Lataisia was selected as an IF/THEN Ambassador by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to serve as a role model for the next generation of women pursuing careers in STEM (Sept. 9, 2019). Congratulations, Lataisia!
Recently published review paper in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology! Congratulations to Amy, Ray and Kazue! The paper is titled, " Prenatal Environment That Affects Neuronal Migration." The authors are Hye M. Hwang, Ray Y. Ku, and Kazue Hashimoto-Torii. Paper is available here: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fcell.2019.00138/full
Congratulations to Amy for receiving the Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)!!
Dr. Masaaki Torii & Dr. Hashimoto-Torii were promoted to Associate Professors with tenure at the George Washington University and Children’s National Health System. Congratulations!
Dr. Masaaki Torii & Dr. Hashimoto-Torii received an R01 from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). Congratulations!!
Congratulations for new paper contributed by Dr. Toru Sasaki in Journal of Neurotrauma! Three funding/award were received recently to the projects led by Drs. Ray Ku, Aminah Sheikh & Steve Page!!!
Congratulations to our undergraduate student, Aiesha Basha, on her 2nd Place Poster Award at GW Research Day! And a shoutout to our MD student, Vanessa Niba, on doing a great job with her poster presentation as well! https://researchdays.gwu.edu/
"NIH-funded mouse study sheds light on neural risks associated with prenatal alcohol exposure" (NIH, July 19, 2017) https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-funded-mouse-study-sheds-light-neural-risks-associated-prenatal-alcohol-exposure "Center for Neuroscience Research investigators join CIFASD" (Innovation District, Children's National Health System, July 17, 2017) https://innovationdistrict.childrensnational.org/center-neuroscience-research-investigators-join-cifasd/
Dr. Hashimoto-Torii's UH2 award: UH2 and Dr. Torii's R01: R01 Shahid Mohammad's travel award: "...RSA Junior Investigator Award for the 2017 RSA Scientific meeting. This award is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and will provide a $100 travel reimbursement/stipend and your registration fee will be covered by this award."
Congratulations to Dr. Masaaki Torii and everyone involved in the collaboration on their publication! "Differential neuronal susceptibility and apoptosis in congenital ZIKV infection" http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ana.24968/full
Congratulations to Vanessa Niba for receiving the W.T. Gill, Jr., Summer Research Fellowship! https://smhs.gwu.edu/oso/scholarships#gill
Dr. Masaaki Torii & Dr. Hashimoto-Torii received a Pilot funding award from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN). Congratulations!!
News featuring Seiji and Masaaki's Nature Communications paper! Congratulations everyone! The paper is titled "Variations in brain defects result from cellular mosaicism in the activation of heat shock signalling." The authors are Seiji Ishii*, Masaaki Torii*, Alexander I. Son, Meenu Rajendraprasad, Yury M. Morozov, Yuka Imamura Kawasawa, Anna C. Salzberg, Mitsuaki Fujimoto, Kristen Brennand, Akira Nakai, … Continue reading News featuring Ishii* Torii* et al. (Nature Comm. paper 2017) May 3-12, 2017
The Dana Foundation: "Highlighting Prenatally Damaged Neurons that Remain Vulnerable After Birth" (May 16, 2017) [http://dana.org/News/Highlighting_Prenatally_Damaged_Neurons_that_Remain_Vulnerable_After_Birth/ ] InnovationDistrict (CNHS): "Finding the brain cells damaged by environmental stressors" (March 28, 2017) [http://innovationdistrict.childrensnational.org/finding-brain-cells-damaged-environmental-stressors/]
Recently published collaborative paper in Scientific Reports! Congratulations to Alex and everyone else involved! The paper is titled, "Proteome dynamics during postnatal mouse corpus callosum development." The authors are Alexander I. Son, Xiaoqin Fu, Fumikazu Suto, Judy S. Liu, Kazue Hashimoto-Torii & Masaaki Torii. Paper is available here: http://www.nature.com/articles/srep45359
Recently published collaborative paper between Penn State College of Medicine and members of the Hashimoto-Torii Team in the journal, ALCOHOL! The authors are Imamura Kawasawa, Y., Shahid, M., Son, A.I., Morizono, H., Basha, A., Salzberg, A.C., Torii, M, Hashimoto-Torii, K. The paper is titled, "Genome-wide profiling of differentially spliced mRNAs in human fetal cortical tissue exposed to alcohol." … Continue reading Collaborative paper published in ALCOHOL!
ACS Chemical Research in Toxicology: “An in Vivo Reporter System for Early Detection of Neuronal Cells Damaged in Utero by Environmental Stress” (March 20, 2017) [http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00044] Neuroscience News: “Pinpointing fetal cells vulnerable to later life stress” (January 2017)[Pinpointing fetal cells vulnerable to later life stress neuroscience news] Yale Daily News: “Study elucidates cell response to prenatal stress” (February 2017)[http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2017/02/14/study-elucidates-cell-response-to-prenatal-stress/] … Continue reading News and Articles featuring Torii et al.(PNAS paper in 2017)
Recently published collaborative paper on the biocage in Scientific Reports! Congratulations to Alex and colleagues! The paper is titled, "An implantable micro-caged device for direct local delivery of agents." The authors are Alexander I. Son, Justin D. Opfermann, Caroline McCue, Julie Ziobro, John H. Abrahams III, Katherine Jones, Paul D. Morton, Seiji Ishii, Chima Oluigbo, … Continue reading Alex’s Biocage paper published in Scientific Reports! Congratulations to everyone involved!