Reona Yamaguchi

Reona Yamaguchi


Project-specific Assistant Professor (WPI-ASHBi)

  • #functional recovery
  • #spinal cord injury
  • #non human primate
  • #vision
  • #object recognition
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I am studying the neural mechanism for the control of dexterous hand movements and functional recovery after the brain and spinal cord injury.


2019 Feb - Present Assitant professer, Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Biology (WPI-ASHBi), Kyoto University
2017-19 Assitant professer, Kyoto University
2016-17 Pos-doc, University of Washington
2016 PhD in Engineering, Kagoshima University


Ohta Y, Guinto MC, Tokuda T, Kawahara M, Haruta M, Takehara H, Tashiro H, Sasagawa K, Onoe H, Yamaguchi R, Koshimizu Y, Isa K, Isa T, Kobayashi K, Akay YM, Akey M, Ohta J (2021) Micro-LED Array-Based Photo-Stimulation Devices for Optogenetics in Rat and Macaque Monkey Brains. IEEE Access, in press.

Yamaguchi R, Sakamoto A, Yamaguchi R, Haraguchi M, Narahara S, Sugiuchi H, Katoh T, Yamaguchi Y. Di-(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate Promotes Release of Tissue Factor-Bearing Microparticles From Macrophages via the TGFβ1/Smad/PAI-1 Signaling Pathway. Am J Med Sci. 2019 Jun;357(6):492-506.

Isa T, Mitsuhashi M, Yamaguchi R; Alternative routes for recovery of hand functions after coticospinal tract injury in primates and rodents.; Curr Opin Neurol; 2019 Sep 20

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