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Creation of a novel technology towards diagnosis and treatment based un understanding of molecular pathogenesis of psychiatric and neurological disorders
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Miyakawa Team

Researcher's name Tsuyoshi Miyakawa
Professor, Fujita Health University
Research Themes Elucidation of endophenotype of psychiatric disorders with genetically modified mice


Currently, we have succeeded in finding out some mouse lines that show the remarkable conduct abnormality of the extent called "the psychiatric disorders of the mouse", which is not overstatement. This research thoroughly utilizes various high technologies to extract physiological, biochemical, and morphological features from the brains of mouse models of psychiatric disorders. Furthermore, we aim toward the elucidation of the essential endophenotype of psychiatric disorders by applying these data to the analysis of human.