Research Summary

Our department has conducted basic research and clinical research in a wide range of pediatric disorders.
Main themes of our laboratory include the exploring the pathogenesis of childhood idiopathic nephrotic syndrome and the evaluation of intestinal microbiota of childhood diseases. (Publication of 2015: Clin Exp Nephrol. 2015 Dec 28., J Pediatr. 2015;167:1369-1374.e1., Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2015;11:18., Immunobiology. 2015;220:1059-66., J Urol. 2015;194:766-71., World J Pediatr. 2015;11:21-8.).
In addition, we are currently conducting the researches in terms of the following topics: 
  • Sleep quality in children with nocturnal enuresis.
  • Establishment of oral immunotherapy for children with food allergy and elucidation of the mechanism of its therapy
  • Study of the epigenetic effects of the health status of the mother to the fetus.
  • The development of objective diagnostic method using a visual target tracking system in children with developmental disorders.