Activities in 2017 fiscal year

1. Researchers dispatched to the U.S.

Name, title, affiliation Title of Research / Host Scientist & Institution Period of Stay
Ryota Shinohara
Assitant Professor
DIvision of Pharmacology, Kobe University Shool of Medicine
Identifying the molecular and neural circuit mechanisms of the action of rapid-acting antidepressants 2017.9.1-2018.3.15
Ronald Stanton Duman
Yale University School of Medicine

2. Group joint study project

Representative of Japanese side Project Title / Representative of US side Period of research
Graduate School of Agricultural Science,
Tohoku University
Generation and study of a novel ASD model animal by gene manipulation in highly social Prairie vole 2015.4-2018.3
Larry J. Young
William P. Timmie Professor, Director,
Center for Translational Social Neuroscience,
Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sci., Yerkes National Primate Res. Cent., Emory University
Masamichi SAKAGAMI
Brain Science Institute,
Tamagawa University
Contribution of functional connectivity within the prefrontal network to higher cognitive decision-making 2015.4-2018.3
Suzanne F Haber
Rochester University
Takeshi Yagi
Graduate school for Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University
Epigenetic regulation for neural network formation on psychiatric diseases 2016.4.1-2019.3.31

Schahram Akbarianr
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Shinichi Hirose
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medecine, Fukuoka University
Understanding genotype-phenotype relationships in KCNQ2 related epile psy and encephalopathy 2016.4.1-2019.3.31
Edward C. Cooper
Associate Professorr
Department of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Mlolecular & Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
Takuya Hayashi
Unit leader
RIKEN center for Life Science Technologics(CLST),
Functional Architecture Imaging Unit(FAIUJ)
Dissecting plastic brain of non-human primates with non-invasive neuroimaging 2016.4.1-2018.3.31
David Van Essenr
Deoartment of Anatomy and Neurobiology,
Washington University School of Medicine
Yukihiko Fujii
Department of Neurosurgery, Brain Research Institute, University of Niigata
Elucidating the role of Gli3 in medulloblastoma as a target for treatment 2017.4.1-2020.3.31
Charles G. Eberhart
Departments of Pathology, Oncology, and Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Akemi Tomoda
University of Fukui
Influences on brain development in children and adolescents 2017.4.1-2020.3.31
Jay Giedd
University of California, San Diego
Masaki Fukunaga
Associate Professor
National Institute for Physiological Sciences
Ultra high field functional-structural MRI analysis of neural basis of  intentional sharing 2017.4.1-2020.3.31
Essa Yacoub
University of Minnesota, Department of Radiology

3. Information Exchange Seminar


Japanese Coodinator Seminar Title / U.S. Coordinator Proposed Period


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