Profile Information

Affiliation
Hiroshima University Professor
Degree
MD, PhD(3 2003)

J-GLOBAL ID
201101023084939036

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Dr. Aizawa is the Professor of the Department of Neurobiology, Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University. After training as a psychiatrist, Dr. Aizawa completed his Ph.D in Neuroanatomy at Chiba University. He joined Hitoshi Okamoto’s lab in RIKEN Brain Science Institute as a research scientist as well as deputy lab head and found evolutionarily conserved habenular pathways in vertebrate brain. He moved to the study on a role of the habenula in depression at Tokyo Medical and Dental University and Hiroshima University. His research interests include the molecular machinery underlying the pathophysiology of psychiatric and neurologic disorders.


Papers

  44

Misc.

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Presentations

  12

Research Projects

  9