Facility for Animal Research


Prof. Hshino

  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
    • Hikaru ITO, DVM, Ph.D.
  • Teaching Associate
    • Masato TERANAKA

Current Research Projects

  • Finding novel treatment for neurological and psychiatric disorders
  • Development of novel therapy via stem cells transplantation

Selected Publications

  • Activation of proprotein convertase in the mouse habenula causes depressive-like behaviors through remodeling of extracellular matrix.
    Ito H, et al. Neuropsychopharmacology 46, 442-454 (2021).
  • In utero gene therapy rescues microcephaly caused by Pqbp1-hypofunction in neural stem progenitor cells.
    Ito H, et al. Molecular Psychiatry 20, 459-471 (2015).


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