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Ohio Eminent Scholar

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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Biography & Affiliation

Research Interests

Development and regeneration of the central nervous system (CNS); therapeutic strategies for neurological diseases

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Research Divisions

Developmental Biology

Education

PhD: Graduate School of Medical Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 1988.

MD: The University of Kanazawa School of Medicine, Japan, 1984.

Publications

Conserved Gsx2/Ind homeodomain monomer versus homodimer DNA binding defines regulatory outcomes in flies and mice. Salomone, J; Qin, S; Fufa, TD; Cain, B; Farrow, E; Guan, B; Hufnagel, RB; Nakafuku, M; Lim, HW; Campbell, K; et al. Genes and Development. 2021; 35:157-174.

Developmental dynamics of neurogenesis and gliogenesis in the postnatal mammalian brain in health and disease: Historical and future perspectives. Nakafuku, M; del Aguila, A. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Developmental Biology. 2020; 9.

Physical interactions between Gsx2 and Ascl1 balance progenitor expansion versus neurogenesis in the mouse lateral ganglionic eminence. Roychoudhury, K; Salomone, J; Qin, S; Cain, B; Adam, M; Pottert, SS; Nakafuku, M; Gebelein, B; Campbell, K. Development (Cambridge). 2020; 147.

Chapter 23 Neurogenesis in the damaged mammalian brain. Nakafuku, M; Grande, AW. Patterning and Cell Type Specification in the Developing CNS and PNS. 2020.

Physical interactions between Gsx2 and Ascl1 balance progenitor expansion versus neurogenesis in the mouse lateral ganglionic eminence. Roychoudhury, K; Salomone, J; Qin, S; Cain, B; Adam, M; Potter, SS; Nakafuku, M; Gebelein, B; Campbell, K. Development (Cambridge). 2020.

Gsx transcription factors control neuronal versus glial specification in ventricular zone progenitors of the mouse lateral ganglionic eminence. Chapman, H; Riesenberg, A; Ehrman, LA; Kohli, V; Nardini, D; Nakafuku, M; Campbell, K; Waclaw, RR. Developmental Biology. 2018; 442:115-126.

Characterization of a new Gsx2-cre line in the developing mouse telencephalon. Qin, S; Madhavan, M; Waclaw, RR; Nakafuku, M; Campbell, K. Genesis. 2016; 54:542-549.