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Niwa, M., Jaaro-Peled, H., Tankou, S., Seshadri, S., Hikida, T., Matsumoto, Y., Cascella, N., Kano, S., Ozaki, N., Nabeshima, T., Sawa, A. (2013). Adolescent stress-induced epigenetic control of dopaminergic neurons via glucocorticoids. Science, 339, 335-339 [Abstract]

Coughlin, J.M., Ishizuka, K., Kano, S.I., Edwards, J.A., Seifuddin, F.T., Shimano, M.A., Daley, E.L., Zandi, P.P., Leweke, F.M., Cascella, N.G., Pomper, M.G., Yolken, R.H., and Sawa, A. (2013). Marked reduction of soluble superoxide dismutase-1 (SOD1) in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with recent-onset schizophrenia. Mol Psychiatry 18, 10-11 [Abstract]

Kano, S., Colantuoni, C., Han, F., Zhou, Z., Yuan, Q., Wilson, A., Takayanagi, Y., Lee, Y., Rapoport, J., Eaton, W., Cascella, N., Ji, H., Goldman, D., and Sawa, A. (2012). Genome-wide profiling of multiple histone methylations in olfactory cells: further implications for cellular susceptibility to oxidative stress in schizophrenia. Mol Psychiatry AOP [Abstract]

Ishizuka, K., Kamiya, A., Oh, E.C., Kanki, H., Seshadri, S., Robinson, J.F., Murdoch, H., Dunlop, A.J., Kubo, K., Furukori, K., Huang, B., Zeledon, M., Hayashi-Takagi, A., Okano, H., Nakajima, K., Houslay, M.D., Katsanis, N., and Sawa, A. (2011). DISC1-dependent switch from progenitor proliferation to migration in the developing cortex. Nature 473, 92-96 [Abstract]

Brandon, N.J., and Sawa, A. (2011). Linking neurodevelopmental and synaptic theories of mental illness through DISC1. Nat Rev Neurosci 12, 707-722 [Abstract]

Kondo, M., and Sawa, A. (2011). Anti-/Propsychotic drug signaling via heteromeric GPCRs--a balancing act? Cell 147, 964-965 [Abstract]

Cascella, N.G., Gerner, G.J., Fieldstone, S.C., Sawa, A., and Schretlen, D.J. (2011). The insula-claustrum region and delusions in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res 133, 77-81 [Abstract]

Hayashi-Takagi, A., Takaki, M., Graziane, N., Seshadri, S., Murdoch, H., Dunlop, A.J., Makino, Y., Seshadri, A.J., Ishizuka, K., Srivastava, D.P., Xie, Z., Baraban, J.M., Houslay, M.D., Tomoda, T., Brandon, N.J., Kamiya, A., Yan, Z., Penzes, P., and Sawa, A. (2010). Disrupted-in-Schizophrenia 1 (DISC1) regulates spines of the glutamate synapse via Rac1. Nat Neurosci 13, 327-332 [Abstract]

Seshadri, S., Kamiya, A., Yokota, Y., Prikulis, I., Kano, S., Hayashi-Takagi, A., Stanco, A., Eom, T.Y., Rao, S., Ishizuka, K., Wong, P., Korth, C., Anton, E.S., and Sawa, A. (2010). Disrupted-in-Schizophrenia-1 expression is regulated by beta-site amyloid precursor protein cleaving enzyme-1-neuregulin cascade. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107, 5622-5627 [Abstract]

Niwa, M., Kamiya, A., Murai, R., Kubo, K., Gruber, A.J., Tomita, K., Lu, L., Tomisato, S., Jaaro-Peled, H., Seshadri, S., Hiyama, H., Huang, B., Kohda, K., Noda, Y., O'Donnell, P., Nakajima, K., Sawa, A., and Nabeshima, T. (2010). Knockdown of DISC1 by in utero gene transfer disturbs postnatal dopaminergic maturation in the frontal cortex and leads to adult behavioral deficits. Neuron 65, 480-489 [Abstract]

Tajinda, K., Ishizuka, K., Colantuoni, C., Morita, M., Winicki, J., Le, C., Lin, S., Schretlen, D., Sawa, A., and Cascella, N.G. (2010). Neuronal biomarkers from patients with mental illnesses: a novel method through nasal biopsy combined with laser-captured microdissection. Mol Psychiatry 15, 231-232 [Abstract]

Sen, N., Hara, M.R., Ahmad, A.S., Cascio, M.B., Kamiya, A., Ehmsen, J.T., Agrawal, N., Aggrawal, N., Hester, L., Doré, S., Snyder, S.H., and Sawa, A. (2009). GOSPEL: a neuroprotective protein that binds to GAPDH upon S-nitrosylation. Neuron 63, 81-91 [Abstract]

Sawa, A., and Cascella, N. (2009). Peripheral olfactory system for clinical and basic psychiatry: a promising entry point to the mystery of brain mechanism and biomarker identification in schizophrenia. Am J Psychiatry 166, 137-139 [Abstract]

Jaaro-Peled, H., Hayashi-Takagi, A., Seshadri, S., Kamiya, A., Brandon, N.J., and Sawa, A. (2009). Neurodevelopmental mechanisms of schizophrenia: understanding disturbed postnatal brain maturation through neuregulin-1-ErbB4 and DISC1. Trends Neurosci 32, 485-495 [Abstract]


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