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Shinji Kasahara

Education

Ph.D. in Immunology, University of Washington, 2011

Current position

Research Scholar, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Publications

  1. Kasahara, S., Jhingran, A., Dhingra, S., Salem, A., Cramer, R. A. and Hohl, T. M. (2016). Role of Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor Signaling in Regulating Neutrophil Antifungal Activity and the Oxidative Burst During Respiratory Fungal Challenge. J Infect Dis 213(8): 1289-1298.

  2. Espinosa, V., Jhingran, A., Dutta, O., Kasahara, S., Donnelly, R., Du, P., Rosenfeld, J., Leiner, I., Chen, C. C., Ron, Y., Hohl, T. M. and Rivera, A. (2014). Inflammatory monocytes orchestrate innate antifungal immunity in the lung. PLoS Pathog 10(2): e1003940.

  3. Ngo, L. Y., Kasahara, S., Kumasaka, D. K., Knoblaugh, S. E., Jhingran, A. and Hohl, T. M. (2014). Inflammatory monocytes mediate early and organ-specific innate defense during systemic candidiasis. J Infect Dis 209(1): 109-119.

  4. Ma, D. Y., Suthar, M. S., Kasahara, S., Gale, M., Jr. and Clark, E. A. (2013). CD22 is required for protection against West Nile virus Infection. J Virol 87(6): 3361-3375.

  5. Kasahara, S. and Clark, E. A. (2012). Dendritic cell-associated lectin 2 (DCAL2) defines a distinct CD8alpha- dendritic cell subset. J Leukoc Biol 91(3): 437-448.

  6. Chaplin, J. W., Kasahara, S., Clark, E. A. and Ledbetter, J. A. (2011). CD180 (RP105) intrinsically activates B cells to produce polyclonal Ig and integrates diverse TLR signals to modify cell fate. J. Immunol. 187: 4199.

  7. Grether, G. F., Kasahara, S., Kolluru, G. R. and Cooper, E. L. (2004). Sex-specific effects of carotenoid intake on the immunological response to allografts in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Proc Biol Sci 271(1534): 45-49.

  8. Kasahara, S. and Cooper, E. L. (2004). Nervous, endocrine, immune systems as a target for complementary and alternative medicine. Adv Exp Med Biol 546: 405-423.

  9. Wago, H. and Kasahara, S. (2004). Music therapy, a future alternative intervention against diseases. Adv Exp Med Biol 546: 265-278.

  10. Kasahara, S. and Bosch, T. C. (2003). Enhanced antibacterial activity in Hydra polyps lacking nerve cells. Dev Comp Immunol 27(2): 79-85.

  11. Kasahara, S., Wago, H. and Cooper, E. L. (2002). Dissociation of innate and adaptive immunity by UVB irradiation. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 15(1): 1-11.

  12. Kasahara, S., Aizawa, K., Okamiya, M., Kazuno, N., Mutoh, S., Fugo, H., Cooper, E. L. and Wago, H. (2001). UVB irradiation suppresses cytokine production and innate cellular immune functions in mice. Cytokine 14(2): 104-111.

  13. Kasahara, S., Fugo, H., Cooper, E. L. and Wago, H. (2001). Preliminary evidence of modulating Th1 cytokine after allergen challenge. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 14(2): 63-69.

  14. Wago, H., Kasahara, S. and Kimura, M. (2001). Effect of Intranasal-Administration of Sugi-Pollen Extract on Serum IgE and IL-4 production of Splenic Cells in Mice. Bulletin of Saitama Medical School Junior College. 12: 55-58.

Protocols by Shinji Kasahara
  1. Flow Cytometry of Lung and Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Cells from Mice Challenged with Fluorescent Aspergillus Reporter (FLARE) Conidia