Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2017 Behavioral changes in mice lacking interleukin-33eNeuro.  4. 2017
2012 Mouse strain differences in phencyclidine-induced behavioural changesInternational Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology.  15:767-779. 2012
2011 Vulnerability in early life to changes in the rearing environment plays a crucial role in the aetiopathology of psychiatric disorders.International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology.  14:459-477. 2011
2011 Roles of a novel molecule 'shati' in the development of methamphetamine-induced dependenceCurrent Neuropharmacology.  9:104-108. 2011
2010 Oral supplementation with Leu-Ile, a hydrophobic dipeptide, prevents the impairment of memory induced by amyloid beta in mice via restraining the hyperphosphorylation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase.Behavioural Brain Research.  210:184-190. 2010
2010 Silibinin attenuates cognitive deficits and decreases of dopamine and serotonin induced by repeated methamphetamine treatment.Behavioural Brain Research.  207:387-393. 2010
2010 Combined effect of neonatal immune activation and mutant DISC1 on phenotypic changes in adulthoodBehavioural Brain Research.  206:32-37. 2010
2009 The long-lasting effects of cross-fostering on the emotional behavior in ICR mice.Behavioural Brain Research.  198:172-178. 2009
2008 Genes and molecules that can potentiate or attenuate psychostimulant dependence: relevance of data from animal models to human addiction.Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.  1141:76-95. 2008
2007 Tumor necrosis factor-alpha and its inducer inhibit morphine-induced rewarding effects and sensitization.Biological Psychiatry.  62:658-668. 2007
2007 Involvement of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor in inhibitory effects of a hydrophobic dipeptide Leu-Ile on morphine-induced sensitization and rewarding effects.Behavioural Brain Research.  179:167-171. 2007
2007 An inducer for glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor and tumor necrosis factor-alpha protects against methamphetamine-induced rewarding effects and sensitization.Biological Psychiatry.  61:890-901. 2007

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Neuropharmacology, Nagoya University 2008
  • Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University 2004
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences 2002
  • Full Name

  • Minae Niwa