Manifestation of psychological behaviors due to systemic disorders. -From immunological status to neural circuits-
|Graduate School of Medicine|
Psychological behaviors are not only caused by the psychological disease, but also arise from systemic disorders such as auto-immune disease, cancer or aging. The aim of this study is; 1) identify how systemic disorder impacts on a immune status both in systemic circulation and central nervous system(CNS), and 2) to study the mechanism by which CNS immune cell homeostasis of the synapse function and myelination is effected in these disorders. These experiments will help determine/understand how psychiatric behaviors can be caused by systemic diseases.
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