Hirofumi Maruyama

Last Updated :2023/02/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Medicine), Professor
Other Contact Details
1-2-3, Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-257-5201 FAX : (+81)82-505-0490
I study neurodegenerative disease.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2007/04/01, 2013/03/31, Hiroshima University, Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Associate Professor
  • 2013/04/01, 2017/01/31, Hiroshima University, Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Associate Professor
  • 2017/02/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Clinical Neuroscience and Therapeutics, Professor
  • 2019/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Medical Sciences, Japan, 1992/04, 1996/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Medicine, Japan, 1984/04, 1990/03

Academic Degrees

  • M.D., Ph.D., Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Medicine : Program of Medicine : Medicine
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Biomedical Sciences : Program of Medicine

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Clinical internal medicine;Neurology

Research Keywords

  • neurodegeneration
  • Dementia, Alzheimer's disease
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia
  • gene, risk factor
  • genetic counseling

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, 1990
  • Japanese Society of Neurology, 1992
  • Japan Geriatrics Society, 1992
  • Japan Society of Human Genetics, 2001
  • The Japan Stroke Society, 2002
  • American Society of Human Genetics, 2010
  • Japan Society for Dementia Research, 2012
  • World Stroke Organization, 2014
  • World Federation of Neurology, 2011

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Human genetics
  2. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Medical Neuroscience II
  3. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Year, Medical Neuroscience III
  4. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice for medical research
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice of Medicine I
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice of Medicine II
  7. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, General Clinical Medicine and Dentistry
  8. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Seminar on Clinical Neuroscience and Therapeutics
  9. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Seminar on Clinical Neuroscience and Therapeutics
  10. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Research on Clinical Neuroscience and Therapeutics
  11. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Research on Clinical Neuroscience and Therapeutics
  12. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Basic Human Genetics Practice

