Chisato Shimizu

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Differential expression of miR-145 in children with Kawasaki disease
    Chisato Shimizu
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e58159. 2013
  2. pmc The role of TGF-β and myofibroblasts in the arteritis of Kawasaki disease
    Chisato Shimizu
    University of California San Diego, Department of Pediatrics, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Hum Pathol 44:189-98. 2013
  3. pmc Gene-expression patterns reveal underlying biological processes in Kawasaki disease
    Stephen J Popper
    Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, and Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Genome Biol 8:R261. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Adenovirus, adeno-associated virus and Kawasaki disease
    Hiroko Shike
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1011-4. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Specificity of regulatory T cells that modulate vascular inflammation
    Alessandra Franco
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA and
    Autoimmunity 47:95-104. 2014
  6. pmc Lymph-node-first presentation of Kawasaki disease compared with bacterial cervical adenitis and typical Kawasaki disease
    John T Kanegaye
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Pediatr 162:1259-63, 1263.e1-2. 2013
  7. pmc Calcineurin inhibitor treatment of intravenous immunoglobulin-resistant Kawasaki disease
    Adriana H Tremoulet
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Diego and Rady Children s Hospital, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Pediatr 161:506-512.e1. 2012
  8. pmc Cardiovascular biomarkers in acute Kawasaki disease
    Yuichiro Z Sato
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, Rady Children s Hospital, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, United States
    Int J Cardiol 164:58-63. 2013
  9. pmc Memory T-cells and characterization of peripheral T-cell clones in acute Kawasaki disease
    Alessandra Franco
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children s Hospital, La Jolla, CA 92093 0641, USA
    Autoimmunity 43:317-24. 2010
  10. pmc Human coronavirus NL63 is not detected in the respiratory tracts of children with acute Kawasaki disease
    Chisato Shimizu
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1767-71. 2005

