List of research and development topics

: R&D Principal Investigator (PI) unmarked : Co-Investigator

Research Group 1

A comprehensive study involving longitudinal analyses of cerebral images from healthy to pathological states by life stages (developmental, adulthood, and senile stages).

1-1

Identification of the pathogenic mechanism of mental and neurological disorders through acquisition and analysis of cerebral MRI-scan images and clinical data, etc.

 

The mechanism of brain development and disorders in adolescence and young adulthood (AYA) through international MRI collaborations

Kiyoto KASAI

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Motoaki NAKAMURA

M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Institute of Developmental Disabilities Research, Showa University

Kazuo OKANOYA

Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Haruto TAKAGISHI

Ph.D., Research Associate, Brain Science Institute, Tamagawa

Osamu ABE

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

 

Elucidation of neural circuits of mood disorder in adults and related disorders based on longitudinal MRI data

Yasumasa OKAMOTO

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Medical Sciences, Hiroshima University

Ryota HASHIMOTO

M.D., Ph.D., Director, Department of Pathology of Mental Diseases, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry

Eiji SHIMIZU

M.D., Ph.D., Director, Research Center for Child Mental Development, Chiba University

Tomoki TOKUDA

Senior Research Scientist, Brain Information Communication Research Laboratory Group, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International

 

Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease Neuroimaging Initiative (PADNI) supported by MRI reference panels based on community-based cohort data

Takashi HANAKAWA

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Integrated Neuroanatomy and Neuroimaging, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University

Toshiki MIZUNO

M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chairman of Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

Toshiya MURAI

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University

Makoto SASAKI

M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director, Iwate Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, Iwate Medical University

Masayuki YAMAMOTO

M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, Tohoku University

Hirooki YABE

M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chairman Department of Neuropsychiatry Fukushima Medical University

Takahiko TOKUDA

M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director, Brain Disorder Translational Research Team, Department of Functional Brain Imaging Research (DOFI), National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS), National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology (QST)

1-1

 

Elucidation of the neural circuitry involved in symptomatic improvement and prognosis of psychiatric and neurological disorders resulting from therapeutic intervention

 

Association study of symptomatic efficacy of rasagiline with neurocircuits in Parkinson’s disease

Nobutaka HATTORI

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurology, Juntendo University

Shigeki AOKI

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Radiology, Juntendo University

Kensaku MORI

Ph.D., Professor, Department of Intelligent Systems, Graduate School of Informatics, Nagoya University

 

Longitudinal MRI study Identifying the Neural Substrates of Remission/Recovery in Mood Disorders (L/R Study)

Masaru MIMURA

M.D., Ph.D., Department of Neuropsychiatry, School of Medicine, Keio University

Toshiya MURAI

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Kyoto University Hospital

Kazuyuki NAKAGOME

M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Center Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry

1-1

 

Generation of neuroscientific evidence of therapeutic intervention for psychiatric and neurological disorders

 

Study of optimization of epilepsy treatment using artificial intelligence

Haruhiko KISHIMA

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University

Takufumi YANAGISAWA

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Institute for Advanced Co-Creation Studies, Osaka University

Naoki TANI

M.D., Ph.D., Assisstant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University

Kuriko SHIMONO

M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Child Development, United Graduate School of Child Development

Masao IWASE

M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University

Tatsuya HARADA

Ph.D., Professor, Department of Mechano-Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo

Yasuhiro SUZUKI

M.D., Ph.D., Section Chief, Department of Paediatric Neurology, Osaka Women's and Children's Hospital

Misa NAKANO

M.D., Suita Municipal Hospital

 

Elucidation of neuroscientific evidence of the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy for eating disorders

Atsushi SEKIGUCHI

M.D., Ph.D., Section Chief, Department of Behavioral Medicine, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry

Tetsuya ANDO

M.D., Ph.D., Section Chief, Department of Behavioral Medicine, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry

Yoshiya MORIGUCHI

M.D., Ph.D., Visiting Researcher, Department of Behavioral Medicine, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry

Yasuhiro SATO

M.D., Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Tohoku University

Yoshiyuki HIRANO

Ph.D., Professor, Research Center for Child Mental Development, Chiba University

Kazuhiro YOSHIUCHI

M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Masanori ISOBE

M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine

Naoki KODAMA

M.D., Ph.D., Lecturer, Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, Department of Neurology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health

Kazufumi YOSHIHARA

M.D., Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Kyushu University

 

Elucidation of neural basis of pharmacotherapy for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Hidehiko TAKAHASHI

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Motoaki NAKAMURA

M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Institute of Developmental Disabilities Research, Showa University

Wakako ITO

M.D., Ph.D., Researcher, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute

Makoto HIGUCHI

M.D., Ph.D., Department Head, Department of Functional Brain Imaging Research, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology

1-2

Cerebral MRI-scan image data platform

 

Integrative MRI data platform across the lifespan and disorders toward international brain science collaborations

Kiyoto KASAI

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Shinsuke KOIKE

M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Center for Evolutionary Cognitive Sciences

