Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University

Research

Research Area

Overcoming age-related brain diseases

神経機能情報研究分野 Dept. Developmental Neurobiology
Professor:Toshihiko OGURA
E-mail: ogura@idac.
Phone: 022-717-8564
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Research Topics
  • Mechanical regulation of cardiac development and circulatory homeostasis
  • Mechanical regulation of metabolism
  • Development of exercise pill to fight against obesity and diabetes
  • Establishment of quantitative developmental biology by new luminescence imaging technology
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    脳機能開発研究分野 Dept. Functional Brain Imaging
    Professor:Ryuta Kawashima
    E-mail: -
    Phone: 022-717-7988
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    Research Topics
  • Functional mapping of higher cognitive functions (e.g. memory, social cognition, language, etc.) of humans
  • Neuroimaging study for brain plasticity in performing cognitive intervension in human
  • Decoding of higher cognitive activities of humans
  • Neuroimaging study for analyzing the correlation between brain and genome in human
  • Analysis of temporo-spatial pattern of human brain activity by non-invasive brain measurements
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    機能画像医学研究分野 Dept. Nuclear Medicine and Radiology
    Professor:Yasuyuki TAKI
    E-mail: ytaki@idac.
    Phone: 022-717-8556
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    Research Topics
  • Analysis of Brain stuructural changes with aging using brain MRI database
  • Computational brain anatomy using brain MRI database
  • Clinical effectiveness of positron emission tomograph (PET) in oncology
  • Development of new radiopharmaceuticals for cancer diagnosis with PET
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    老年医学分野 Dept. Geriatrics and Gerontology
    Professor:Hiroyuki ARAI
    E-mail: harai@idac.
    Phone: 022-717-7182
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    Research Topics
  • Development of bio-fluid biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease
  • Community-based prospective public health study
  • Pharmacological intervention of aspiration pneumonia in elderly people
  • Molecular imaging of amyloid and tau in living Alzheimer's patients
  • Falls and age-associated sarcopenia
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    認知機能発達(公文教育研究会)寄附研究部門 Div. Cognitive Neuroscience
    Professor:Ryuta Kawashima
    E-mail: -
    Phone: 022-717-8457
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    Research Topics
  • R&D for methods for maintaining and improving brain and mental health
  • Neurosocial-economics research
  • Cognitive scientific research on inter-generational exchanges
  • Decoding of one's mind by neuroimaging techiniques
  • Researches on resonance of brain functions of individuals
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