IAB member: Sachiko Miyake

Who are you and where are you from?
Sachiko Miyake, MD, PhD. We are from Tokyo, Japan.

Where is your lab/team based and how many people are there?
Department of Immunology, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine
We have 15 members in our lab.

Your research program in one sentence?
Investigate the pathogenesis of autoimmune neurological diseases

What has attracted you in neuroimmunology? And Why? (Please specify basic research and/or clinical research).
We are interested in the interaction of immune cells and CNS cells as basic research.

What is the most exciting part of your job?
To investigate gut-immune-neuro system.

What would be your best advice for young researchers in neuroimmunology? Neuroimmunology is important not for neuroimmune-disorders but also for neurodegenerative disorder and even for psychiatric disorders. Therefore create your own novel research field!

Any area(s) of specialized expertise open for collaboration?
If available, add any openings for Masters, PhD students, or postdoctoral/training opportunities?

We welcome Masters and PhD students.