Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Kentaro Minagawa, MD, PhD

Kentaro Minagawa, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Scientific Program:Experimental Therapeutics

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications


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.


Minagawa, K, Jamil, MO, Al-Obaidi, M, Pereboeva, L, Salzman, D, Erba, HP, Lamb, LS, Bhatia, R, Mineishi, S & Di Stasi, A 2016, 'In vitro pre-clinical validation of suicide gene modified anti-CD33 redirected chimeric antigen receptor T-cells for acute myeloid leukemia', PloS one, vol. 11, no. 12, e0166891.
Minagawa, K & Di Stasi, A 2016, 'Novel toxicology challenges in the era of chimeric antigen receptor T-cells therapies', Translational Cancer Research, vol. 5, pp. S444-S449.


Di Stasi, A, Jimenez, AM, Minagawa, K, Al-Obaidi, M & Rezvani, K 2015, 'Review of the results of WT1 peptide vaccination strategies for myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia from nine different studies', Frontiers in immunology, vol. 6, no. FEB, 00036.
Minagawa, K, Zhou, X, Mineishi, S & Di Stasi, A 2015, 'Seatbelts in CAR therapy: How safe are CARS?', Pharmaceuticals, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 230-249.
Kawano, H, Tanaka, H, Yamashita, T, Hirata, KI, Ishii, S, Suzuki, T, Wakahashi, K, Kawano, Y, Sada, A, Minagawa, K, Kawakami, F, Itoh, T, Baba, A, Matsui, T & Katayama, Y 2015, 'Very late-onset reversible cardiomyopathy in patients with chronic GvHD' Bone Marrow Transplantation, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 870-872.

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