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Akira Sawa, M.D., Ph.D.

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Director, Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia Center

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests: Pathogenesis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder at the molecular level

Contact for Research Inquiries

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe St.
Meyer 3-166A
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-4726
Fax: 410-614-1792

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Background

Titles

  • Director, Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia Center
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Professor of Neuroscience

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of Tokyo (Japan) (1994)

Additional Training

University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 1996, Clinical Psychiatry; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 2001, Neuroscience

Research & Publications

Lab Website: Akira Sawa Laboratory

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Anticancer Compounds Show Potential in Schizophrenia, Medscape, April 3, 2014

Stress: Can It Bring More Than Teen Angst?, Hopkins Brain Wise, Spring 2013

Schizophrenia: A Sea Change?, Hopkins Brain Wise, Winter 2012

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