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Researcher Profile & Settings


    TOMODA Akemi


  •  Research Center for Child Mental Development Professor

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Aug. 2012Center for Multidisciplinary Brain research, National Institute for Physiological Sciences Visiting Professor
  • Jun. 2011Research Center for Child Mental Development, University of Fukui Professor

Association Memberships

    Japan Neuroscience Society member,Japanese society of Pediatric Psychiatry and Neurology councilor,Asian & Oceanian Child Neurology Association (AOCNA) other,Japan Pediatric Society other,Japanese Society of ADHD trustee,International Brain Mapping & Intraoperative Surgical- Planning Society other,Society for Neuroscience member,Japanese society for Chronobiology councilor,Japanese society for Child Neurology councilor,

Research Activities

Published Papers

  • Roles of attachment and self-esteem:Impact of early life stress on depressive symptoms among Japanese instifutionalized children.
    H Suzuki,A Tomoda
    BMC Psychiatry 15(8) Feb.  2015 Refereed
  • Increased anterior pelvic angle characterizes the gait of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
    H.Naruse,TX.Fujisawa,C.Yatsuga,M.Kubota,H.Matsuo, S.Takiguchi,S.Shimada,Y.Imai,M.Hiratani,H.Kosaka,A.Tomoda.
    PLoS One 12(1) e0170096 Jan.  2017 Refereed
  • Anorexia nervosa during adolescence is associated with decreased gray matter volume in the inferior frontal gyrus.
    TX.Fujisawa, C.Yatsuga, H.Mabe, E.Yamada, M.Masuda, A.Tomoda*
    PLoS One 10(6) e0128548 Jun.  2015 Refereed
  • Reduced visual cortex gray matter volume in children and adolescents with reactive attachment disorder.
    K.Shimada, S.Takiguchi, S.Mizushima, TX.Fujisawa, DN.Saito, H.Kosaka, H.Okazawa, A.Tomoda*
    Neuroimage Clin 9 13-19 2015 Refereed
  • Neural foundations of variability in attachment.
    AJ.Bennett ,WD.Hopkins ,R.Feldman ,V.Gazzola ,J.Giedd ,M.Michael Lamb , D.Scheele ,MA.Sheridan ,SJ.Suomi ,A.Tomoda ,N.Tottenham .
    Proceeding for Ernst Strüngmann Forum on Contextualizing Attachment: The Cultural Nature of Attachment 1-11 2016 Refereed
  • Aripiprazole in the treatment of irritability in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder in Japan: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
    H.Ichikawa,K.Mikami,T.Okada,Y.Yamashita,Y.Ishizaki,A.Tomoda,H.Ono,C.Usuki C,Y.Tadori.
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 48(5) 796-806 Oct.  2017 Refereed
  • Decision making processes based on social conventional rules in early adolescents with and without autism spectrum disorders.
    H.Komeda , H.Osanai , K.Yanaoka , Y.Okamoto , T.Fujioka ,S.Arai , K.Inohara ,M.Koyasu , T.Kusumi , S.Takiguchi , M.Kawatani , H.Kumazaki , M.Hiratani , A.Tomoda , H.Kosaka .
    Sci Rep 6 37875 Nov.  2016 Refereed
  • Low putamen activity associated with low reward sensitivity in childhood chronic fatigue syndrome.
    K.Mizuno,J.Kawatani ,K.Tajima, A.Sasaki,T.Yoneda, M.Komi,T.Hirai, A.Tomoda,T.Joudoi,Y.Watanabe .
    Neuroimage Clin 12 600-606 Nov.  2016 Refereed
  • Oxytocin efficacy is modulated by dosage and oxytocin receptor genotype in young adults with high-functioning autism: a 24-week randomized clinical trial.
    H.Kosaka,Y.Okamoto,T.Munesue,H.Yamasue,K.Inohara,T.Fujioka,T.Anme,M.Orisaka,M.Ishitobi,M.Jung,TX.Fujisawa,S.Tanaka,S.Arai,M.Asano,DN.Saito,N.Sadato,A.Tomoda,M.Omori, M.Sato,H.Okazawa,H.Higashida,Y.Wada .
    Transl Psychiatry 6 e872 Aug.  2016 Refereed