Saori TANAKA

Ph.D., Department Head, Department of Neural Computation for Decision-making, ATR Brain Information Communication Research Laboratory Group

Takashi HANAKAWA

M.D., Ph.D., Director, Integrative Brain Imaging Center, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry

Takuya HAYASHI

M.D., Ph.D., Team Leader, Laboratory for Brain Connectomics Imaging, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research


Research Group 2

Research involving an inter-species comparison of human and non-human primate brains

2

Research involving an inter-species comparison of human and nonhuman primate brains by structural and functional regionalization and homology analysis

 

Study of cross-species comparisons of human and non-human primates using high field MRI

Norihiro SADATO

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of System Neuroscience, National Institute for Physiological Sciences

Masaki ISODA

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of System Neuroscience, National Institute for Physiological Sciences

Atsushi NAMBU

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of System Neuroscience, National Institute for Physiological Sciences

Tadashi ISA

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University

 

Primate Connectomics using Multimodal Standardized Neuroimaging

Takuya HAYASHI

M.D., Ph.D., Team Leader, Laboratory for Brain Connectomics Imaging, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research

Miho MURAYAMA

Ph.D., Professor, Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University

 

Establishing a multiscale platform for the analysis of brain circuit function by an interspecific, bidirectional approach with circuit manipulation and machine learning

Toshiyuki HIRABAYASHI

Ph.D., Principal Researcher, Department of Functional Brain Imaging Research, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology

Takafumi MINAMIMOTO

Ph.D., Group Leader, Principal Researcher, Department of Functional Brain Imaging Research, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology

Yuji IKEGAYA

Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Youichi SAITOH

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

Noriaki YAHATA

Ph.D., Researcher, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology


Research Group 3

Development and application of technologies such as neuro-feedback through collaboration with artificial intelligence (AI) research projects

3-1

Development research on therapies such as neuro-feedback using AI technologies

 

Study of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technology based on Neuroscience and AI

Mitsuo KAWATO

Ph.D., Director, ATR Brain Information Communication Research Laboratory Group

Junichiro YOSHIMOTO

Ph.D., Visiting Principal Researcher, ATR Brain Information Communication Research Laboratory Group

Hiroshi IMAMIZU

Ph.D., Director, CMC, ATR Brain Information Communication Research Laboratory Group

Ryuichiro HASHIMOTO

Ph.D., Affiliate Professor, Medical Institute of Developmental Disabilities Research, Showa University

Noriaki YAHATA

Ph.D., Group Leader, Quantum Life Informatics Group, Institute for Quantum Life Science, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology

Hidehiko TAKAHASHI

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Jun MIYATA

M.D., Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine

Youichi SAITOH

M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Osaka University Graduate School of Engineering

Go OKADA

M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Medicine

3-2

Surveys on next-generation AI technologies and development of fundamental technologies

 

Research and Development on Next-Generation AI and its Key Technology Based on Nonlinear Dynamics

Kazuyuki AIHARA

Ph.D., University Professor, The University of Tokyo

Hirokazu TAKAHASHI

Ph.D., Associate Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo

Naonori UEDA

Ph.D., Deputy Director, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project

Motoaki KAWANABE

Ph.D., Team Leader, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project


Innovative Research Group

 

Development of neuron-type specific gene manipulation techniques in primates

Ken-ichi INOUE

Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kyoto University Primate Research Institute

 

Neurofeedback-based guidance of stereotaxic plasticity for motor recovery from neurological diseases

Junichi USHIBA

Ph.D., Associate Professor, Keio University School of Engineering

 

To Establish Synapse Epitranscriptomics as a Cognitive Neuroepigenetic Mechanism at Synapses

Dan Ohtan WANG

Ph.D., Associate Professor, Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study

 

Elucidation of macro neural circuit disorders in Parkinson's disease using advanced MRI techniques and artificial intelligence

Koji KAMAGATA

M.D., Ph.D., Associate professor, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine

 

Analysis for pharmacological mechanism of psychoactive drugs

Keisuke KURODA

M.D., Ph.D., Project Assistant Professor, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine

 

Development of standardization technique for realization of quantitative functional MRI measurement across multiple imaging sites

Daisuke KOKURYO

Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kobe University Graduate School of system Informatics

 

Generation of whole brain atlas for monoamines and anti-depressants localizations

Yuki SUGIURA

Ph.D., Senior Assistant Professor (Non-tenured), Keio University School of Medicine

 

Analysis of somatic mutations in bipolar disorder and methodological development of genomic neuropathology

Masaki NISHIOKA

M.D., Ph.D., Researcher, RIKEN Center for Brain Science

 

Study of daily sleepiness as an ensemble of the monoaminergic system and its disorder

Yasutaka NIWA

M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Tsukuba University International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine

 

The regulation of formation and clearance of intracellular amyloid by photooxygenation

Yukiko HORI

Ph.D., Lecturer, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

 

Study of toxic polypeptides related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Eiichiro MORI

M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Nara Medical University School of Medicine