IRCMS International Research Center for Medical Sciences

Research

Goro Sashida
M.D., Ph.D.
Professor

ACHIEVEMENT

Research Articles

  1. Hasegawa N, Oshima M, Sashida G, Matsui H, Koide S, Saraya A, Wang C, Muto T, Takane K, Kaneda A, Shimoda K, Nakaseko C, Yokote K, Iwama A. Impact of combinatorial dysfunctions of Tet2 and Ezh2 on the epigenome in the pathogenesis of myelodysplastic syndrome. Leukemia 2017; 31(4): 861-871.
  2. Sashida G#, Wang C, Tomioka T, Oshima M, Aoyama K, Kanai A, Mochizuki-Kashio M, Harada H, Shimoda K, Iwama A#. The loss of Ezh2 drives the pathogenesis of myelofibrosis and sensitizes tumor-initiating cells to bromodomain inhibition. J Exp Med. 2016; 213(8): 1459-77 #corresponding authors
  3. Kameda T, Shide K, Yamaji T, Kamiunten A, Sekine M, Taniguchi Y, Hidaka T, Kubuki Y, Shimoda H, Marutsuka K, Sashida G, Aoyama K, Yoshimitsu M, Harada T, Abe H, Miike T, Iwakiri H, Tahara Y, Sueta M, Yamamoto S, Hasuike S, Nagata K, Iwama A, Kitanaka A, Shimoda K. Loss-of-TET2 has dual roles in murine myeloproliferative neoplasms: disease sustainer and disease accelerator.  Blood 2015; 125(2): 304-15.
  4. Mochizuki-Kashio M, Aoyama K, Sashida G, Oshima M, Tomioka T, Muto T, Wang C, Iwama A.  Ezh2 loss in hematopoietic stem cells predisposes mice to develop heterogeneous malignancies in an Ezh1-depenedent manner.  Blood 2015; 126(10): 1172-83.
  5. Wang C, Oshima M, Sashida G, Tomioka T, Hasegawa N, Mochizuki-Kashio M, Nakajima-Takagi Y, Kusunoki Y, Kyoizumi S, Imai K, Nakachi K, Iwama A. Non-Lethal Ionizing Radiation Promotes Aging-Like Phenotypic Changes of Human Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells in Humanized Mice.  PLoS One. 2015; 10(7): e0132041.
  6. Sashida G#, Harada H, Matsui H, Oshima M, Yui M, Harada Y, Tanaka S, Mochizuki-Kashio M, Wang C, Saraya A, Muto T, Hayashi Y, Suzuki K, Nakajima H, Inaba T, Koseki H, Huang G, Kitamura T, Iwama A#. Ezh2 loss promotes development of myelodysplastic syndrome but attenuates its predisposition to leukaemic transformation. Nature Commun. 2014; 5: 4177 #corresponding authors
  7. Wang C, Sashida G, Saraya A, Ishiga R, Koide S, Oshima M, Isono K, Koseki H, Iwama A. Depletion of Sf3b1 impairs proliferative capacity of hematopoietic stem cells but is not sufficient to induce myelodysplasia. Blood. 2014; 123(21): 3336-43.
  8. Mishima Y, Wang C, Miyagi S, Saraya A, Hosokawa H, Mochizuki-Kashio M, Nakajima-Takagi Y, Koide S, Negishi M, Sashida G, Naito T, Ishikura T, Onodera A, Nakayama T, Tenen DG, Yamaguchi N, Koseki H, Taniuchi I, Iwama A. Histone acetylation mediated by Brd1 is crucial for Cd8 gene activation during early thymocyte development.  Nature Commun. 2014; 5: 5872.
  9. Muto T#, Sashida G#, Oshima M#, Wendt GR, Mochizuki-Kashio M, Nagata Y, Sanada M, Miyagi S, Saraya A, Kamio A, Nagae G, Nakaseko C, Yokote K, Shimoda K, Koseki H, Suzuki Y, Sugano S, Aburatani H, Ogawa S, Iwama A. Concurrent loss of Ezh2 and Tet2 cooperates in the pathogenesis of myelodysplastic disorders. J Exp Med. 2013; 210(12): 2627-39. #Equal contribution
  10. Tanaka S, Miyagi S, Sashida G, Chiba T, Yuan J, Mochizuki-Kashio M, Suzuki Y, Sugano S, Nakaseko C, Yokote K, Koseki H, Iwama A. Ezh2 augments leukemogenicity by reinforcing differentiation blockage in acute myeloid leukemia. Blood. 2012; 120(5): 1107-17.
