Mashito Sakai, M.D., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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EDUCATION

Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Medical Science, Ph.D. (2012)

Kobe University, Medical School, M.D. (2002)


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Regulation of transcription through signal transduction
  • Epigenetic control of macrophage phenotypes
  • Metabolic Diseases

  • AWARDS

    The Osamu Hayaishi Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad (2018)

    Manpei Suzuki Diabetes Foundation Fellowship (2016)

    The Study Group of Molecular Diabetology, Research Award (2014)

    Japan Society of Experimental Diabetes and Obesity, Young Investigator Award (2014)

    Japan Society for the Study of Obesity, Young Investigator Award (2013)

    The Japan Diabetes Society, Young Investigator Award (2013)

    Hakoneyama Young Investigator Award (2013)

    The Japan Endocrine Society, Young Investigator Award (2011)

    The Study Group of Molecular Diabetology, Young Investigator Award (2010)

    Japanese Society of Molecular Medicine, Young Investigator Award (2010)


    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    Sakai M, Tujimura-Hayakawa T, Yagi T, Yano H, Mitsushima M, Unoki-Kubota H,Kaburagi Y, Inoue H, Kido Y, Kasuga M, Matsumoto M. The GCN5-CITED2-PKA signalling module controls hepatic glucose metabolism through a cAMP-induced substrate switch. Nature Communications. 2016 Nov 22.

    Sakai M, Matsumoto M, Tujimura T, Yongheng C, Noguchi T, Inagaki K, Inoue H, Hosooka T, Takazawa K, Kido Y, Yasuda K, Hiramatsu R, Matsuki Y, Kasuga M. CITED2 links hormonal signaling to PGC-1α acetylation in the regulation of gluconeogenesis. Nature Medicine. 2012 Mar 18.


    PUBMED SEARCH

    Sakai, M

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