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. TDP-43 Accumulation Within Intramuscular Nerve Bundles of Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, JAMA NEUROLOGY, 79(7), 693-701, 202207
  2. Efficacy and Safety of Ultrahigh-Dose Methylcobalamin in Early-Stage Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis A Randomized Clinical Trial, JAMA NEUROLOGY, 79(6), 575-583, 202206
  3. Compassionate open-label use of rituximab following a randomised clinical trial against neuromyelitis optica (RIN-2 study): B cell monitoring-based administration, MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND RELATED DISORDERS, 60, 103730, 202204
  4. Various effects of nutritional status on clinical outcomes after intracerebral hemorrhage, INTERNAL AND EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 17(4), 1043-1052, 202206
  5. Assessment of Serum IgG Titers to Various Periodontal Pathogens Associated with Atrial Fibrillation in Acute Stroke Patients, JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 31(3), 106301, 202203
  6. Clinical characteristics and tumor markers in ischemic stroke patients with active cancer, INTERNAL AND EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 17(3), 735-741, 202204
  7. Autopsy Validation of the Diagnostic Accuracy of I-123-Metaiodobenzylguanidine Myocardial Scintigraphy for Lewy Body Disease, NEUROLOGY, 98(16), E1648-E1659, 20220419
  8. Clinical Factors Predicting Voluntary Driving Cessation among Patients with Parkinson's Disease, BEHAVIOURAL NEUROLOGY, 2022, 804702, 20220320
  9. Characteristics of cause of death and triggers for crisis in patients with myasthenia gravis, NEUROLOGY AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE, 10(3), 147-154, 202205
  10. Seizure Deterioration with Increased Levetiracetam Blood Concentration during the Postpartum Period in Refractory Temporal Lobe Epilepsy, INTERNAL MEDICINE, 61(8), 1237-1240, 2022
  11. A longitudinal seizure outcome following the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021: Transient exacerbation or sustainable mitigation, JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 434, 120100, 20220315
  12. Increased Serum Alkaline Phosphatase and Functional Outcome in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke Presenting a Low Ankle- Brachial Index, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 29(5), 719-730, 2022
  13. Amyloid Beta Is Internalized via Macropinocytosis, an HSPG- and Lipid Raft-Dependent and Rac1-Mediated Process, FRONTIERS IN MOLECULAR NEUROSCIENCE, 15, 804702, 20220211
  14. Laterality of the activation of the vastus lateralis muscle in females with Parkinson's disease during the medication state compared with healthy controls, JOURNAL OF INTEGRATIVE NEUROSCIENCE, 21(1), 1-8, 20220128
  15. Knockdown of optineurin controls C2C12 myoblast differentiation via regulating myogenin and MyoD expressions, DIFFERENTIATION, 123, 1-8, 202201
  16. Screening for non-convulsive status epileptics with density spectrum array in critical care EEG., QJM, 114(12), 893-894, 2021
  17. A case of repetitive seizures following immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy as a feature of autoimmune encephalitis., Epileptic Disorders, 23(5), 733-738, 202110
  18. A role of aging in the progression of cortical excitability in Benign Adult Familial Myoclonus Epilepsy type 1 patients., Movement Disorders, 36(10), 2446-2448, 202110
  19. Nationwide online EEG education during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic., Clinical Neurophysiology, 132, 2763-2765, 2021
  20. Extreme delta brush in anti-NMDAR encephalitis: mimics and chameleons., Epilepsia Open, 6, 443-446, 2021
  21. Emotional facial paresis in temporal lobe epilepsy., Internal Medicien, 60, 2705-2706, 2021
  22. Detailed neuronal distribution of GPR3 and its co-expression with EF-hand calcium-binding proteins in the mouse central nervous system, BRAIN RESEARCH, 1750, 147166, 20210101
  23. Prospective Memory Deficits in Multiple Sclerosis: Voxel-based Morphometry and Double Inversion Recovery Analysis, INTERNAL MEDICINE, 60(1), 39-46, 2021
  24. Krebs von den Lungen 6 decreased in the serum and muscle of GNE myopathy patients, NEUROPATHOLOGY, 41(1), 29-36, 202102
  25. Association between stroke lesions and videofluoroscopic findings in acute stroke patients, JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, 268(3), 1025-1035, 202103
  26. Low-dose Contrast-induced Encephalopathy During Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography, INTERNAL MEDICINE, 60(4), 629-633, 2021
  27. Identification of the laterality of motor unit behavior in female patients with parkinson's disease using high-density surface electromyography, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 53(6), 1938-1949, 202103
  28. The Effect of Electrical Muscle Stimulation on Muscle Mass and Balance in Older Adults with Dementia, BRAIN SCIENCES, 11(3), 202103
  29. cnm-Positive Streptococcus mutans and diffusion-weighted imaging hyperintensities in acute intracerebral hemorrhage, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, 28(5), 1581-1589, 202105
  30. An autopsy report of a familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis case carrying VCP Arg487His mutation with a unique TDP43 proteinopathy, NEUROPATHOLOGY, 41(2), 118-126, 202104
