Members

Madoka Nakajima, MD,PhD,
Associate Professor Juntendo University
Email: madoka66@juntendo.ac.jp Lab website:


Areas of Interest: General, Biomarkers, CSF Dynamics, Imaging, NPH


Research focus:

normal pressure hydrocephalus, biomarker
1. M Nakajima, M Miyajima, I Ogino, H Sugano, C Akiba, H Miyata, KL Karagiozov, H Arai: Use of external lumbar cerebrospinal fluid drainage and lumboperitoneal shunts with Strata NSC valves in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: a single-center experience, World Neurosurgery 83(3): 387-393, 2015
2. M Moriya, M Miyajima, M Nakajima, I Ogino, H Arai: Impact of cerebrospinal shunting for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus on the amyloid cascade. Plos One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119973, 2015
3. M Watanabe, M Miyajima, I Ogino, M Nakajima, H Arai: Cerebellar Purkinje Cells Exhibit Increased Expression of HMGB-1 and Apoptosis in Congenital Hydrocephalic H-Tx Rats, Neurosurgery 72: 459-467, 2013
4. M Miyajima, M Nakajima, Y Motoi, M Moriya, H Sugano, I Ogino, E Nakamura, N Tada, M Kunichika, Y Hagiwara, H Arai: Leucine-rich alpha 2-glycoprotein is a novel biomarker of neurodegenerative disease in human cerebrospinal fluid and causes neurodegeneration in mouse cerebral cortex. PLOS ONE 18:8(9), e74453, 2013
5. Hoshi K, Kariya Y, Nara K, Ito H, Matsumoto K, Nagae M, Yamaguchi Y, Nakajima M, Miyajima M, Arai H, Kuno A, Narimatsu H, Shirotani K, Hashimoto Y: Lectin-dependent inhibition of antigen-antibody reaction: application for measuring α2,6-sialylated glycoforms of transferrin. J Biochem. 154:229-232, 2013