Awarded Articles


Meaningful word acquisition is associated with walking ability over 10 years in Rett syndrome
Tomoko Saikusa

Prevalence and clinical characteristics of children with medical complexity in Tottori Prefecture, Japan: A population-based longitudinal study
Hiroyuki Yamada


Association of inattention with slow-spindle density in sleep EEG of children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder
Yoshihiko Saito

Thermolabile polymorphism of carnitine palmitoyltransferase 2: A genetic risk factor of overall acute encephalopathy
Akiko Shibata


Relationship between prolonged neural suppression and cerebral hemodynamic dysfunction during hypothermia in asphyxiated piglets
Wataru Jinnai

Quantitative evaluation of regional cerebral blood flow changes during childhood using 123I-N-isopropyl-iodoamphetamine single-photon emission computed tomography
Yuko Hirata


Structural brain network analysis of children with localization-related epilepsy
Kanako Takeda

A group of very preterm children characterized by atypical gaze patterns
Mariko Sekigawa-Hosozawa


Neurodevelopment in full-term small for gestational age infants: A nationwide Japanese population-based study
Akihito Takeuchi

Long-term outcomes of steroid therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy in Japan
Masahide Goto


Microarray analysis of 50 patients reveals the critical chromosomal regions responsible for 1p36 deletion syndrome-related complications
Shino Shimada

A severity score for acute necrotizing encephalopathy
Hiroyuki Yamamoto


Nationwide survey of rotavirus-associated encephalopathy and sudden unexpected death in Japan
Yoshiki Kawamura

Neurobehavioral and hemodynamic evaluation of Stroop and reverse Stroop interference in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Akira Yasumura


A study of the standard brain in Japanese children: Morphological comparison with the MNI template
Hitoshi T. Uchiyama

Genetic analysis of PRRT2 for benign infantile epilepsy, infantile convulsions with choreoathetosis syndrome, and benign convulsions with mild gastroenteritis
Atsushi Ishii


Epidemiology of acute encephalopathy in Japan, with emphasis on the association of viruses and syndromes
Ai Hoshino

Evaluation of the GABAergic nervous system in autistic brain: 123I-iomazenil SPECT study
Tatsuo Mori


Self-face recognition in children with autism spectrum disorders: A near-infrared spectroscopy study
Yosuke Kita

Changes in cognitive functions of students in the transitional period from elementary school to junior high school
Kei Mizuno


Regional cerebral blood flow changes in early-onset anorexia nervosa before and after weight gain
Hiroko Kamatsu

Comprehensive genetic analyses of PLP1 in patients with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease applied by array-CGH and fiber-FISH analyses identified new mutations and variable sizes of duplications
Keiko Shimojima


Event-related potentials of self-face recognition in children with pervasive developmental disorders
Atsuko Gunji

Magnetoencephalography using total intravenous anesthesia in pediatric patients with intractable epilepsy: Lesional vs nonlesional epilepsy
Ayataka Fujimoto


Developmental changes in KCNQ2 and KCNQ3 expression in human brain: Possible contribution to the age-dependent etiology of benign familial neonatal convulsions
Takeshi Kanaumi

Bilirubin encephalopathy: A study of neuronal subpopulations and neurodegenerative mechanisms in 12 autopsy cases
Yasuo Hachiya


Electroencephalographic changes before the onset of symptomatic West syndrome
Fumika Endoh

Congenital ocular motor apraxia: Clinical and neuroradiological findings, and long-term intellectual prognosis
Akiko Kondo


Fibroblast screening for chaperone therapy in β-galactosidosis
Hiroyuki Iwasaki

Administration of secretin for autism alters dopamine metabolism in the central nervous system
Yoshihiro Toda


Lateralization of the frontal lobe functions elicited by a cognitive bias task is a fundamental process
Kakurou Aoyagi

Multi-institutional study on the correlation between chromosomal abnormalities and epilepsy
Tomohiro Kumada


Fukutin expression in mouse non-muscle somatic organs: its relationship to the hypoglycosylation of α-dystroglycan in Fukuyama-type congenital muscular dystrophy
Yoshiaki Saito

Increased NPC1 mRNA in skin fibroblasts from Niemann-Pick disease type C patients
Toshiyuki Yamamoto


