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Publications

Major Publications

1. Otani T, Noma H, Sugasawa S, Kuchiba A, Goto A, Yamaji T, Kochi Y, Iwasaki M, Matsui S, Tsunoda T. Exploring predictive biomarkers from clinical genome-wide association studies via multidimensional hierarchical mixture models. Eur J Hum Genet. 2019 27(1):140-9.

2. Okada Y, Eyre S, Suzuki A, Kochi Y, Yamamoto K. Genetics of rheumatoid arthritis: 2018 status. Ann Rheum Dis. 2019 78(4):446-53.

3. Motegi T, Kochi Y, Matsuda K, Kubo M, Yamamoto K, Momozawa Y. Identification of rare coding variants in TYK2 protective for rheumatoid arthritis in the Japanese population and their effects on cytokine signalling. Ann Rheum Dis. 2019 78(8):1062-9.

4. Akizuki S, Ishigaki K, Kochi Y, Law SM, Matsuo K, Ohmura K, Suzuki A, Nakayama M, Iizuka Y, Koseki H, et al. PLD4 is a genetic determinant to systemic lupus erythematosus and involved in murine autoimmune phenotypes. Ann Rheum Dis. 2019 78(4):509-18.

5. Nishino J, Ochi H, Kochi Y, Tsunoda T, Matsui S. Sample Size for Successful Genome-Wide Association Study of Major Depressive Disorder. Front Genet. 2018 9:227.

6. Nishino J, Kochi Y, Shigemizu D, Kato M, Ikari K, Ochi H, Noma H, Matsui K, Morizono T, Boroevich KA, et al. Empirical Bayes Estimation of Semi-parametric Hierarchical Mixture Models for Unbiased Characterization of Polygenic Disease Architectures. Front Genet. 2018 9:115.

7. Kochi Y, Kamatani Y, Kondo Y, Suzuki A, Kawakami E, Hiwa R, Momozawa Y, Fujimoto M, Jinnin M, Tanaka Y, et al. Splicing variant of WDFY4 augments MDA5 signalling and the risk of clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2018 77(4):602-11.

8. Nitta T, Kochi Y, Muro R, Tomofuji Y, Okamura T, Murata S, Suzuki H, Sumida T, Yamamoto K, Takayanagi H. Human thymoproteasome variations influence CD8 T cell selection. Sci Immunol. 2017 2(12).

9. Molineros JE, Yang W, Zhou XJ, Sun C, Okada Y, Zhang H, Heng Chua K, Lau YL, Kochi Y, Suzuki A, et al. Confirmation of five novel susceptibility loci for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and integrated network analysis of 82 SLE susceptibility loci. Hum Mol Genet. 2017 26(6):1205-16.

10. Ishigaki K, Kochi Y, Suzuki A, Tsuchida Y, Tsuchiya H, Sumitomo S, Yamaguchi K, Nagafuchi Y, Nakachi S, Kato R, et al. Polygenic burdens on cell-specific pathways underlie the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Nat Genet. 2017 49(7):1120-5.

11. Okada Y, Suzuki A, Ikari K, Terao C, Kochi Y, Ohmura K, Higasa K, Akiyama M, Ashikawa K, Kanai M, et al. Contribution of a Non-classical HLA Gene, HLA-DOA, to the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 99(2):366-74.

12. Kochi Y. Genetics of autoimmune diseases: perspectives from genome-wide association studies. Int Immunol. 2016 28(4):155-61.

13. Yamamoto K, Okada Y, Suzuki A, Kochi Y. Genetics of rheumatoid arthritis in Asia--present and future. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2015 11(6):375-9.

14. Okada Y, Wu D, Trynka G, Raj T, Terao C, Ikari K, Kochi Y, Ohmura K, Suzuki A, Yoshida S, et al. Genetics of rheumatoid arthritis contributes to biology and drug discovery. Nature. 2014 506(7488):376-81.

15. Kochi Y, Suzuki A, Yamamoto K. Genetic basis of rheumatoid arthritis: a current review. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2014 452(2):254-62.

16. Okada Y, Terao C, Ikari K, Kochi Y, Ohmura K, Suzuki A, Kawaguchi T, Stahl EA, Kurreeman FA, Nishida N, et al. Meta-analysis identifies nine new loci associated with rheumatoid arthritis in the Japanese population. Nat Genet. 2012 44(5):511-6.

17. Okada Y, Shimane K, Kochi Y, Tahira T, Suzuki A, Higasa K, Takahashi A, Horita T, Atsumi T, Ishii T, et al. A genome-wide association study identified AFF1 as a susceptibility locus for systemic lupus eyrthematosus in Japanese. PLoS Genet. 2012 8(1):e1002455.

