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Recent Research Output

The following is a list of selected works published by Kumamoto University researchers. Titles link to their respective press releases if available and "original" links go directly to the published article.
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March 10: Artificial cell division “switch” successfully enabled - Original
March 10: Cellular senescence prevented by the SETD8 enzyme - Original
January 26: New mouse model helps in search for better COPD and CF treatments - Original
January 11: Historical documents reveal evidence of Japanese winemaking 400-year ago - Original: (No publication)


December 20: Oral bacterium related esophageal cancer prognosis in Japanese patients - Original
November 16: Hearing with your eyes – A Western style of speech perception - Original1 / Original2
November 14: Development of a wearable medical device for type 2 diabetes - Original
November 1: Discovery of blood biomarkers for early pancreatic cancer detection - Original
October 14: Discovery and gene therapy treatment of a novel heart failure mechanism - Original
September 20: Brain network differences in audio-visual processing between native speakers of English and Japanese - Original
August 9: Development of a novel carbon nanomaterial "pot" - Original
July 20: Molecular switch for controlling color and fluorescence - Original
July 15: Hidden moss chloroplast ‘wall’ discovered - Original
July 13: Historical Documents Regarding Kumamoto Castle: Repeated Damage Due to Natural Disasters and the Repairs Performed - Original: (No publication)
June 7: Expansion of kidney progenitor cells toward regenerative medicine - Original
June 6: Mechanisms of Persistent Infection for the Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus - Original
May 25: Even light drinkers should watch for fatty liver disease - Original
May 20: Simple screening test can predict heart failure severity - Original
April 6: Heart rate variability predicts epileptic seizure - Original
February 22: Japanese earthenware time capsules contain 4,300 year old cockroach egg case impressions - Original: (No publication)
February 17: Protein that limits the severity of genetic kidney disease found - Original
January 29: Finding the right antithrombotic (anti-clotting) drug for you - Original


November 26: iPS-derived kidney cells successfully connected to capillary network! - Original
November 26: Control of blood vessel formation - Original
November 10: Skin cancer causing fusion gene identified - Original
September 7: Spasm at site of atherosclerotic coronary artery narrowing increases risk of heart attack - Original
August 3: Preventable onset of myocardial infarction through coadministration of two drugs - Original
August 3: Gene mutation contributes to liver disease in patients of normal weight - Original
June 22: The successful ovulation of 100 eggs from 1 female mice - Original
May 26: Therapy-resistant breast cancer mechanism revealed - Original

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