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Selected Publication List      *Corresponding Author

  • Ijima S, Saito Y*, Yamamoto S, Nagaoka K, Iwamoto T, Kita A, Miyajima M, Sato T, Miyazaki A, Chikenji TS*. Senescence-associated secretory phenotypes in mesenchymal cells contribute to cytotoxic immune response in oral lichen planus. Immun Ageing. 2023 Dec 5;20(1):72. doi: 10.1186/s12979-023-00400-5. PMID: 38053160; PMCID: PMC10696703. New

  • Ijima S, Saito Y*, Nagaoka K, Yamamoto S, Sato T, Miura N, Iwamoto T, Miyajima M, Chikenji TS*Fisetin reduces the senescent tubular epithelial cell burden and also inhibits proliferative fibroblasts in murine lupus nephritis. Front Immunol.,  2022 Nov., 

  • Saito Y, Miyajima M, Yamamoto S, Miura N, Sato T, Kita A, Ijima S, Fujimiya M, Chikenji TS*. Intrathecal Injection of Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Cultured on 3D Fiber Ameliorates Multiple Organ Damage in Murine Lupus.Stem Cells Transl Med. 2022 Jun 11(6):644-658. doi: 10.1093/stcltm/szac021. 

  • Kita A, Saito Y*, Miura N, Miyajima M, Yamamoto S, Sato T, Yotsuyanagi T, Fujimiya M, Chikenji TS*. Altered regulation of mesenchymal cell senescence in adipose tissue promotes pathological changes associated with diabetic wound healing.Commun Biol., 2022 Apr 5;5(1):310.  doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-03266-3.

  • Saito Y, Miyajima M, Yamamoto S, Sato T, Miura N, Fujimiya M, Chikenji TS*. Accumulation of Senescent Neural Cells in Murine Lupus With Depression-Like Behavior.  Front Immunol.,  2021 Nov.,

  • Saito Y, Chikenji TS*. Diverse Roles of Cellular Senescence in Skeletal Muscle Inflammation, Regeneration, and Therapeutics.Front Pharmacol2021 Sep 2021.739510

  • Saito Y, Chikenji TS*, Matsumura T, Nakano M, Fujimiya M. Exercise enhances skeletal muscle regeneration by promoting senescence in fibro-adipogenic progenitors.Nat Commun. 2020 Feb 14;11(1):889. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-14734-x. PMID: 32060352; PMCID: PMC7021787.

  • Chikenji TS*, Saito Y, Konari N, Nakano M, Mizue Y, Otani M, Fujimiya M. p16INK4A-expressing mesenchymal stromal cells restore the senescence- clearance-regeneration sequence that is impaired in chronic muscle inflammation.EBioMedicine. 2019 Jun;44:86-97. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.05.012. Epub 2019 May 23. PMID: 31129096; PMCID: PMC6604166.


  • Matsumura T, Saito Y, Suzuki T, Teramoto A, Ozasa Y, Yamashita T, Fujimiya M, Saito-Chikenji T*. Phosphorylated Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor- Positive Cells With Anti-apoptotic Properties Accumulate in the Synovium of Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis.Front Immunol. 2019 Feb 15;10:241. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.00241. PMID: 30828336; PMCID: PMC6384265.


  • Saito Y*, Chikenji TS, Takata Y, Kamiya T, Uchiyama E. Can an insole for obese individuals maintain the arch of the foot against repeated hyper loading?BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Oct 11;20(1):442. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2819-2. PMID: 31604431; PMCID: PMC6790017.

  • Saito Y, Chikenji T*, Ozasa Y, Fujimiya M, Yamashita T, Gingery A, Iba K. PDGFR Signaling Mediates Hyperproliferation and Fibrotic Responses of Subsynovial Connective Tissue Cells in Idiopathic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 23;7(1):16192. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-16443-w. PMID: 29170419; PMCID: PMC5700922.


  • Chikenji T, Gingery A, Zhao C, Passe SM, Ozasa Y, Larson D, An KN, Amadio PC. Transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) expression is increased in the subsynovial connective tissues of patients with idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome.J Orthop Res. 2014 Jan;32(1):116-22. doi: 10.1002/jor.22485. Epub 2013 Sep 9. PMID: 24014274; PMCID: PMC4095953.


  • Chikenji T, Gingery A, Zhao C, Vanhees M, Moriya T, Reisdorf R, An KN, Amadio PC. Transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) expression is increased in the subsynovial connective tissue in a rabbit model of carpal tunnel syndrome .PLoS One. 2014 Sep 30;9(9):e108312. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108312. PMID: 25269071; PMCID: PMC4182459.


  • Chikenji T*, Berger RA, Fujimiya M, Suzuki D, Tsubota S, An KN. Distribution of nerve endings in human distal interphalangeal joint and surrounding structures. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Mar;36(3):406-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2010.11.050. PMID: 21371623.


  • Chikenji T*, Suzuki D, Fujimiya M, Moriya T, Tsubota S. Distribution of nerve endings in the human proximal interphalangeal joint and surrounding structures. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Aug;35(8):1286-93. doi: 10.1016 /j.jhsa.2010.04.026. Epub 2010 Jul 13. PMID: 20630670.

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