Last Updated :2023/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University Hospital(Medical), Assistant Professor
Quality improvement, education and research in the field of infectious diseases

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan, 2010/04, 2016/05
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Medicine, Japan, 1998/04, 2004/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Year, Systemic Disease Control
  2. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Seminar on Global Infectious Diseases

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Viable SARS-CoV-2 detected in the air of hospital rooms of patients with COVID-19 with an early infection., Int J Infect Dis., 202301
  2. Necessity to screen and treat latent tuberculosis before ruxolitinib treatment-Ruxolitinib-associated disseminated tuberculosis: A case report and literature review, IDCases, 202006
  3. Clinical characteristics of Actinotignum schaalii bacteremia in a Japanese tertiary hospital, Anaerobe, 202201
  4. Virtual reality as a Learning Tool for Improving Infection Control Procedures, Am J Infect Control, 202206
  5. Lung and Cerebral Nocardiosis Caused by Nocardia elegans in a Lung Transplant Recipient: A Case Report and Literature Review, Intern Med, 202207
  6. Duration of infectious viral shedding in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 treated with REGN-CoV2?, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(7), 912-917, 202207
  7. Adverse reactions to the BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in Japan, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(4), 576-581, 202204
  8. Accelerated decline in lung function in adults with a history of remitted childhood asthma, EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, 59(1), 202201
  9. Inhibition of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 Attenuates Transforming Growth Factor-B-Dependent Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition and Differentiation of Fibroblasts to Myofibroblasts., PLoS One, 11, e0148969, 201602
  10. Inhibition of PAI-1 Limits Tumor Angiogenesis Regardless of Angiogenic Stimuli in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma., Cancer Res, 76, 3285-3294, 201606
  11. Clinically remitted childhood asthma is associated with airflow obstruction in middle-aged adults., Respirology, 22, 86-92, 201701
  12. Role of B7H3/IL-33 Signaling in Pulmonary Fibrosis-induced Profibrogenic Alterations in Bone Marrow, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 200(8), 1032-1044, 201910
  13. Indwelling catheterization, renal stones, and hydronephrosis are risk factors for symptomatic Staphylococcus aureus-related urinary tract infection, WORLD JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 39(2), 511-516, 202102
  14. Effectiveness of 222-nm ultraviolet light on disinfecting SARS-CoV-2 surface contamination, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 49(3), 299-301, 202103
  15. Complicated cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by an imported case of Leishmania tropica in Japan: a case report, TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HEALTH, 49(1), 202103
  16. Effect of intermittent irradiation and fluence-response of 222 nm ultraviolet light on SARS-CoV-2 contamination, PHOTODIAGNOSIS AND PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY, 33, 202103
  17. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus contamination of hospital-use-only mobile phones and efficacy of 222-nm ultraviolet disinfection, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 49(6), 800-803, 202106
  18. Clinical and microbiological characteristics of Eggerthella lenta bacteremia at a Japanese tertiary hospital, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 27(8), 1261-1264, 202108
  19. Pilot study on the decontamination efficacy of an installed 222-nm ultraviolet disinfection device (Care222(TM)), with a motion sensor, in a shared bathroom, PHOTODIAGNOSIS AND PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY, 34, 202106
  20. Combining pulsed xenon ultraviolet disinfection with terminal manual cleaning helps reduce the acquisition rate of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 49(8), 1048-1051, 202108
  21. The effect of pulsed-xenon ultraviolet disinfection on surfaces contaminated with vancomycin-resistant Enterococci in a Japanese hospital, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 27(11), 1665-1668, 202111
  22. Duration of infectious virus shedding in patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 who required mechanical ventilation, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(1), 19-23, 202201
  23. Postoperative mediastinitis after cardiac surgery caused by Mycoplasma hominis: a case report, SURGICAL CASE REPORTS, 7(1), 202111
  24. Laboratory identification and clinical characteristics of Streptococcus bovis/Streptococcus equinus complex bacteremia: a retrospective, multicenter study in Hiroshima, Japan, BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 21(1), 202111
  25. Vertebral osteomyelitis caused by Mycobacteroides abscessus subsp. abscessus resulting in spinal cord injury due to vertebral body fractures, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(2), 290-294, 202202

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Clinically remitted childhood asthma is a risk factor for airflow obstruction in middle-aged adults, Keitaro Omori, Noboru Hattori, Hiroshi Iwamoto, Takashi Yamane, Taku Nakashima, Yoshinori Haruta, Akihito Yokoyama, Nobuoki Kohno, 2015/09/26, Without Invitation, Japanese