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Neuroscience, Neurophysiology, Taste/Gustation, Cleft lip and palate, Oral cancer, Jaw deformity

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  • 2019.09.01 - , Osaka University Dental Hospital, Assistant Professor

  • 2019.09.01 - , Osaka University Dental Hospital

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Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Dental Research  Completed 2007.03
Osaka University Faculty of Dentistry  Graduated 2002.03

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  • A study of somatosensory receptors at the periphery of the taste system
    Neuroscience-general-related, Oral biological science-related

  • A study of taste disorder under anticancer drug treatment
    Oral pathobiological science-related, Function of nervous system-related

  • A new therapeutic research for cleft lip and palate patients
    Surgical dentistry-related, Oral pathobiological science-related


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  • Species generalization and differences in Hedgehog pathway regulation of fungiform and circumvallate papilla taste function and somatosensation demonstrated with sonidegib., Kumari A, Yokota Y, Li L, Bradley RM, Mistretta CM, Scientific Reports,8(1) 16150, 2018.11, Papers

  • Geniculate Ganglion Neurons are Multimodal and Variable in Receptive Field Characteristics., Yusuke Yokota, Robert M. Bradley, Neuroscience,367 147-158, 2017.12, Papers

  • Receptive field size, chemical and thermal responses, and fiber conduction velocity of rat chorda tympani geniculate ganglion neurons., Yusuke Yokota, Robert M. Bradley, Journal of Neurophysiology,115(6) 3062-72, 2016.06, Papers

  • Regulation of trigeminal respiratory motor activity in the brainstem., Koizumi H, Nomura K, Yokota Y, Enomoto A, Yamanishi T, Iida S, Ishihama K, Kogo M, Journal of Dental Research,88(11) 1048-53, 2009.11, Papers

  • An uncommon cleft subtype of unilateral cleft lip and palate., Yamanishi T, Kobayashi C, Tsujimoto I, Koizumi H, Miya S, Yokota Y, Okamoto R, Iida S, Aikawa T, Kohara H, Nishio J, Kogo M, Journal of Dental Research,87(2) 164-8, 2008.02, Papers

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  • AChemS Polak Young Investigator Award, Yusuke Yokota, The 39th Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences (Florida, USA), 2017.04