原著論文(*Corresponding author)

  1. Omori K, Nagata N, Kurata K, Fukushima Y, Sekihachi E, Fujii N, Namba-Hamano T, Takabatake Y, Fruttiger M, Nagasawa T, Uemura A, Murata T.
    Inhibition of stromal cell-derived factor-1α/CXCR4 signaling restores the blood-retina barrier in pericyte-deficient mouse retinas.
    JCI Insight. 3:e120706, 2018.
  2. Tomiyasu T, Hirano Y, Suzuki N, Esaki Y, Yasuda Y, Uemura A, Yasukawa T, Yoshida Y, Ogura Y.
    Structural and Functional Analyses of Retinal Ischemia in Eyes with Retinal Vein Occlusion: Relationship with Macular Edema or Microaneurysm Formation.
    Ophthalmic Res. 2018.
  3. Suetsugu T, Yasukawa T, Uemura A, Higaki M, Ogura Y.
    Sympathetic ophthalmia in fellow eye after vitrectomy for massive subretinal hemorrhage secondary to polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy.
    Int Med Case Rep J. 11:293-296, 2018.
  4. Kimura M, Yasukawa T, Shibata Y, Kato A, Hirano Y, Uemura A, Yoshida M, Ogura Y.
    Flattening of retinal pigment epithelial detachments after pneumatic displacement of submacular hemorrhages secondary to age-related macular degeneration.
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 256:1823-1829, 2018.
  5. Ikeda W, Nakatani T, Uemura A.
    Cataract-preventing contact lens for in vivo imaging of mouse retina.
    Biotechniques 65:101-104, 2018.
  6. Zhang Y, Nakano D, Guan Y, Hitomi H, Uemura A, Masaki T, Kobara H, Sugaya T, Nishiyama A.
    Treatment with the SGLT2 inhibitor luseogliflozin attenuated renal capillary injury and fibrosis via VEGF-dependent pathway after renal ischemia/reperfusion injury in mice.
    Kidney Int. 94:524-535, 2018.
  7. Sawada M, Ohno N, Kawaguchi M, Huang SH, Hikita T, Sakurai Y, Bang Nguyen H, Quynh Thai T, Ishido Y, Yoshida Y, Nakagawa H, Uemura A, Sawamoto K.
    PlexinD1 signaling controls morphological changes and migration termination in newborn neurons.
    EMBO J. 37:e97404, 2018.
  8. Ogura S, Kurata K, Hattori Y, Takase H, Ishiguro-Oonuma T, Hwang Y, Ahn S, Park I, Ikeda W, Kusuhara S, Fukushima Y, Nara H, Sakai H, Fujiwara T, Matsushita J, Ema M, Hirashima M, Minami T, Shibuya M, Takakura N, Kim P, Miyata T, Ogura Y, *Uemura A.
    Sustained inflammation after pericyte depletion induces irreversible blood–retina barrier breakdown.
    JCI Insight. 2:e90905, 2017.
  9. Liu X, Uemura A, Fukushima Y, Yoshida Y, Hirashima M.
    Semaphorin 3G Provides a Repulsive Guidance Cue to Lymphatic Endothelial Cells via Neuropilin-2/PlexinD1.
    Cell Rep. 17:2299-2311, 2016.
  10. Tomiyasu T, Hirano Y, Yoshida M, Suzuki N, Nishiyama T, Uemura A, Yasukawa T, Ogura Y.
    Microaneurysms cause refractory macular edema in branch retinal vein occlusion.
    Sci Rep. 6:29445, 2016.
  11. Suzuki N, Hirano Y, Tomiyasu T, Esaki Y, Uemura A, Yasukawa T, Yoshida M, Ogura Y.
    Retinal hemodynamics seen on optical coherence tomography angiography before and after treatment of retinal vein occlusion.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 57:5681-5687, 2016.
  12. Kachi I, Yasukawa T, Kato A, Takase N, Morita H, Kubota A, Hirano Y, Uemura A, Ogura Y.
    Combination therapy with intravitreal tissue plasminogen activator and ranibizumab for subfoveal type 2 choroidal neovascularization.
    Jpn J Ophthalmol. 60:179-186, 2016.
  13. D’Amato G, Luxan G, del Monte-Nieto G, Martinez-Poveda B, Torroja C, Walter W, Bochter MS, Benedito R, Cole S, Martinez F, Hadjantonakis AK, Uemura A, Jimenez-Borreguero LJ, de la Pompa JL.
    Sequential Notch activation regulates ventricular chamber development.
    Nat Cell Biol. 18:7-20, 2016.
  14. Suzuki N, Hirano Y, Yoshida M, Tomiyasu T, Uemura A, Yasukawa T, Ogura Y.
    Microvascular abnormalities imaged by optical coherence tomography angiography and fluorescein angiography in macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion.
    Am J Ophthalmol. 161:126-132, 2016.