  31. Socio-economic impact on epilepsy outside of the nation-wide COVID-19 pandemic area, EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR, 117, 202104
  32. Impact of anatomical variations on ultrasonographic reference values of lower extremity peripheral nerves, MUSCLE & NERVE, 63(6), 890-896, 202106
  33. Giant Cell Arteritis with Internal Carotid Artery Occlusion in the Absence of Typical Clinical Features, INTERNAL MEDICINE, 60(8), 1293-1297, 202104
  34. Optineurin defects cause TDP43-pathology with autophagic vacuolar formation, NEUROBIOLOGY OF DISEASE, 148, 202101
  35. Rapid ping-pong eye deviation following a recovery from carbon dioxide narcosis, BMJ CASE REPORTS, 14(3), 202103
  36. External cervical resorption detected via cone-beam computed tomography in a patient with myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody-associated disease: A case report, CLINICAL CASE REPORTS, 9(7), 202107
  37. RNF213 p.R4810K (c.14429G > A) Variant Determines Anatomical Variations of the Circle of Willis in Cerebrovascular Disease, FRONTIERS IN AGING NEUROSCIENCE, 13, 20210715
  38. Influence of current and previous smoking on current phenotype in Parkinson's disease, JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 427, 20210815
  39. Analysis of genetic risk factors in Japanese patients with Parkinson's disease, JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS, 66(10), 957-964, 202110
  40. The effect of electrical muscle stimulation on quadriceps muscle strength and activation patterns in healthy young adults, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SPORT SCIENCE, 21(10), 1414-1422, 20211003
  41. Association between the Degree of Pre-Synaptic Dopaminergic Pathway Degeneration and Motor Unit Firing Behavior in Parkinson's Disease Patients, SENSORS, 21(19), 202110
  42. FXTAS is difficult to differentiate from neuronal intranuclear inclusion disease through skin biopsy: a case report, BMC NEUROLOGY, 21(1), 20211012
  43. The Effect of a Portable Electrical Muscle Stimulation on Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Elderly People: Three Case Studies, GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRIC MEDICINE, 7, 20210819
  44. Case of Neuronal Intranuclear Inclusion Disease With Dynamic Perfusion Changes Lacking Typical Signs on Diffusion-Weighted Imaging, NEUROLOGY-GENETICS, 7(4), 202108
  45. Utility of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy for the Progression of Neurological Symptoms in Lenticulostriate Artery Territory Infarction, JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 30(6), 105747, 202106
  46. Study Protocol for a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase-II Trial: AdrenoMedullin for Ischemic Stroke Study, JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 30(6), 105761, 202106
  47. Efficacy of Lacosamide in a Patient with Refractory Generalized Epilepsy Based on Video Electroencephalography, INTERNAL MEDICINE, 60(22), 3621-3624, 2021
  48. Focal hyperperfusion and elevated lactate in the cerebral lesions with anti-GABAaR encephalitis: a serial MRI study., Journal of Neuroradiology, 47(3), 243-246, 2020
  49. Retinitis pigmentosa prior to familial ALS caused by a homozygous cilia and flagella-assosicated protein 410 mutation, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 91(2), 220-222, 2020
  50. Increased blood pressure variability during the subacute phase of ischemic stroke is associated with poor functional outcomes at 3 months, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 811, 20200121
  51. Effect of tooth loss and nutritional status on outcomes after ischemic stroke, NUTRITION, 71, 110606, 202003
  52. Nicotine-induced upregulation of miR-132-5p enhances cell survival in PC12 cells by targeting the anti-apoptotic protein Bcl-2, NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH, 42(5), 405-414, 20200503
  53. Safety and efficacy of rituximab in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (RIN-1 study): a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, LANCET NEUROLOGY, 19(4), 298-306, 202004
  54. Histone deacetylase 10 knockout activates chaperone-mediated autophagy and accelerates the decomposition of its substrate, BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 523(1), 246-252, 20200226
  55. Increased blood pressure variability during the subacute phase in patients with ischemic stroke presenting with a low ankle-brachial index, GERIATRICS & GERONTOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 20(5), 448-454, 202005
  56. Biallelic mutation of HSD17B4 induces middle age-onset spinocerebellar ataxia, NEUROLOGY-GENETICS, 6(1), e396, 202002
  57. Different Influences of Statin Treat en in Preventing At-Risk Stroke Subtypes A Post Hoc Analysis of J-STARS, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 27(5), 449-460, 2020
  58. Serum immunoglobulin G antibody titer to Fusobacterium nucleatum is associated with unfavorable outcome after stroke, CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL IMMUNOLOGY, 200(3), 302-309, 202006
  59. Anti-HMGCR Antibody-Positive Myopathy Shows Bcl-2-Positive Inflammation and Lymphocytic Accumulations, JOURNAL OF NEUROPATHOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL NEUROLOGY, 79(4), 448-457, 202004
