Hirotaka Onoe

Hirotaka Onoe


Project-specific Professor

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  • #Molecular Imaging
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2019.4 -present Project specific professor, Human Brain Research Centre, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University.
2017.4-19.3 Project specific associate professor, Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
2006.1 - 18.3 Group Director, Laboratory Head, and Unit Leader, RIKEN Molecular Imaging Research Program, Center of Molecular Imaging Science (08.10-), Center for Life Science Technologies (13.4-), Imaging Function Group, Functional Probe Research Laboratory, Bio-Function Imaging Team, and Regenerative Medicine Imaging Unit.
Laboratory Head, Functional Probe Research Laboratory.
1998.4 - 2005.12 Senior Researcher, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience
1992 Ph.D., Pharmacology, Osaka University
1989.4 - 98.3 Research Scientist, Osaka Bioscience Institute
1988.4 - 99.3 Research Scientist, Teikyo University Bioengineering Research Center
1985.6 - 87.12 Research Scientist, ERATO (Exploratory Research for Advanced Technology), Hayaishi Bioinformation Transfer Project
1985.4 - 88.3 Research Scientist, Ueno Fine Chemicals Industry 
1983 - 1985 Osaka University, Graduate School


Selected awards
2007 The 44th Erwin von Bälz Prize, The First Prize, Recent advances in imaging technologies – basic and clinical research
1989 The 26th Erwin von Bälz Prize, The First Prize, Sleep -physiology and pathophysiology-


Okada T*, Handa S, Ding B, Urayama SI, Fujimoto K, Shima A, Yoshii D, Ayaki T, Sawamoto N, Takahashi R, Onoe H, Isa T, Petropoulos L. Insertable inductively coupled volumetric coils for MR microscopy in a human 7T MR system. Magn Reson Med. 2022 Mar;87(3):1613-1620. Epub 2021 Nov 1.

Shukuri M$, Mawatari A$, Takatani S, Tahara T, Inoue M, Arakaki W, Ohno M, Doi H*, Onoe H*. Synthesis and Preclinical Evaluation of 18F-labeled Ketoprofen Methyl Esters for Cyclooxygenase-1 Imaging in Neuroinflammation. J Nucl Med. 2022 Mar 24: jnumed.121.263713.

Osanai M*, Hikishima K, Onoe H, Editorial: Manganese-Enhanced MRI: A New Avenue of Functional and Structural Imaging in Neuroscience, Front. Neural Circuits, 17 May 2022.

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