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Dr Horisawa


Shiro Horisawa

Dr Horisawa is a director of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, Tokyo Women’s Medical University. His surgical techniques include radiofrequency thermal coagulation, deep brain stimulation, gamma knife, focused ultrasound, intrathecal baclofen, spinal cord stimulation and peripheral nerve neurotomy. He has more than 1500 experiences in stereotactic brain surgery and more than 50 international papers as first or corresponding author. He became the youngest member of the WSSFN board of directors in 2017. He has received numerous international awards and competitive research funds. His current research focuses on clinical studies of deep brain stimulation for the cerebellum and focused ultrasound for the pallidothalamic tract at Forel’s field, as well as the effects of pallidothalamic tract surgery on movement disorders, epilepsy, and psychiatric disorders.

2005 Graduated from School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan

2010 Completed PhD in Rehabilitation Science, Higher Neural Control Systems, Graduate School of Medicine, Hyogo Medical University, Japan

2013 JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan

2017 Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation, Hokkaido University Hospital, Japan

2019 Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Dokkyo Medical University, Japan

2021-Present, Specific Associate Professor, Department of Neural Function Restoration and Regeneration, Human Brain Research Center, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University