Jin Nakahara M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Keio University School of Medicine (Tokyo, Japan)
Deputy-director, Keio University Global Research Institute (Tokyo, Japan)
Head, Department of Neurology, Keio University Hospital (Tokyo, Japan)


<Academic training>
2003    Keio University School of Medicine (M.D.)
2007    Keio University Graduate School of Medicine (Ph.D.)

<Work experience>
2003-4    COE Researcher, Keio University
2004-7    JSPS Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
2007-8    JSPS Research Fellow (post-doc), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
2008-13    Project Assistant Professor, Center for Integrated Medical Research, Keio University School of Medicine
2013-18    Instructor, Department of Neurology, Keio University School of Medicine
2018-  Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Keio University School of Medicine
2018-  Deputy-director, Keio University Global Research Institute

<Awards>
2003    Presidential Award, President of Keio University
2007    Best Poster Presentation Award, ECTRIMS 2007
2010    Best Poster Presentation Award, PACTRIMS 2010
2010    Honor Award, Keio University School of Medicine Alumni Society
2011    Best Oral Presentation Award, Japanese Society of Neurology (52nd meeting)
2014    MSJ-PACTRIMS Investigator Award, PACTRIMS 2014
2017    Best Presentation Award, Sendai Conference 2017

<Selected articles>
1) Nakahara J et al, Dev Cell 4:841-852 (2003).
        Signalling via immunoglobulin Fc receptors induces oligodendrocyte precursor cell differentiation.
2) Kaifu T, Nakahara J (co-first) et al, J Clin Invest 111:323-332 (2003).
Osteopetrosis and thalamic hypomyelinosis with synaptic degeneration in DAP12-deficient mice.
3) Nakahara J et al, J Clin Invest 119:169-181 (2009).
Abnormal expression of TIP30 and arrested nucleocytplasmic transport within oligodendrocyte precursor cells in multiple sclerosis.
4) Fujiyoshi K, Hikishima K, Nakahara J (co-first) et al, J Neurosci 36:2796-2808 (2016).
Application of q-space diffusion MRI for the visualization of white matter.

<Academic societies>
Delegate, Japanese Society of Neurology
Director, Japanese Society of Neuroimmunology
Councilor, Japanese Society of Neurological Therapeutics
Councilor, Japanese Society for Neuroinfectious Diseases.
Central Organizing Committee Member, PACTRIMS

<Contact address>
Department of Neurology
Keio Universith School of Medicine
35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
E-mail:nakahara[at]a6.keio.jp