Shoko Hara

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Shoko Hara
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Doctor, Neurosurgery, Toshima Hospital Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Hospitals Corporation
Apr 2019
Part-time lecturer, Neurosurgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Oct 2016
Mar 2019
Clinical Assistant, Neurosurgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Sep 2016
Research Associate, Radiology, Juntendo University
Apr 2015
Sep 2016
Fellow, Neurosurgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University


Apr 2015
Mar 2019
Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Nov 2007
Nov 2007
Laboratory of Sleep, Lyon University
Apr 2008
Jun 2008
Nephrology (Beth Israel), Neurosurgery (Brigham & Women's), Child Neurology (Children's Hospital), Harvard Medical School

Awards & Honors

Feb 2019
Microstructural Damage in Normal-Appearing Brain Parenchyma and Neurocognitive Dysfunction in Adult Moyamoya Disease, Kato Award, The Japanese Society of Neuroradiology
Kato award from the Japanese Society of Neuroradiology, which honoured the best research paper during the last year
Apr 2017
NODDI revealed the brain microstructural damage in patients with moyamoya disease, ISMRM Travel Award, Japanese Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Jun 2018
Myelin imaging may reveal microstructural damage caused by chronic ischemia correlated with neurocognitive dysfunction in patients with moyamoya disease, The ISMRM Magna Cum Laude Merit Award, Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 16-21 June 2018
The award given to Trainee members whose abstracts score in the top 15% within a major subject review category. The score is independent of whether the abstract gets a talk or poster.
Mar 2017
Correlation of IntravoxelIncoherent Motion and 15O-gas PET in patients with Moyamoya disease, ICMRI2017 Scholarship, ICMRI2017 Organizing Committe
Nov 2015
Non-invasive evaluation of cerebral blood flow and perfusion delay of moyamoya disease using arterial spin-labeling MRI with multiple post-labeling delay: comparison with 15O gas -PET and with dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI, Magna cum laude (the Fukuoka City Award), 10th Asian Oceanian Congress of Neuroradiology (AOCNR2015)

Published Papers

Shoko HaraS. Hara, Y. Tanaka, S. Hayashi, M. Inaji, T. Maehara, M. Hori, S. Aoki, K. Ishii and T. Nariai
American Journal of Neuroradiology      Nov 2019   [Refereed]
Hara S, Hori M, Ueda R, Hagiwara A, Hayashi S, Inaji M, Tanaka Y, Maehara T, Ishii K, Aoki S, Nariai T
Acta Radiologica Open      May 2019   [Refereed]
Hara S, Hori M, Ueda R, Hayashi S, Inaji M, Tanaka Y, Maehara T, Ishii K, Aoki S, Nariai T
Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association   28(4) 1113-1125   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
IF 1.646 (2018)
TaketoshiMaeharaM.D., Ph.D.a∗KazukoKamiyaM.D., Ph.D.bTakamitsuFujimakiM.D., Ph.D.cAkiraMatsumuraM.D., Ph.D.dKazuhiroHongoM.D., Ph.D.eSatoshiKurodaM.D., Ph.D.fMitsunoriMatsumaeM.D., Ph.D.gHideoTakeshimaM.D., Ph.D.hNobuoSugoM.D., Ph.D.iNaoyukiNakaoM.D., Ph.D.jNobuhitoSaitoM.D., Ph.D.kFusaoIkawaM.D., Ph.D.lNorikoTamuraM.D., Ph.D.mKaoriSakuradaM.D., Ph.D.nShokoShimokawaM.D., Ph.D.oHajimeAraiM.D., Ph.D.pKaoruTamuraM.D., Ph.D.aKazutakaSumitaM.D., Ph.D.a…YokoKatoM.D., Ph.D.q
World Neurosurgery      Sep 2019   [Refereed]
IF 1.723 (2018)

Taketoshi Maehara and Shoko Hara: authors with equal contribution to this work.
Hara S, Hori M, Inaji M, Maehara T, Aoki S, Nariai T
Magnetic resonance in medical sciences : MRMS : an official journal of Japan Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine   18(4) 247-248   2019   [Refereed]
IF 1.481 (2018)


The utility of dynamic contrast enhanced M
   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Angiographic feature of periventricular anastomosis in moyamoya disease comparedwith clinical status
   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Adult Moyamoya Disease in our institute
Motoki Inaji, Shoko Hara, Tadashi Nariai
The 43rd Japan Stroke Society      Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Shoko Hara
56thJNOS      Dec 2018
Follow-up result of surgically and non-surgically treated adult patient with moyamoya disease in our institute.
The 77th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neurosurgical Society      Oct 2018

Books etc

Unraveling Specific Brain Microstructural Damage in Moyamoya Disease Using Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Positron Emission Tomography
Shoko Hara
Biomedical Advances ISSN 2573-0355   Aug 2019   
Noninvasive Evaluation of CBF and Perfusion Delay of Moyamoya Disease Using Arterial Spin-Labeling MRI with Multiple Postlabeling Delays: Comparison with 15O-Gas PET and DSC-MRI.
Shoko Hara
Biomedical Advances ISSN 2573-0355   Jun 2017
Supplementary information:

Arterial spin labeling MRI (ASL) is a purely noninvasive technique to quantify cerebral blood flow (CBF) in clinically feasible scan time (~5 min). This is pretty useful in...

Conference Activities & Talks

Insights into the improvement of neurocognitive dysfunction after indirect bypass surgery in adult Moyamoya disease; 15O-gas positron emission tomography study
Shoko Hara, Takumi Kudo, Shihori Hayashi, Motoki Inaji, Taketoshi Maehara, Kenji Ishii, Tadashi Nariai
Brain & Brain PET 2019   6 Jul 2019   
Hara, S Hori, M Aoki, S Nariai, T
ECR2019   27 Feb 2019   European Society of Radiology
DOI: 10.26044/ecr2019/C-0038
Microstructural Damage in Normal-Appearing Brain Parenchyma and Neurocognitive Dysfunction in Adult Moyamoya Disease [Invited]
Shoko Hara
The 48th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Neuroradiology   15 Feb 2019   
Bayesean analysis of perfusion-weighted imaging to estimate cerebral blood flow measured by 15O-gas positron emission tomography in patients with chronic cerebrovascular diseases
Shoko Hara
The 77th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neurosurgical Society   12 Oct 2018   
Shoko Hara, Masaaki Hori, Yasuaki Tsurushima, Yoji Tanaka, Taketoshi Maehara, Shigeki Aoki, Tadashi Nariai
Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB   20 Jun 2018   
Recieved Magna Cum Ladue

Research Grants & Projects

The Japanese Society for Neuroradiology: 
Project Year: Feb 2018 - Dec 2019    Investigator(s): Shoko Hara
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Shoko Hara


Jul 2019   Transnational Stroke Research
Original Article
Jul 2019   Japanese Journal of Radiology 2
Original Article
Jun 2018   Neurological Sciences
Case Report
May 2016   Japanese Journal of Radiology
Original Article