  60. Effect of Statin on Stroke Recurrence Prevention at Different Infarction Locations: A Post Hoc Analysis of The J-STARS Study, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 27(6), 524-533, 2020
  61. Measurement of the length of vertebrobasilar arteries: A three-dimensional approach, JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 414(116818), 20200715
  62. Pomalidomide-associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in multiple myeloma: cortical susceptibility-weighted imaging hypointense findings prior to clinical deterioration, JOURNAL OF NEUROVIROLOGY, 26(3), 452-455, 202006
  63. Conus Medullaris Infarction Involving the Paraspinal Muscles and Nerve Roots, JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 29(8), 104983, 202008
  64. Serum IgG titers to periodontal pathogens predict 3-month outcome in ischemic stroke patients, PLOS ONE, 15(8), e0237185, 20200806
  65. Association between periodontal disease due to Campylobacter rectus and cerebral microbleeds in acute stroke patients, PLOS ONE, 15(10), e0239773, 20201008
  66. Serum IgG titers against periodontal pathogens are associated with cerebral hemorrhage growth and 3-month outcome, PLOS ONE, 15(10), e0237185, 20201028
  67. Zonisamide can ameliorate the voltage-dependence alteration of the T-type calcium channel Ca(V)3.1 caused by a mutation responsible for spinocerebellar ataxia, MOLECULAR BRAIN, 13, 163, 20201226
  68. Delayed Swallowing Reflex is Overlooked in Swallowing Screening Among Acute Stroke Patients, JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 29(12), 105303, 202012
  69. Effects of vascular compression on the rostral ventrolateral medulla for blood pressure variability in stroke patients, JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 38(12), 2443-2450, 202012
  70. Prognostic role of the controlling nutritional status score in acute ischemic stroke among stroke subtypes, JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 416, 116984, 20200915
  71. Lobar microbleeds are associated with cognitive impairment in patients with lacunar infarction, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 20201002
  72. Synphilin-1 has neuroprotective effects on MPP+-induced Parkinson's disease model cells by inhibiting ROS production and apoptosis, NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 690, 145-150, 20190118
  73. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis of long clinical course clinically presenting with progressive muscular atrophy, NEUROPATHOLOGY, 39(1), 47-53, 201902
  74. A rational, multispectral mapping algorithm for primary motor cortex: A primary step before cortical stimulation, EPILEPSIA, 60(3), 547-559, 201903
  75. The effect of a portable electrical muscle stimulation device at home on muscle strength and activation patterns in locomotive syndrome patients: A randomized control trial, JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY, 45, 46-52, 201904
  76. Utility of Minimum Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Ratios in Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score Regions for Deciding on Stroke Therapy, JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 28(5), 1371-1380, 201905
  77. Absence of an Autonomic Sign Assists in the Diagnosis of Extratemporal Lobe Epilepsy Manifesting Generalized Convulsion with Retained Awareness, INTERNAL MEDICINE, 58(8), 1151-1155, 2019
  78. Metastatic Malignant Lymphoma Mimicking Cerebral Toxoplasmosis with the "Target Sign", INTERNAL MEDICINE, 58(8), 1157-1162, 2019
  79. Cumulative Effects of LDL Cholesterol and CRP Levels on Recurrent Stroke and TIA, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 26(5), 432-441, 2019
  80. Warm Front Passage on the Previous Day Increased Ischemic Stroke Events, JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 28(7), 1873-1878, 201907
  81. Low-dose perampanel improves refractory cortical myoclonus by the dispersed and suppressed paroxysmal depolarization shifts in the sensorimotor cortex, CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 130(10), 1804-1812, 201910
  82. A mutant MATR3 mouse model to explain multisystem proteinopathy, JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY, 249(2), 182-192, 201910
  83. Usefulness of Histogram-Profile Analysis in Ring-Enhancing Intracranial Lesions, WORLD NEUROSURGERY, 131, E226-E236, 201911
  84. Mitochondrial localization of PABPN1 in oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy, LABORATORY INVESTIGATION, 99(11), 1728-1740, 201911
  85. A score to map the lateral nonprimary motor area: Multispectrum intrinsic brain activity versus cortical stimulation, EPILEPSIA, 60(11), 2294-2305, 201911
  86. Prevalence of RNF213 p.R4810K Variant in Early-Onset Stroke With Intracranial Arterial Stenosis, STROKE, 50(6), 1561-1563, 201906
  87. Baseline Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Stroke Recurrence During Secondary Prevention With Pravastatin, STROKE, 50(6), 1586-1589, 201906
  88. Steroid-responsive Nivolumab-induced Involuntary Movement with Anti-thyroid Antibodies, INTERNAL MEDICINE, 58(24), 3577-3581, 2019
  89. Abscess formation in metastatic brain tumor with history of immune checkpoint inhibitor: A case report., NMC Case Report Journal, 6(1), 11-15, 201901
  90. Treatment of intractable resting tremor of spinocerebellar ataxia 42 with zonisamide., Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 396, 119-120, 2019
