Akira MatsumotoAssociate Professor

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Research Field
Boronic acids, Drug delivery system, Biosensing, Environment-sensitive molecular-recognitions, Smart gels, Microneedles

Selected Publications

1. T. Miyazaki, T. Khan, M. Ito, T. Miyazawa, T. Suganami, Y. Miyahara, H. Cabral, A. Matsumoto*, Boronic acid ligands can target multiple subpopulations of pancreatic cancer stem cells via pH-dependent glycan-terminal sialic acid recognition.

ACS Appl. Bio Mater. 4, 9, 6647–6651 (2021)

2. Akira Matsumoto※, Hirohito Kuwata, Shinichiro Kimura, Hiroko Matsumoto, Kozue Ochi, Yuki Moro-oka, Akiko Watanabe, Hironori Yamada, Hitoshi Ishii, Taiki Miyazawa, Siyuan Chen, Toshiaki Baba, Hiroshi Yoshida, Taichi Nakamura, Hiroshi Inoue, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Miyako Tanaka, Yuji Miyahara, Takayoshi Suganami※, “Hollow fiber-combined glucose-responsive gel technology as an in vivo electronics-free insulin delivery system”

Commun. Biol., 2020, 3, Article number: 313.

3. Siyuan Chen, Hiroko Matsumoto, Yuki Moro-oka, Miyako Tanaka, Yuji Miyahara, Takayoshi Suganami, Akira Matsumoto※,

“Microneedle-Array Patch Fabricated with Enzyme-Free Polymeric Components Capable of On-Demand Insulin Delivery”,
Adv. Funct. Mater., 2019, 29(7), 1807369.

4. Akira Matsumoto※, Miyako Tanaka, Hiroko Matsumoto, Kozue Ochi, Yuki Moro-oka, Hirohito Kuwata, Hironori Yamada, Ibuki Shirakawa, Taiki Miyazawa, Hitoshi Ishii, Kazunori Kataoka, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Yuji Miyahara and Takayoshi Suganami※,

“Synthetic “smart-gel” provides glucose-responsive insulin delivery in diabetic mice”,

Sci. Adv., 2017, 3, 11, eaaq0723.