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Yutaka Yatomi

Yutaka Yatomi
Departments/Divisions

Department of Clinical Laboratory

Titles

M.D. , Ph.D.

Expertise/Specialties

Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Hematology, Thrombosis and Hemostasis

Research Interests

Platelet Biology, Vascular Biology, Bioactive Lipids

Languages

Japanese/ English

Education
Year Institution Degree
1983 The University of Tokyo School of Medicine M.D.
1993 The University of Tokyo Graducate School of Medicine Ph.D.
Training
Years attended Institution Training
1983-1984 The University of Tokyo Hospital Residency/Internal Medicine
1984-1986 Tokyo Hitachi Hospital Residency/Internal Medicine
Appointments and positions
Years Institution Title
1986-1991 First Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo Clinical Fellow, Assistant Professor
1991-1997 Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamanashi Medical University Associate Professor
1997-2003 Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamanashi Medical University Associate Professor
2003-2005 Department of Clinical Laboratory, The University of Tokyo Hospital
Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Vice Director

Associate Professor

2005- Department of Clinical Laboratory, The University of Tokyo Hospital
Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Director

Professor

Board Certifications
Year Certifications
1990 Fellow of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
1991 Fellow of the the Japanese Society of Hematology
1996 Fellow of Japanese Society of Laboratory Medicine
Selected Publications
  • Yatomi, Y., Ruan, F., Hakomori, S., and Igarashi, Y. Sphingosine-1-phosphate: a platelet-activating sphingolipid released from agonist-stimulated human platelets. Blood 86: 193-202, 1995.
  • Yatomi, Y., Yamamura, S., Ruan, F., and Igarashi, Y. Sphingosine 1-phosphate induces platelet activation through an extracellular action and shares a platelet surface receptor with lysophosphatidic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 272: 5291-5297, 1997.
  • Yatomi, Y., Ohmori, T., Rile, G., Kazama, F., Okamoto, H., Sano, T., Satoh, K., Kume, S., Tigyi, G., Igarashi, Y., and Ozaki, Y. Sphingosine 1-phosphate as a major bioactive lysophospholipid that is released from platelets and interacts with endothelial cells. Blood 96: 3431-3438, 2000.
  • Kageyama, Y., Ikeda, H., Watanabe, N., Nagamine, M., Kusumoto, Y., Yashiro, M., Satoh, Y., Shimosawa, T., Shinozaki, K., Tomiya, T., Inoue, Y., Nishikawa, T., Ohtomo, N., Tanoue, Y., Yokota, H., Koyama, T., Ishimaru, K., Okamoto, Y., Takuwa, Y., Koike, K., and Yatomi, Y. Antagonism of sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 2 causes a selective reduction of portal vein pressure in bile duct-ligated rodents. Hepatology 56: 1427-1438, 2012.
Academic Societies
  • Japanese Society of Laboratory Medicine
  • The Japanese Society for Laboratory Hematology
  • Japan Society of Clinical Chemistry
  • The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
  • The Japanese Society of Hematology
  • Japanese Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis
  • The Japanese Society of Medical Instrumentation
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Hematology
Editorial Boards
  • The Japanese Journal of Medical Instrumentation, Editor-in-Chief
Honors
1997 Prize of Japanese Society of Laboratory Medicine
2010 The Kozakai Prize, Laboratory Medicine Research Foundation

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