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
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cells
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Follicular Lymphoma
  • Japan

Recent Publications


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.
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.


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.


Kawano, Y, Fukui, C, Shinohara, M, Wakahashi, K, Ishii, S, Suzuki, T, Sato, M, Asada, N, Kawano, H, Minagawa, K, Sada, A, Furuyashiki, T, Uematsu, S, Akira, S, Uede, T, Narumiya, S, Matsui, T & Katayama, Y 2017, 'G-CSF-induced sympathetic tone provokes fever and primes antimobilizing functions of neutrophils via PGE2', Blood, vol. 129, no. 5, pp. 587-597.
Minagawa, K, Falcon, CP & Matsui, T 2017, 'Very-Low-Dose Lenalidomide for Elderly and/or Frail Multiple Myeloma Patients: Lower Might Be Better', Acta Haematologica, vol. 138, no. 1, pp. 52-54.

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