Multicenter study of occipital lobe epilepsy in childhood: clinical characteristics
Kuriko Kagitani Shimono

Characteristic developmental expression of amyloid β40, 42 and 43 in patients with Down syndrome
Aya Hirayama


The C677T mutation in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene contributes to hyperhomocysteinemia in patients taking anticonvulsants
Hiroaki Ono

Visual perception of Kanji characters and complicated figures. II. Visual P300 event-related potentials in patients with mental retardation
Yoshimi Sata


Regional variation in bone mineral density and motor function in children with cerebral palsy
Jun Shiragaki

Clinicopathological study on eyes from cases of Fukuyama type congenital muscular dystrophy
Naomi Hino


Developmental changes of distortion product and transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in different age groups
Kaori Kon

Otoacoustic emission in patients with neurological disorders who have auditory brainstem response abnormality
Kaori Kon

Long-term medical, educational, and social prognoses of childhood-onset epilepsy: a population-based study in a rural district of Japan
Hiroyuki Wakamoto


Early axonal and glial pathology in fetal sheep brains with leukomalacia induced by repeated umbilical cord occlusion
Junkou Ohyu

Rieko Takaya


Electrophysiologic evaluation of passive and active attentions--I. Topographic analysis of somatosensory event-related potentials
Kazuo Hatakeyama

Maturational change of KCl-induced Ca2+ increase in the rat brain synaptosomes
Katsuhiko Yamaguchi


Developmental and aging changes in the expression of amyloid precursor protein in down syndrome brains
Yasuhiro Arai

Therapeutic doses of theophylline exert proconvulsant effects in developing mice
Hiroyuki Yokoyama


Auditory perception in patients with multiple and severe handicaps: study of mismatch negativity to speech sounds
Masumi Inagaki

Development of corticospinal tract fibers and their plasticity. I: Quantitative analysis of the developing corticospinal tract in mice
Junji Uematsu

Development of corticospinal tract fibers and their plasticity. II. Neonatal unilateral cortical damage and subsequent development of the corticospinal tract in mice
Junji Uematsu

Increased neurons containing neuronal nitric oxide synthase in the brain of a hypoxic-ischemic neonatal rat model
Yoshihisa Higuchi


Muscle CT scans in preclinical cases of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy
Yumi Arai

Non-radioactive DNA diagnosis for the fragile X syndrome in mentally retarded Japanese males
Eiji Nanba

Intracellular alkalosis during hypoxia in newborn mouse brain in the presence of systemic acidosis: a phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopic study
Nobuto Mitsufuji


Prenatal diagnosis of peroxisomal disorders Biochemical and immunocytochemical studies on peroxisomes in human amniocytes
Yasuyuki Suzuki

Muscle histochemistry in the Prader-Willi syndrome
Sui Sone

Morphometric evaluation of neonatal brainstem development by means of the ultrasonographic method
Kazuhiro Hashimoto


DNA-based diagnosis of Angelman syndrome and Prader-Willi syndrome
Shinji Saitoh

Blood flow velocity of calcarine artery during visual stimulation and its developmental change
Masahiro Sato

Development of the background activity of EEG in children with epilepsy; comparison with normal children
Kazuhisa Hongou

The EEG background activity in children with epilepsy--effects of the removal of anticonvulsants on the EEG
Kazuhisa Hongou


Improved pregnancy outcome in epileptic women in the last decade:relationship to maternal anticonvulsant therapy
Miyako Oguni

Visuo-perceptual impairment and cerebral lesions in spastic diplegia with preterm birth
Tatsuya Koeda

Development of myelination in the human fetal and infant cerebrum:a myelin basic protein immunohistochemical study
Motohiro Hasegawa


Psychosine cytotoxicity toward rat C6 glioma cells and the protective effects of phorbol ester and dimethylsulfoxide:implications for therapy in Krabbe disease
Seiichi Sugama

Cerebral blood flow velocities in the anterior cerebral arteries and basilar artery. I. Investigation in term infants
Shigeru Nishimaki

Cerebral blood flow velocities in the anterior cerebral arteries and basilar artery. II. Investigation in very low birth weight infants
Shigeru Nishimaki

Cerebral blood flow velocities in the anterior cerebral arteries and basilar artery. III. Investigation in hydrocephalus
Shigeru Nishimaki