  11. Zhang Y#, Yan X#, Sashida G#, Zhao X, Rao Y, Goyama S, Whitman SP, Zorko N, Bernot K, Conway RM, Witte D, Wang QF, Tenen DG, Xiao Z, Marcucci G, Mulloy JC, Grimes HL, Caligiuri MA, Huang G. Stress hematopoiesis reveals abnormal control of self-renewal, lineage bias, and myeloid differentiation in Mll partial tandem duplication (Mll-PTD) hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells. Blood. 2012; 120(5): 1118-29. # Equal contribution
  12. Sashida G, Bae N, Di Giandomenico S, Asai T, Gurvich N, Bazzoli E, Liu Y, Huang G, Zhao X, Menendez S, Nimer SD. The Mef/Elf4 transcription factor finetunes the DNA damage response. Cancer Res. 2011; 71(14): 4857-65.
  13. Liu Y, Liu F, Yu H, Zhao X, Sashida G, Deblasio A, Harr M, She QB, Chen Z, Lin HK, Di Giandomenico S, Elf SE, Yang Y, Miyata Y, Huang G, Menendez S, Mellinghoff IK, Rosen N, Pandolfi PP, Hedvat CV, Nimer SD. Akt phosphorylates the transcriptional repressor bmi1 to block its effects on the tumor-suppressing ink4a-arf locus. Science Signal. 2012; 5(247): ra77.
  14. Huang G, Zhao X, Wang L, Elf S, Xu H, Zhao X, Sashida G, Zhang Y, Liu Y, Lee J, Menendez S, Yang Y, Yan X, Zhang P, Tenen DG, Osato M, Hsieh JJ, Nimer SD. The ability of MLL to bind RUNX1 and methylate H3K4 at PU.1 regulatory regions is impaired by MDS/AML-associated RUNX1/AML1 mutations. Blood. 2011; 118(25): 6544-52.
  15. Liu Y, Elf SE, Miyata Y, Sashida G, Liu Y, Huang G, Di Giandomenico S, Lee JM, Deblasio A, Menendez S, Antipin J, Reva B, Koff A, Nimer SD. p53 regulates hematopoietic stem cell quiescence. Cell Stem Cell. 2009; 4(1): 37-48.
  16. Sashida G, Liu Y, Elf S, Miyata Y, Ohyashiki K, Izumi M, Menendez S, Nimer SD. ELF4/MEF activates MDM2 expression and blocks oncogene-induced p16 activation to promote transformation. Mol Cell Biol. 2009; 29(13): 3687-99.
  17. Tauchi T, Shin-Ya K, Sashida G, Sumi M, Okabe S, Ohyashiki JH, Ohyashiki K. Telomerase inhibition with a novel G-quadruplex-interactive agent, telomestatin: in vitro and in vivo studies in acute leukemia. Oncogene. 2006; 25: 5719-5725.
  18. Nakajima A, Tauchi T, Sashida G, Sumi M, Abe K, Yamamoto K, Ohyashiki JH, Ohyashiki K. Telomerase inhibition enhances apoptosis in human acute leukemia cells: possibility of antitelomerase therapy. Leukemia. 2003; 17: 560-567.
  19. Sashida G, Ohyashiki JH, Nakajima A, Sumi M, Kawakubo K, Tauchi T, Ohyashiki K. Telomere dynamics in myelodysplastic syndrome determined by telomere measurement of marrow metaphases. Clin Cancer Res. 2003; 9: 1489-1496.
  20. Sashida G, Ohyashiki JH, Ito Y, Ohyashiki K. Monoclonal constitution of neutrophils detected by PCR-based human androgen receptor gene assay in a subset of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura patients. Leuk Res. 2002; 26: 825-830.

 

Reviews

  1. Sashida G, Iwama A. Multifaceted role of the polycomb-group gene EZH2 in hematological malignancies. Int J Hematol. 2017; 105(1): 23-30.
  2. Sashida G, Iwama A. Epigenetic regulation of hematopoiesis. Int J Hematol. 2012; 96(4): 405-12.
  3. Sashida G, Bazzoli E, Menendez S, Liu Y, Nimer SD. The oncogenic role of the ETS transcription factors MEF and ERG. Cell Cycle. 2010; 9: 3457-9.
  4. Ohyashiki JH, Sashida G, Tauchi T, Ohyashiki K. Telomeres and telomerase in hematologic neoplasia. Oncogene. 2002; 21: 680-687.

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