FacultyDepartment of Life Sciences
PositionAssistant Professor

Researcher Profile & Settings


    Overview of research:
    From study of cellular stress response to health enhancement

Special Field

  • Cellular biology

Research Activities

Published Papers

  • Mouse Bone Marrow-derived Microglia-like Cells Secrete Transforming Growth Factor-β1 and Promote Microglial Aβ Phagocytosis and Reduction of Brain Aβ, Kuroda E, Nishimura K, Kawanishi S, Sueyoshi M, Ueno F, Toji Y, Abo N, Konishi T, Harada K, Satake S, Shima C, Toda Y, Kitamura Y, Shimohama S, Ashihara E, Takata K, Neuroscience438:217-228Jul. 2020
  • Peripheral Blood-Derived Microglia-Like Cells Decrease Amyloid-β Burden and Ameliorate Cognitive Impairment in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease, Kuroda E, Takata K, Nishimura K, Oka H, Sueyoshi M, Aitani M, Kouda A, Satake S, Shima C, Toda Y, Nakata S, Kitamura Y, Ashihara E, Journal of Alzheimer's Disease73:413-429Jan. 2020
  • Alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-specific agonist DMXBA (GTS-21) attenuates amyloid-β accumulation through suppression of neuronal γ-secretase activity and promotion of microglial amyloid-β phagocytosis and ameliorates cognitive impairment in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease, Takata K, Amamiya T, Mizoguchi H, Kawanishi S, Kuroda E, Kitamura R, Ito A, Saito Y, Tawa M, Nagasawa T, Okamoto H, Sugino Y, Takegami S, Kitade T, Toda Y, William RK, Kitamura Y, Shimohama S, Ashihara E, Neurobiology of Aging62:197-209Feb. 2018