Clinical and neuropathological findings in severe athetoid cerebral palsy: a comparative study of globo-Lusian and thalamo-putaminal groups
Masaharu Hayshi


Reorganization of the corticospinal tract following neonatal unilateral cortical ablation in rats
Kyokazu Ono

Experimental study on pathogenesis of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. I. Histopathological study
Kashiro Nishizawa

Hyperthermia-induced seizures with a servo system:neurophysiological roles of age, temperature elevation rate and regional GABA content in the rat
Takehiko Morimoto


The effects of high dose ACTH treatment on the neuronal development of suckling mice
Shigeru Ohta

Increased deposition of types III and V collagen in neurofibroma tissue from patients with von Recklinghausen disease
Hiroshi Konomi

Genetic studies of Duchenne muscular dystrophy families using the dystrophin cDNA
Kayoko Saito


Peroxisomal disorders-clinical and biochemical studies
Nobuyuki Shimozawa

A study on intracranial hemodynamics by Doppler ultrasound
Nagako Murakami

Development of the human fetus cerebellum: a volumetric study of the cerebellar structures
Katsuyuki Yamaguchi


Brain development of the symptomatic obesity model mouse with brain dysfunction. I. Neuronal Proliferation in the cerebellum
Osamu Nishimura

Brain development of the symptomatic obesity model mouse with brain dysfunction. II. Dendritic development of neurons in the cerebral cortex
Osamu Nishimura

The standardization of hyperventilation on EEG recording in childhood. I. The Quantity of Hyperventilation Activation
Tohru Konishi

The standardization of hyperventilation on EEG recording in childhood. II. The quantitative analysis of build-up
Tohru Konishi

A semiquantitative analysis of the EEG of extremely premature newborns
Tatsuo Takeuchi

Background EEGs and neurological prognosis of newborns
Tatsuo Takeuchi


Suppression of 2',3'-cyclic nucleotide 3'-phosphohydrolase activity in suckling rat brain by ACTH
Tatsuro Izumi

Administration of ACTH to suckling rats results in hyperkinetic behavior
Tatsuro Izumi

Cerebral blood flow and brain shrinkage seen on CT during ACTH therapy
Yasuyuki Futagi

Sustained attention and the influence of anticonvulsants on it in children with epilepsy or febrile convulsions
Hitoshi Hara


Neuropathological study of infantile spasms
Junichi Satoh

Developmental changes of neuron-specific enolase in human brain:an immunohistochemical study
Masaaki Nishimura

Studies on prenatal factors in childhood epilepsy. Part 1. Clinical aspects
Miyako Matsuda

Studies on prenatal factors in childhood epilepsy. Part 2. Electroencephalographic aspect
Miyako Matsuda


Developmental changes of topographic EEG features in the newborn
Kazuyo Inokuma

Neuroanatomical study of somatomotor cortex in microcephalic mice induced by cytosine arabinoside
Masaki Ohno

Amino acid metabolism in the brain with convulsive disorders. Part 1: Free amino acid patterns in the brain of El mouse with convulsive seizure
Toshihiro Honda

Amino acid metabolism in the brain with convulsive disorders. Part 2: The effects of anticonvulsants on convulsions and free amino acid patterns in the brain of El mouse
Toshihiro Honda

Amino acid metabolism in the brain with convulsive disorders. Part 3: Free amino acid patterns in cerebrospinal fluid in infants and children with convulsive disorders
Toshihiro Honda


Effects of neonatal hypoxia on brain development. 1. An autoradiographic study
Hiroshi Yoshioka

Effects of neonatal hypoxia on brain development. 2. A quantitative histological study
Hiroshi Yoshioka

Postnatal changes of cerebral blood flow velocity in normal term neonates
Yukinori Ando

A study of developmental changes of somatosensory evoked potentials
Takashi Ishida


Morphological and morphometric studies on the spinal cord lesion in Werdnig-Hoffmann disease
Toshiyuki Kumagai

Developmental changes of brainstem auditory evoked potentials(BAEPs) in normal human subjects from infants to young adults
Yasuhiro Mochizuki

Hypothalamic-pituitary function in patients with congenital malformations accompanied by central nervous system disorders
Noboru Kawano