Detailed Information
Full Name YANAGIHARA Katsunori Date of Birth
Affiliation Institute of Biomedical Sciences 
Job Title Professor Academic Degrees /
Medical doctor(1991/05)
Education 1991/03¸Nagasaki University¸Faculty of Medicine¸Graduated
1997/00¸Nagasaki University¸Graduate School, Division of Medicine¸Doctor Course¸Completed
Employment Experience 2006/04 - 2011/03¸Nagasaki University¸Hospital¸Clinical Laboratory Center¸Lecturer
2011/04 - 2012/12¸Nagasaki University¸Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences¸Medical and Dental Sciences¸Associate Professor
2013/01 - *¸Nagasaki University¸Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences¸Medical and Dental Sciences¸Professor
Specialties General internal medicine (includes psychosomatic medicine)(Infectious diseases)¸Pathological examination studies¸Respiratory organ internal medicine(respiratory diseases)¸Collagen disease/allergy/infectious disease medicine
Academic Societies
Committee Memberships
Ongoing Joint Research
Technical Supervision
Technical Consulting
Themes for Prospective Joint Research
Themes for Ongoing Research Analysis for respiratory secretion in respiratory infection.
Macrolide treatment for chronic respiratory infection.
Research Themes in the Past
Literary Works, Books, Writings and Research Papers, Art Works, Industrial Products, Software, Sports Records, etc.
1 Araki N, Yanagihara K, Morinaga Y,Yamada K, Yamada Y, Kohno S, Kamihira:In vivo efficacy of doripenem (DRPM) against Pseudomonas aeruginosa in murine chronic respiratory tract infection model.¸J Infect Chemother¸17.318-321¸2011/04
2 Morinaga Y, Yanagihara K, Araki N, Harada Y, Yamada K, Akamatsu N, Matsuda J, Nishino T, Hasegawa H, Izumikawa K, Kakeya H, Yamamoto Y, Yasuoka A, Kohno S, Kamihira S:Clinical characteristics of seven patients of Aeromonas septicemia in a Japanese hospital.¸Tohoku J Exp Med¸225.81-84¸2011/04
3 Nakamura S, Yanagihara K, Araki N, Yamada K, Morinaga Y, Izumikawa K, Seki M, Kakeya H, Yamamoto Y, Kamihira S, Kohno S:Efficacy of clarithromycin against experimentally induced pneumonia caused by clarithromycin-resistant Haemophilus influenzae in mice.¸Antimicrob Agents Chemother.¸54.2.757-762¸2010/02
4 19. Yamamoto K, Yanagihara K, Sugahara K, Imamura Y, Seki M, Izumikawa K, Kakeya H, Yamamoto Y, Hirakata Y, Kamihira S, Kohno S:In vitro activity of garenoxacin against Streptococcus pneumoniae mutants with characterized resistance mechanisms¸Antimicrob Agents Chemother.¸53.8.3572-3575¸2009/08
5 Yanagihara K, Izumikawa K, Higa F, Tateyama M, Tokimatsu I, Hiramatsu K, Fujita J, Kadota J, Kohno S:Efficacy of Azithromycin in the Treatment of Community-acquired Pneumonia, Including Patients with Macrolide-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Infection¸Intern Med¸48.7.527-535¸2009/07
6 27. Nakamura S, Yanagihara K, Morinaga Y, Izumikawa K, Seki M, Kakeya H, Yamamoto Y, Kamihira S, Kohno S.:Melting curve analysis for rapid detection of topoisomerase gene mutations in Haemophilus influenza¸J. Clin. Microbiol. ¸47.3.781-784¸2009/03
7 Effect of parenterally administered ciplofloxacin in a murine model of pulmonary Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection mimicking ventilator-associated pneumoia.¸Chemotherapy(in press)¸
8 Lipopolysaccharide induces mucus cell metaplasia in mouse lung.¸Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol.¸1/24(1),66-73.¸2001/00
9 109. Yanagihara K, Tomono K, Sawai T, Hirakata Y, Kadota J, Koga H, Tashiro T, Kohno S:Effect of clarithromycin on lymphocyte in chronic respiratory Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection.¸Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.¸155/,337-342.¸1997/01
10 Elevated Levels of Soluble Adhesion Molecules in Sera and BAL Fluid of Individuals Infected With Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus Type 1.¸Chest¸Dec118(6)/,1754-1761.¸2000/00
Research Activities, etc
Participation in Lectures and Seminars Organized by Private Bodies
Education Information
2009 - * (Fall, 4th year)
2009 - * (Fall, 1st year of the DC)
2009 - * (Fall, 4th year)
2009 - * (Spring , 3rd year)
Others (Self promotion, etc.)