• Professor
    • Miki OKADA-IWABU, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Secretary
    • Norie OGAWA

Current Research Projects

  • Exploring a multifaceted approach to establishing therapeutic modalities for metabolic diseases and related disorders.
  • Biochemical and molecular biological studies on the enzymes involved in the metabolism of phospholipids, lipid mediators, and fat-soluble vitamins.
  • Studies on the molecular mechanism of peroxisome biogenesis.

Recent Publications

  • PLAAT1 deficiency alleviates high-fat diet-induced hepatic lipid accumulation in mice. Rahman SMK, et al. FASEB J. 37, e23032 (2023)
  • Formation of N-acyl-phosphatidylethanolamines by cytosolic phospholipase A2ε in an ex vivo murine model of brain ischemia. Rahman SMK, et al. Biochim. Biophys. Acta - Mol. Cell Biol. Lipids 1867, 159222 (2022).
  • Roles of endocannabinoids and endocannabinoid-like molecules in energy homeostasis and metabolic regulation: a nutritional perspective. Rahman SMK, et al. Annu. Rev. Nutr. 41, 177-202 (2021).

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