Yusuke Takezawa, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar (06/2020-05/2023).
Currently an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics. Tohoku University, Japan.

Yusuke is a Child Neurologist from Sendai, Japan. He graduated from the Tohoku University School of Medicine in Sendai, Japan, in 2008 and obtained his Ph.D. from the same institution in 2018. 


  • Takezawa Y, Langton R, Baule SM, Zimmerman MB, Baek J. Glykys, J. Role of NKCC1 and KCC2 during hypoxia-induced neuronal swelling in the neonatal neocortex. Neurobiol. Dis. 2023. Mar;178:106013. PMID: 36706928. 


  • American Epilepsy Society (AES) Post-doctoral research award in 2021
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