Academic Degrees

M.D., Wakayama Medical College, March 1974

D.M.Sc. (Ph.D.),Osaka University Medical School, June 1979

I) Education

1. Wakayama Medical College, 1969-1974 (M.D.)

2. Osaka University Medical School, Post-graduate Program (Neuroanatomy),

1974-75 (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. N. Shimizu)

II) Occupation

1. Instructor, Division of Neuroanatomy, Institute of Higher Nervous Activity,

Osaka University Medical School, 1976-1978.

2. Lecturer, Department of Anatomy, Kinki University Medical School, 1978-79.

3. Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Shiga University


4. Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Shiga University Medical Science,


5. Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Shiga University Medical Science,


III) Sabbaticals:

i) May 1981-May 1985; Division of Neurological Sciences, Department

of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

(Prof. H.D. Fibiger).

ii) June 1989-Sept. 1989; NIMH, Bethesda, U.S.A. (Dr. C.R. Gerfen).

IV) Membership in Professional Societies:

1. Japan Society of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry,1974-

2. Japanese Neurochemical Society, 1979-

3. Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry, 1979-

4. Society for Neuroscience (U.S.A.), 1982-

5. Japan Neuroscience Society, 1985-

6. Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1988-

7. Molecular Biological Society of Japan, 1989-

8. International Society of Neuroimaging in Psychiatry

9. Japanese Society of Neurology

10. Japanese Society of Neuropsychopharmacology

V. Academic Awards and Distinctions:

1. Foreign Research Fellow, Ministry of Education (Japan);1981-1983

2. Medical Research Council (Canada) Fellowship; 1981-1985

VI. Licenses:

a) Licensed to practice medicine by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (Japan),

June 13,1974 (#222815)

b) Specialist in psychiatric practice, the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Sept. 1988

University of Tokyo (Economy), B.S. 1978

California States University(Psychology), M.A. 1987