Kengo Takahashi

Alumni of the Department High-Field Magnetic Resonance


My research focuses on understanding neural mechanisms of brain states under anesthesia. I investigate how neural oscillations are coupled to pupil size fluctuations depending on the underlying brain state by examining the lateral hypothalamus through multimodal neuroimaging methods (fMRI, electrophysiology, pupillometry, GCaMP-mediated fiber photometry, optogenetics). 


Current Position:
Since January 2018: PhD student at Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany

August 2017: Master of Science in Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Switzerland
June 2015: Bachelor of Science in Genetics, University of California Davis, U.S.A

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