Last Updated :2023/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University Hospital(Dental), Assistant Professor

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Kyushu Dental College

Research Fields

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

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Operative Dentistry I
  2. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Operative Dentistry II
  3. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Basic Practice of Endodontics and Operative Dentistry I
  4. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Basic Practice of Endodontics and Operative Dentistry II
  5. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Dental Research Practices I
  6. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Dental Research Practices II
  7. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Academic Year, Clinical Practice (Endodontics and Operative Dentistry)
  8. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Endodontology
  9. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Endodontorogy

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Inhibitory effects of ameloblastin on epithelial cell proliferation., Arcives of Oral Biology, 59(8), 835-840, 2014
  2. Effects of heat stress and starvation on clonal odontoblast-like cells., Jounral of Endodontics, 37(7), 955-961, 2011
  3. Novel biological activity of ameloblastin in enamel matrix derivative., Journal of Applied Oral Science, 23(1), 49-55, 2015
  4. ★, Effects of Polymer Encapsulated Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Secreting Cells on Odontoblast-like Cell Survival, Journal of Regenerative Medicine, 6(3), 2017

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Effects of GDNF-secreting Device on the Viability of Odontoblast-like Cells, Noriko Saito, Takahiko Morotomi, Ayako Washio, Kaori Hanada, Shizu Hirata-Tsutiya, Wahlberg Lars, Emerich Dwaine, Chiaki Kitamura, 2015/06/25, Without Invitation, Japanese, Fukuoka
  2. Role of ameloblastin in epithelial cells proliferation., Saitou N, Kuramitsu S, Ariyoshi W, Okinaga T, Kitamura C, Yamaguchi K, Nishihara T, 91th General Session and Exhibition of International Association for Dental Research, 2013/03/20, Without Invitation, English, 91th General Session and Exhibition of International Association for Dental Research, Seattle, USA
  3. Inhibitory effect of ameloblastin on epithelial cells., Saito N, Washio A, Kitamura C, Nishihara T, The 9th World Endodontic Congress (International Federation of Endodontic Association, 2013/03/23, Without Invitation, English, nternational Federation of Endodontic Association, Tokyo, Japan

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI Scientific Research(C), Development of a Rapid Test for Bacteria in Root Canals Using Total Adenylate as an Indicator in Endodontics, 2023, 2025
  2. KAKENHI Early-Career Scientists(B), 2016, 2017
  3. KAKENHI, 2014, 2015
  4. KAKENHI Early-Career Scientists, 2019, 2020