Education & Research

Division of Analytical and Physical Sciences―Laboratory of Biophysical Chemistry


SAITO, HiroyukiProfessorPh.D.
NAGAO, KohjiroAssociate ProfessorPh.D.

Research work

Our research focus in the Laboratory of Biophysical Chemistry is on understanding the structure and function of the disease-related proteins in Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, amyloidosis, and cancer based on physicochemical, biochemical, and cell biological techniques, and its application to pharmaceutics. Main programs are: 1) Structural basis for apolipoprotein-induced atherosclerosis, amyloidosis, and Alzheimer's disease, 2) Molecular mechanism of aggregation and fibril formation of α-synuclein, 3) Regulation of cellular function by remodeling of membrane phospholipids.
Kyoto Pharmaceutical University

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