Department of Clinical Research Pharmacy

Analytical Chemistry for Pharmaceuticals


Teaching staffs

Name, Position Email
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Tel Fax
Mana Miyakoda, Ph. D. Professor mana-t[a] +81-95-819-2456  +81-95-819-2898 
Kitazato Kaio, Ph. D. Associate Professor kkholi[a] +81-95-819-2457  +81-95-819-2898 

Research interests

  • Analysis of mechanisms underlying metformin-enhanced protective immune responses against malaria parasites
  • Exploring of anti-allergy active components from syngeneic metabolite of Lactic acid bacteria
  • Analysis of the immunomodulating mechanism of the metabolite from Lactic acid bacteria
  • Drug repositioning for regulation of immune response

Selected publications

  • Ntita M, Inoue SI, Jian JY, Bayarsaikhan G, Kimura K, Kimura D, Miyakoda M, Nozaki E, Sakurai T, Fernandez-Ruiz D, Heath WR, Yui K: Type I interferon production elicits differential CD4+ T-cell responses in mice infected with Plasmodium berghei ANKA and P. chabaudi. Int Immunol 34: 21-33, 2022
  • Klionsky DJ, et al: Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (4th edition). Autophagy 17: 1-382, 2021
  • Wang Y, Luo W, Huang L, Xiao J, Song X, Li F, Ma Y, Wang X, Jin F, Liu P, Zhu Y, Kitazato K, Wang Y, Ren Z. A novel lncRNA linc–AhRA negatively regulates innate antiviral response in murine microglia upon neurotropic herpesvirus infection. Theranostics 11: 9623-9651, 2021
  • Jian JY, Inoue SI, Bayarsaikhan G, Miyakoda M, Kimura D, Kimura K, Nozaki E, Sakurai T, Fernandez-Ruiz D, Heath WR, Yui K: CD49d marks Th1 and Tfh-like antigen-specific CD4+ T cells during Plasmodium chabaudi infection. Int Immunol 33: 409-422. 2021
  • Miyakoda M, Bayarsaikhan G, Kimura D, Akbari M, Udono H, Yui K: Metformin promotes the protection of mice infected with Plasmodium yoelii independently of γδ T cell expansion. Front Immunol 9: 2942, 2018


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