Inflammation Pathology



Current Research Projects

  • Elucidation of the mechanism concerning blood-brain barrier damage in vascular dementia.
  • Molecular and cellular mechanism of aging-related neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Elucidation of pathophysiological roles of choroid plexus epithelial cells in neurodegenerative diseases

Recent Publications

  • Sodium/glucose cotransporter 2 is expressed in choroid plexus epithelial cells and ependymal cells in human and mouse brains.
    Chiba Y, et al. Neuropathology 40(5):482-491 (2020)
  • Glucose, fructose, and urate transporters in the choroid plexus epithelium.
    Chiba Y, et al. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 21(19):7230 (2020)
  • Immunoreactivity of receptor and transporters for lactate located in astrocytes and epithelial cells of choroid plexus of human brain.
    Murakami R, et al. Neurosci Lett 741:135479 (2021)