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Yoshihiro Nishi

ニシ ヨシヒロ | Yoshihiro Nishi
Affiliation and department:
Research field  (9): Endocrinology ,  Pediatrics ,  Neuroscience in general ,  Environmental impact assessment/Environmental policy ,  General physiology ,  General medical chemistry ,  General physiology ,  Endocrinology ,  Environmental physiology (including physical medicine and nutritional physiology)
Research keywords  (8): Translational Research ,  DHEA ,  Rett Syndrome ,  KGN ,  Aromatase ,  Androgen ,  Ghrelin ,  Granulosa Cell
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (7):
  • 2007 - 2008 Dose aromatase regulate the feeding behavior and induce the sexual difference on appetite?
  • 2006 - 2008 Regulation of ovarian and neuronal steroidogenesis by neuropeptide hormone
  • 2008 - New Strategy fot the treatment of Metabolic syndrome by using Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator (SARM) and Ghrelin antagonists.
  • 2005 - 2007 Molecular mechanism in the control of central obesity and atherosclerosis by androgen and its target molecule
  • 2001 - 2005 Disregulation of ovarian functions by Endocrine disruptors (Enviromental Hormone)
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Papers (39):
MISC (8):
Patents (2):
  • Regulator of physiological function of ghrelin and use therewith.
  • Antibody that selectively recognizes n-decanoyl modified ghrelin and use therewith
Books (1):
  • Dictionary of Hormone (Horumon no Jiten, in Japanese)
    Asakura Syoin (Japan) 2004 ISBN:ISBN4-254-30074-3
Lectures and oral presentations  (26):
  • Activin-A modulates steroidogenesis of human and bovine adrenocortical cells
    (9th International Congress of Endocrinology (Nice, France) 1992)
  • Establishment and characterization of a steroidogenic human granulosa cell tumor-like cell line, KGN, as a useful model to study various aspects of physiological regulation of human granulosa cells.
    (11th International Congress of Endocrinology (Sydney, Australlia) 2000)
  • Ingested medium-chain fatty acids are directly utilized for the acyl-modification of ghrelin.
    (12th International Congress of Endocrinology (Lisbon, Portugal) 2004)
  • ANP levels in Dahl-salt sensitive rat with pregnancy-induced hypertension
    (12th International Federation of Placenta Associations Meeting 2006)
  • Correlation between the production of ghrelin in placenta and the fetal growth in Dahl salt-sensitive rats
    (12th International Federation of Placenta Associations Meeting 2006)
Education (1):
  • - 1988 Kyushu University Faculty of Medicine Medicine
Professional career (1):
  • Doctor of Medicine (Kyushu University)
Committee career (1):
  • 2006 - The Endocrine Society Active Member
Awards (2):
  • 2007 - Onodera Prize (Kyushu University)
  • 2007 - Ishibashi Foundation Prize for the Promotion of Science (Kurume University)
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