  15. Sugihara K, Nishiyama K, Fukuhara S, Uemura A, Arima S, Kobayashi R, Kohn-Luque A, Mochizuki N, Suda T, Ogawa H, Kurihara H.
    Autonomy and non-autonomy of angiogenic cell movements revealed by experiment-driven mathematical modeling.
    Cell Rep. 13:1814-1827, 2015.
  16. Yang WJ, Hu J, Uemura A, Tetzlaff F, Augustin HG, Fischer A.
    Semaphorin-3C signals through Neuropilin-1 and PlexinD1 receptors to inhibit pathological angiogenesis.
    EMBO Mol Med. 7:1267-1284, 2015.
  17. Ogura S, Yasukawa T, Kato A, Kuwayama S, Hamada S, Hirano Y, Uemura A, Yoshida M, Ogura Y.
    Indocyanine Green Angiography-Guided Assessment and Laser Photocoagulation for Diffuse Diabetic Macular Edema.
    Ophthalmologica. 234:139-150, 2015.
  18. Kim C, Yang H, Fukushima Y, Saw PE, Lee J, Park JS, Park I, Jung J, Kataoka H, Lee D, Heo WD, Kim I, Jon S, Adams RH, Nishikawa S, *Uemura A, *Koh GY.
    Vascular RhoJ is an effective and selective target for tumor angiogenesis and vascular disruption.
    Cancer Cell 25:102-117, 2014.
  19. Suda K, Guo C, Oishi A, Ikeda S, Uemura A, Yoshimura N.
    Therapeutic potential of semaphorin 3E for the treatment of choroidal neovascularization.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 55:4700-4706, 2014.
  20. Shimizu I, Yoshida Y, Moriya J, Nojima A, Uemura A, KobayashI Y, Minamino T.
    Semaphorin3E-induced inflammation contributes to insulin resistance in dietary obesity.
    Cell Metab. 18:491-504, 2013.
  21. Katsuta H, Fukushima Y, Maruyama K, Hirashima M, Nishida K, Nishikawa S, *Uemura A.
    EphrinB2-EphB4 signals regulate formation and maintenance of funnel-shaped valves in corneal lymphatic capillaries.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 54:4102-4108, 2013.
  22. Felcht M, Luck R, Schering A, Seidel P, Srivastava K, Hu J, Bartol A, Kienast Y, Vettel C, Loos EK, Kutschera S, Bartels S, Appak S, Besemfelder E, Terhardt D, Chavakis E, Wieland T, Klein C, Thomas M, Uemura A, Goerdt S, Augustin HG.
    Angiopoietin-2 differentially regulates angiogenesis through Tie2 and integrin signaling.
    J Clin Invest. 122:1991-2005, 2012.
  23. Fukuhara S, Simmons S, Kawamura S, Inoue A, Orba Y, Tokudome T, Sunden Y, Arai Y, Moriwaki K, Ishida J, Uemura A, Kiyonari H, Abe T, Fukamizu A, Hirashima M, Sawa H, Aoki J, Ishii M, Mochizuki N.
    The sphingosine-1-phosphate transporter Spns2 expressed on endothelial cells regulates lymphocyte trafficking in mice.
    J Clin Invest. 122:1416-1426, 2012.
  24. Toyofuku T, Nojima S, Ishikawa T, Takamatsu H, Tsujimura T, Uemura A, Matsuda J, Seki T, Kumanogoh A.
    Endosomal sorting by Semaphorin 4A in retinal pigment epithelium supports photoreceptor survival.
    Genes Dev. 26:816-829, 2012.
  25. Kurogane Y, Miyata M, Kubo Y, Nagamatsu Y, Kundu RK, Uemura A, Ishida T, Quertermous T, Hirata K, Rikitake Y.
    FGD5 mediates pro-angiogenic action of vascular endothelial growth factor in human vascular endothelial cells.
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 32:988-996, 2012.
  26. Kusuhara S, Fukushima Y, Fukuhara A, Jakt LM, Okada M, Shimizu Y, Hata M, Nishida K, Negi A, Hirashima M, Mochizuki N, Nishikawa S, *Uemura A.
    Arhgef15 promotes retinal angiogenesis by mediating VEGF-induced Cdc42 activation and potentiating RhoJ inactivation in endothelial cells.
    PLoS ONE. 7:e45858, 2012.
  27. Fukushima Y, Okada M, Kataoka H, Hirashima M, Yoshida Y, Mann F, Gomi F, Nishida K, Nishikawa S, *Uemura A.
    Sema3E-PlexinD1 signaling selectively suppresses disoriented angiogenesis in ischemic retinopathy in mice.
    J Clin Invest. 121:1974-1985, 2011.
  28. Moriya J, Minamino T, Tateno K, Okada S, Uemura A, Shimizu I, Yokoyama M, Nojima A, Okada M, Koga H, Komuro I.
    Inhibition of semaphorin as a novel strategy for therapeutic angiogenesis.
    Circ Res. 106:391-398, 2010.
