Kazuhito Toyooka. Ph.D.

Assistant professor

Curriculum vitae


Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy

Drexel University College of Medicine

2900 W. Queen Lane, Room186


1/11/2023: Our original article about Adnp and 14-3-3 in brain development has been published in Molecular Psychiatry.


DOI:  10.1038/s41380-022-01939-3


12/22/2022: Our original article about Adnp and 14-3-3 in brain development has just been accepted in Molecular Psychiatry.

10/1/2022: We are pleased to welcome Bijaya Manandhar to our lab

9/27/2022: Our invited review article "Nuak kinase signaling in development and disease of the central nervous system" is out.


7/30/2022: We are pleased to welcome Cayla Andrews to our lab.

6/19/2022:  A collaborative manuscript about the role of Septin7 in neurite initiation was posted in bioRxiv.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.06.19.496721

5/3/2022: Sarah Bennison in my lab successfully finished her thesis defense. Congrats, Dr. Bennison!

2/15/2022:  Our manuscript about PEDF/Rpsa/Itga6 signaling in neurite and spine formation was published in Cerebral Cortex.

12/30/2021:  Our review article about the Genes' functions locating the chromosome17p13.3 region in neuronal migration was published in Brain Sciences. The correction was published on February 25, 2022.

4/14/2021: Our manuscript about Aurora and Nuak kinases in neurite formation was published in Scientific Reports.

1/1/2021: Our manuscript about Gstp proteins in neuronal morphogenesis was published in Human Molecular Genetics, and our image was selected as a cover page.