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Osamu Abe

Departments/Divisions

Department of Radiology
Division of Diagnostic Radiology

Titles

M.D., Ph.D

Expertise/Specialties

General diagnostic radiology, neuroradiology, interventional radiology

Research Interests

Voxel-based analysis, voxel-based morphometry, diffusion magnetic resonance imaging,
functional magnetic resonance imaging

Languages

Japanese/English

HomePage

http://www.ut-radiology.umin.jp/

Education
Year Institution Degree
1990 The University of Tokyo M.D.
1998 The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine Ph.D.
Training
Years attended Institution Discipline
1990 The University of Tokyo Hospital Internship
1992 Kanto Rosai Hospital Fellow
Appointments and positions
Year Institution Title
1998 Department of Radiology, The University of Tokyo Hospital Assistant Professor
2000 Department of Radiology, The University of Tokyo Hospital Lecturer
2003 Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine and the Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo Lecturer
2008 Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine and the Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo Associate Professor
2010 Department of Radiology, Nihon University School of Medicine Professorr & Chairman
2016 Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine and the Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo Professorr & Chairman
Board Certifications
Year Certifications
1995 Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist of the Japan Radiological Society (R08091DR)
2012 Senior Fellow of the Japan Radiological Society (R8091DR)
Selected Publications
  • Abe, O., Okubo, T., Hayashi, N., Saito, N., Iriguchi, N., Shirouzu, I., Kojima, Y., Masumoto, T., Ohtomo, K., and Sasaki, Y. Temporal changes of the apparent diffusion coefficients of water and metabolites in rats with hemispheric infarction: experimental study of transhemispheric diaschisis in the contralateral hemisphere at 7 tesla. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 20:726-35, 2000
  • Abe, O., Aoki, S., Hayashi, N., Yamada, H., Kunimatsu, A., Mori, H., Yoshikawa, T., Okubo, T., and Ohtomo, K. Normal aging in the central nervous system: quantitative MR diffusion-tensor analysis. Neurobiol Aging 23:433-41, 2002
  • Yamasue, H., Abe, O., Kasai, K., Suga, M., Iwanami, A., Yamada, H., Tochigi, M., Ohtani, T., Rogers, M. A., Sasaki, T., Aoki, S., Kato, T., and Kato, N. Human brain structural change related to acute single exposure to sarin. Ann Neurol 61:37-46, 2007
  • Abe, O., Yamasue, H., Aoki, S., Suga, M., Yamada, H., Kasai, K., Masutani, Y., Kato, N., Kato, N., and Ohtomo, K. Aging in the CNS: comparison of gray/white matter volume and diffusion tensor data. Neurobiol Aging 29:102-16, 2008
  • Watanabe, T., Abe, O., Kuwabara, H., Yahata, N., Takano, Y., Iwashiro, N., Natsubori, T., Aoki, Y., Takao, H., Kawakubo, Y., Kamio, Y., Kato, N., Miyashita, Y., Kasai, K., and Yamasue, H. Mitigation of sociocommunicational deficits of autism through oxytocin-induced recovery of medial prefrontal activity: a randomized trial. JAMA Psychiatry 71:166-75, 2014
Academic Societies
  • Japan Radiological Society, Delegate
  • Japanese Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Secretary General
  • Japanese Society for CNS Computed Imaging, Delegate
  • The Japanese Society of Neuroradiology, Delegate
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance for Medicine
  • International Society for Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism
  • The Organization for Human Brain Mapping
Editorial Boards
  • Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences, Editorial Board
Honors
1997 Excellent exhibit award in 25th annual meeting of Japan Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
2007 Most excellent exhibit award in 35th annual meeting of Japan Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
2007 Summa Cum Laude in 45th Annual Meeting of American Society of Neuroradiology
2007 Erwin von Bälz Prize 2007

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