FacultyDepartment of Nephrology
PositionAssociate Professor

Researcher Profile & Settings


    Overview of research:
    Clinical nephrology


  • Ph.D in Medicine

Research Activities

Published Papers

  • Changes in Double-Strand DNA Breaks Predict Delayed Graft Function (DGF) in Japanese Renal Allograft Recipients, Keiichiro Okada, Kanae Nomura-Nakayama, Yuki Okushi, Kazuaki Okino, Kiyotaka Mukai, Norifumi Hayashi, Keiji Fujimoto, Hiroki Adachi, Hitoshi Yokoyama, Clinical and Experimental Nephrology24:96-104Jan. 2020
  • Plasma exchange for thrombotic microangiopathy secondary to dermatomyositis associated with acute kidney injury and complement activation: a case report with literature review, Norifumi Hayashi, Keiichirou Okada, Yuko Tsuruyama, Yu Kagaya, Sho Kumano, Yuki Ishikura,Kiminobu Takeda, Masayuki Nanbu, Keiji Fujimoto, Hiroki Adachi, Hitoshi Yokoyama, Renal Replacement Therapy5:48Dec. 2019
  • Update of Findings of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Renal Allograft Recipients, Kazuaki Okino, Yuki Okushi, Kiyotaka Mukai, Norifumi Hayashi, Keiji Fujimoto, Hiroki Adachi, Hitoshi Yokoyama, Journal of Kanazawa Medical University44:7-13Jun. 2019
  • High molecular weight adiponectin inhibits vascular calcification in renal allograft recipients, Nomura-Nakayama K, Adachi H, Miyatake N, Hayashi N, Fujimoto K, Yamaya H, Yokoyama H, PLoS One13:e0195066May. 2018
  • Natural History and Predictors of Progression to Sjögren's Syndrome Among Participants of the Sjögren's International Collaborative Clinical Alliance Registry., Caroline H Shiboski, Alan N Baer, Stephen C Shiboski, Mi Lam, Stephen Challacombe, FDSRCS, FRCPath, FMedSci, Hector E Lanfranchi, Morten Schiødt, Penelope Shirlaw, Muthiah Srinivasan, Hisanori Umehara, Frederick B Vivino, Esen Akpek, Vatinee Bunya, Cristina F Vollenweider, John S Greenspan, Troy E Daniels, Lindsey A Criswell, and for the Sjögren’s International Collaborative Clinical Alliance (SICCA) Research Groups, Arthritis care & research.70:284-294Feb. 2018
  • Glomerular mannose-binding lectin deposition in intrinsic antigen-related membranous nephropathy, N.Hayashi, K.Okada, Y.Matsui, K.Fujimoto, H.Adachi, H.Yamaya, M.Matsushita, H.Yokoyama, NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION33:832-8402018
  • Circulating and renal expression of HLA-G prevented chronic renal allograft dysfunction in Japanese recipients, Okushi Y, Okino K, Mukai K, Matsui Y, Hayashi N, Fujimoto K, Adachi H, Yamaya H, Yokoyama H, Clinical and Experimental Nephrology21:932-940Mar. 2017
  • The long-term outcomes of hepatitis C virus core antigen-positive Japanese renal allograft recipients, K.Okino, Y.Okushi, K.Mukai, Y.Matsui, N.Hayashi, K.Fujimoto, H.Adachi, H.Yamaya, H.Yokoyama, Clinical and Experimental Nephrology21:1113-1123Mar. 2017
  • A patient with tuberous sclerosis in whom dialysis was introduced due to hemorrhaging from oncocytic papillary renal cell carcinoma, Keiji.Fujimoto, Masaru.Nakagawa, Katsuaki.Sato, Tatsuro.Tanaka, Nobuhiko.Miyatake, Keita.Yamazaki, Yuko.Tsuruyama, Yuki.Okushi, Kazuaki.Okino, Kiyotaka.Mukai, Katsuhito.Miyazawa, Hitoshi.Yokoyama, Journal of Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy50:93-100Jan. 2017
  • Adiponectin Fractions Influence the Development of Posttransplant Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease in Japanese Renal Transplant Recipients, H.Adachi, K.Nakayama, N.Hayashi, Y.Matsui, K.Fujimoto, H.Yamaya, H.Tonami, H.Yokoyama, PLoS one11:e0163899-e01638992016
  • Clinical significance of serum and urinary soluble urokinase receptor (suPAR) in primary nephrotic syndrome and MPO-ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis in Japanese, K.Fujimoto, J.Imura, H.Atsumi, Y.Matsui, H.Adachi, H.Okuyama, H.Yamaya, H.Yokoyama, Clinical and Experimental Nephrology19:804-814Aug. 2015
  • Case of cutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Phaeoacremonium sp. in a renal transplant recipient, Y.Sakata, A.Kitayama, R.Yoshimura, K.Anzawa, T.Fujii, K.Fujimoto, H.Yokoyama, T.Mochizuki, Journal of Dermatology42:263-2662015
  • A multicenter cross-sectional study of circulating soluble urokinase receptor in Japanese patients with glomerular disease, (T.Wada), M.Nangaku, S.Maruyama, E.Imai, K.Shoji, S.Kato, T.Endo, E.Muso, K.Kamata, H.Yokoyama, K.Fujimoto, Y.Obata, T.Nishino, H.Kato, S.Uchida, Y.Sasatomi, T.Saito, S.Matsuo, Kidney international.85:641-648Jan. 2014
  • Circulating fibrocytes in ischemia-reperfusion injury and chronic renal allograft fibrosis, S.Kimura, M.Asaka, H.Atsumi, J.Imura, K.Fujimoto, Y.Chikazawa, M.Nakagawa, H.Okuyama, H.Yamaya, H.Yokoyama, Nephron. Clinical practice121:c16-c24Sep. 2012
  • A case of chronic hepatitis C with nephrotic diabetic nephropathy who achieved sustained viral remission by double-filtration plasmapheresis and interferon combination therapy, H.Okuyama, S.Kimura, K.Fujimoto, J.Imura, Y.Chikazawa, M.Nakagawa, H.Yamaya, H.Yokoyama, Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)51:1991-1995Apr. 2012
  • A case of second renal transplantation with acute antibody-mediated rejection complicated with BK virus nephropathy, H.Atsumi, M.Asaka, S.Kimura, J.Imura, K.Fujimoto, Y.Chikazawa, M.Nakagawa, H.Okuyama, H.Yamaya, M.Moriyama, T.Tanaka, K.Suzuki, H.Yokoyama, Clinical transplantation24:35-38Feb. 2010
  • The relationship between initial diagnosis and long-term prognosis in lupus nephritis, H.Okuyama, S.Kimura, H.Atsumi, J.Imura, K.Fujimoto, Y.Chikazawa, M.Nakagawa, H.Imamura, H.Yamaya, M.Asaka, N.Tomosugi, H.Yokoyama51:44-50Jan. 2009
  • A case report of an adult with severe hyperlipidemia during acute lymphocytic leukemia induction therapy successfully treated with plasmapheresis, M.Nakagawa, S.Kimura, K.Fujimoto, H.Atsumi, J.Imura, Y.Chikazawa, H.Imamura, H.Okuyama, H.Yamaya, T.Fukushima, A.Nakagawa, M.Asaka, H.Yokoyama, Therapeutic apheresis and dialysis : official peer-reviewed journal of the International Society for Apheresis, the Japanese Society for Apheresis, the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy.12:509-513Jan. 2008

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