U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-594-3550
Email: seiy@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Ph.D.Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan1988
  • M.D.Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan1983

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Yoshitasu Sei, M.D., Ph.D.

Staff Scientist, Gastroenterology SectionDigestive Disease Branch
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Biology/Cell Signaling
  • Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
  • Stem Cells/Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Sei Y, Feng J, Zhao X, Forbes J, Tang D, Nagashima K, Hanson J, Quezado MM, Hughes MS, Wank SA. Polyclonal Crypt Genesis and Development of Familial Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors. Gastroenterology. 2016 Mar 18; 151 (2016 Mar 18; 1; 151):140-51. [Full Text/Abstract]
Sei Y, Zhao X, Forbes J, Szymczak S, Li Q, Trivedi A, Voellinger M, Joy G, Feng J, Whatley M, Jones MS, Harper UL, Marx SJ, Venkatesan AM, Chandrasekharappa SC, Raffeld M, Quezado MM, Louie A, Chen CC, Lim RM, Agarwala R, Schäffer AA, Hughes MS, Bailey-Wilson JE, Wank SA. A Hereditary Form of Small Intestinal Carcinoid Associated With a Germline Mutation in Inositol Polyphosphate Multikinase. Gastroenterology. 2015 Apr 9; 149 (149; 2015 Apr 9; 1):67-78. [Full Text/Abstract]
Liou AP, Sei Y, Zhao X, Feng J, Lu X, Thomas C, Pechhold S, Raybould HE, Wank SA. The extracellular calcium-sensing receptor is required for cholecystokinin secretion in response to L-phenylalanine in acutely isolated intestinal I cells. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011 Apr; 300 (300; 2011 Apr; 4):G538-46. [Full Text/Abstract]
Liou AP, Lu X, Sei Y, Zhao X, Pechhold S, Carrero RJ, Raybould HE, Wank S. The G-protein-coupled receptor GPR40 directly mediates long-chain fatty acid-induced secretion of cholecystokinin. Gastroenterology. 2011 Mar; 140 (2011 Mar; 140; 3):903-12. [Full Text/Abstract]
Sei Y, Lu X, Liou A, Zhao X, Wank SA. A stem cell marker-expressing subset of enteroendocrine cells resides at the crypt base in the small intestine. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011 Feb; 300 (300; 2; 2011 Feb):G345-56. [Full Text/Abstract]