18. Myouzen K, Kochi Y, Okada Y, Terao C, Suzuki A, Ikari K, Tsunoda T, Takahashi A, Kubo M, Taniguchi A, et al. Functional variants in NFKBIE and RTKN2 involved in activation of the NF-kappaB pathway are associated with rheumatoid arthritis in Japanese. PLoS Genet. 2012 8(9):e1002949.

19. Kurreeman FA, Stahl EA, Okada Y, Liao K, Diogo D, Raychaudhuri S, Freudenberg J, Kochi Y, Patsopoulos NA, Gupta N, et al. Use of a multiethnic approach to identify rheumatoid- arthritis-susceptibility loci, 1p36 and 17q12. Am J Hum Genet. 2012 90(3):524-32.

20. Terao C, Ohmura K, Kochi Y, Ikari K, Maruya E, Katayama M, Shimada K, Murasawa A, Honjo S, Takasugi K, et al. A large-scale association study identified multiple HLA-DRB1 alleles associated with ACPA-negative rheumatoid arthritis in Japanese subjects. Ann Rheum Dis. 2011 70(12):2134-9.

21. Kochi Y, Thabet MM, Suzuki A, Okada Y, Daha NA, Toes RE, Huizinga TW, Myouzen K, Kubo M, Yamada R, et al. PADI4 polymorphism predisposes male smokers to rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2011 70(3):512-5.

22. Shimane K, Kochi Y, Horita T, Ikari K, Amano H, Hirakata M, Okamoto A, Yamada R, Myouzen K, Suzuki A, et al. The association of a nonsynonymous single-nucleotide polymorphism in TNFAIP3 with systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in the Japanese population. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 62(2):574-9.

23. Nishimoto K, Kochi Y, Ikari K, Yamamoto K, Suzuki A, Shimane K, Nakamura Y, Yano K, Iikuni N, Tsukahara S, et al. Association study of TRAF1-C5 polymorphisms with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus in Japanese. Ann Rheum Dis. 2010 69(2):368-73.

24. Myouzen K, Kochi Y, Shimane K, Fujio K, Okamura T, Okada Y, Suzuki A, Atsumi T, Ito S, Takada K, et al. Regulatory polymorphisms in EGR2 are associated with susceptibility to systemic lupus erythematosus. Hum Mol Genet. 2010 19(11):2313-20.

25. Kochi Y, Suzuki A, Yamada R, Yamamoto K. Ethnogenetic heterogeneity of rheumatoid arthritis-implications for pathogenesis. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2010 6(5):290-5.

26. Kochi Y, Okada Y, Suzuki A, Ikari K, Terao C, Takahashi A, Yamazaki K, Hosono N, Myouzen K, Tsunoda T, et al. A regulatory variant in CCR6 is associated with rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility. Nat Genet. 2010 42(6):515-9.

27. Shimane K, Kochi Y, Yamada R, Okada Y, Suzuki A, Miyatake A, Kubo M, Nakamura Y, Yamamoto K. A single nucleotide polymorphism in the IRF5 promoter region is associated with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis in the Japanese population. Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 68(3):377-83.

28. Kochi Y, Suzuki A, Yamada R, Yamamoto K. Genetics of rheumatoid arthritis: underlying evidence of ethnic differences. J Autoimmun. 2009 32(3-4):158-62.

29. Kochi Y, Myouzen K, Yamada R, Suzuki A, Kurosaki T, Nakamura Y, Yamamoto K. FCRL3, an autoimmune susceptibility gene, has inhibitory potential on B-cell receptor-mediated signaling. J Immunol. 2009 183(9):5502-10.

30. Suzuki A, Yamada R, Kochi Y, Sawada T, Okada Y, Matsuda K, Kamatani Y, Mori M, Shimane K, Hirabayashi Y, et al. Functional SNPs in CD244 increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in a Japanese population. Nat Genet. 2008 40(10):1224-9.

31. Kochi Y, Yamada R, Suzuki A, Harley JB, Shirasawa S, Sawada T, Bae SC, Tokuhiro S, Chang X, Sekine A, et al. A functional variant in FCRL3, encoding Fc receptor-like 3, is associated with rheumatoid arthritis and several autoimmunities. Nat Genet. 2005 37(5):478-85.

32. Kochi Y, Yamada R, Kobayashi K, Takahashi A, Suzuki A, Sekine A, Mabuchi A, Akiyama F, Tsunoda T, Nakamura Y, et al. Analysis of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in Japanese rheumatoid arthritis patients shows additional susceptibility markers besides the classic shared epitope susceptibility sequences. Arthritis Rheum. 2004 50(1):63-71.

33. Tokuhiro S, Yamada R, Chang X, Suzuki A, Kochi Y, Sawada T, Suzuki M, Nagasaki M, Ohtsuki M, Ono M, et al. An intronic SNP in a RUNX1 binding site of SLC22A4, encoding an organic cation transporter, is associated with rheumatoid arthritis. Nat Genet. 2003 35(4):341-8.