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Kenichi Oishi, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
Dr. Kenichi Oishi is an Associate Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology and Radiological Science. He specializes in magnetic resonance research.
Dr. Oishi completed two residencies, one in internal medicine at Kobe City General Hospital, Kobe, Japan, and another in neurology at the National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan. After working as a research and teaching assistant in the Department of Clinical Molecular Medicine at Kobe University, he joined the faculty there as an Assistant Professor of Neurology in 2005. He accepted a position as a Research Associate in the Department of Radiology and Radiological Science at Johns Hopkins in 2008, and in 2009 he joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor.
Dr. Oishi has published more than 70 journal articles, two book chapters and one book. His research has garnered several grants from the National Institutes of Health, and he holds three patents. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Neurology and the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
- Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
Departments / Divisions
- Radiology and Radiological Science - Magnetic Resonance Research
Centers & Institutes
- M.D., Kobe University - Fac of Medicine - Chuo-Ku - Kobe - (Japan) (1997)
- Ph.D., Kobe University - Fac of Medicine - Chuo-Ku - Kobe - (Japan) (2005)
Department of Clinical Molecular Medicine, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, 2005, Research Assistantship; Department of Clinical Molecular Medicine, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, 2004, Teaching Assistantship; National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan, 2001, Residency in Neurology; National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan, 2001, Residency in Neurology
Research & Publications
Akazawa K, Chang L, Yamakawa R, Hayama S, Buchthal S, Alicata D, Andres T, Castillo D, Oishi K, Skranes J, Ernst T, Oishi K. "Probabilistic maps of the white matter tracts with known associated functions on the neonatal brain atlas: Application to evaluate longitudinal developmental trajectories in term-born and preterm-born infants." NeuroImage. 2015;128:167-79.
Oishi K, Faria AV, Hsu J, Tippett D, Mori S, Hillis AE. Critical role of the right uncinate fasciculus in emotional empathy. Annals of Neurology. 2015;77(1):68-74.
Oishi K, Mori S, Donohue PK, Ernst T, Anderson L, Buchthal S, Faria A, Jiang H, Li X, Miller MI, van Zijl PC, Chang L. "Multi-contrast human neonatal brain atlas: application to normal neonate development analysis." NeuroImage. 2011;56(1):8-20.
Oishi K, Faria A, Jiang H, Li X, Akhter K, Zhang J, Hsu JT, Miller MI, van Zijl PC, Albert M, Lyketsos CG, Woods R, Toga AW, Pike GB, Rosa-Neto P, Evans A, Mazziotta J, Mori S. "Atlas-based whole brain white matter analysis using large deformation diffeomorphic metric mapping: application to normal elderly and Alzheimer's disease participants. NeuroImage." 2009;46(2):486-99.
Oishi K, Zilles K, Amunts K, Faria A, Jiang H, Li X, Akhter K, Hua K, Woods R, Toga AW, Pike GB, Rosa-Neto P, Evans A, Zhang J, Huang H, Miller MI, van Zijl PC, Mazziotta J, Mori S. "Human brain white matter atlas: identification and assignment of common anatomical structures in superficial white matter." NeuroImage. 2008;43(3):447-57.
Activities & Honors
- Fellow, Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, 2006
- Fellow, Japanese Society of Neurology, 2002
- Travel Award for Graduate Students, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 2004
- ADRC Pilot Project Award, Johns Hopkins University, 2009
- American Academy of Neurology
- International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
- Japanese Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
- Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
- Japanese Society of Neurology
- Japanese Society of Neuropsychiatry
- Japanese Society of Stroke