  91. Long-Term Effect of Pravastatin on Carotid Intima-Media Complex Thickness The J-STARS Echo Study (Japan Statin Treatment Against Recurrent Stroke), STROKE, 49(1), 107-113, 201801
  92. Pravastatin Reduces the Risk of Atherothrombotic Stroke when Administered within Six Months of an Initial Stroke Event, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 25(3), 262-268, 201803
  93. Impact of D-dimer levels for short-term or long-term outcomes in cryptogenic stroke patients, JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, 265(3), 628-636, 201803
  94. Blood Pressure Variability in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Influence of Infarct Location in the Insular Cortex, EUROPEAN NEUROLOGY, 79(1-2), 90-99, 201801
  95. Alpha-2-macroglobulin as a Promising Biological Marker of Endothelial Function, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 25(4), 350-358, 2018
  96. Factors Associated with Intima-Media Complex Thickness of the Common Carotid Artery in Japanese Noncardioembolic Stroke Patients with Hyperlipidemia: The J-STARS Echo Study, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 25(4), 359-373, 2018
  97. Desirable Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels for Preventing Stroke Recurrence A Post Hoc Analysis of the J-STARS Study (Japan Statin Treatment Against Recurrent Stroke), STROKE, 49(4), 865-871, 201804
  98. Effects of controlled abnormal joint movement on the molecular biological response in intra-articular tissues during the acute phase of anterior cruciate ligament injury in a rat model, BMC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS, 19, 175, 20180529
  99. Effects of Cilnidipine, an L/N-Type Calcium Channel Blocker, on Carotid Atherosclerosis in Japanese Post-Stroke Hypertensive Patients: Results from the CA-ATTEND Study, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 25(6), 490-504, 201806
  100. Multi-component intrinsic brain activities as a safe alternative to cortical stimulation for sensori-motor mapping in neurosurgery, CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 129(9), 2038-2048, 201809
  101. Flip-Flop Phenomenon: Swallowing-Induced Arterial Displacement as an Indicator of Carotid Artery Disease, CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 45(5-6), 258-262, 2018
  102. Antithrombotic Therapy Strategy for Cancer-Associated Ischemic Stroke: A Case Series of 26 Patients, JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 27(9), E206-E211, 201809
  103. The effect of medication on vastus lateralis muscle activation patterns in Parkinson's disease patients, JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY, 42, 66-73, 201810
  104. Muscle-dominant wild-type TDP-43 expression induces myopathological changes featuring tubular aggregates and TDP-43-positive inclusions, EXPERIMENTAL NEUROLOGY, 309, 169-180, 201811
  105. 4 ',6-Diamidino-2-Phenylindole Distinctly Labels Tau Deposits, JOURNAL OF HISTOCHEMISTRY & CYTOCHEMISTRY, 66(10), 737-751, 201810
  106. Controlling nutritional status score for predicting 3-mo functional outcome in acute ischemic stroke, NUTRITION, 55-56, 1-6, 2018
  107. Screening for Fabry Disease in Japanese Patients with Young-Onset Stroke by Measuring alpha-Galactosidase A and Globotriaosylsphingosine, JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 27(12), 3563-3569, 201812
  108. The origins of rimmed vacuoles and granulovascuolar degeneration bodies are similar and are associated with the Wnt signaling pathway., Neuroscience Letters, 638(1), 55-59, 201701
  109. Sex differences in variances of multi-channel surface electromyography distribution of the vastus lateralis muscle during isometric knee extension in young adults., European Journal of Applied Physiology, 117, 583-589, 201703
  110. Pyrimethamine-indeuced transient leukoencephalopathy: similarity to methotrexate encephalopathy., Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, 5(1/2), 75-75, 201704
  111. First report of a Japanese family with spinocerebellar ataxia type 10: the second report from Asia after a report from China, PLoS One, 12(5), e.0177955, 201705
  112. Ischemic stroke mortality is more strongly associated with anemia on admission than with underweight status, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases,, 26(6), 1369-1374, 201706
  113. Blood pressure control with cilnidipine treatment in Japanese post-stroke hypertensive patients: The CA-ATTEND study, CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HYPERTENSION, 39(3), 225-234, 2017
  114. Modifications of tau protein after cerebral ischemia and reperfusion in rats are similar to those occurring in Alzheimer's disease- hyperphosphorylation and cleavage of 4- and 3-repeat tau, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism, 37(7), 2441-2457, 201707
  115. Various meteorological conditions exhibit both immediate and delayed influences on the risk of stroke events: The HEWS-stroke study, PLOS ONE, 12(5), 20170602
  116. Maximum tongue pressure is associated with swallowing dysfunction in ALS patients., Dysphagia, 32(4), 542-547, 201708
  117. Spatial electromyography distribution pattern of the vastus lateralis muscle during ramp up contractions in Parkinson's disease patients, JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY, 37, 125-131, 201712
