecular Mismatch Predicts T Cell-Mediated Rejection and De Novo Donor-Specific Antibody Formation After Living Donor Liver Transplantation, LIVER TRANSPLANTATION, 27(11), 1592-1602, 202111
  10. Treatment of multiple huge liver cysts in a hybrid operating room: a case report, SURGICAL CASE REPORTS, 7(1), 20211029

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Evaluation of the utility of Pre-Emptive Kidney Transplantation cases in the bone metabolism nutrition assessment, Akimoto S, Hiroyuki Tahara, Hiroaki Yamane, Ide Ryuta, Koki Sato, Akhmet Seidakhmetov, Yuki Imaoka, Naruhiko Honmyo, Ikki Nakashima, Kazuhiro Taguchi, Asuka Tanaka, Jamilya Saparbay, Doskali Marlen, Naoki Tanimine, Hiroshi Morimoto, Masahiro Ohira, Kentaro Ide, Yuka Tanaka, Hideki Ohdan, TTS 2020 VIRTUAL, 2020/09/13, Without Invitation, English
  2. Novel flow-based assay to identify allospecific T cells in transplantation study, Tanimine N, Burrell B, Pardo J, Richert C, Lee KM, Deng K, Feeney N, Leguern C., Markmann J, TTS 2020 virtual, 2020/09/13, Without Invitation, English
  3. Novel flow-based assay to detect allospecific T cells in transplantation study, Tanimine, N., Rickert, C. Lee, K. Deng, K. Feeney, N. Leguern, C. Burrell, B. Markmann, J., American Transplantation Congress, 2020/05/30, Without Invitation, English

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), 2020, 2022