Who's Who

Academic Degrees

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

Current Research Projects

  • Molecular bases of development and progression of brain tumors

  • WHO Classification of Tumours series (series editor)

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