Vascularization of human brain organoids.
Matsui TK*, Tsuru Y, Hasegawa K, Kuwako K*
Stem Cells doi: 10.1002/stem.3368. (2021)

Challenges in Modeling Human Neural Circuit Formation via Brain Organoid Technology.
Matsui TK, Tsuru Y, Kuwako K*
Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 14, 607399 (2020)

The polymicrogyria-associated GPR56 promoter preferentially drives gene expression in developing GABAergic neurons in common marmosets.
Murayama AY, Kuwako K, Okahara J, Byoung-Il Bae, Okuno Y , Mashiko H, Shimogori T, Christopher A Walsh, Sasaki E, Okano H
Scientific Reports 10(1):21516 (2020)

The LKB1-SIK Pathway Controls Dendrite Self-avoidance in Purkinje Cells. 
Kuwako K * and Okano H ( * corresponding )
Cell Reports 24, 2808-2818 (2018)

Versatile Roles of LKB1 Kinase Signaling in Neural Development and Homeostasis.
Kuwako K * and Okano H ( * corresponding )
Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience  11, 354 (2018)

Elavl3 is essential for the maintenance of Purkinje neuron axons. 
Ogawa Y #, Kakumoto K #, Yoshida T, Kuwako K, Miyazaki T, Yamaguchi J, Konno A, Hata J, Uchiyama Y, Hirai H, Watanabe M, Darnell RB, Okano H, Okano HJ   
Scientific Reports 8, 2722 (2018)

Cadherin-7 regulates mossy fiber connectivity in the cerebellum. 
Kuwako K *, Nishimoto Y, Kawase S, Okano HJ, Okano H * ( * corresponding )
Cell Reports 9, 311-323 (2014)

Rfx Transcription Factors Control Musashi1 Transcription in Mouse Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells. 
Kawase S, Kuwako K, Imai T, Renault-Mihara F, Yaguchi K, Itohara S, Okano H
Stem Cells and Development 23, 2250-2261 (2014)

The long non-coding RNA nuclear-enriched abundant transcript 1_2 induces paraspeckle formation in the motor neuron during the early phase of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. 
Nishimoto Y, Nakagawa S, Hirose T, Okano HJ, Takao M, Shibata S, Suyama S, Kuwako K, Imai T, Murayama S, Suzuki N, Okano H
Molecular Brain 6, 31 (2013)

Sox21 promotes hippocampal adult neurogenesis via the transcriptional repression of the Hes5 gene. 
Matsuda S #, Kuwako K #, Okano HJ, Tsutsumi S, Aburatani H, Saga Y, Matsuzaki Y, Akaike A, Sugimoto H, Okano H ( # equal first author )
Journal of Neuroscience 32, 12543-12557 (2012)

Neural RNA-binding protein Musashi1 controls midline crossing of precerebellar neurons through post-transcriptional regulation of Robo3/Rig-1 expression.  
Kuwako K *, Kakumoto K, Imai T, Igarashi M, Hamakubo T, Sakakibara S, Tessier-Lavigne M,  Okano HJ, Okano H *  ( * corresponding )
Neuron 67, 407-421 (2010)

SOCS3 deletion promotes optic nerve regeneration in vivo.  
Smith PD, Sun F, Park KK, Cai B, Wang C, Kuwako K, Martinez-Carrasco I, Connolly L, He Z
Neuron 64, 617-623 (2009)

beta1-integrin mediates myelin-associated glycoprotein signaling in neuronal growth cones. 
Goh EL, Young JK, Kuwako K, Tessier-Lavigne M, He Z, Griffin JW, Ming GL  
Molecular Brain 1, 10 (2008)

Disruption of the paternal necdin gene diminishes TrkA signaling for sensory neuron survival. 
Kuwako K, Hosokawa A, Nishimura I, Uetsuki T, Yamada M, Nada S, Okada M, Yoshikawa K
Journal of Neuroscience 25, 7090-7099 (2005)

Necdin-related MAGE proteins differentially interact with the E2F1 transcription factor and the p75 neurotrophin receptor.   
Kuwako K, Taniura H, Yoshikawa K
Journal of Biological Chemistry 279, 1703-1712 (2004)

Gene expression patterns of pro-opiomelanocortin-processing enzymes PC1 and PC2 during postnatal development of rat corticotrophs.  
Kato H, Kuwako K, Suzuki M, Tanaka S
Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry 52, 943-957 (2004)

Upregulation and antiapoptotic role of endogenous Alzheimer amyloid precursor protein in dorsal root  ganglion neurons.   
Nishimura I, Takazaki R, Kuwako K, Enokido Y, Yoshikawa K 
Experimental Cell Research 286, 241-251 (2003)

Activation of calpain in cultured neurons overexpressing Alzheimer amyloid precursor protein. 
Kuwako K, Nishimura I, Uetsuki T, Saido TC, Yoshikawa K   
Brain Research Molecular Brain Research 107, 166-175 (2002)

Cell death induced by a caspase-cleaved transmembrane fragment of the Alzheimer amyloid precursor protein.   
Nishimura I, Uetsuki T, Kuwako K, Hara T, Kawakami T, Aimoto S, Yoshikawa K
Cell Death & Differentiation 9, 199-208 (2002)