＃１ Human brain function (see figure)
1) A combined study of electro-magnetophysiology and neuroimaging
analyses on human higher brain function and basal ganglia (Depts.
of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Clinical Radiology,
Experimental Psychology and Electrical and Electronic Systems
2) Interhemispheric functional correlation among the primary
sensory areas using coherence analysis.
3) Physiological significance of the induced and evoked gamma
oscillations of the higher visual areas using wavelet transformation.
＃２ Development of new techniques for the diagnosis
and treatment of neurological diseases
1) A clinico-electrophysiological study on Alzheimer disease
(Depts. of Neurology and Psychiatry).
Treatment of the neurological and psychiatrical diseases with
repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (Depts. of Neurology,
Psychiatry and Urology).
2) Mechanisms of photosensitive epilepsy (Dept. of Pediatrics,
3) Clinical significance of the soleus late response in cerebellar
ataxia and basal ganglia diseases (Dept. of Neurology).
＃３ Experimental studies on animal models for
neurological and ophthalmological diseases
1) An electrophysiological analysis of changes in response properties
of GABAA receptor of the pyramidal cells under hippocampal sclerosis
(Dept. of Cellular and System Physiology
2) An electrophysiological analysis of the retinal function
of rats after the retinal gene transfer (Dept. of Pathophysiology
and Experimental Pathology and Ophthalomology)
3) A study on the function of glutamergic receptors and glutamate
transporter in rats with kainic acid induced hippocampal seizures
(Dept. of Neuropathology)
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