Fumio Kaneko

Southern Tohoku Research Institute for Neuroscience, Japan 0000-0002-5295-889X

Academic and Personal Background 1966 Graduation from Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan 1967-1970 Dermatology, Post-Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan 1971-1973 Research fellow in the Immunology Department of St. Johne’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin, London University. 1987-2008 Professor (Chairman) of Department of Dermatology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan 2002-2008, Chief Investigator of Behcet’s Disease based on the Provisional Projects for the Obstinate Diseases by Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. Main recent publications 1) Kaneko F, Saito S, Togashi A, Oyama N, Nakamura K: Prick test with self-saliva as an auxiliary measure in Behcet’s disease. Jpn J Dermatol 120(9): 1901-1905, 2010 2) Kaneko F, Oyama N, Yanagihori H, Isogai E, Yokota K, Oguma K: The role of streptococcal hypersensitivity in the pathogenesis of Behcet’s disease. Eur J Dermatol 18(5): 489-498, 2008 3) Kaneko F, Yanagihori H, Tojo M, Isogai E, Lin SN, Oguma K: Streptococcal antigen in the pathogenesis of Behcet’s disease. Arth Res There 5(supp 2): 13-14, 2007 4) Yanagihori H, Oyama N, Nakamura K, Mizuki N, Oguma K, Kaneko, F: Role of IL12B promoter polymorphism in Adamantiades-Behcet’s disease susceptibility: an involvement of Th1 immunoreactivity against Streptococcus sanguinis antigen, J Invest Dermatol 126(7): 1534-1540, 2006 5) Yanagihori H, Oyama N, Nakamura K, Kaneko F: c-kit mutations in patients with childhood-onset mastocytosis and genotype-phenotype correlation. J Mol Diagn 7(2), 252-257, 2005

Biography Updated on 7 September 2010

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