Kazunori Nakajima, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Anatomy
Keio University School of Medicine
●1982-1988: (M.D.) Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan 
●1988-1990: Resident physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
●1990-1994: (Ph.D.) Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
●1994-1995: Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science,
the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
●1995-1998: Research Scientist, Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Tsukuba Life Science Center,
The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), Ibaraki, Japan
●1996-1998: Visiting Scientist, Department of Developmental Neurobiology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, U.S.A.
●1997-1998: Staff Scientist, Developmental Neurobiology Team, Developmental Brain Science Group,
RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama, Japan
●1998-2001: Department Head & Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Institute of        DNA Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
●1999-2002: PRESTO Investigator, JST, Saitama, Japan
●2001-2002: Department Head & Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Institute of        DNA Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
●2002-present: Professor, Department of Anatomy, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan (2003-    2011, 2017-present: Department Chair)
●2002-present: Guest Professor, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
●2015-present: Vice Dean, Keio University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
 
           
 Academic Activities:  
 
Member of Science Council of Japan (2014-present)
Academic Societies:
Japan Neuroscience Society (full member)
Japanese Society for Neurochemistry (Council member: 2003-present; Regent: 2005-2009, 2011-2015,
            2017-present; Chairperson of the 61st Annual Meeting 2018)
Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists (full member)
International Society of Developmental Biologists (full member)
The Molecular Biology Society of Japan (full member)
The Japanese Association of Anatomists (Council member: 2002-present; Member of the Board of Directors:                2013-present; Executive director: 2013-present)
Society for Neuroscience (U.S.A.) (full member)

Editorial Board Membership:
“The Keio Journal of Medicine” Editorial Advisory Board Member (2002-present)
“Developmental Brain Research” (Elsevier) Editorial Board Member (2002-2005)
“Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry” Editorial Board Member (2004-2011)
“Frontiers in Neuroanatomy” Review Editor (2009-present)
“Frontiers in Neuroscience” Review Editor for Specialty Section Neurogenesis (2009-2014)
“Frontiers in Neuroscience” Guest Associate Editor for Specialty Section Neurogenesis (2014-2016)
“Neuroscience Research (Elsevier)” Associate Editor (Cellular Neuroscience) (2014-2016)
“Neuroscience Research (Elsevier)” Associate Editor (Development/Repair Neuroscience) (2017-present)
“Experimental Neurobiology” Associate Editor (Development/Differentiation/Regeneration Neuroscience) (2018-present)
“Frontiers in Neuroscience” Associate Editor for Specialty Section Neurogenesis (2018-present)
 Honor and Awards:  
 
2000     The Award for Distinguished Young Investigator (Japanese Society for Neurochemistry)
2001     Hideo Ueda Prize (Yayoi-kai, Jikei University School of Medicine)
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
            Best Teachers’ Award, Keio University School of Medicine
2013     Inoue Prize for Science (Inoue Foundation for Science)

Nakajima Lab

Department of Anatomy

Keio University School of Medicine

35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

160-8582, Japan

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