National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Center for Information and Neural Networks (CiNet)
A research article on age dependency and lateralization of white matter tracts in the human fronto-parietal network is accepted for publication in Cortex.
Amemiya, K., Naito, E. & Takemura, H. (2021)
Age dependency and lateralization in the three branches of the human longitudinal fasciculus. Cortex, in press.
Miyata, Benson, Winawer, Takemura: Investigating structural covariance of the human optic tract and primary visual cortex in a neuroimaging dataset
Oral presentation at the 5th ISMRM Japanese Chapter Annual Meeting.
Takemura, Liu, Kuribayashi, Kida: Improvement of diffusion MRI measurements on the human optic nerve by using simultaneous multi-slice readout-segmented EPI.
A research article on fMRI study on task-dependent, auditory- and tractile-evoked V1 activity in retinal disease patients is accepted for publication in Current Biology.
Masuda, Y., Takemura, H., Terao, M., Miyazaki, A., Ogawa, S., Horiguchi, H., Nakadomari, S., Matsumoto, K., Nakano, T., Wandell, B.A. & Amano, K. (2020)
V1 projection zone signals in human macular degeneration depend on task despite absence of visual stimulus. Current Biology. [Epub ahead of print]
A research article on high-resolution polarized light imaging on occipital white matter tracts is accepted for publication in eLife.
Takemura, H.*, Palomero-Gallagher, N.*, Axer, M., Gräßel, D., Jorgensen, M.J., Woods, R. & Zilles, K.* (2020)
Anatomy of nerve fiber bundles at micrometer-resolution in the vervet monkey visual system. eLife, 9, e55444. (*: equal contributions)
#856/Lifespan Development: Amemiya, Naito & Takemura, "Structural properties of human superior longitudinal fasciculus lateralization along the lifespan"
#1772/Neuroanatomy: Ogawa, Takemura et al., " Tissue properties of visual white matter pathways in glaucoma"
#1997/Novel Imaging Acquisition Methods: Takemura, Liu, Kuribayashi, Kida, "Advantage of diffusion MRI with simultaneous multi-slice readout-segmented EPI in tractography"
An Editorial on the structural connectivity of the cerebral cortex is published in Brain Structure and Function.
Takemura, H. & Thiebaut de Schotten, M. (2020)
Perspectives given by structural connectivity bridge the gap between structure and function. Brain Structure and Function, 225, 1189–1192.
A research article on the prediction of neural latency from MRI measurements on the visual white matter pathway is accepted for publications in eNeuro.
Takemura, H., Yuasa, K. & Amano, K. (2020)
Predicting neural response latency of the human early visual cortex from MRI-based tissue measurements of the optic radiation. eNeuro, 7, ENEURO.0545-19.2020 1–18.
A research article on comparative diffusion MRI study of occipital white matter tracts is accepted for publications in Brain Structure and Function.
Kaneko, T.*, Takemura, H.*, Pestilli, F., Silva, A.C., Ye, F.Q. & Leopold, D.A. (2020)
Spatial organization of occipital white matter tracts in the common marmoset. Brain Structure and Function, 225, 1313–1326. (*: equal contributions)
A research article on the relationship between occipital alpha oscillation and white matter tract is accepted for publications in eNeuro.
Minami, S., Oishi, H., Takemura, H. & Amano, K. (2020)
Inter-individual differences in occipital alpha oscillations correlate with white matter tissue properties of the optic radiation. eNeuro, 7, ENEURO.0224-19.2020 1–11.
Takemura: Quantitative MRI: concepts and application to neuroscience（Educational Lecture）
Takemura, Liu, Kuribayashi & Kida: Comparison of single-shot and readout-segmented EPI in simultaneous multi-slice diffusion MRI measurement in the human uncinate fasciculus (Poster Presentation)
10/19/2019 - 10/23/2019
Poster presentations at Society for Neuroscience.
10/22 13:00~, Poster K10: Oishi, Takemura & Amano, "Using macromolecular tissue volume mapping to parcellate magno and parvo subdivisions in the human lateral geniculate nucleus”
10/23 13:00~, Poster I17: Takemura, Axer, Palomero-Gallagher, Gräßel, Jorgensen, Woods & Zilles, “Visualization and mapping of white matter tracts in non-human primate visual system using polarized light imaging”
07/30/2019 - 08/01/2019
Presentations at APCV2019 (@Osaka)
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 4-2, Takemura, “Understanding major white matter pathways in visual system: from neuroimaging to neuroanatomy“
07/29/2019 - 08/01/2019
[Presentation] APCV2019 Symposium "Multi-dimensional approach to understand anatomical basis of visual functions”
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, 224, 2631-2660
06/09/2019 - 06/13/2019
[Symposium] OHBM2019 symposium ”Multi-modal imaging approach for human neuroanatomy: integration across scales”
Organizer: Hiromasa Takemura (CiNet, NICT) & Konrad Wagstyl (University of Cambridge)
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:
・[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”
・[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"
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, 23, 101826. (*: equal contributions)
[Presentation] 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. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(48), 12289-12294. (*: 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, 146, 1-12.
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".