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Nobuko Yamada-Goto

Nobuko Yamada-Goto, PhD
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science,
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

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Biography

Dr. Nobuko Yamada-Goto completed PhD Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism from Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine. in 2010 she was awarded with JES Young Investigator Award by The 83th Annual Meeting of the Japan Endocrine Society, She is a member of different societies like The Japan Diabetes Society, The Japan Endocrine Society. She is currently working as Assistant Professor of Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine and she is certified medical practitioner.

Research Interest

Dr. Nobuko Yamada-Goto's  research interests are psychoneuroendocrinology. During the period of her residency in endocrinology, she realized how important the mental function is when taking care of patients with obesity and diabetes. So, in her PhD course, she demonstrated how neural peptides which regulate energy balance also modulate mood and memory/learning by using animal behavior and rat primary neuronal cultures. Specifically, she studies the mechanism of mental disorders associate with obesity. She is also interested in reward circuit and its corroboration with memory/learning and mood which is also important in body weight regulation. Her long-term goal is to build a liaison therapy for weight management

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