  • Gazefinder as a clinical supplementary tool for discriminating between autism spectrum disorder and typical development in male adolescents and adults.
    T.Fujioka, K.Inohara, Y.Okamoto, Y.Masuya, M.Ishitobi, DN.Saito, M.Jung, S.Arai, Y.Matsumura, TX.Fujisawa, K.Narita, K.Suzuki, KJ.Tsuchiya, N.Mori, T.Katayama, M.Sato, T.Munesue, H.Okazawa, A.Tomoda, Y.Wada, H.Kosaka*
    Mol Autism 7 19 Mar.  2016 Refereed
  • Advanced test of attention in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Japan for evaluation of methylphenidate and atomoxetine effects.
    T.Fujioka, S.Takiguchi, C.Yatsuga, M.Hiratani, KE.Hong, MS.Shin, S.Cho, H.Kosaka, A.Tomoda*
    Clin Psychopharmacol Neurosci 14(1) 79-87 Feb.  2016 Refereed
  • Assessment of olfactory detection thresholds in children with autism spectrum disorders using a pulse ejection system.
    H.Kumazaki*, T.Muramatsu, TX.Fujisawa, M.Miyao, E.Matsuura, K.Okada, H.Kosaka, A.Tomoda, M.Mimura
    Mol Autism 7(6) Jan.  2016 Refereed
  • Altered frontal pole development affects self-generated spatial working memory in ADHD.
    S.Arai, Y.Okamoto, T.Fujioka, K.Inohara, M.Ishitobi, Y.Matsumura, M.Jung, K.Kawamura, S.Takiguchi, A.Tomoda, Y.Wada, M.Hiratani, N.Matsuura, H.Kosaka*
    Brain Dev 38(5) 471-480 Dec.  2015 Refereed
  • Effect of the nature of subsequent environment on oxytocin and cortisol secretion in maltreated children.
    SG.Mizushima, TX.Fujisawa, S.Takiguchi, H.Kumazaki, S.Tanaka, A.Tomoda*
    Front Psychiatry 6 173 Dec.  2015 Refereed
  • Sex differences in the default mode network with regard to autism spectrum traits: A resting state fMRI study.
    M.Jung, M.Mody, DN.Saito, A.Tomoda, H.Okazawa, Y.Wada, H.Kosaka*
    PLoS One 10(11) e0143126 Nov.  2015 Refereed
  • Less efficient and costly processes of frontal cortex in childhood chronic fatigue syndrome.
    K.Mizuno*, M.Tanaka, HC.Tanabe, T.Joudoi, J.Kawatani, Y.Shigihara, A.Tomoda, T.Miike, K.Imai-Matsumura, N.Sadato, Y.Watanabe
    Neuroimage Clin 9 355-368 2015 Refereed
  • Ethnic differences in COMT genetic effects on striatal grey matter alterations associated with childhood ADHD: A voxel-based morphometry study in a Japanese sample.
    K.Shimada, TX.Fujisawa, S.Takiguchi, H.Naruse, H.Kosaka, H.Okazawa, A.Tomoda*
    World J Biol Psychiatry 18(4) 322-328 Nov.  2015 Refereed
  • Effectiveness of oral tipepidine administration for children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A 4-week, open-label clinical study.
    A.Tomoda*, S.Takiguchi, TX.Fujisawa, C.Yatsuga, H.Kumazaki, T.Fujioka, H.Suzuki, H.Matsuzaki, H.Kosaka, S.Tanaka
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 69(10) 658-659 Oct.  2015 Refereed
  • Impaired neural reward processing in children and adolescents with reactive attachment disorder: a pilot study.
    K.Mizuno, S.Takiguchi, M.Yamazaki, M.Asano, S.Kato, K.Kuriyama, Y.Watanabe, N.Sadato, A.Tomoda*
    Asian J Psychiatr 17 89-93 Oct.  2015 Refereed
  • Neural basis of psychological growth following adverse experiences: a resting-state functional MRI study.
    TX.Fujisawa, M.Jung, M.Kojima, DN.Saito, H.Kosaka, A.Tomoda*
    PLoS One 10(8) e0136427 Aug.  2015 Refereed
  • Ventral striatum dysfunction in children and adolescents with reactive attachment disorder: functional MRI study.
    S.Takiguchi, TX.Fujisawa, S.Mizushima, DN.Saito, Y.Okamoto, K.Shimada, M.Koizumi, H.Kumazaki, M..Jung, H.Kosaka, M.Hiratani, Y.Ohshima, MH.Teicher, A.Tomoda*
    Br J Psychiatry Open 1(2) 121-128 Oct.  2015 Refereed
  • Temperament and character as predictors of fatigue-induced symptoms among school children in Japan: a 1-year follow-up study.
