In order to prevent spam,
this email address cannot be copied.
Schizophrenia Research Forum: Researcher Profile - Shoji Tanaka
Schizophrenia Research Forum - A Catalyst for Creative Thinking
Home Profile Membership/Get Newsletter Log In Contact Us
 For Patients & Families
What's New
Recent Updates
SRF Papers
Current Papers
Search All Papers
Search Comments
News
Research News
Conference News
Plain English
Forums
Current Hypotheses
Idea Lab
Online Discussions
Virtual Conferences
Interviews
Resources
What We Know
SchizophreniaGene
Animal Models
Drugs in Trials
Research Tools
Grants
Jobs
Conferences
Journals
Community Calendar
General Information
Community
Member Directory
Researcher Profiles
Institutes and Labs
About the Site
Mission
History
SRF Team
Advisory Board
Support Us
How to Cite
Fan (E)Mail
The Schizophrenia Research Forum web site is sponsored by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation and was created with funding from the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health.
Researcher Profile - Shoji Tanaka

RESEARCHER INFORMATION
First Name:Shoji
Last Name:Tanaka
Title:Professor
Advanced Degrees:Ph.D.
Affiliation:Sophia University
Department:Information Science
Street Address 1:7-1 Kioicho
Street Address 2:Chiyoda-ku
City:Tokyo
Zip/Postal Code:102-8554
Country/Territory:Japan
Phone:3-3238-3331
Fax:3-3238-3321
Email Address:shoji.tanaka@gmail.com
Disclosure:
(view policy) 
Member reports no financial or other potential conflicts of interest. [Last Modified: 13 November 2009]
Clinical Interests:
Anxiety disorders , Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, ADD) , Autism spectrum disorders (pervasive developmental disorders), Bipolar disorder , Drug abuse, Neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., 22q11 deletion syndromes), Psychology, Schizophrenia, Depression, Borderline personality disorder
Research Focus:
Brain imaging, Chemistry/pharmacology, Neuroanatomy/Systems Neuroscience, Neurotransmission, GABAergic transmission, Glutamatergic transmission, Pharmacology, Signal transduction
Work Sector(s):
University
Top Papers
Tanaka S (2008) Dysfunctional GABAergic inhibition in the prefrontal cortex leading to "psychotic" hyperactivation. BMC Neuroscience 9:41. PMID: 18439259.

Tanaka S (2006) Dopaminergic control of working memory and its relevance to schizophrenia: A circuit dynamics perspective. Neuroscience 139(1):153-171. Review. PMID: 16324800.

Tanaka S, Ebi H, Yamashita K (2006) A new mode beyond the inverted-U region of the dopaminergic modulation of the prefrontal cortex. Neurocomputing 69(10-12):1146-1149. #9204.

Tanaka S (2005) State-dependent alteration of dopamine and glutamate transmission in the prefrontal cortex by psychostimulants. Neurocomputing 65-66:587-594.

Tanaka S (2002) Dopamine controls fundamental cognitive operations of multi-target spatial working memory. [Review]. Neural Networks 15:573-582. PMID: 12371513.
What are the top three papers (not yours) you have read recently?
Woo T-UW, Spencer K, McCarley RM (2006) Bad Brain Vibes: Disturbances of Inhibitory Neural Circuits and Gamma Oscillations in Schizophrenia. Schiz Res Forum (Posted 27 October 2006).
If resources were not limited, what research projects would you pursue?
Statistical analyses of experimental data from human and animal studies in translational neurosicence and psychiatry
What is your leading hypothesis?
The instability theory of schizophrenia (Tanaka S (2006) Dopaminergic control of working memory and its relevance to schizophrenia: A circuit dynamics perspective. Neuroscience 139(1):153-171. Review. PMID: 16324800).



Research Participants
Collaborators
Copyright © 2005- 2014 Schizophrenia Research Forum Privacy Policy Disclaimer Disclosure Copyright