  118. Ability of the Ankle Brachial Index and Brachial-Ankle Pulse Wave Velocity to Predict the 3-Month Outcome in Patients with Non-Cardioembolic Stroke, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 24(11), 1167-1173, 201711
  119. The identification of raft-derived tau-associated vesicules that are incorporated into immature tangles and paired helical filaments, Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, 42, 639-653, 201612
  120. Tongue thickness evaluation using ultrasonography can predict swallowing function in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients, CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 127(2), 1669-1674, 201602
  121. Translocated in liposarcoma regulates the distribution and function of mammalian enabled, a modulator of actin dynamics, FEBS JOURNAL, 283(8), 1475-1487, 201604
  122. The multidisciplinary swallowing team approach decreases pneumonia onset in acute stroke patients., PLoS One, 11(5), e0154608, 201605
  123. Temporal Trends in Stroke Severity and Prior Antithrombotic Use Among Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients in Japan, CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 80(9), 2033-2036, 201609
  124. Warfarin-Resistant Deep Vein Thrombosis during the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke in Lung Adenocarcinoma, JOURNAL OF STROKE & CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES, 25(9), E141-E145, 201609
  125. Prediction of Pneumonia in Acute Stroke Patients Using Tongue Pressure Measurements, PLOS ONE, 11(11), e0165837, 20161101
  126. A multidisciplinary pain, agitation, and delirium management team can promote rehabilitation in the intensive care unit: A case report., Progress in Rehabilitation Medicien, 1, 201612
  127. Endothelial dysfunction is associated with the severity of cerebral small vessel disease, HYPERTENSION RESEARCH, 38(4), 291-297, 201504
  128. Telomere G-tail length is a promising biomarker related to white matter lesions and endothelial dysfunction in patients with cardiovascular risk: A cross-sectional study., EBioMedicine, 2(8), 960-967, 2015
  129. The Japan Statin Treatment against Recurrent Stroke (J-STARS): a multicenter, randomized, open-label, parallel-group study., EBioMedicine, 2(9), 1071-1078, 2015
  130. A case of recurrent ischemic stroke involving sub-acute progressive intracranial cerebral arterial sclerosis prior to diagnosis with JAK2-mutated polycythemia vera., Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease, 24(12), e4-e6, 201512
  131. A mutation in the low voltage-gated calcium channel CACNA1G alters the physiological properties of the channel, causing spinocerebellar ataxia, Molecular Brain, 8, 89, 20151229
  132. Immediate effect of passive and active stretching on hamstrings flexibility: a single-blinded randomized control trial, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY SCIENCE, 27(10), 3167-3170, 201510
  133. Exome sequencing reveals a novel TTC19 mutation in an autosomal recessive spinocerebellar ataxia patient, BMC NEUROLOGY, 14(1), 5, 20140107
  134. An autopsy case of sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis associated with the I113T SOD1 mutation, NEUROPATHOLOGY, 34(1), 58-63, 201402
  135. Clinicopathologic features of autosomal recessive amyotrophic lateral sclerosis associated with optineurin mutation, NEUROPATHOLOGY, 34(1), 64-70, 201402
  136. Fiber Type-Specific Expression of Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein 6 in Human Skeletal Muscles, PATHOBIOLOGY, 81(2), 94-99, 2014
  137. Neuropathological features of Japanese familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with p.N352S mutation in TARDBP., Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, 40(2), 231-236, 20140201
  138. Exome sequencing reveals a novel ANO10 mutation in a Japanese patient with autosomal recessive spinocerebellar ataxia., Clinical Genetics, 85(3), 296-297, 20140301
  139. DYT6 in Japan - genetic screening and clinical characteristics of the patients., Movement Disorders, 29(2), 278-280, 20140201
  140. Paroxysmal dysarthria and ataxia in chronic lymphocyticinflammation with pontine perivascular enhancementresponsive to steroids, Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, 2(1), 13-15, 20140201
  141. Exome sequencing reveals a novel MRE11 mutation in a patient with progressive myoclonic ataxia, JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 337(1-2), 219-223, 20140215
  142. Detecting gene mutations in Japanese Alzheimer's patients by semiconductor sequencing, NEUROBIOLOGY OF AGING, 35(7), 1780.e1-1780.e5, 201407
  143. A Japanese patient with familial ALS and a p.K510M mutation in the gene for FUS (FUS) resulting in the totally locked-in state, NEUROPATHOLOGY, 34(5), 504-509, 201410
  144. Mutations in Twinkle primase-helicase cause Perrault syndrome with neurologic features, NEUROLOGY, 83(22), 2054-2061, 20141125
  145. Optineurin and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, GERIATRICS & GERONTOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 13(3), 528-532, 201307
  146. Optineurin suppression causes neuronal cell death via NF-kappa B pathway, JOURNAL OF NEUROCHEMISTRY, 126(6), 699-704, 201309
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Publications such as books

