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Yamawaki Shigeto
Professor (Special Appointment)
Affiliation Brain, Mind and KANSEI Sciences Reserch Center
Discipline Neurology/Neurosurgery/Psychiatry
Academic Degrees Hiroshima University Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science
Research Fields Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy; Clinical internal medicine; Psychiatric science
Research Keywords Psychoimmunology / Treatment / Psychooncology / Psychiatric Approach / Pathophysiology / Neuroscience / Cancer Patients / Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome / Depression
Comments Graduated from School of Medicine, Hiroshima University, Japan in 1979. Professor and Chairman of the department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, Hiroshima University(1990-2017) and now Special-appointed Professor and Professor Emeritus(2017-). President of the International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology (ICGP) (2006-2008), a founding President of the Asian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (AsCNP) (2008-2010), President of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) (2014-2016) and a chief of the Brain and Mind Science Committee of the Japan Science Council (2014-).
His majors are clinical psychiatry, neurobiology and neuroimaging of depressive disorder. His recent interests are focused on the neuroimaging study on affection and KANSEI using functional MRI (fMRI) and artificial intelligence (AI) technology. He has served as a team leader of AMED Depression Brain Science Research Project and a research leader of Center of Innovation (COI), KANSEI Research Project(2013-2020).
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Topic Cognitive Science
Data Science
Medical Science/Healthcare
Mental health
Society and Health
SDGs 3 Good health and well-being 8 Decent work and economic growth 9 Industry, innovation, infrastructure 11 Sustainable cities and communities 17 Partnerships for the goals
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