Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Kanazawa University (2014)
  • Doctor of Medicine, Kanazawa University (2003)

Stanford Advisors


All Publications


  • Activation of the DR3-TL1A Axis in Donor Mice Leads to Regulatory T Cell Expansion and Activation With Reduction in Graft-Versus-Host Disease FRONTIERS IN IMMUNOLOGY Mavers, M., Simonetta, F., Nishikii, H., Ribado, J., Maas-Bauer, K., Alvarez, M., Hirai, T., Turkoz, M., Baker, J., Negrin, R. S. 2019; 10
  • Tracking T Cell Activation By OX40 Immuno-PET: A Novel Strategy for Imaging of Graft Versus Host Disease Simonetta, F., Alam, I. S., Mayer, A. T., Murty, S., Vermesh, O., Hirai, T., Nobashi, T., Lau, K., Gambhir, S. S., Negrin, R. S. AMER SOC HEMATOLOGY. 2018
  • Invariant Natural Killer T Cell Subsets Have Diverse Functions: iNKT2 and iNKT17 Protect from Graft-Versus-Host-Disease, Whereas iNKT1 Have Antitumor Potential Maas-Bauer, K., Simonetta, F., Hirai, T., Wenokur, A., Fazal, F., Kambham, N., Ribado, J., Mavers, M., Baker, J., Bhatt, A. S., Chang, H. Y., Negrin, R. S. AMER SOC HEMATOLOGY. 2018
  • Treatment of Donors with Death Receptor 3 Agonistic Fusion Protein TL1A-Ig (with and Without Low Dose IL-2) Leads to Regulatory T Cell Expansion and Activation with Reduction in Graft-Versus-Host Disease Mayers, M., Maas-Bauer, K., Nishikii, H., Simonetta, F., Alvarez, M., Hirai, T., Turkoz, M., Baker, J., Negrin, R. S. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC. 2018: S191–S192
  • IL-2 Plus IL-15 Leads to Enhanced Ex Vivo Expansion of Human Invariant Natural Killer T Cells Mayers, M., Simonetta, F., Lee, A. W., Hirai, T., Maas-Bauer, K., Alvarez, M., Turkoz, M., Baker, J., Meyer, E., Negrin, R. S. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC. 2018: S166–S167