Funahashi Makoto

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Name
Funahashi Makoto
URL
http://www.den.hokudai.ac.jp/
Affiliation
Hokkaido University
Section
Graduate School of Dental Medicine
Job title
Professor

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Feb 2008
 - 
Mar 2017
Professor, Department of Oral Physiology Graduate School of Dental Medicine Hokkaido University
 
Apr 2005
 - 
Feb 2008
Associate Professor, Department of Oral Physiology Graduate School of Dental Medicine Hokkaido University
 
2008
   
 
- Professor
 
2001
 - 
Mar 2005
Research Associate, Okayama University Dental School
 
2001
 - 
2005
 Research Associate
 
1989
 - 
2005
 Research Associate
 
Oct 1989
 - 
Mar 2001
Research Associate, Okayama University Dental School,Department of Oral Physiology
 
Jun 1995
 - 
Jul 1997
Postdoctral fellow, Department of Physiology,, State Univ. of New York at Brooklyn, Downstate Medical Center,
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1989
Graduate School, Division of Dental Research, Okayama University
 
 
 - 
1989
Graduate School, Division of Dental Research, Okayama University
 
 
 - 
1989
Dental School, Faculty of Dentistry, Okayama University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Sep 2001
Propagation of synchronous burst discharges from entorhinal cortex to morphologically and electrophysiologically identified neurons of rat lateral amygdala, Award from Japanese Association for Oral Biology, Japanese Association for Oral Biology
 

Published Papers

 
Okusha Y, Hirai Y, Maezawa H, Hisadome K, Inoue N, Yamazaki Y, Funahashi M
The journal of physiological sciences : JPS   67(4) 467-474   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Maezawa H, Oguma H, Hirai Y, Hisadome K, Shiraishi H, Funahashi M
Neuroscience research   117 22-27   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Electrophysiological analysis of neurons in the area postrema.
Funahashi Makoto
Hokkaido J. Dent. Sci.   38(supple) 63-67   2017   [Invited]
Matsuda K, Nakamura S, Nonaka M, Mochizuki A, Nakayama K, Iijima T, Yokoyama A, Funahashi M, Inoue T
59 96-103   2017   [Refereed]
Maezawa H, Oguma H, Hirai Y, Hisadome K, Shiraishi H, Funahashi
Neurosci Res.      2016   [Refereed]
Maezawa H, Onishi K, Yagyu K, Shiraishi H, Hirai Y, Funahashi M
Clin Neurophysiol   127(1) 698-705   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Maezawa H, Mima T, Yazawa S, Matsuhashi M, Shiraishi H, Funahashi M
Neuroimage   128 284-292   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Sugeta S, Hirai Y, Maezawa H, Inoue N, Yamazaki Y, Funahashi M
Brain Research   1618 83-90   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Tsuboi H, Hirai Y, Maezawa H, Notani K, Inoue N, Funahashi M,
Physiology & Behavior, 138:1-5, 2015   138 1-5   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Maezawa H, Hirai Y, Shiraishi H, Funahashi M
J Neurol Sci   347(1-2) 288-294   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Maezawa H, Mima T, Yazawa S, Matsuhashi M, Shiraishi H, Hirai Y, Funahashi M
Neuroimage   17(101C) 245-255   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Fukuda T, Hirai Y, Maezawa H, Kitagawa Y, Funahashi M
Brain Research   1494 9-16   Feb 2013   [Refereed]
Shinpo K, Hirai Y, Maezawa H, Totsuka Y, Funahashi M
Physiology & Behavior   107(1) 98-103   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Kazuhiro Matsushita, Wei Wang, Soichiro Itoh, Takanori Domon, Makoto Funahashi,Yasunori Totsuka
Journal of Neuroscience Methods   205(2) 246-251   Apr 2012   [Refereed]
Mitoh Y, Funahashi M, Masako Fujita, M, Kobashi M, Matsuo R
Journal of Medical Investigation   56(Supplement) 270-272   2009   [Refereed]
Mitoh Y, Funahashi M, Fujii A, Fujita M, Kobashi M, Matsuo R
Brain research   1191 47-54   Jan 2008   [Refereed]
Funahashi M, Mitoh Y and Matsuo R
Brain Research   1017(1-2) 227-233   Aug 2004   [Refereed]
Funahashi M, Mitoh Y, Akaike T, Matsuo R
Neuroscience research   54(1) 43-48   Jan 2006   [Refereed]
Funahashi M, Mitoh Y and Matsuo R
Brain Research 1015(1-2):198-201, 2004*   1015(1-2) 198-201   Jul 2004   [Refereed]
Kohjitani A, Funahashi M, Miyawaki T, Hanazaki M, Matsuo R, Shimada M
Anesthesia and analgesia   101(6) 1681-1688   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
Kobashi M, Ichikawa H, Kobashi M, Funahashi M, Mitoh Y, Matsuo R
Brain research   1060(1-2) 184-087-187   Oct 2005   [Refereed]
Kohjitani A, Miyawaki T, Funahashi M, Mitoh Y, Matsuo R, Shimada M.
European journal of pharmacology   465(1-2) 145-151   Mar 2003   [Refereed]
Higuchi H, Funahashi M, Miyawaki T, Mitoh Y, Kohjitani A, Shimada M, Matsuo R
Neuroscience research   45(4) 459-472   Apr 2003   [Refereed]
Mitoh Y, Funahashi M, Kobashi M, Matsuo R
Brain research   999(1) 62-67   Feb 2004   [Refereed]
Funahashi M, Mitoh Y, Kohjitani A, Matsuo R
The Journal of physiology   552(1) 135-148   Oct 2003   [Refereed]
Kohjitani A, Miyawaki T, Funahashi M, Higuchi H, Matsuo R, Shimada M
Anesthesiology   98(2) 449-458   Feb 2003   [Refereed]
Funahashi M, Mitoh Y, Matsuo R
Brain research   942(1-2) 31-45   Jun 2002   [Refereed]
Funahashi M, Matsuo R, Stewart M
Neuroscience research   42(1) 65-77   Jan 2002   [Refereed]
Funahashi M, Higuchi H, Miyawaki T, Shimada M, Matsuo R,
Neuroscience Letters   311 177-180   2001   [Refereed]
Matsuo R, Yamauchi Y, Kobashi M, Funahashi M, Mitoh Y and Adachi A,
Autonomic Neuroscience, Basic & Clinical   88 61-73   2001   [Refereed]
Intravenous anesthetics inhibit nonadrenergic noncholinergic lower esophageal sphincter relaxation via nitric oxcide-cyclic guanosine monophosphate pathway modulation in rabbits.
Kohjitani A, Miyawaki T, Funahashi M, Mitoh Y, Matsuo R, Shimada M,
Anesthesiology   95 176-182   2001
Izawa S, Inoue K, Adachi A and Funahashi M,
Neuroscience Letters   288 33-36   2000   [Refereed]
Funahashi M, He Y, Sugimoto T and Matsuo R,
Brain Research   827(1/2) 215-220   1999   [Refereed]
Funahashi M, Harris E and Stewart M,
Brain Research   849(1/2) 139-146   1999   [Refereed]
Sugimoto T, He Y, Funahashi M and Ichikawa H,
Brain Research   794(2) 353-358   1998   [Refereed]
Funahashi M and Stewart M,
Brain Research   787(1) 19-33   1998   [Refereed]
Funahashi M and Stewart M,
Journal of Physiology (London)   510(1) 191-208   1998   [Refereed]
Funahashi M and Stewart M,
Journal of Physiology (London)   501(2) 387-403   1997   [Refereed]
Funahashi M and Stewart M,
Hippocampus   7 117-129   1997   [Refereed]
Sugimoto T, Funahashi M, Xiao C, Adachi A and Ichikawa H,
Neuroscinece Research   27(2) 161-167   1997   [Refereed]
Glucose sensors in the medulla oblongata.
Adachi A, Kobashi M, Funahashi M,
Japanese Journal of Physiology   47((supple)) 37-38   1997   [Refereed]
Glucose responsive neurons in the brainstem.
Adachi A, Kobashi M and Funahashi M,
Obesity Research   735S-740S   1995
Glucose-responsive neurons exist within the area postrema of the rat: In vitro study on the isolated slice preparation.
Funahashi M and Adachi A,
Brain Research Bulletin   32(5) 531-535   1993   [Refereed]
Hepatic thermogenesis relation to food intake in the conscious rat.
Adachi A, Funahashi M and Ohga J,
Brain Research Bulletin   27 529-533   1991   [Refereed]
Possible role of the area postrema in the control of ingestion.
Adachi A, Funahashi M, Kobashi M, and Aoyama M,
Progress in Obesity Research   37-39   1990

