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Masanori Tachikawa, Editorial Board Member
Tohoku University, Japan
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Dr. Masanori Tachikawa is currently an Associate Professor in Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Tohoku University. He received his PhD on Pharmaceutical Sciences from Tohoku University, Japan, in 2005 and did post-doctoral research training in the field of neuroscience at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He had worked in Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of Toyama (the former Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University), Japan, as an Assistant Professor, from 2005 to 2011. He has published 50 peer-reviewed articles and written 7 book chapters/reviews. His research experience covers the pharmacokinetics, imaging, pathophysiology and anatomy of the biological barriers. He is now trying to work on the application of Quantitative Targeted Absolute Proteomics (QTAP) to the systems biology of the brain barriers.