KITAMA Toshihiro

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KITAMA Toshihiro
University of Yamanashi
The Center for Life Science Research
Ph.D.(University of Tsukuba), M.M.S.(University of Tsukuba)

Research Interests


Research Areas



The site of interaction between saccade signals and vestibular signals induced by head rotation in the alert cat : functional properties and organization of buster-driving neurons.
J. of Neurophysiology   74 273-287   1995
Orienting-related eye-neck neurons of the medial ponto-bulbar reticular formation do not participate in horizontal canal-dependent vestibular reflexes.
Brain Research Bulletin   38 337-347   1995
Post-spike facilitation of neck EMG by cat tecto-reticulo-spinal neurones during orienting movements.
J. of Physiology   482(2) 455-466   1995
Anatomical evidence for ipsilateral collicular projections to the spinal cord in the cat.
Experimental Brain Research   100 160-164   1994
Tracing premoter brain stem networks of orienting movements.
Current Opinion in Neurobiology   3 973-981   1993

Books etc

Characteristics of medullary neurons that drive busters for horizontal rapid eye movements in the alent cat. (共著)
Vestibular and Brain Stem Control of Eye, Head and Body Movements. (Eds. ) H. Shimazu & Y. Shinoda, Japan Scientific Societies. Press (Tokyo) & Kargar (Basel)   1992   
Eye movement related activity in the vestibulo-ocular and vestibulo-collic pathways in the cat. (共著)
The Head-Neck Sensory-Motor System (Eds. ) , A. Berthoz, W. Graf and P. P. Vidal, Oxford Univ. Press, New York-Oxford   1992   
Physiological and morphological properties of brain stem neurons related to vestibular and saccadic eye movements in the cat. (共著)
Basic and Applied Aspects of Vestibular Function. (Eds. ) J. C. Hwang, N. G. Daunton and V. J. Wilson, Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Press   1988   
Vestibular and visual interaction in generation of rapid eye movements. (共著)
Ann. of NY Acad. Sci.   1992   
Integration of vestibular and neck afferent signals in the central cervical nucleus
Vestibulospinal control of posture and locomotion (Eds. ) O. Pompeiano, and J. H. J. Allum Progress in Brain Research, Elsevier, Amsterdam   1988   

Research Grants & Projects

Neuronal mechanisms in the control of Eye movement.
Acoustic Information Processing in Central Mervous System