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Researcher Information

last modified:2024/06/17

Assistant Professor KUNIMITSU, Mao

Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences

College and School Educational Field

Division of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Science
Division of Health Sciences,Graduate School of Medical Science
Department of Nursing,School of Health Sciences, College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences

Laboratory

Academic Background

Career

JSPS Research Fellow (PD) (2022/04/01-2023/03/31)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society





Award


○Best Paper Award(2021/05)
○Best Paper Award(2021/05)

Specialities

Fundamental nursing

Speciality Keywords

Critical colonization, Microbiome, Wound infection, Hard-to-heal wounds

Research Themes

Optimizing the wound environment by controlling the wound microbiota

Books

Papers

  •  The combination of high bacterial count and positive biofilm formation is associated with the inflammation of pressure ulcers Mao Kunimitsu,Gojiro Nakagami,Aya Kitamura,Yuko Mugita,Kaname Akamata,Sanae Sasaki,Chieko Hayashi,Yukie Mori,Hiromi Sanada Chronic Wound Care Management and Research Volume 6 1 2019/02 
  •  Temporal changes in the diversity and composition of the bed microbiota of patients with pressure ulcers Mao Kunimitsu,Gojiro Nakagami,Aya Kitamura,Takeo Minematsu,Sofoklis Koudounas,Kazuhiro Ogai,Junko Sugama,Chika Takada,Hiromi Sanada Journal of Japanese Society of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Management 24 4 366 2020/12 
  •  Effectiveness of ultrasonic debridement on reduction of bacteria and biofilm in patients with chronic wounds: A scoping review Yukie Kataoka,Mao Kunimitsu,Gojiro Nakagami,Sofoklis Koudounas,Carolina D. Weller,Hiromi Sanada International Wound Journal 18 2 176 2021/04 
  •  Factors related to the composition and diversity of wound microbiota investigated using culture-independent molecular methods: a scoping review Mao Kunimitsu,Yukie Kataoka,Gojiro Nakagami,Carolina D. Weller,Hiromi Sanada Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics 15 2 78 2021/04/30 
  •  Risk scoring tool for forearm skin tears in Japanese older adults: A prospective cohort study Takeo Minematsu,Misako Dai,Nao Tamai,Gojiro Nakagami,Tamae Urai,Ayano Nakai,Shiori Nitta,Yukie Kataoka,Weijie Kuang,Mao Kunimitsu,Toshihiro Tsukatani,Hajime Oyama,Tomohiro Yoshikawa,Chika Takada,Miyoko Kuwata,Hiromi Sanada Journal of Tissue Viability 30 2 155 2021/05