Misc

 
Modulation of neural activity in the lateral nucleus of the amygdala by the propagation of synchronous burst discharges from parahippocampal neurons.
44 195-202   2002
Yoshihiro Mitoh, Makoto Funahashi, Masako Fujita, Motoi Kobashi, Ryuji Matsuo
The Journal of Medical Investigation   56(Supplement) 270-272   2009
Analysis of the fluctuation of stress markers in saliva
Hokkaido Journal of dental science   31(2) 32   2010

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2005 - 2006    Investigator(s): Yoshihiro MITOH
We showed the excitatory (glutamate) and inhibitory (GABA and glycine) synaptic inputs to superior salivatory (SS) neurons in neonatal rat brainstem slices. There is a possibility that the synaptic transmission to SS neurons develop postnatally wi...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2005 - 2006    Investigator(s): Makoto FUNAHASHI
We performed whole-cell patch-clamp recordings from area postrema neurons to investigate the functional and biological roles of the hyperpolarization-activated cation current (Ih).1) Morphological propertiesUsing electrophysiological criteria, AP ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2003 - 2004    Investigator(s): Makoto FUNAHASHI
This study elucidated the membrane properties, morphology and chemosensitivities of area postrema neurons using a patch-clamp technique in rat brain slices. Results are summarized as below.1)The activation of the hyperpolarization-activated cation...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2002 - 2003    Investigator(s): Ryuji MATSUO
The superior salivatory (SS) nucleus contains parasympathetic preganglionic neurons innervating the submandibular and sublingual salivary glands and those innervating the anterior part of the tongue. To evaluate mechanisms of impulse formation, we...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 1999 - 2000    Investigator(s): Ryuji MATSUO
Neural network in the brainstem subserving autonomic and motor oral functions was investigated by electrophysiological and behavioral studies. In the electrophysiological study, biophysical properties of the superior salivatory (SS) neurons were a...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 1997 - 1998    Investigator(s): Ryuji MATSUO
Neural network in the brainstem subserving autonomic and motor oral functions was investigated by anatomical, electrophysiological and behavioral studies. In the anatomical study, FTTC and Rhodamine were injected into the anterior part of the tong...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(一般研究(B))
Project Year: 1993 - 1994    Investigator(s): Akira ADACHI
Responses of neurons within the nucleus taractus solitarius NTS) to gastric distension were analyzed. Though no primary afferents decrease their discharge rates in response to gastric distension, some NTS neurons decreased their discharage rate re...
1) Neurophysiology of the control of food intake and drinking.
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 1988