Affiliation: Osaka University
Kudo T, Mima T, Hashimoto R, Nakao K, Morihara T, Tanimukai H, et al
. Tau protein is a potential biological marker for normal pressure hydrocephalus. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2000;54:199-202 pubmed
..These results suggest that CSF tau may be useful as a biological marker for NPH to determine the level of neuronal degeneration. ..
Takeda M, Hashimoto R, Kudo T, Okochi M, Tagami S, Morihara T, et al
. Laughter and humor as complementary and alternative medicines for dementia patients. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2010;10:28 pubmed publisher
..In this debate article, the physiological basis and actual application of laughter and humor in the treatment of dementia patients are presented for discussion on the applicability to dementia patients. ..
Kudo T, Kanemoto S, Hara H, Morimoto N, Morihara T, Kimura R, et al
. A molecular chaperone inducer protects neurons from ER stress. Cell Death Differ. 2008;15:364-75 pubmed
..Considering these results together, it appears that BIX induces BiP to prevent neuronal death by ER stress, suggesting that it may be a potential therapeutic agent for cerebral diseases caused by ER stress. ..
Kudo T. [Therapeutic strategies for Alzheimer disease based on endoplasmic reticulum stress]. Nihon Shinkei Seishin Yakurigaku Zasshi. 2010;30:163-8 pubmed