Yutaka Maeda, DVM, PhD

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-3322


Lung cancer; asthma

DVM: Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1997.

PhD: University of California, Riverside, CA, 2002.

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Maeda Y, Tsuchiya T, Hao H, Tompkins DH, Xu Y, Mucenski ML, Du L, Keiser AR, Fukazawa T, Naomoto Y, Nagayasu T, Whitsett JA. Kras(G12D) and Nkx2-1 haploinsufficiency induce mucinous adenocarcinoma of the lung. J Clin Invest. 2012 Dec 3;122(12):4388-400.

Whitsett JA, Haitchi HM, Maeda Y. Intersections between pulmonary development and disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Aug 15;184(4):401-6.

Maeda Y, Chen G, Xu Y, Haitchi HM, Du L, Keiser AR, Howarth PH, Davies DE, Holgate ST, Whitsett JA. Airway epithelial transcription factor NK2 homeobox 1 inhibits mucous cell metaplasia and Th2 inflammation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Aug 15;184(4):421-9.

Fukazawa T, Maeda Y, Matsuoka J, Ono T, Mominoki K, Yamatsuji T, Shigemitsu K, Morita I, Murakami I, Tanaka H, Durbin ML, Naomoto Y. Targeting KRAS mutation-bearing lung cancer in vivo by pulmonary surfactant-adenovirus-mediated gene transfer. Anticancer Res. 2010 Dec;30(12):4925-35.

Han S, Fukazawa T, Yamatsuji T, Matsuoka J, Miyachi H, Maeda Y, Durbin M, Naomoto Y. Anti-tumor effect in human lung cancer by a combination treatment of novel histone deacetylase inhibitors: SL142 or SL325 and retinoic acids. PLoS One. 2010 Nov 4;5(11):e13834.

Fukazawa T, Maeda Y, Matsuoka J, Yamatsuji T, Shigemitsu K, Morita I, Faiola F, Durbin ML, Soucek L, Naomoto Y. Inhibition of Myc effectively targets KRAS mutation-positive lung cancer expressing high levels of Myc. Anticancer Res. .2010 Oct;30(10):4193-200.

Fukazawa T, Matsuoka J, Yamatsuji T, Maeda Y, Durbin ML, Naomoto Y. Adenovirus-mediated cancer gene therapy and virotherapy (Review). Int J Mol Med. 2010 Jan;25(1):3-10.

Chen G, Korfhagen TR, Xu Y, Kitzmiller J, Wert SE, Maeda Y, Gregorieff A, Clevers H, Whitsett JA. SPDEF is required for mouse pulmonary goblet cell differentiation and regulates a network of genes associated with mucus production. J Clin Invest. 2009 Oct;119(10):2914-24.

Fukazawa T, Maeda Y, Matsuoka J, Tanaka N, Tanaka H, Durbin ML, Naomoto Y. Drug-regulatable cancer cell death induced by BID under control of the tissue-specific, lung cancer-targeted TTS promoter system. Int J Cancer. 2009 Oct 15;125(8):1975-84.

Fukazawa T, Matsuoka J, Naomoto Y, Maeda Y, Durbin ML, Tanaka N. Malignant pleural mesothelioma-targeted CREBBP/EP300 inhibitory protein 1 promoter system for gene therapy and virotherapy. Cancer Res. 2008 Sep 1;68(17):7120-9.