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Lin Zhang Ph.D.

Lin Zhang Ph.D.

Research Faculty 1
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Ph.D. from Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine (2007)
M.D. from Yanbian University Medical College (2001)


Academic Excellence upon Graduation (Cum Laude equivalent) (2007)
Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (2006)


Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry
Japanese Society of Neuropsychopharmacology
Society for Neuroscience


Hashimoto, K., Ishima, T., Fujita, Y., & Zhang, L. (2013). Antibiotic drug minocycline: a potential therapeutic drug for methamphetamine-related disorders. Nihon Arukoru Yakubutsu Igakkai Zasshi, 48(2), 118-25.

Sciamanna, G., Hollis, R., Ball, C., Martella, G., Tassone, A., Marshall, A., Parsons, D., Li, X., Yokoi, F., Zhang, L., Li, Y., Pisani, A., & Standaert, D. G. (2012). Selective inactivation of the dystonia-associated protein TorsinA in cholinergic neurons causes dysregulation of striatal cholinergic function. Neurobiology of Disease, 47(3), 416-27.

Zhang, L., Yokoi, F., Parsons, D. S., Standaert, D. G., & Li, Y. (2012). Alteration of Striatal Dopaminergic Neurotransmission in a Mouse Model of DYT11 Myoclonus-Dystonia. PLoS One.

Zhang, L., Yokoi, F., Jin, Y-H., DeAndrade, M. P., Hashimoto, K., Standaert, D. G., & Li, Y. (2011). Altered dendritic morphology of Purkinje cells in Dyt1 ?GAG knock-in and Purkinje cell-specific Dyt1 conditional knockout mice. PLoS One, 6(3), 1-5. doi:e18357

Zhang, L., Haraguchi, S., Koda, T., Hashimoto, K., & Nakagawara, A. (2011). Muscle atrophy and motor neuron degeneration in human NEDL1 transgenic mice. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. doi:2011:831092

Fujita, Y., Ishima, T., Kunitachi, S., Hagiwara, H., Zhang, L., Iyo, M., & Hashimoto, K. (2008). Phencyclidine-induced cognitive deficits in mice are improved by subsequent subchronic administration of the antibiotic drug minocycline. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 32(2), 336-9.

Hashimoto, K., & Zhang, L. (2008). Minocycline as a therapeutic drug for methamphetamine use disorders. Japanese Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 19-22.

Zhang, L., Shirayama, Y., Iyo, M., & Hashimoto, K. (2007). Minocycline attenuates pre-pulse inhibition (PPI) deficits in mice after administration of NMDA receptor antagonist dizocilpine. Neuropsychopharmacology, 32(9), 2004-10.

Shimizu, E., Hashimoto, K., Ochi, S., Fukami, G., Fujisaki, M., Koike, K., Okamura, N., Ohgake, S., Koizumi, H., Matsuzawa, D., Zhang, L., Watanabe, H., Nakazato, M., Shinoda, N., & Komatsu, N. (2007). Posterior cingulate gyrus metabolic changes in chronic schizophrenia with generalized cognitive deficits. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 41(1-2), 49-56.

Zhang, L., Kitaichi, K., Fujimoto, Y., Nakayama, H., Shimizu, E., Iyo, M., & Hashimoto, K. (2006). Protective effects of minocycline on behavioral changes and neurotoxicity in mice after administration of methamphetamine. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 30(8), 1381-93.