Hajime Takano, PhD

Hajime Takano, PhD, is a senior research associate at CHOP and an assistant professor of Neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Undergraduate Degree

    Biomolecular Engineering - Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Senior Research Associate

    Research Assistant Professor of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    Duygu Kuzum, Hajime Takano, Euijae Shim, Jason Reed, Halvor Juul, Andrew Richardson, Julius de Vries, Hank Bink, Marc Dichter, Timothy Lucas, Douglas Coulter, Ertugrul Cubukcu, and Brian Litt: Transparent, Flexible, Low Noise Graphene Electrodes for Simultaneous Electrophysiology and Neuroimaging.  2014 Oct 20;5:5259. doi: 10.1038/ncomms6259.

    Dustin Shilling, Marioly Muller, Hajime Takano, Don-On Daniel Mak, Ted Abel, Doug Coulter and J. Kevin Foskett: Suppression of InsP3 receptor-mediated Ca2+ signaling alleviates mutant presenilin-linked familial Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis. Journal of Neuroscience 34(20): 6910-6923, 2014. 

    Joshua Jackson, John O'Donnell, Hajime Takano, Douglas Coulter, and Michael Robinson: Neuronal activity and glutamate uptake decrease mitochondrial mobility in astrocytes and position mitochondria near glutamate transporters. Journal of Neuroscience 34(5): 1613-1624, 2014. 


    Weerakkody TN, Patel TP, Yue C, Takano H, Anderson HC, Meaney DF, Coulter DA, Wolfe JH: Engraftment of nonintegrating neural stem cells differentially perturbs cortical activity in a dose-dependent manner. Molecular Therapy Online: 2013.  

    E. Yu, C. Dengler, S.Frausto, M.Putt, C. Yue, H.Takano, D.Coulter: Protracted Postnatal Development of Sparse, Specific Dentate Granule Cell Activation in the Mouse Hippocampus. Journal of Neuroscience 33(7): 2947-2960, 2013.