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  •  Dissemination of microbiota between wounds and the beds of patients with pressure injuries: a cross-sectional study Mao Kunimitsu,Gojiro Nakagami,Aya Kitamura,Takeo Minematsu,Yuko Mugita,Kazuhiro Ogai,Junko Sugama,Miku Aoki,Chika Takada,Hiromi Sanada Wound Practice and Research 29 2 70 2021/06
  •  Establishment of an infected wound model by bacterial inoculation on wound surface in rats Aya Kitamura,Gojiro Nakagami,Takeo Minematsu,Mao Kunimitsu,Hiromi Sanada Journal of Nursing Science and Engineering 9 1 2021/11
  •  Identification of microRNAs responsive to shear loading in rat skin Wei‐Jhen Hsu,Takeo Minematsu,Gojiro Nakagami,Sofoklis Koudounas,Sanai Tomida,Ayano Nakai,Mao Kunimitsu,Shiori Nitta,Hiromi Sanada International Wound Journal 19 2 351 2022/02 
  •  Bacterial invasion into the epidermis of rats with sodium lauryl sulphate‐irritated skin increases damage and induces incontinence‐associated dermatitis Sofoklis Koudounas,Takeo Minematsu,Yuko Mugita,Ayano Nakai,Hiromi Tobe,Chihiro Takizawa,Mao Kunimitsu,Gojiro Nakagami,Hiromi Sanada International Wound Journal 20 1 191 2022/08/02 
  •  An in vivo critically colonised wound model with dysbiotic wound microbiota Mao Kunimitsu,Gojiro Nakagami,Takeo Minematsu,Sofoklis Koudounas,Hiromi Sanada International Wound Journal 20 3 648 2022/08/06 
  •  Expression levels of NPPB, ITGB6, CPNE4, EML5, and ITSN1 in fresh exudates swabbed from critically colonised and infected full‐thickness wounds in rats Chihiro Takizawa,Takeo Minematsu,Gojiro Nakagami,Aya Kitamura,Sofoklis Koudounas,Mao Kunimitsu,Hiromi Sanada International Wound Journal 20 4 1088 2022/10/28 
  •  Relationship between healing status and microbial dissimilarity in wound and peri-wound skin in pressure injuries Mao Kunimitsu,Gojiro Nakagami,Aya Kitamura,Takeo Minematsu,Sofoklis Koudounas,Kazuhiro Ogai,Junko Sugama,Chika Takada,SeonAe Yeo,Hiromi Sanada Journal of Tissue Viability 32 1 144 2023/02
  •  A method for harvesting viable cells from wound dressings Qi Qin,Daijiro Haba,Chihiro Takizawa,Sanai Tomida,Mao Kunimitsu,Takeo Minematsu,Hiromi Sanada,Gojiro Nakagami Experimental Dermatology 2023/06/22 
  •  Investigation of the applicability of a sampling method of wound exudate using swabs for the amino acid analysis. Mao Kunimitsu,Gojiro Nakagami,Makoto Tunoda,Tomoko Akase,Makoto Oe Journal of Nursing Science and Engineering 11 47 2023/11

Conference Presentations

  • Development of mRNA markers of wound infection in fresh exudate of rat full-thickness wounds(conference:The 31st Japanese Society of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Management)(2022/05/20)
  • Ultrasonic debridement for reduction of bacteria and biofilm in patients with chronic wounds: A scoping review.(conference:The 9th Asia Pacific Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Association)(2021/07/03)
  • Investigation of the dissemination of microbiota between pressure ulcer and bed environment.(conference:The 21st Annual Meeting of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel)(2019/09/18)
  • Investigation of the dissemination of microbiota across the bed environment.(conference:The 28th Japanese Society of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Management)(2019/05/26)
  • Biofilm differentially affects wound healing according to the bacterial community in pressure ulcers.(conference:The 21st Annual Meeting of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel)(2019/09/20)

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  • Effectiveness of ultrasonic debridement for removing biofilms in pressure ulcers(conference:The 28th Japanese Society of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Management)(2019/05/26)
  • Factors related to the diversity of microbiota in patients with acute and chronic wounds: A scoping review.(conference:The 9th Asia Pacific Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Association)(2021/07/03)
  • Expression of NPPB, ITGB6, CPNE4, EML5, and ITSN1 in the infected wound tissue of rats.(conference:The 9th Asia Pacific Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Association)(2021/07/03)
  • Effect of education for prevention of skin tears to nurses in a long-term medical facility in Japan: A prospective study.(conference:The 8th Asia Pacific Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Association)(2019/11/22)
  • A critically colonized wound model by transplanting the microbiota dissimilar to that of the peri-wound skin(conference:The 31st Japanese Society of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Management)(2022/05/20)
  • Abdominal electrical impedance measured with eight electrodes estimates urine volume in the bladder: A healthy volunteer study.(conference:The 9th Asia Pacific Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Association)(2021/07/03)
  • Effect of the use of antiseptics on the dysbiosis of pressure ulcers microbiota.(conference:The 8th Asia Pacific Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Association)(2019/11/22)
  • Relationship between healing status and microbial dissimilarity in wound and peri-wound skin in pressure injuries(conference:the 9th International Human Microbiome Consortium (IHMC))(2022/11/08)
  • Establishment of an infected wound model by abnormal microbiota in rats: A pilot study.(conference:The 9th Asia Pacific Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Association)(2021/07/03)

Others

Arts and Fieldwork

Patent

Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○「マイクロバイオーム・メタボローム解析による創傷環境の最適化:創傷感染予防の新戦略」(2022-2025) 
○「創部マイクロバイオーム制御に基づく治癒促進のための創傷被覆材の開発」(2020-2022) 

Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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