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Risako Fujikawa Last modified date:2023.11.28

Assistant Professor / Molecular and System Pharmacology
Department of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Graduate School

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Academic Degree
Ph. D. (Medicine)
Field of Specialization
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • EP4-receptor associated protein (EPRAP) in the brain
    keyword : Brain, inflammation, behavior
  • The effects of Yokukansan on dementia
    keyword : dementia
  • Hippocampal neurogenesis in post-traumatic stress disorder
    keyword : PTSD, neurogenesis
  • Ketamine-induced schizophrenia mice model
    keyword : Microglia, Schizophrenia
  • Morphological change of microglia in a social defeat stress mice model
    keyword : Depression, Microglia
Academic Activities
1. Risako Fujikawa, Makoto Tsuda, The Functions and Phenotypes of Microglia in Alzheimer’s Disease, Cells, 2023.04, [URL].
2. Risako Fujikawa, Jun Yamada, Kyoko M.Iinuma, Shozo Jinno, Phytoestrogen genistein modulates neuron–microglia signaling in a mouse model of chronic social defeat stress, Neuropharmacology, 2022.03.
3. Risako Fujikawa, Shozo Jinno, Identification of hyper-ramified microglia in the CA1 region of the mouse hippocampus potentially associated with stress resilience, European Journal of Neuroscience, 10.1111/ejn.15812, 2022.10, [URL].
4. Risako Fujikawa, Jun Yamada, Shozo Jinno, Subclass imbalance of parvalbumin-expressing neurons in the hippocampus of a mouse ketamine model for schizophrenia, with reference to perineuronal nets , Schizophrenia Research, 2021.03.