Dr Yoshiro Shiba

University position

Research Associate

Departments

Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Research Theme

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Interests

I am investigating neural mechanisms underlying anxiety and fear, especially in terms of physiological, behavioural and neurobiological risk factors or traits for development of anxiety disorders.

Research Focus

Keywords

Anxiety

Fear

Prefrontal cortex

Amygdala

Serotonin

Clinical conditions

Anxiety disorders

Depressive disorders

Equipment

Behavioural analysis

DREADD

Excitotoxic lesion study

Fear conditioning

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

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    Publications

    2012

    Agustín-Pavón C, Braesicke K, Shiba Y, Santangelo AM, Mikheenko Y, Cockroft G, Asma F, Clarke H, Man MS, Roberts AC (2012), “Lesions of ventrolateral prefrontal or anterior orbitofrontal cortex in primates heighten negative emotion.” Biol Psychiatry 72(4):266-72 Details