Keck School Faculty

Anna K Kamitakahara

Anna K Kamitakahara

Assistant Professor of Research Pediatrics

Circadian photoperiod alters TREK-1 channel function and expression in dorsal raphe serotonergic neurons via melatonin receptor 1 signaling J Pineal Res. 2021 Mar; 70(2):e12705. . View in PubMed

MET Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Regulates Lifespan Ultrasonic Vocalization and Vagal Motor Neuron Development Front Neurosci. 2021; 15:768577. . View in PubMed

Ghrelin Signaling Affects Feeding Behavior, Metabolism, and Memory through the Vagus NerveCurr Biol. 2020 11 16; 30(22):4510-4518. e6. . View in PubMed

A critical period for the trophic actions of leptin on AgRP neurons in the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus J Comp Neurol. 2018 Jan 01; 526(1):133-145. . View in PubMed

Distinct projection targets define subpopulations of mouse brainstem vagal neurons that express the autism-associated MET receptor tyrosine kinase J Comp Neurol. 2017 Dec 15; 525(18):3787-3808. . View in PubMed

Ventromedial hypothalamic expression of Bdnf is required to establish normal patterns of afferent GABAergic connectivity and responses to hypoglycemia Mol Metab. 2016 Feb; 5(2):91-101. . View in PubMed

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor is required for axonal growth of selective groups of neurons in the arcuate nucleus Mol Metab. 2015 Jun; 4(6):471-82. . View in PubMed

Cyclic adenosine 3',5'-monophosphate responsive element binding protein phosphorylation is required but not sufficient for activation of corticotropin-releasing hormone transcription Endocrinology. 2008 Jul; 149(7):3512-20. . View in PubMed

Negative regulation of corticotropin releasing factor expression and limitation of stress response Stress. 2007 Jun; 10(2):153-61. . View in PubMed

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