Hiromasa Takemura

National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Center for Information and Neural Networks (CiNet)



07/30/2019 - 08/01/2019
Presentations at APCV2019 (@Osaka)
Jul, 30(Tue)
O2-1-2, Uesaki, Furlan, Smith & Takemura, “White matter connections of the human cingulate sulcus visual area (CSv)”
P2-54, Oishi, Takemura & Amano, “Using macromolecular tissue volume mapping to identify subdivisions in human lateral geniculate nucleus”
Organizer: Hiromasa Takemura (CiNet, NICT) & Toru Takahata (Zhejiang University)

Aug, 1st (Thu)
[Symposium Talk]
Symposium 4-2, Takemura, “Understanding major white matter pathways in visual system: from neuroimaging to neuroanatomy“
07/29/2019 - 08/01/2019
APCV2019 Symposium "Multi-dimensional approach to understand anatomical basis of visual functions”

Organizer: Hiromasa Takemura (CiNet, NICT) & Toru Takahata (Zhejiang University)

Confirmed speakers:
Hiromasa Takemura (CiNet, NICT)
David Lyon (University of California, Irvine)
Toru Takahata (Zhejiang University)
James Bourne (Monash University)
A research article on association white matter tracts connecting the dorsal and ventral posterior human cortex is published in Brain Structure and Function.
Bullock, D., Takemura, H., Caiafa, C.F., Kitchell, L., McPherson, B., Caron, B. & Pestilli, F. (2019)
Associative white matter connecting the dorsal and ventral posterior human cortex. Brain Structure and Function. [Epub ahead of print]
06/09/2019 - 06/13/2019
OHBM2019 symposium ”Multi-modal imaging approach for human neuroanatomy: integration across scales”

Organizer: Hiromasa Takemura (CiNet, NICT) & Konrad Wagstyl (University of Cambridge)

Confirmed speakers:
Hiromasa Takemura (CiNet, NICT)
Anastatia Yendiki (Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, MGH)
Konrad Wagstyl (University of Cambridge)
Karla Miller (Oxford University)

Presentations at OHBM2019:
06/11/2019 (Tue)
・[Symposium Talk] Takemura, “Multi-modal Imaging Approach for Visual White Matter Pathways”
・[Poster] T436, Amemiya, Naito & Takemura, “Lifespan change in asymmetry of superior longitudinal fasciculus”
06/13/2019 (Thu)
・[Poster] Th747, Takemura, Ogawa, Mezer, Horiguchi, Miyazaki, Matsumoto, Shikishima, Nakano & Masuda, “Microstructural properties of optic tract and optic radiation after retinal ganglion cell damage”
・[Poster] Th750, Takemura, Axer, Palomero-Gallagher, Gräßel, Jorgensen, Woods & Zilles, “Ultra high-resolution mapping of occipital white matter tracts disentangles current controversies”
・[Poster] Th781, Uesaki, Takemura, Furlan & Smith, “White Matter Tracts Adjacent to the Cingulate Sulcus Visual Area (CSv) Assessed with Diffusion MRI"
ELSC Special Seminar, Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
A research article on diffusion and quantitative MRI study on retinal ganglion cell disease is accepted for publication in NeuroImage: Clinical.
Takemura, H.*, Ogawa, S.*, Mezer, A.A., Horiguchi, H., Miyazaki, A., Matsumoto, K., Shikishima, K., Nakano, T. & Masuda, Y. (2019)
Diffusivity and quantitative T1 profile of human visual white matter tracts after retinal ganglion cell damage. NeuroImage: Clinical, in press. (*: equal contributions)
Invited talk at Nangyang Technological University, Singapore.
A research article reporting a relationship between microstructural properties of white matter pathway and human stereoacuity is published in PNAS.
[NICT Press Release]
Oishi, H.*, Takemura, H.*, Aoki, S.C., Fujita, I. & Amano, K. (2018)
Microstructural properties of the vertical occipital fasciculus explain the variability in human stereoacuity. PNAS. [Epub ahead of print] (*: equal contribution)
A research article which reviews comparative studies on visual white matter pathways is accepted for publication in Neuroscience Research.
Takemura, H., Pestilli, F. & Weiner, K. S. (2018)
Comparative neuroanatomy: integrating classic and modern methods to understand association fibers connecting dorsal and ventral visual cortex.
Neuroscience Research, in press.
11/03/2018 - 11/07/2018
Poster Presentations at Society for Neuroscience 2018

11/5, #397.1: Takemura, Kaneko, Pestilli, Silva, Ye & Leopold.
“Vertical occipital fiber tract in the common marmoset.”

11/6, #488.17: Bullock, Takemura, Caiafa, Kitchell, McPherson, Caron & Pestilli.
“Clarifying the anatomical organization and cortical projections of multiple major white after tracts associating the human temporal and parietal lobes."

11/7, #790.01: Yuasa, Takemura, Motoyoshi & Amano.
“Two streams of feedback signals from parietal cortex to visual areas subserve visual awareness."
Oral presentation at Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision 2018 (@Hangzhou)
Takemura et al. "Disease in retinal ganglion cells affects diffusivity but not myelin volume along the optic radiation"
My abstract submitted at 2nd annual meeting of ISMRM Japanese Chapter received "Outstanding Abstract Award".
Poster presentation at 2nd annual meeting of ISMRM Japanese chapter
Talk at International Symposium on Nanomedicine 2017 (ISNM2017; Scheduled on Dec 14).
Talk at International Workshop at Kyoto University.
A research article on the short white matter tract in human parietal cortex (Uesaki et al.) is published online at Brain Structure and Function.
My presentation at ISMRM received Magna Cum Laude Merit Award.
Uploaded new preprint at bioRxiv.
A research article on the comparative diffusion MRI study on visual white matter pathways (Takemura et al.) is published online at Cerebral Cortex.
A review paper on the study of visual white matter pathways using diffusion MRI (Rokem et al.) is published at Journal of Vision.
I have uploaded a preprint of ongoing paper in bioRxiv.



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