Who's Who

Hiroko Ohgaki

Section Head

Section of Molecular Pathology


Specialty:

Molecular Pathology

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
1986PhDMedical ScienceFaculty of Medicine, University of TokyoTokyoJapan
1979DVMTokyo University of Agriculture and TechnologyTokyoJapan


Current Research Projects

  • WHO Classification of Tumours series (series editor)

  • Molecular bases of development and progression of brain tumors


Selected Publications

Ohgaki H and Kleihues P. (2013) The Definition of Primary and Secondary Glioblastoma. Clin Cancer Res. 19, 764-772

Kim YH, Nonoguchi N, Paulus W, Brokinkel B, Keyvani K, Sure U, Wrede K, Mariani L, Giangaspero F, Tanaka Y, Nakazato Y, Vital A, Mittelbronn M, Perry A, Ohgaki H. (2012) Frequent BRAF Gain in Low-Grade Diffuse Gliomas with 1p/19q Loss. Brain Pathol. 22, 834-840

Nagaishi M, Kim YH, Mittelbronn M, Giangaspero F, Paulus W, Brokinkel B, Vital A, Tanaka Y, Nakazato Y, Legras-Lachuer C, Lachuer J, Ohgaki H. (2012) Amplification of the STOML3, FREM2, and LHFP Genes Is Associated with Mesenchymal Differentiation in Gliosarcoma. Am J Pathol. 180, 1816-1823

Kim YH, Nobusawa S, Mittelbronn M, Paulus W, Brokinkel B., Keyvani K, Sure U, Wrede K., Nakazato Y, Vital A, Mariani L, Stawski R., Watanabe T, De Girolami U, Kleihues P, Ohgaki H. (2010) Molecular classification of low-grade diffuse gliomas. Am J Pathol. 177, 2708-2714

Nobusawa S, Lachuer J, Wierinckx A, Kim YH, Huang J, Legras C, Kleihues P, Ohgaki H. (2010) Intratumoral patterns of genomic imbalance in glioblastomas. Brain Pathol. 20, 936-944


Prizes, Honours

1985 Incitement Award of the Japanese Cancer Association
1996 Lucien J. Rubenstein Award of the American Association of Neuropathologists
2001 Lucien J. Rubenstein Award of the American Association of Neuropathologists