Current Environment:

Principal Investigator

Koichi Yuki, M.D.

Dept of Immunology
Harvard Medical School

Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
Harvard Medical School

Clinical Senior Associate of Cardiac Anesthesia
Dept of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Boston Children's Hospital

Director of Cardiac Anesthesia Research
Boston Children's Hospital

Dr. Koichi Yuki obtained his M.D. from the University of Tokyo, Japan. After his initial medical training in Japan, he came to US and completed his surgical internship in the University of Hawaii, anesthesia residency in Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by pediatric anesthesia fellowship and pediatric cardiac anesthesia fellowship in Boston Children’s Hospital.

He is currently an Associate Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital and a principal investigator at the Department of Immunology, Harvard Medical School. He did postdoctoral research fellowship under Drs. Timothy Springer and Motomu Shimaoka (Immune Disease Institute), and his laboratory research focuses on elucidation of organ injury driven by myeloid cells in sepsis and systemic inflammation. In addition, his laboratory has investigated the impact of anesthetics on perioperative immune function and postoperative outcomes.

Lab Members

Sophia Koutsogiannaki, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Boston Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Education: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki / Immunology
Research Interests: Integrin and lung injury
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Lifei Hou, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Boston Children's Hospital
Instructor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Education: Shanghai Institute of Materia Medical, Chinese Academy of Sciences /  Immunopharmacology
Research Interests: Integrin and neutrophil/dendritic cell functions
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Wiriya Maisat, M.D.
Postdoctoral research fellow
Boston Children's Hospital
Education: Chiang Mai University
Research Interests: Surgical site infection, Neutrophil and thrombosis in cardiac surgery
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Panop Limratana, M.D.
Postdoctoral research fellow
Boston Children's Hospital
Education: Khon Kaen University
Research interests: Discovery of therapeutics against intergins

Mariel Manzor, B.S.
Research Assistant
Boston Children's Hospital
Education: University of Michigan

Xiaohui Han, B.S.
Laboratory Manager
Boston Children's Hospital

Zelong Han
Undergraduate Student 
Brandeis University 


RiLe Ge, M.D., Ph.D.
Research assistant, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Grace Jung, B.S.
Statistician, Columbia University

Erika Matsunami, M.D.
Staff Anesthesiologist, Japan

Emily Greenwald, B.S.
Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford University

Sandra Lee, B.S.
M.D/Ph.D. Candidate, University of Utah

Matthew Chamberlain, M.D.
Pediatric resident, University of Massachusetts

Kazumasa Tazawa, M.D.
Instructor, Saitama Medical Center

Janice Bautista, B.S.
Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

Nathan Blazon-Brown, B.S.
Gene Therapy Analytical Development

Hui Zha, M.D., Ph.D.
Staff pediatrician, Tonji University

Yusuke Mitsui, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Miho Shibamura-Fujiogi, M.D., Ph.D.
Staff Researcher, National Institute of Infectious Diseases