    Yamano E, Fukuda S, Joudoi T, Mizuno K, Tanaka M, Kataoka Y, Kawatani J,TakanoM, Tomoda A, Imai-Matsumura K, Miike T, Matsuda F, Watanabe Y.
    Comprehensive psychiatry 51(3) 256-265 Jun.  2010 Refereed
  • Effort-reward imbalance for learning is associated with fatigue in school children.
    Fukuda S, Yamano E, Joudoi T, Mizuno K, Tanaka M, Kawatani J, Takano M, Tomoda A, Imai-Matsumura K, Miike T, Watanabe Y.
    Behav Med 36(2) 53-62 May  2010 Refereed
  • Description of environmental determinants of quality of life in children with intellectual disability in Japan using the Delphi technique.
    Kalay L, Fujimori S, Suzuki H, Minamoto K, Ueda K, Wei CN, Tomoda A, Harada K, Ueda A.
    Environ Health Prev Med 15(2) 73-83 Mar.  2010 Refereed
  • Neural substrates associated with divided attention in childhood chronic fatigue syndrome.
    Mizuno K, Tanabe HC, Tanaka M, Shigihara Y, Kawatani J, Jodoi T, Tomoda A, Miike T, Imai-Matsumura K, Sadato N, Watanabe Y.
    Neuroscience Research 65 S239 Dec.  2009 Refereed
  • Childhood sexual abuse is associated with reduced gray matter volume in visual cortex of young women.
    Tomoda A, Navalta CP, Polcari A, Sadato N, Teicher MH.
    Biol Psychiatry 66(7) 642-648 Oct.  2009 Refereed
  • Metabolic dysfunction and circadian rhythm abnormalities in adolescents with sleep disturbance.
    Tomoda A, Kawatani J, Joudoi T, Hamada A, Miike T.
    Neuroimage 47 T21-T26 Aug.  2009 Refereed
  • Reduced prefrontal cortical gray matter volume in young adults exposed to harsh corporal punishment.
    Tomoda A, Suzuki H, Rabi K, Sheu YS, Polcari A, Teicher MH.
    Neuroimage 47 T66-T71 Aug.  2009 Refereed
  • Preliminary Evidence for Sensitive Periods in the Effect of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Regional Brain Development.
    Andersen SL, Tomada A, Vincow ES, Valente El, Polcari A, Teicher MH.
  • Childhood chronic fatigue syndrome and school phobia in junior high students in Japan.
    Jodoi T, Kawatani J, Shiraishi S, Tomoda A, Miike T.
    Bulletin of the IACFS/ME 17(3) 107-114 2009 Refereed
  • Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Chalder Fatigue Scale among youth in Japan.
    Tanaka M, Fukuda S, Mizuno K, Imai-Matsumura K, Jodoi T, Kawatani J, Takano M, Miike T, Tomoda A, Watanabe Y.
    Psychol Rep 103(3) 682-690 Dec.  2008 Refereed
  • Event-related potentials in Japanese childhood chronic fatigue syndrome.
    Tomoda A, Mizuno K, Murayama N, Joudoi T, Igasaki T, Miyazaki M, Miike T.
    Journal of Pediatric Neurology 5(3) 199-208 Sep.  2007 Refereed
  • Determination of hemispheric emotional valence in individual subjects: A new approach with research and therapeutic implications.
    Schiffer F, Teicher MH, Anderson C, Tomoda A, Polcari A, Navalta CP, Andersen SL.
    Behav Brain Funct 3(1) 1 Mar.  2007 Refereed
  • Neurobiological and Behavioral Consequences of Exposure to Childhood Traumatic Stress.
    Teicher MH, Samson JA, Tomoda A, Ashy M, Andersen SL.
    Stress in Health and Diseas 180-195 Dec.  2006 Refereed
  • Neurobiological consequences of early stress and childhood maltreatment: are results from human and animal studies comparable?
    Teicher MH, Tomoda A, Andersen SL.
    Ann N Y Acad Sc 1071(1) 313-323 Jul.  2006 Refereed
    Tomoda A , Navalta CP, Polcari A, Teicher MH.
    Neuropediatrics 37(S 1) THP165 2006 Refereed
    Jodoi T, Tomoda A, Mike T.
    Neuropediatrics 37(S1) TP46 Refereed
  • Daily expression of clock genes in whole blood cells in healthy subjects and a patient with circadian rhythm sleep disorder.