  1. 1996, International Academy for Biological and Drug Research (T Shibuya ed), Glutamate transporter and neurodegenerative diseases, 1996, Scholarly Book, Joint work, Shigenobu Nakamura, Hideshi Kawakami, Kohichi Tanaka, Takayasu Nakayama, Hiroshi Yamashita, Yu-Xiang Zhang, Ken Inoue, Hirofumi Maruyama, Setsuo Takai, Kiyomi Yamada, 32-40
  2. 2001, Neuroscientific Basis of Dementia (Tanaka C, McGeer PL, Ihara Y eds), Risk factors for dementia, 2001, Scholarly Book, Joint work, Nakamura S, Maruyama H, Toji H, Kawakami H, Yamada M, Mimori Y, 279-286

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Association of estrogen receptor alpha gene polymorphisms and transcriptional activity with Alzheimer's disease, Hirofumi Maruyama, 17th ISN/13th ESN Joint Meeting, 1999, Without Invitation, English
  2. Causative gene of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: optineurin, Hirofumi Maruyama, 60th Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, 2010, Without Invitation, English


  1. 2010/10/29, Encouragement Award of Japan Society of Human Genetics, Japan Society of Human Genetics, Identification of causative gene of amyotrophic lareral sclerosis; optineurin
  2. 2011/05/18, Award of Japanese Society of Neurology, Japanese Society of Neurology, Identification of new causative gene of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; optineurin
  3. 2011/11/01, Encouragement Award of Japan Medical Association, Japan Medical Association, Construction and Evaluation of ALS model mouse for optineurin

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Funding Program for Next Generation World-Leading Researchers, Reseach on mechanisms of optineurin and related subjects in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 2011/02/10, 2014/03/31

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Chief of the Center, 2019/04, 2023/03, Center for Intractable Disease Control (Hiroshima)
  2. Chief of the Center, 2019/04, 2023/03, Center for Intractable Disease Control (Hiroshima)

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2022, Journal of Human Genetics, Others, Reviewer
  2. 2022, Frontiers in Neurology, Others, Reviewer, 1
  3. 2022, Internal Medicien, Others, Reviewer
  4. 2022, Current Drug Targets, Others, Reviewer, 1
  5. 2022, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Others, Reviewer, 2
  6. 2022, Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, Others, Reviewer, 3
  7. 2022, American Journal of Neurodegenerative Disease, Editor, Associate Editorial Board
  8. 2022, Hiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences, Editor, Associate Editors