Affiliation: Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
- Cytomegalovirus infection of the central nervous system stem cells from mouse embryo: a model for developmental brain disorders induced by cytomegalovirusI Kosugi
Second Department of Pathology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan
Lab Invest 80:1373-83. 2000..These results suggest that suppression of the growth of the CNS stem cells and inhibition of the neuronal differentiation by CMV infection may be primary causes of disorders of brain development in congenital CMV infection...
- Giant inflammatory polyposis of the descending colon associated with a Crohn's disease-like colitisIsao Kosugi
Department of Pathology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan
Pathol Int 52:318-21. 2002..From these findings, this case seems to be more similar to Crohn's disease than other inflammatory bowel diseases...
- Innate immune responses to cytomegalovirus infection in the developing mouse brain and their evasion by virus-infected neuronsIsao Kosugi
Department of Pathology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan
Am J Pathol 161:919-28. 2002..Therefore, evasion of the innate immune responses by MCMV-infected neurons may be an important factor in supporting the viral persistence in the developing brain...