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Torii, Masaaki

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionChildrens National Medical Center
DepartmentCenter for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine Research
Address111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington DC 20010
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    1. Son AI, Opfermann JD, McCue C, Ziobro J, Abrahams JH, Jones K, Morton PD, Ishii S, Oluigbo C, Krieger A, Liu JS, Hashimoto-Torii K, Torii M. An Implantable Micro-Caged Device for Direct Local Delivery of Agents. Sci Rep. 2017 Dec 15; 7(1):17624. PMID: 29247175.
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    2. Ho CY, Ames HM, Tipton A, Vezina G, Liu JS, Scafidi J, Torii M, Rodriguez FJ, du Plessis A, DeBiasi RL. Differential neuronal susceptibility and apoptosis in congenital Zika virus infection. Ann Neurol. 2017 Jul; 82(1):121-127. PMID: 28556287.
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    3. Kawasawa YI, Mohammad S, Son AI, Morizono H, Basha A, Salzberg AC, Torii M, Hashimoto-Torii K. Genome-wide profiling of differentially spliced mRNAs in human fetal cortical tissue exposed to alcohol. Alcohol. 2017 08; 62:1-9. PMID: 28755746.
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    4. Ishii S, Torii M, Son AI, Rajendraprasad M, Morozov YM, Kawasawa YI, Salzberg AC, Fujimoto M, Brennand K, Nakai A, Mezger V, Gage FH, Rakic P, Hashimoto-Torii K. Variations in brain defects result from cellular mosaicism in the activation of heat shock signalling. Nat Commun. 2017 05 02; 8:15157. PMID: 28462912.
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    5. Son AI, Fu X, Suto F, Liu JS, Hashimoto-Torii K, Torii M. Proteome dynamics during postnatal mouse corpus callosum development. Sci Rep. 2017 03 28; 7:45359. PMID: 28349996.
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    6. Torii M, Sasaki M, Chang YW, Ishii S, Waxman SG, Kocsis JD, Rakic P, Hashimoto-Torii K. Detection of vulnerable neurons damaged by environmental insults in utero. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 02 28; 114(9):2367-2372. PMID: 28123061.
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    7. King JR, Velasquez JC, Torii M, Bonnin A. Effect of Maternal ±Citalopram Exposure on P11 Expression and Neurogenesis in the Mouse Fetal Brain. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2017 05 17; 8(5):1019-1025. PMID: 28076682.
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    8. Son AI, Hashimoto-Torii K, Rakic P, Levitt P, Torii M. EphA4 has distinct functionality from EphA7 in the corticothalamic system during mouse brain development. J Comp Neurol. 2016 07 01; 524(10):2080-92. PMID: 26587807.
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    9. Hashimoto-Torii K, Torii M, Fujimoto M, Nakai A, El Fatimy R, Mezger V, Ju MJ, Ishii S, Chao SH, Brennand KJ, Gage FH, Rakic P. Roles of heat shock factor 1 in neuronal response to fetal environmental risks and its relevance to brain disorders. Neuron. 2014 May 07; 82(3):560-72. PMID: 24726381; PMCID: PMC4051437.
    10. Torii M, Rakic P, Levitt P. Role of EphA/ephrin--a signaling in the development of topographic maps in mouse corticothalamic projections. J Comp Neurol. 2013 Feb 15; 521(3):626-37. PMID: 22821544; PMCID: PMC3511615.
    11. Liu X, Sun L, Torii M, Rakic P. Connexin 43 controls the multipolar phase of neuronal migration to the cerebral cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 May 22; 109(21):8280-5. PMID: 22566616; PMCID: PMC3361458.
    12. Torii M, Hackett TA, Rakic P, Levitt P, Polley DB. EphA signaling impacts development of topographic connectivity in auditory corticofugal systems. Cereb Cortex. 2013 Apr; 23(4):775-85. PMID: 22490549; PMCID: PMC3593572.
    13. Keimpema E, Barabas K, Morozov YM, Tortoriello G, Torii M, Cameron G, Yanagawa Y, Watanabe M, Mackie K, Harkany T. Differential subcellular recruitment of monoacylglycerol lipase generates spatial specificity of 2-arachidonoyl glycerol signaling during axonal pathfinding. J Neurosci. 2010 Oct 20; 30(42):13992-4007. PMID: 20962221; PMCID: PMC2987617.
    14. Liu X, Hashimoto-Torii K, Torii M, Ding C, Rakic P. Gap junctions/hemichannels modulate interkinetic nuclear migration in the forebrain precursors. J Neurosci. 2010 Mar 24; 30(12):4197-209. PMID: 20335455.
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    15. Torii M, Hashimoto-Torii K, Levitt P, Rakic P. Integration of neuronal clones in the radial cortical columns by EphA and ephrin-A signalling. Nature. 2009 Sep 24; 461(7263):524-8. PMID: 19759535; PMCID: PMC2874978.
    16. Morozov YM, Torii M, Rakic P. Origin, early commitment, migratory routes, and destination of cannabinoid type 1 receptor-containing interneurons. Cereb Cortex. 2009 Jul; 19 Suppl 1:i78-89. PMID: 19346272; PMCID: PMC3584650.
    17. Hashimoto-Torii K, Torii M, Sarkisian MR, Bartley CM, Shen J, Radtke F, Gridley T, Sestan N, Rakic P. Interaction between Reelin and Notch signaling regulates neuronal migration in the cerebral cortex. Neuron. 2008 Oct 23; 60(2):273-84. PMID: 18957219; PMCID: PMC2913541.
    18. Liu X, Hashimoto-Torii K, Torii M, Haydar TF, Rakic P. The role of ATP signaling in the migration of intermediate neuronal progenitors to the neocortical subventricular zone. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Aug 19; 105(33):11802-7. PMID: 18689674.
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    19. Bonnin A, Torii M, Wang L, Rakic P, Levitt P. Serotonin modulates the response of embryonic thalamocortical axons to netrin-1. Nat Neurosci. 2007 May; 10(5):588-97. PMID: 17450135.
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    20. Sarkisian MR, Bartley CM, Chi H, Nakamura F, Hashimoto-Torii K, Torii M, Flavell RA, Rakic P. MEKK4 signaling regulates filamin expression and neuronal migration. Neuron. 2006 Dec 07; 52(5):789-801. PMID: 17145501; PMCID: PMC1876745.
    21. Torii M, Levitt P. Dissociation of corticothalamic and thalamocortical axon targeting by an EphA7-mediated mechanism. Neuron. 2005 Nov 23; 48(4):563-75. PMID: 16301174.
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    22. Bolz J, Uziel D, Mühlfriedel S, Güllmar A, Peuckert C, Zarbalis K, Wurst W, Torii M, Levitt P. Multiple roles of ephrins during the formation of thalamocortical projections: maps and more. J Neurobiol. 2004 Apr; 59(1):82-94. PMID: 15007829.
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