    Takimoto M, Hamada A, Tomoda A, Ohdo S, Ohmura T, Sakato H, Kawatani J, Jodoi T, Nakagawa H, Terazono H, Koyanagi S, Higuchi S, Kimura M, Tukikawa H, Irie S, Saito H, Miike T.
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 289(5) R1273-R1279 Nov.  2005 Refereed
  • Cytokine production and modulation: Comparison of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and normal controls.
    Tomoda A, Joudoi T, Rabab EM, Matsumoto T, Park TH, Miike T.
    Psychiatry Res 134(1) 101-104 Mar.  2005 Refereed
  • Pharmacokinetics and effects of ribavirin following intraventricular administration for treatment of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
    Hosoya M, Mori S, Tomoda A, Mori K, Sawaishi Y, Kimura H, Shigeta S, Suzuki H.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48(12) 4631-4635 Dec.  2004 Refereed
  • Learning and memorization impairment in childhood chronic fatigue syndrome manifesting as school phobia in Japan.
    Miike T, Tomoda A, Jhodoi T, Iwatani N, Mabe H.
    Brain Dev 26(7) 442-447 Oct.  2004 Refereed
  • Trial of intraventricular ribavirin therapy for subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in Japan.
    Tomoda A, Nomura K, Shiraishi S, Hamada A, Ohmura T, Hosoya M, Miike T, Sawaishi Y, Kimura H, Takashima H, Tohda Y, Mori K, Kato Z, Fukushima A, Nishio H, Nezu A, Nihei K.
    Brain Dev 25(7) 514-517 Oct.  2003 Refereed
  • Combination therapy with intraventricular interferon-α and ribavirin for subacute sclerosing panencephalitis and monitoring measles virus RNA by quantitative PCR assay.
    Hara S, Kimura H, Hoshino Y, Hayashi N, Negoro T, Okumura A, Kajita Y, Sakuma T, Nakayama T, Hosoya M, Tomoda A, Morisima T.
    Brain Dev 25(5) 367-369 Aug.  2003 Refereed
  • Spinal cord stimulation for complex regional pain syndrome: report of 2 cases.
    Matsui M, Tomoda A, Otani Y, Miike T, Hirata Y.
     35(4) 331 Jul.  2003 Refereed
  • Case Study: Differences in Human Per2 Gene Expression, Body Temperature, Cortisol, and Melatonin Parameters in Remission and Hypersomnia in a Patient with Recurrent Hypersomnia.
    Tomoda A, Joudoi T, Kawatani J, Ohmura T, Hamada A, Tonooka S, Miike T.
    Chronobiol Int 20(5) 893-900 Jan.  2003 Refereed
  • Effects of exogenous melatonin on pituitary hormones in humans.
    Ninomiya T, Iwatani N, Tomoda A, Miike T.
    Clin Physio 21(3) 292-299 May  2001 Refereed
  • High-dose intravenous ribavirin therapy for subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
    Hosoya M, Shigeta S, Mori S, Tomoda A, Shiraishi S, Miike T, Suzuki H.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 45(3) 943-945 Mar.  2001 Refereed
  • Combined treatment with interferon-alpha and ribavirin for subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
    Tomoda A, Shiraishi S, Hosoya M, Hamada A, Miike T.
    Pediatr Neuro 24(1) 54-59 Jan.  2001 Refereed
  • Complex regional pain syndrome in childhood: report of three cases.
    Matsui M, Ito M, Tomoda A, Miike T.
    Brain Dev 22(7) 445-448 Oct.  2000 Refereed
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome and abnormal biological rhythms in school children.
    Tomoda A, Jhodoi T, Miike T.
    Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 8(2) 29-37 Jan.  2000 Refereed
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome in childhood.
    Tomoda A, Miike T, Yamada E, Honda H, Moroi T, Ogawa M, Ohtani Y, Morishita S.
    Brain Dev 22(1) 60-64 Jan.  2000 Refereed
