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  Yasumitsu Nishimura
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■ Present specialized field
Immunology, Hygiene and public health: including laboratory approach (Key Word:immunology, asbestos, NK-cell, senescence, aging) 
■ BooK
1. 2010/10   Dysregulation of Autoimmunity Caused by Silica Exposure: Fas-Mediated Apoptosis in T Lymphocytes Derived from Silicosis Patients., Autoimmune Disorders: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment. 
2. 2009/10   Establishment of Negatively-charged Indoor Air Conditions and their Biological Effects., Buildings and the Environment 
3. 2009/10   Immunological effects of Asbestos., Asbestos: Risks, Environment and Impact. 
■ Journal
1. 2011/06 Quick detection of overexpressed genes caused by myeloma-specific chromosomal translocations using multiplex RT-PCR. 
2. 2010/10 Dysregulation of the Immune System Caused by Silica and Asbestos. 
3. 2010/10 Reductive alteration of the regulatory function of the CD4(+)CD25(+) T cell fraction in silicosis patients. 
4. 2009/12 Decrease in phosphorylation of ERK following decreased expression of NK-cell activating receptors in human NK cell line exposed to asbestos. 
5. 2009/09 Impairment in cytotoxicity and expression of NK-cell activating receptors on human NK cells following exposure to asbestos fibers. 
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■ Belonging society
1. 1995/10~ Japan Society for Biomedical Gerontology
2. 1996/03~ The Council for SAM Research
3. 1999/12~ Japanese Society for Immunology
4. 2003/03~ The Japanese Society for Hygiene
5. 2003/04~ Japan Society for Occupational Health
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■ Winning science prize
1. 2007/05 18th Japan-China-Korea Joint Conference on Occupational Health, Most Scientific Poster Award
2. 2008/09 The 9th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interesting Group (iMig), Young I