Current research staff

Hajime ("Haj") Hirase, PhD. 平瀬 肇
3 postdoctoral associates 研究員 3名
3.8 full-time technical staff テクニカルスタッフ 1.8名
0.2 secretary 秘書 0.2名

Open position

Postdoc positions are available in my new laboratory in Copenhagen (Denmark).

Please contact


〒351-0198 埼玉県和光市広沢2-1 独立行政法人 理化学研究所
脳神経科学研究センター 神経グリア回路研究チーム
(宅配便は、CBS中央棟 S304室を記して下さい)

Contact information

RIKEN Center for Brain Science
RIKEN CBS Central Bldg, 3F, Room S304
Hirosawa 2-1, Wako-shi, Saitama 351-0198, Japan. Visiting Information (CBS Website)
Tel. +81-(0)48-462-1111 x6986 (Hirase) x6932(lab) x7478 (secretary)
Tel. +81-(0)48-467-6918 (Hirase, direct)
Fax. +81-(0)48-467-9652 (extension 7480 for RIKEN internal use)

Laboratory location within RIKEN

国立研究開発法人理化学研究所 脳神経科学研究センター
CBS Central Building, Room S304 (Office), S303, C303
脳神経科学研究センター中央棟 S304室(オフィス・南側廊下)・S303室・C303室

Recent publication(s) (i. e. within 6 months)

  • Mishima M, Nagai T, Yahagi K, Akther S, Oe Y, Monai H, Kohsaka S, Hirase H.
    Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) induces adrenergic receptor-dependent microglial morphological changes in mice.
    eNeuro (2019, in press). DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0204-19.2019
  • Monai H, Wang X, Yahagi K, Lou N, Mestre H, Xu Q, Abe Y, Yasui M, Iwai Y, Nedergaard M, Hirase H.
    Adrenergic receptor antagonism induces neuroprotection and facilitates recovery from acute ischemic stroke.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. (2019) 116:11010-11019. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1817347116
  • Wu CH, Hung CY, Hirase H, Tain YL, Lee WC, Chan JYH, Fu, MH, Chen LW, Liu WC, Liang CK, Ho YH, Kung YC, L S, Wu KLH.
    Pioglitazone reverses the fructose-programmed astrocytic glycolysis and oxidative phosphorylation.
    American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism (2019) 316(4):E622-E634. DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00408.2018
  • Hirase H, Akther S, Wang X, Oe Y.
    Glycogen distribution in mouse hippocampus.
    J Neurosci Res (2019) 97:923-932. DOI: 10.1002/jnr.24386
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  • Oe Y, Akther S, Hirase H.
    Regional distribution of glycogen in the mouse brain visualized by immunohistochemistry.
    In: DiNuzzo M., Schousboe A. (eds) Brain Glycogen Metabolism. Advances in Neurobiology(2019) 23:147-168. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-27480-1_5

  • Last updated 2019/8/26