Prof. Takashi Hashimoto

Takashi Hashimoto's major expertise is clinical and basic research for both autoimmune bullous diseases and hereditary skin diseases.

He has performed a number of basic studies mainly using various immunological and molecular biological techniques.
In 2017, he moved to Department of Dermatology, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan as Specially-Appointed Professor.


M.D Keio University School of Medicine (1970-1976)

Major interests

Autoimmune bullous dermatosis, pemphigus, bullous Pemphigoid, hereditary skin diseases, ichthyosis, epidermolysis bullosa hereditaria, autoimmune diseases, collagen diseases, keratinizing skin dseases, psoriasis, dermadrome, skin diseases with internal malignancy, atopic dermatitis, urticaria, hair research, stem cells of the epidermis, iPS cells, pressure ulcer, skin ulcer, vasculitis.

Selected publications

Amagai, M., Ikeda, S., Hashimoto, T., Mizuashi, M., Fujisawa, A., Ihn, H., Matsuzaki, Y., Ohtsuka, M., Fujiwara, H., Furuta, J., Tago, O., Yamagami, J., Tanikawa, A., Uhara, H., Morita, A., Nakanishi, G., Tani, M., Aoyama, Y., Makino, E., Muto, M., … Bullous Pemphigoid Study Group (2017). A randomized double-blind trial of intravenous immunoglobulin for bullous pemphigoid. Journal of dermatological science, 85(2), 77–84.

Kieny, A., Hashimoto, T., Ishii, N., Antal, M. C., Boehm, N., & Lipsker, D. (2017). Granular pemphigus-like IgM deposition around keratinocytes in a patient with Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia: a so far unreported finding. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV, 31(1), e47–e49.

Hashimoto, T., Tsuruta, D., & Ishii, N. (2017). Immunoglobulin E Autoantibodies in Bullous Pemphigoid Detected by Immunoglobulin E Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays. JAMA dermatology, 153(1), 15–17.

Wijayanti, A., Zhao, C. Y., Boettiger, D., Chiang, Y. Z., Ishii, N., Hashimoto, T., & Murrell, D. F. (2017). The Reliability, Validity and Responsiveness of Two Disease Scores (BPDAI and ABSIS) for Bullous Pemphigoid: Which One to Use?. Acta dermato-venereologica, 97(1), 24–31.

Irie, H., Dainichi, T., Fujita, M., Endo, Y., Fujisawa, A., Tanioka, M., Ishii, N., Hashimoto, T., Miyachi, Y., & Kabashima, K. (2016). Anti-BP180 mucous membrane pemphigoid associated with acquired haemophilia A in a patient who suffered from life-threatening mucosal bleeding. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV, 30(12), e199–e201.

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