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Publications19

  1. pmc Differential expression of miR-145 in children with Kawasaki disease
    Chisato Shimizu
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e58159. 2013
    ..To understand the role that microRNAs play in modifying gene expression in Kawasaki disease, we studied microRNAs from whole blood during the acute and convalescent stages of the illness...
  2. pmc The role of TGF-β and myofibroblasts in the arteritis of Kawasaki disease
    Chisato Shimizu
    University of California San Diego, Department of Pediatrics, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Hum Pathol 44:189-98. 2013
    ..This multi-functional growth factor may also be involved in the induction of Tregs in KD...
  3. pmc Gene-expression patterns reveal underlying biological processes in Kawasaki disease
    Stephen J Popper
    Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, and Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Genome Biol 8:R261. 2007
    ..No etiologic agent(s) has been identified, and the processes that mediate formation of coronary artery aneurysms and abatement of fever following treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) remain poorly understood...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adenovirus, adeno-associated virus and Kawasaki disease
    Hiroko Shike
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1011-4. 2005
    ..No evidence was found to suggest a link between either virus and Kawasaki disease...
  5. doi request reprint Specificity of regulatory T cells that modulate vascular inflammation
    Alessandra Franco
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA and
    Autoimmunity 47:95-104. 2014
    ..Our results point to a specificity of a previously un-described Treg population for the clinical benefit provided by IVIG therapy in children...
  6. pmc Lymph-node-first presentation of Kawasaki disease compared with bacterial cervical adenitis and typical Kawasaki disease
    John T Kanegaye
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Pediatr 162:1259-63, 1263.e1-2. 2013
    ..To identify characteristics differentiating the node-first presentation of Kawasaki disease (NFKD) from bacterial cervical lymphadenitis (BCL) and typical Kawasaki disease (KD)...
  7. pmc Calcineurin inhibitor treatment of intravenous immunoglobulin-resistant Kawasaki disease
    Adriana H Tremoulet
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Diego and Rady Children s Hospital, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Pediatr 161:506-512.e1. 2012
    ..To describe the clinical course and outcome of 10 patients with Kawasaki disease (KD) treated with a calcineurin inhibitor after failing to respond to multiple therapies...
  8. pmc Cardiovascular biomarkers in acute Kawasaki disease
    Yuichiro Z Sato
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, Rady Children s Hospital, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, United States
    Int J Cardiol 164:58-63. 2013
    ..Endomycocardial biopsies have demonstrated that subclinical myocarditis is a universal feature of acute Kawasaki disease (KD)...
  9. pmc Memory T-cells and characterization of peripheral T-cell clones in acute Kawasaki disease
    Alessandra Franco
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children s Hospital, La Jolla, CA 92093 0641, USA
    Autoimmunity 43:317-24. 2010
    ..The large majority of these T-cells displayed the functional phenotype of peripherally induced regulatory T-cells (T(reg)). These findings provide insight into the nature and kinetics of the adaptive immune response in KD...
  10. pmc Human coronavirus NL63 is not detected in the respiratory tracts of children with acute Kawasaki disease
    Chisato Shimizu
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1767-71. 2005
    ..Only 1 (2%) of 48 patients with acute KD was positive by RT-PCR for HCoV-NL63/NH in a nasopharyngeal swab. These data do not support an association between these HCoVs and KD...
  11. doi request reprint Coronary artery outcomes among children with Kawasaki disease in the United States and Japan
    Shohei Ogata
    Department of Pediatrics, Rady Children s Hospital, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, United States
    Int J Cardiol 168:3825-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, we compared CA internal diameters between Japanese and U.S. KD patients using standard definitions and methods...
  12. pmc Treatment response in kawasaki disease is associated with sialylation levels of endogenous but not therapeutic intravenous immunoglobulin G
    Shohei Ogata
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e81448. 2013
    ..We asked whether IVIG failures correlated with levels of α2-6Sia on infused IVIG or on the patient's own endogenous IgG...
  13. pmc Matrix metalloproteinase haplotypes associated with coronary artery aneurysm formation in patients with Kawasaki disease
    Chisato Shimizu
    Rady Children s Hospital and Departments of Pediatrics, UCSD School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Hum Genet 55:779-84. 2010
    ..The region encompassing these risk haplotypes is a prime candidate for resequencing to look for rare genetic variation that may influence aneurysm formation...
  14. pmc Genetic variations in the receptor-ligand pair CCR5 and CCL3L1 are important determinants of susceptibility to Kawasaki disease
    Jane C Burns
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla 92093 0830, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:344-9. 2005
    ..These findings, derived from the largest genetic study of any systemic vasculitis, suggest a central role of CCR5-CCL3L1 gene-gene interactions in KD susceptibility and the importance of gene modifiers in infectious diseases...
  15. pmc Kawasaki disease in monozygotic twins
    Aubri Kottek
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego and Rady Children s Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:1114-6. 2011
    ..Health care providers should consider laboratory testing and echocardiography in both monozygotic twins when only one twin presents with clinical KD...
  16. pmc Quantitation of adenovirus genome during acute infection in normal children
    Hiroko Shike
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:29-33. 2005
    ..Adenovirus infection causes a wide range of clinical illness in normal children. New molecular techniques allow quantitation of viral genome to study the natural history of adenovirus infection and viral load in normal children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Organization and expression analysis of the zebrafish hepcidin gene, an antimicrobial peptide gene conserved among vertebrates
    Hiroko Shike
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093 0830, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 28:747-54. 2004
    ..Elevated gene expression was observed in abdominal organs, skin, and heart in fish that developed signs of infection following bacterial injection. Zebrafish may be a suitable model organism for further study of hepcidin gene regulation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a white bass (Morone chrysops) embryonic cell line with epithelial features
    Chisato Shimizu
    Department of Pediatrics, UCSD School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0830, USA
    In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 39:29-35. 2003
    ..This epithelial cell line may prove useful for the study of host-pathogen interactions that occur at the epithelial surface in this commercially important fish species...
  19. ncbi request reprint Recurrent Kawasaki disease-like syndrome in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    Jennifer N Blanchard
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:105-11. 2003
    ..Analysis of a conjunctival tissue sample revealed endothelial cell damage with fibrin deposition and infiltration of immunoglobulin A-secreting plasma cells...