Takao Kurt Hensch, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard Title

Professor of Neurology
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Other Affiliations

Cellular Biology and Center for Brain Science

Address

Center for Brain Science (NW347.10)
Northwest Lab Building
52 Oxford Street  
Cambridge MA 02138

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Critical period regulation across multiple timescales.
Authors: Authors: Reh RK, Dias BG, Nelson CA, Kaufer D, Werker JF, Kolb B, Levine JD, Hensch TK.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
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Single-nucleus RNA sequencing of mouse auditory cortex reveals critical period triggers and brakes.
Authors: Authors: Kalish BT, Barkat TR, Diel EE, Zhang EJ, Greenberg ME, Hensch TK.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
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CRISPR/dCas9-based Scn1a gene activation in inhibitory neurons ameliorates epileptic and behavioral phenotypes of Dravet syndrome model mice.
Authors: Authors: Yamagata T, Raveau M, Kobayashi K, Miyamoto H, Tatsukawa T, Ogiwara I, Itohara S, Hensch TK, Yamakawa K.
Neurobiol Dis
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Reduced perceptual narrowing in synesthesia.
Authors: Authors: Maurer D, Ghloum JK, Gibson LC, Watson MR, Chen LM, Akins K, Enns JT, Hensch TK, Werker JF.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
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Ceftriaxone Treatment Preserves Cortical Inhibitory Interneuron Function via Transient Salvage of GLT-1 in a Rat Traumatic Brain Injury Model.
Authors: Authors: Hameed MQ, Hsieh TH, Morales-Quezada L, Lee HHC, Damar U, MacMullin PC, Hensch TK, Rotenberg A.
Cereb Cortex
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Multispectral tracing in densely labeled mouse brain with nTracer.
Authors: Authors: Roossien DH, Sadis BV, Yan Y, Webb JM, Min LY, Dizaji AS, Bogart LJ, Mazuski C, Huth RS, Stecher JS, Akula S, Shen F, Li Y, Xiao T, Vandenbrink M, Lichtman JW, Hensch TK, Herzog ED, Cai D.
Bioinformatics
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Deep learning of spontaneous arousal fluctuations detects early cholinergic defects across neurodevelopmental mouse models and patients.
Authors: Authors: Artoni P, Piffer A, Vinci V, LeBlanc J, Nelson CA, Hensch TK, Fagiolini M.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
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Deletion of Neuronal GLT-1 in Mice Reveals Its Role in Synaptic Glutamate Homeostasis and Mitochondrial Function.
Authors: Authors: McNair LF, Andersen JV, Aldana BI, Hohnholt MC, Nissen JD, Sun Y, Fischer KD, Sonnewald U, Nyberg N, Webster SC, Kapur K, Rimmele TS, Barone I, Hawks-Mayer H, Lipton JO, Hodgson NW, Hensch TK, Aoki CJ, Rosenberg PA, Waagepetersen HS.
J Neurosci
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NMDA 2A receptors in parvalbumin cells mediate sex-specific rapid ketamine response on cortical activity.
Authors: Authors: Picard N, Takesian AE, Fagiolini M, Hensch TK.
Mol Psychiatry
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Impaired cortico-striatal excitatory transmission triggers epilepsy.
Authors: Authors: Miyamoto H, Tatsukawa T, Shimohata A, Yamagata T, Suzuki T, Amano K, Mazaki E, Raveau M, Ogiwara I, Oba-Asaka A, Hensch TK, Itohara S, Sakimura K, Kobayashi K, Kobayashi K, Yamakawa K.
Nat Commun
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