  • Effect of long-term melatonin administration on school-phobic children and adolescents with sleep disturbances.
    Tomoda A, Miike T, Iwatani N, Ninomiya T, Mabe H, Kageshita T, Ito S.
    Current therapeutic research 60(11) 607-612 Nov.  1999 Refereed
  • Atrophy of the cerebellum and brainstem in dentatorubral pallidoluysian atrophy Influence of CAG repeat size on MRI findings.
    Koide R, Onodera O, Ikeuchi T, Kondo R, Tanaka H, Tokiguchi S, Tomoda A, Miike T, Isa F, Beppu H, Shimizu N, Watanabe Y, Horikawa Y, Shimohata T, Hirota K, Ishikawa A, Tsuji S.
    Neurology 49(6) 1605-1612 Dec.  1997 Refereed
  • Glucoregulatory disorders in school refusal students.
    Iwatani N, Miike T, Kai Y, Kodama M, Mabe H, Tomoda A, Fukuda K, Jyodoi T.
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 47(3) 273-278 Sep.  1997 Refereed
  • Disturbed circadian core body temperature rhythm and sleep disturbance in school refusal children and adolescents.
    Tomoda A, Miike T, Yonamine K, Adachi K, Shiraishi S.
    Biol Psychiatry 41(7) 810-813 Apr.  1997 Refereed
  • Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis and chorioretinitis.
    Tomoda A, Miike T, Miyagawa S, Negi A, Takeshima H.
    Brain Dev 19(1) 55-57 Jan.  1997 Refereed
  • Abnormality of autonomic function in distal myopathy with rimmed vacuoles.
    Kumamoto T, Ueyama H, Tomoda A, Andou Y, Ando M, Tsuda T.
    Acta Cardiomiologica 8(2) 7-12 Dec.  1996 Refereed
  • Circadian rhythm abnormalities in adrenoleukodystrophy and methyl B 12 treatment.
    Tomoda A, Miike T, Matsukura M.
    Brain Dev 17(6) 428-431 Dec.  1995 Refereed
  • Dentatorubral‐pallidoluysian atrophy: Clinical features are closely related to unstable expansions of trinucleotide (CAG) repeat.
    Ikeuchi T, Koide R, Tanaka H, Onodera O, Igarashi S, Takahashi H, Kondo R, Ishikawa A, Tomoda A, Miike T, Sato K, Ihara Y, Hayabara T, Isa F, Tanabe H, Tokiguchi S, Hayashi M, Shimizu N, Ikuta F, Naito H, Tsuji S.
    Ann Neurol 37(6) 769-775 Jun.  1995 Refereed
  • Single-photon emission computed tomography for cerebral blood flow in school phobia.
    Tomoda A, Miike T, Honda T, Fukuda K, Kai Y, Nabeshima M, Takahashi M.
    Current therapeutic research 56(10) 1088-1093 Oct.  1995 Refereed
  • Central nervous system disorders and possible brain type carnitine palmitoyltransferase II deficiency.
    Ohtani Y, Tomoda A, Miike T, Matsukura M, Miyatake M, Narazaki O.
    Brain Dev 16(2) 139-145 Apr.  1994 Refereed
  • Two patients with distal muscular dystrophy and autonomic nerve dysfunction.
    Tomoda A, Zhao J, Ohtani Y, Miike T, Uchino M, Higuchi I.
    Brain Dev 16(1) 65-70 Jan.  1994 Refereed
  • A school refusal case with biological rhythm disturbance and melatonin therapy.
    Tomoda A, Miike T, Uezono K, Kawasaki T.
    Brain Dev 16(1) 71-76 Jan.  1994 Refereed
  • Unstable expansion of CAG repeat in hereditary dentatorubral?pallidoluysian atrophy (DRPLA)
    Koide R , Ikeuchi T, Onodera O, Tanaka H, Igarashi S, Endo K, Takahashi H, Kondo R , Ishikawa A, Hayashi T, Saito M, Tomoda A, Miike T, Naito H, Ikuta F, Tsuji S.
    Nature Genetics 6 9-13 Jan.  1994 Refereed
  • Progressive myoclonus epilepsy: Dentato-rubro-pallido-luysian atrophy (DRPLA) in childhood.
    Tomoda A, Ikezawa M, Ohtani Y, Miike T, Kumamoto T.
    Brain Dev 13(4) 266-269 Jul.  1991 Refereed
  • Sex differences in cognitive and symptom profiles in children with high functioning autism spectrum disorders.
    H.Kumazaki, T.Muramatsu, H.Kosaka, T.X.Fujisawa, K.Iwata, A.Tomoda, K.Tuchiya, M.Mimura
    Res Autism Spectr Disord 13-14 1-7 May  2015 Refereed

