Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Kentaro Minagawa, MD, PhD

Kentaro Minagawa, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Scientific Program:Next-Generation Therapies

Research Interests

  • Therapeutics
  • Bone Marrow
  • T-Lymphocytes
  • Genes
  • Neoplasms
  • Mycophenolic Acid
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Transplants
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cells
  • Follicular Lymphoma

Recent Publications


Jamy, O, Arora, S, Meredith, R, Salzman, D, Di Stasi, A, Minagawa, K, Mineishi, S & Saad, A 2022, 'Phase II study of myeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adults using fludarabine and total body irradiation 12 Gy', Bone Marrow Transplantation.


Tomita, T, Kato, M, Mishima, T, Matsunaga, Y, Sanjo, H, Ito, KI, Minagawa, K, Matsui, T, Oikawa, H, Takahashi, S, Takao, T, Iwai, N, Mino, T, Takeuchi, O, Maru, Y & Hiratsuka, S 2021, 'Extracellular mRNA transported to the nucleus exerts translation-independent function', Nature communications, vol. 12, no. 1, 3655.
Ishii, S, Suzuki, T, Wakahashi, K, Asada, N, Kawano, Y, Kawano, H, Sada, A, Minagawa, K, Nakamura, Y, Mizuno, S, Takahashi, S, Matsui, T & Katayama, Y 2021, 'FGF-23 from erythroblasts promotes hematopoietic progenitor mobilization', Blood, vol. 137, no. 11, pp. 1457-1467.
Shah, N, Rakszawski, K, Nickolich, M, Ehmann, C, Wirk, B, Naik, S, Rybka, W, Zheng, H, Mierski, J, Silar, B, Mackey, G, Greiner, R, Brown, V, Claxton, D, Mineishi, S & Minagawa, K 2021, 'Improved outcome in AML relapse after allogeneic transplant with high-intensity chemotherapy followed by 2nd allogeneic stem cell transplant or donor lymphocyte infusion', Annals of Hematology, vol. 100, no. 10, pp. 2585-2592.
Suzuki, T, Ishii, S, Shinohara, M, Kawano, Y, Wakahashi, K, Kawano, H, Sada, A, Minagawa, K, Hamada, M, Takahashi, S, Furuyashiki, T, Tan, NS, Matsui, T & Katayama, Y 2021, 'Mobilization efficiency is critically regulated by fat via marrow PPARd', Haematologica, vol. 106, no. 6, pp. 1671-1683.
Jamy, O, Innis-Shelton, R, Bal, S, Paluri, R, Salzman, D, Di Stasi, A, Costa, L, Meredith, R, Lamb, L, Minagawa, K, Mineishi, S & Saad, A 2021, 'Phase II clinical trial of one dose of post-transplant cyclophosphamide for graft versus host disease prevention following myeloablative, peripheral blood stem cell, matched-unrelated donor transplantation', American Journal of Hematology, vol. 96, no. 10, pp. E396-E398.


Minagawa, K, Al-Obaidi, M & Di Stasi, A 2019, Generation of suicide gene-modified chimeric antigen receptor-redirected T-cells for cancer immunotherapy. in Methods in Molecular Biology. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1895, Humana Press Inc., pp. 57-73.
Wakahashi, K, Minagawa, K, Kawano, Y, Kawano, H, Suzuki, T, Ishii, S, Sada, A, Asada, N, Sato, M, Kato, S, Shide, K, Shimoda, K, Matsui, T & Katayama, Y 2019, 'Vitamin D receptor–mediated skewed differentiation of macrophages initiates myelofibrosis and subsequent osteosclerosis', Blood, vol. 133, no. 15, pp. 1619-1629.


Wakahashi, S, Kawakami, F, Wakahashi, K, Minagawa, K, Matsuo, K, Katayama, Y, Yamada, H, Matsui, T & Sudo, T 2018, 'Transformed Follicular Lymphoma (TFL) predicts outcome in advanced endometrial cancer', Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, vol. 27, no. 8, pp. 963-969.

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