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  • Yasuhito Hamaguchi, Masataka Kuwana, +29 authors M. Jack Fujimoto
  • Medicine
  • Archives of dermatology
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 April 2011)
  • OBJECTIVE To clarify the association of clinical and prognostic features with dermatomyositis (DM)-specific autoantibodies (Abs) in adult Japanese patients with DM. DESIGN Retrospective study. Expand
  • Masahiro Ayano, Hiroshi Tsukamoto, +8 authors Koichi Akashi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Immunology
  • 2015 (First Publication: 1 August 2015)
  • Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is an autoimmune disease characterized by vascular damage and fibrosis of the skin and internal organs. Because activated and oligoclonally expanded CD8+ T cells can beExpand
  • Atsushi Tanaka, Hiroshi Tsukamoto, +11 authors Koichi Akashi
  • Medicine
  • Arthritis Research & Therapy
  • 2015 (First Publication: 10 February 2015)
  • IntroductionProgranulin (PGRN), a pleiotropic growth factor, has emerged as an immunoregulatory molecule. Because the roles of PGRN in dermatomyositis (DM) are still unknown, we investigated whetherExpand
  • Yukimi Otsuka, Chikako Kiyohara, +10 authors Takahiko Horiuchi
  • Medicine
  • PloS one
  • 2018 (First Publication: 25 April 2018)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are associated with inflammation. We tried to investigate the influence of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi) and tocilizumab (TCZ) on theExpand
  • M. Ayano, H. Tsukamoto, +9 authors K. Akashi
  • Medicine
  • Arthritis Research & Therapy
  • 2019 (First Publication: 22 January 2019)
  • BackgroundThe effectiveness of autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (auto-HSCT) in treating severe systemic sclerosis (SSc) is established; however, the necessity of purified CD34+Expand