Brain Mapping by Integrated Neurotechnologies for Disease Studies

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Translation between brain maps in primates circuits in patients with neuropsychiatric disorders using integrative neuroimaging data resources

Kiyoto Kasai

Graduate School of Medicine,
The University of Tokyo

The mission of the Psychiatry Research Team is (a) to identify disease-related neural circuits by using neuroimaging, neurophysiological , and behavioral data; (b) to develop psychiatry-oriented “translatable” brain translatable markers that can be measured using techniques common to humans and primates; (c) to characterize clinical relevance of brain circuits by circuit analysis and manipulation experiments using marmoset disease models; and finally,(d) to establish neural circuit markers useful for re-classification systems supplementary diagnostic markers, and innovative treatment strategies in psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorder, major depression, and bipolar disorder.