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Principal Investigator

Koichi Yuki, MD

Department of Immunology, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Clinical senior associate of cardiac anesthesia, Department 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 a 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, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Education: Immunology, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Research Interests: Integrin and lung injury

Lifei Hou, PhD
Instructor in Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Education: Immunopharmacology, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research Interests: Integrin and neutrophil/dendritic cell functions

Panop Limratana, MD
Education: Mahidol University
Research interests: Discovery of therapeutics against intergins

Fahd Alhamdan, PhD
Postdoctoral research fellow
Education: Philipps-University Marburg/Immunology and Allergy
Research Interests: Sepsis and its immune profiles

Ganchimeg Bayarsaikhan, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral research fellow
Education: Nagasaki University
Research Interests: TLR and integrin crosstalk

Gianoli Stefano, PhD
Postdoctoral research fellow
Education: University of Milan
Research interests: Viral spreading and immune response, lung injury

Xiaohui Han, BS
Laboratory manager


RiLe Ge, MD, PhD
Research assistant, Brigham and Women’s hospital

Grace Jung, BS
Columbia University, Statistician

Erika Matsunami, MD
Staff anesthesiologist, Japan

Emily Greenwald, BS
PhD candidate, Stanford University

Sandra Lee, BS
MD/PhD candidate, University of Utah

Matthew Chamberlain, MD
University of Massachusetts, Pediatric resident

Kazumasa Tazawa, MD
Instructor, Saitama Medical Center

Janice Bautista, BS
Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

Nathan Blazon-Brown, BS
Gene Therapy Analytical Development

Hui Zha, MD, PhD
Staff pediatrician, Tonji University

Yusuke Mitsui, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Miho Shibamura-Fujiogi, MD, PhD
National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Staff researcher

Mariel Manzor, BS
Law firm

Wiriya Maisat, MD
Mahidol University clinical staff