Research Faculty

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501 E. 83rd street, 2C,
New York, NY 10028

Phone: 212-305-5882
Fax:

ts2457@cumc.columbia.edu
Education and Training
MD - Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan;

PhD - Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Affiliations
Anatomy & Cell Biology
Biophysics
Biological Sciences
Genetics & Development
Neurobiology & Behavior
Pathobiology
Pharmacology
Physiology & Cellular Biophysics
Vision Science

Training Activities
Internal Medicine Residency at
St. Luke’s International Hospital
in Tokyo, Japan;

Postdoctoral training at NYU
Medical Center;

Kyoto University Graduate School
of medicine, Department of Drug Discovery Medicine

Takeshi Sakurai, M.D., Ph.D.
Lecturer in Pathology and Cell Biology
Research Summary

Developmental neurobiology, neuronal cell adhesion molecule, developmental neuropsychiatric disorder, translational research.
Service Activities

International expert board member for the national medical research council of Singapore (2014-Present)
Editorial board member for Molecular Neuropsychiatry (2014-Present)
Brain Bee Japan local chapter (Kyoto area) head (2015-Present)
Selected Publications

Takaaki Kuwajima, Yutaka Yoshida, Noriko Takegahara, Timothy J. Petros, Atsushi Kumanogoh, Thomas M. Jessell, Takeshi Sakurai, and Carol A. Mason. Optic chiasm presentation of Semaphorin6D in context with Plexin-A1 and Nr-CAM promotes retinal axon crossing. Neuron, 74, 676-690, 2012

Ozlem Bozdagi*, Takeshi Sakurai*, Nathan Dorr, Marion Pilorge, Nagahide Takahashi, and Joseph D. Buxbaum (*equal contribution). Haploinsufficiency of Cyfip1 produces a fragile X-like phenotype in mice. PLoS One, 7, e42422, 2012

Takeshi Sakurai. The role of NrCAM in neural development and disorders -beyond a simple glue in the brain- Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, 49, 351-363, 2012

Nagahide Takahashi and Takeshi Sakurai Roles of glial cells in schizophrenia: possible targets for therapeutic approaches. Neurobiology of Disease, 53, 49-60, 2013

Shuhei Ueda, Minae Niwa, Hiroyuki Hioki, Jaerin Sohn, Takeshi Kaneko, Akira Sawa, and Takeshi Sakurai. Sequence of molecular events during maturation of developing mouse prefrontal cortex. Molecular Neuropsychiatry, 1, 94-104, 2015

Takeshi Sakurai, Nao J. Gamo, Takatoshi Hikida, Sun-Hong Kim, Toshiya Murai, Toshifumi Tomoda, and Akira Sawa. Converging models of schizophrenia – Network alterations of prefrontal cortex underlying cognitive impairments- Progress in Neurobiology, 134, 178-201, 2015

Takeshi Sakurai The roles of cell adhesion molecules in brain wiring and neuropsychiatric disorders. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, in press

Nao J. Gamo, Michelle R. Birknow, Danielle Sullivan, Mari A. Kondo, Yasue Horiuchi, Takeshi Sakurai, Barbara S. Slusher, and Akira Sawa. Valley of death: A proposal to build a “translational bridge” for the next generation. Neuroscience Research, in press


Committees , Council, and Professional Society Memberships

Society for Neuroscience

Society of Biological Psychiatry
Keywords

Cell adhesion molecule, visual system, autism, schizophrenia, mouse model


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