Books etc

  • Formative experiences: The interaction of caregiving, culture, and developmental psychobiology
    Seraphin SB, Teicher MH, Rabi K, Sheu Y, Andersen SL, Anderson CM, Choi J, Tomoda A
    Ontogenetic perspectives on the neurobiological basis of psychopathology following abuse and neglect
    Cambridge University Press Apr.  2010
  • Sleep Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Tomoda A, Yamazaki M
    Nova Science Publishers Mar.  2012
  • The impact of early life trauma on health and disease: The hidden
    Teicher MH, Rabi K, Sheu YS, Seraphin SB, Andersen SL, Anderson C, Tomoda A.
    Neurobiology of childhood trauma and adversity.
    Cambridge University Press Aug.  2010
  • Stress, trauma, and children's memory development: Neurobiological, cognitive, clinical, and legal perspectives
    Navalta CP, Tomoda A, Teicher MH.
    Trajectories of neurobehavioral development: The clinical neuroscience of child abuse
    Oxford University Press Apr.  2008
  • Stress in Health and Disease
    Teicher MH, Samson JA, Tomoda A, Ashy M, Andersen SL.
    Neurobiological and Behavioral Consequences of Exposure to Childhood Traumatic Stress.
    Wiley Dec.  2006

Conference Activities & Talks

  • The neural effects of intranasal oxytocin administration in reactive attachment disorder.
    S.Takiguchi,TX.Fujisawa,S.Mizushima,DN.Saito,K.Shimada,Y.Okamoto,S. Nishikawa,S.Takada,Y.Mizuno,H.Kosaka,A.Tomoda.
     Jun.  2016
  • The Abnormal Regional Neural Function and Functional Integration of the Cerebellum in Children and Adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
    Y.Mizuno ,M.Jung ,TX.Fujisawa ,S.Takiguchi ,K.Shimada ,DN.Saito ,H.Kosaka , A.Tomoda .
    63rd Annual Meeting of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Oct.  2016
  • The effect of oxytocin on detection of altruistic person for children.
    M.Koizumi ,Y.Matsumura ,S.Ishikawa ,H.Matsumoto ,Y.Masuya ,R.Okazaki ,Y.Okamoto , T.Fujioka ,S.Takiguchi ,A.Tomoda ,H.Kosaka
    The 22nd International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP) World Congress and the 36th CACAP Conference Sep.  2016
  • A difference in impaired neural reward processing in children with ADHD and children with reactive attachment disorder
    The 22nd International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP) World Congress and the 36th CACP Conference Sep.  2016
  • Neural basis of reactive attachment disorder: A functional and volumetric MRI Study
    友田 明美
     Sep.  2016
  • Neural foundations of variability in attachment: Reward systems and/or visual cortex abnormalities in reactive attachment disorder
    Ernst Strüngmann Forum on Contextualizing Attachment: The Cultural Nature of Attachment Apr.  2016
  • The regional neural function and functional integration of the cerebellum in children with ADHD: A resting-state fMRI study.
    Y.Mizuno,M.Jung,TX.Fujisawa,K.Shimada,S.Takiguchi,D.Saito,H.Kosaka,A.Tomoda .
    The 8th International Neuroscience and Biological Psychiatry Regional “Stress and Behavior” Conference Jul.  2016 Yokohama
  • Olfactory Detection Thresholds in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Pulse Ejection Systems
    H.Kumazaki, A.Tomoda, K.Okada, T.Muramatsu, M.Mimura
    International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) May  2015
  • Unlocking the involvement of oxytocin in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
    C.Yatsuga, TX.Fujisawa, DN.Saito, S.Takiguchi, S.Mizushima, H.Naruse, A.Tomoda