  29. Elmi M, Matsumoto Y, Zeng ZJ, Lakshminarasimhan P, Yang W, Uemura A, Nishikawa S, Moshiri A, Tajima N, Agren H, Funa K.
    TLX activates MASH1 for induction of neuronal lineage commitment of adult hippocampal neuroprogenitors.
    Mol Cell Neurosci. 45:121-131, 2010.
  30. Tagami M, Kusuhara S, Imai H, Uemura A, Honda S, Tsukahara Y, Negi A.
    MRP4 knockdown enhances migration, suppresses apoptosis, and produces aggregated morphology in human retinal vascular endothelial cells.
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 400:593-598, 2010.
  31. Shimozono M, Uemura A, Hirami Y, Ishida K, Kurimoto Y.
    Corneal spherical aberration of eyes with cataract in a Japanese population.
    J Refract Surg. 26:457-459, 2010.
  32. Egawa G, Osawa M, Uemura A, Miyachi Y, Nishikawa S.
    Transient expression of ephrin B2 in perinatal skin is required for maintenance of keratinocyte homeostasis.
    J Invest Dermatol. 129:2386-2395, 2009.
  33. *Uemura A, Kusuhara S, Wiegand SJ, Yu RT, Nishikawa S.
    Tlx acts as a pro-angiogenic switch by regulating extracellular assembly of fibronectin matrices in retinal astrocytes.
    J Clin Invest. 116:369-377, 2006.
  34. Ozawa MG, Yao VJ, Chanthery YH, Troncoso P, Uemura A, Varner AS, Kasman IM, Pasqualini R, Arap W, McDonald DM.
    Angiogenesis with pericyte abnormalities in a transgenic model of prostate carcinoma.
    Cancer 104:2104-2115, 2005.
  35. Hisatsune H, Matsumura K, Ogawa M, Uemura A, Kondo N, Yamashita JK, Katsuta H, Nishikawa S, Chiba T, Nishikawa S.
    High level of endothelial cell-specific gene expression by a combination of the 5′ flanking region and the 5′ half of the first intron of the VE-cadherin gene.
    Blood 105:4657-4663, 2005.
  36. Miyawaki T, Uemura A, Dezawa M, Yu RT, Ide C, Nishikawa S, Honda Y, Tanabe Y, Tanabe T.
    Tlx, an orphan nuclear receptor, regulates cell numbers and astrocyte development in the developing retina.
    J Neurosci. 24:8124-8134, 2004.
  37. Watanabe D, Takagi H, Suzuma K, Suzuma I, Oh H, Ohashi H, Kemmochi S, Uemura A, Ojima T, Suganami E, Miyamoto N, Sato Y, Honda Y.
    Transcription factor Ets-1 mediates ischemia- and vascular endothelial growth factor-dependent retinal neovascularization.
    Am J Pathol. 164:1827-1835, 2004.
  38. Ohashi H, Takagi H, Oh H, Suzuma K, Suzuma I, Miyamoto N, Uemura A, Watanabe D, Murakami T, Sugaya T, Fukamizu A, Honda Y.
    Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt regulates angiotensin II-induced inhibition of apoptosis in microvascular endothelial cells by governing survivin expression and suppression of caspase-3 activity.
    Circ Res. 94:785-793, 2004.
  39. *Uemura A, Ogawa M, Hirashima M, Fujiwara T, Koyama S, Takagi H, Honda Y, Wiegand SJ, Yancopoulos GD, Nishikawa S.
    Recombinant angiopoietin-1 restores higher-order architecture of growing blood vessels in mice in the absence of mural cells.
    J Clin Invest. 110:1619-1628, 2002.
  40. Oh H, Takagi H, Otani A, Koyama S, Kemmochi S, Uemura A, Honda Y.
    Selective induction of neuropilin-1 by vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF): a mechanism contributing to VEGF-induced angiogenesis.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 99:383-388, 2002.

欧文総説・著書(*Corresponding author)

  1. 1. Kusuhara S, Fukushima Y, Ogura S, Inoue N, *Uemura A.
    Pathophysiology of Diabetic Retinopathy: The Old and the New.
    Diabetes Metab J. 42:364-376, 2018.
  2. *Uemura A.
    Pharmacologic management of diabetic retinopathy.
    J Biochem. 163:3-9, 2018.
  3. *Uemura A.
    Identification of novel drug targets for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy.
    Diabetes Metab J. 37:217-224, 2013.
  4. *Uemura A.
    Stability and functional integrity of new blood vessels.
    Encyclopedia of the Eye, Vol4. Oxford: Academic Press. 204-211, 2010.
  5. *Uemura A.
    Pharmacological treatment of retinopathy of prematurity: anti-angiogenic or pro-angiogenic?
    Expert Rev Ophthalmol. 5:123-127, 2010.
  6. *Uemura A, Kusuhara S, Katsuta H, Nishikawa S.
    Angiogenesis in the mouse retina: a model system for experimental manipulation.
    Exp Cell Res. 312:676-683, 2006.


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