Shigehito Yamada

Professor:
Human Health Sciences, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Professor:
Congenital Anomaly Research Center, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Phone:
+81-75-751-3936 (Office)
FAX:
+81-75-751-3936 (Office)

Curriculum Vitae

Shigehito YAMADA, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Human Health Sciences, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine

Professor

Congenital Anomaly Research Center, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine

Address:

[Office] 53 Shogoin-Kawahara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan 606-8507

[Lab] Yoshida-Konoe-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan 606-8501

Phone: +81-75-751-3936 (Office), +81-75-753-4345 (Lab)

FAX: +81-75-751-3936 (Office), +81-75-753-4621 (Lab)

Education
1992 – 1998 Kyoto University School of Medicine
2003 – 2006 Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Degree & License
2003 Board Certified Member, the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2006 Ph.D. Med Sci (Kyoto University)
2010 Board Certified Doctor, the Japan Society of Human Genetics (Medical Geneticist)
Positions held since graduation
1998-2000 Resident, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
2000-2003 Clinical Staff, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hyogo Prefectural Amagasaki Hospital, Amagasaki, Japan
2006.4-2006.9 Assistant Professor, Congenital Anomaly Research Center, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
2006.10-2007.12 Visiting Fellow, Laboratory of Developmental Biology, Genetics and Development Biology Center (GDBC), National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Health (NIH), USA
2008.1-2008.9 Assistant Professor, Congenital Anomaly Research Center, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
2008.10-2012.3 Associate Professor, Congenital Anomaly Research Center, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
2012.4- Professor, Human Health Sciences, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine; Congenital Anomaly Research Center, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
2013.4- Assistant Director, Clinical Genetics Unit, Kyoto University Hospital
Awards
2005 Young Investigator Travel Award, US Teratology Society 45th Annual Meeting
2005 Young Investigator’s Award, Japanese Teratology Society
2007 Young Investigator Travel Award, US Teratology Society 47th Annual Meeting
2010 Investigator’s Award, KONICA MINOLTA Imaging Science Foundation
Journals
2018 Anatomical Record (Editorial Board)
2018 Congenital Anomalies (Associate Editor)
2019 Cells Tissues Organs (Associate Editor)

Publications

  1. Yamaguchi Y, Kodama R, Yamada S. Morphogenetic progression of thigh and lower leg muscles during human embryonic development. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 306(8), 2072-2080. doi: 10.1002/ar.25140.
  2. Takakuwa T, Saizonou MA, Fujii S, Kanahashi T, Kumano Y, Ishikawa A, Aoyama T, Imai H, Yamada S. Femoral posture during embryonic and early fetal development: An analysis using landmarks on the cartilaginous skeletons of ex vivo human specimens. PLoS One. 2023 May 2;18(5):e0285190. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0285190.  eCollection 2023.
  3. Matsutani C, Kanahashi T, Otani H, Imai H, Yamada S, Takakuwa T. Tentorium cerebelli formation during human embryonic and early fetal development. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2023 Mar;306(3):515-526. doi: 10.1002/ar.25110.  Epub 2022 Nov 16.
  4. Kanahashi T, Imai H, Otani H, Yamada S, Yoneyama A, Takakuwa T. Three-dimensional morphogenesis of the human diaphragm during the late embryonic and early fetal period: Analysis using T1-weighted and diffusion tensor imaging. J Anat. 2023 Feb;242(2):174-190. doi: 10.1111/joa.13760.  Epub 2022 Sep 2.
  5. Yamaguchi Y, Murase A, Kodama R, Yamamoto A, Imai H, Yoneyama A, Yamada S. Three-dimensional visualization and quantitative analysis of embryonic and fetal musculoskeletal system around hip joint using magnetic resonance and phase-contrast X-ray imaging. J Anat. 2022 Dec;241(6):1310-1323. doi: 10.1111/joa.13764. Epub 2022 Sep 19.
  6. Nagai H, Tanoue Y, Nakamura T, Chan CJJ, Yamada S, Saitou M, Fukuda T, Sheng G. Mesothelial fusion mediates chorioallantoic membrane formation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 2022 Dec 5;377(1865):20210263. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2021.0263. Epub 2022 Oct 17.
  7. Nohara A, Owaki N, Matsubayashi J, Katsube M, Imai H, Yoneyama A, Yamada S, Kanahashi T, Takakuwa T. Morphometric analysis of secondary palate development in human embryos. J Anat. 2022 Dec;241(6):1287-1302. doi: 10.1111/joa.13745. Epub 2022 Aug 19.
  8. Kitatani R, Umehara J, Hirono T, Yamada S. Rhythmic auditory stimulation during gait adaptation enhances learning after-effects and savings by reducing common neural drives to lower limb muscles. Journal of Neurophysiology, J Neurophysiol. 2022 Nov 1;128(5):1324-1336. doi: 10.1152/jn.00162.2022. Epub 2022 Oct 19.
  9. Kakeya, M, Matsubayashi J, Kahanashi T, Männer J, Yamada S, Takakuwa T. The return process of physiological umbilical herniation in human fetuses: The possible role of the vascular tree and umbilical ring. J Anat. 2022 Sep;241(3):846-859. DOI: 10.1111/joa.13720. Epub 2022 Jun 27.
  10.  Kumano K, Tanaka S, Sakamoto R, Kahanashi T, Imai H, Yoneyama A, Yamada S, Takakuwa T. Upper arm posture during human embryonic and fetal development. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2022 Jul;305(7):1682-1691. DOI: 10.1002/ar.24796.  Epub 2021 Oct 19.
  11.   Kawada M, Nakatsukasa M, Nishimura T, Kaneko A, Ogihara N, Yamada S, Coudyzer W, Zollikofer CPE, Ponce de Leon MS, Morimoto N. Human shoulder development is adapted to obstetrical constraints. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 2022 Apr 19;119(16):e2114935119. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2114935119. Epub 2022 Apr 11.