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Tomohiro Nakamura, PhD

Research Assistant Professor at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Location: La Jolla, CA United States

Dr. Tomo Nakamura is currently Research Assistant Professor at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute. He received his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the University of Tsukuba in Japan. For postdoctoral fellowship training, he joined the laboratory of Dr. Stuart Lipton at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute. From 2007 to 2009, Dr. Nakamura was a Scholar of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He serves as scientific reviewer for several scientific and medical journals. His career focuses on the contribution of oxidative/nitrosative stress to the pathogenesis of aging and neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, and he has multiple publications in Science, Nature, and Cell Press on this subject.

Associated Grants

  • Protein S-Nitrosylation as a Potential Biomarker for Parkinson’s Disease


  • Quantitative Analysis of S-Nitrosylated Proteins in Parkinson's Disease


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