Contribution of the Brain Bank towards Neuroscience Research on Aging-related Disorders

  • Junko Fujigasaki, M.D., Ph.D.
       Theme Leader (Neuropathology [the Brain Bank for Aging Research])
 

Two distinct aspects of skeletal muscle aging: primary sarcopenia and aged muscle regeneration

  • Madoka Uezumi, Ph.D.
       Researcher (Gerontology of motor system)
 

Eating Dysfunction Accompanying Deterioration of Alzheimer's disease

  • Ayako Edahiro, D.D.S., Ph.D.
       Researcher (Promoting Independence of the Elderly)
 

Multiple roles of exosomes

  • Kyojiro Kawakami, Ph.D.
       Researcher (Molecular Gerontology)
 

Creating dementia-friendly communities

  • Shuichi Awata, M.D., Ph.D.
      Team Leader (Promoting Independence of the Elderly)
 

Old Drugs Learn New Tricks: Drug Repurposing Saves the WORLD !

  • Shuichi Yanai, Ph.D.    Researcher (Memory Neuroscience)
  • Shogo Endo, Ph.D.    Team Leader (Memory Neuroscience)
 

End-of-Life Planning Why Is It Necessary and What Deters You from Engaging in It?

  • Chiho Shimada,Ph.D.   Theme Leader (Exploring End-of-life care for the Elderly)
  • Ryo Hirayama,Ph.D.   Researcher (Exploring End-of-life care for the Elderly)
 

Super-resolution imaging of submitochondrial structure in living cells

  • Ikuroh Ohsawa,Ph.D.
  •   Theme Leader (Biological Process of Aging)
 

Aging and vitamin C

  • Yoshitaka Kondo, Ph.D.   Researcher (Molecular Regulation of Aging)
  • Akihito Ishigami, Ph.D.   Team Leader (Molecular Regulation of Aging)
 
  Geriatrics & Gerontology International March 2016 Special Issue:
Special Issue: Comprehensive Gerontological Approach for the Next Stage: Health and Medicine. Guest Editors: Hideki Ito MD PhD, Shunei Kyo MD PhD, Ryutaro Takahashi MD PhD, Shoji Shinkai MD PhD MPH, Tamao Endo PhD. This publication has been supported by Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology (Japan)
 

Lifestyle-related factors contributing to changes in lower-limb muscle strength among elderly women

  • Narumi Kojima
  •   Researcher (Promoting Independence of the Elderly)
 

A glycomic study on semisupercentenarians for healthy aging and extreme longevity

  • Yuri Miura, Ph.D.   Theme Leader (Proteome)
  • Tamao Endo, Ph.D.   Vice-Director ( Biology and Medical Sciences )
 

Glycan structures on cell surface and aging

  • Masashi Toyoda, Ph.D.
  •   Theme Leader (Vascular Medicine)
 

Disaster preparedness among older adults with care needs and their families

  • Tomoko Wakui, Ph.D.
  •   Researcher (Human Care)
 

Neuromuscular junction; a potential therapeutic target for sarcopenia

  • Shuuichi Mori, Ph.D.
  •   Researcher (Geriatric Medicine)
 

Prolonging Healthy Life Expectancy

  • Shuichi Obuchi, P.T., Ph.D. and Hisashi Kawai, Ph.D.
  •   ( Human Care )
 

Identification of GDF15 as a diagnostic marker for mitochondrial diseases

  • Yasunori Fujita, Ph.D.
  •   Researcher ( Mechanism of Aging )
 

Risk of low nutritional status among Japanese elderly

  • Yu Taniguchi, Ph.D.
  •   Researcher ( Social Participation and Community Health )
 

How does walking prevent dementia?

  • Harumi Hotta, Ph.D.
  •   Theme Leader ( Autonomic Neuroscience )
 
  2013.06.22 update
Program of the 4th East Asia-West Pacific Region Workshop on Aging Society and Elderly Care (PDF)
 
  2012.06.15 update
Shigemoto/Mori team established a new mouse model of myasthenia gravis caused by anti MuSK antibodies, clarified the pathogenesis of human disease, and paved the way for the development of new therapies for the disease.
 

How bathing accidents occur among old people?

  • Ryutaro Takahashi, M.D., Ph.D.
  •   Vice-director ( Social and Human Sciences )
 

Identification of a mutant glycosyltransferase for muscle-eye-brain disease and its pathomechanism

  • Tamao Endo, Ph.D.
  •   Vice-director ( Biology and Medical Sciences )
 

Copyright(C) Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology.
All rights reserved.