KUNII Yasuto

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KUNII Yasuto
Fukushima Medical University
Aizu Medical Center Department of Neuropsychiatry (Aizu Medical Center)
Job title
Associate Professor
Doctor of Medicine
Other affiliation
Fukushima Medical University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

May 2011
May 2012
National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Graduate School, Division of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University

Published Papers

DARPP-32 and calcineurin in post-mortem schizophrenic brains: An immunohistochemical study, Proceedings of the 1st Symposium for Brain Bank, 22 October 2006
Kunii Y, Wada A, Hui Y.Q., Ikemoto K, Niwa S
Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences   S22    2007
A study of monoamine neuronal systems of schizophrenic patients: Using forensic autopsy brains
Ikemoto K, Nishi K, Kunii Y, Wada A, Yang Q, Takase I, Nishimura A, Niwa SI
Legal Medicine   11 165-167   2009   [Refereed]
The immunohistochemical expression profile of Osteopontin in normal human tissues using two site-specific antibodies reveals a wide distribution of positive cells and extensive expression in the central and peripheral nervous systems
Kunii Y, Niwa SI, Hagiwara Y, Maeda M, Seitoh T, Suzuki T
Med Mol Morphol   42(3) 155-161   2009   [Refereed]
Altered DARPP-32 expression in the superior temporal gyrus in schizophrenia
Kunii Y, Yabe H, Wada A, Yang Q, Nishiura K, Niwa SI
Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry   35(4) 1139-43   2011   [Refereed]
Abnormal phospholipids distribution in the prefrontal cortex from a patient with schizophrenia revealed by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization imaging mass spectrometry
Matsumoto J, Sugiura Y, Yuki D, Hayasaka T, Goto-Inoue N, Zaima N, Kunii Y, Wada A, Yang Q, Nishiura K, Akatsu H, Hori A, Hashizume Y, Yamamoto T, Ikemoto K, Setou M, Niwa SI
Anal Bioanal Chem   400(7) 1933-43   2011   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

「Basic researches of missmatch negatively(MMN)and its clinical application」
Akira Wada, Yasuto Kunii
第2回アジア・太平洋生物学的精神医学会/第30回日本生物学的精神医学会   11 Sep 2008   
「Density of calcineurin-immunoreactivepuramidal neurons is decreased in the layer VI of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of patients with schizophrenia」
Wada A, Ikemoto K, Kunii Y
第6回日本統合失調症学会   18 Jul 2011   
「Abonarmal phospholipids distribution in the prefrontal cortex from a patient with schizophrenia revealed by matrix-assistedlaser desorption/ionization imaging massspectrometromentry」
Zaima N,Kunii Y, WADA A
第6回 日本統合失調症学会   18 Jul 2011   
「DARPP-32 Transcripts are Unregulated in the Prefrontal Cortex of Major Phychiatric Disorders and associated with Genetic Variants」
國井 泰人
福島医科大学 光が丘会館大会議室 第34回福島県臨床心理学会   4 Dec 2011   
DARPP-32 Transcripts are Upregulated in the Prefrontal Cortex of Major Psychiatric Disorders and associated with Genetic Variants
Yasuto Kunii, Thomas M. Hyde, Tianzhang Ye, Chao Li, Daniel R. Weinberger, Joel E. Kleinman and Barbara K. Lipska
ACNP 50th Annual Meeting   6 Dec 2011