     Apr.  2015
  • Clinical diversity in twins with neurodevelopmental disorders
    M.Kawatani, G.Ohta, H.Kometani, Y.Ohshima, A.Tomoda, M.Hiratani
     May  2015
  • Altered brain response to reward in maltreated children and adolescents.
    S.Takiguchi, TX.Fujisawa, S.Mizushima, DN.Saito, K.Shimada, H.Kosaka, A.Tomoda
    The 13th Asian Congress of Health Promotion Dec.  2015
  • Association between maternal depressive tendency and infant development in one-year-old infants: Developmental cohort study in Fukui, Japan.
    M.Nishizato, TX.Fujisawa, H.Kumazaki, S.Tanaka, A.Tomoda
    The 13th Asian Congress of Health Promotion Dec.  2015
  • Exploration of ASD biomarkers: Sight line measurement and resting-state fMRI.
    The 13th Asian Congress of Health Promotion “Autism Spectrum Disorder: Awareness to Action.” Dec.  2015
  • Adverse sensory input of the childhood maltreatment modified by early experience.
    OIST Graduate University Seminar Dec.  2015
  • Intervention for children with social anxiety with autism spectrum disorders using android robot.
    H.Kumazaki, Y.Yoshikawa, Y.Matsumoto, A.Tomoda, M.Miyao, H.Ishiguro, T.Muramatsu, M.Mimura
    International Workshop on Intervention of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders using a Humanoid Robot (ASD-HR 2015) associated with JSAI International Symposia on AI Nov.  2015
  • Neural Bases of Autism Spectrum Disorder by Imaging Biomarker Analysis.
    The 3rd Oriental Congress of Pediatrics (OCP) Oct.  2015
  • Adverse sensory input of the abuse modified by early experience.
    6th International Neuroscience and Biological Psychiatry Regional “Stress and Behavior” Conference: Opening Plenary Lecture Jul.  2015
  • Sex Differences in Autistic Profiles in Autism Spectrum Disorders
    H.Kumazaki, A.Tomoda, M.Shibata, K.Iwata, T.Muramatsu, M.Mimura
    WPA REGIONAL CONGRESS OSAKA Japan 2015 Jun.  2015
  • Neural network mechanism for siblings with neurodevelopmental disorders using non-linearanalytic methods.
    M.Kawatani, T.Takahashi, G.Ohta, H.Kometani, Y.Ohshima, A.Tomoda, M.Hiratani
    linearanalytic methods.The 13th Asian and Oceania Congress of Child Neurology (2015 AOCCN) May  2015
  • Assessment of Olfactory Detection Thresholds in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder Using New Olfactory Measurement System.
    Hirokazu Kumazaki, Hirotaka Kosaka, Takashi X Fujisawa, Sakae Mizushima, Eri Matsuura, Risa Suzuki, Kenichi Okada, Taro Muramatsu, Masaru Mimura, Akemi Tomoda
     Jan.  2015
  • Neuroimaging studies of childhood sexual victime and pseudohaypacusis in Japan
    Tomoda A
    3rd World Congress of Asian Psychiatry 2011 Aug.  2011
  • Neural substrates associated with reward system of ADHA using fMRI
    Mizuno K, Tomoda A, Yoneda T, Watanabe Y
    14th International Congress of ESCAP-European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Jun.  2011
  • Abnormal brain development in maltreated children
    Tomoda A
    US-Japan workshop on“Prosocial Behavior” Jan.  2011
  • Risk factors predicting depressive symptoms of children in residential fostercare facilities in Japan
    Suzuki H, Tomoda A
    US-Japan workshop on“Prosocial Behavior” Jan.  2011

Awards & Honors

  •  第57回日本小児神経学会 English Session賞受賞 Low striatal activity during reward perception caused by childhood adversity2015

Social Contribution


  • 深読みTV_「プロフェッショナル仕事の流儀」虐待根へ医師の情熱Jan. 2019 福井新聞 週間TVガイド
  • 「体罰、子どもの脳に悪影響」May 2017 フジテレビ直撃LIVEグッディ!

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