Noriaki Tomura, MD
Department of Neuroradiology
Tohoku University, Southern Tohoku Research Institute for Neuroscience Southern Tohoku General Hospital, Japan
Dr. Tomura graduated Akita University School of Medicine in 1981. He worked and studied neuroradiology and PET of cerebrovascular disorders as a neuroradiologist at Research Institute for Brain and Blood Vessels-Akita from 1986 to 1988. He completed his doctorate in radiology and nuclear medicine at Akita University in 1988. He got Japanese board of radiology in 1986 and Japanese board of nuclear medicine in 1991. He studied neuroradiology as a research fellow at Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York) from 1991 to 1992. He was an associated professor of Radiology at Akita University in 1993. He got a grant from the Ministry of Welfare in 1987 and 1988, and a grant from the Ministry of Education in 1994, 1995-1997, 2005-2007. He got Japanese board of stroke society in 2002 and Japanese board of PET in 2003. He was recently a director of Department of Neuroradiology at Southern TOHOKU Research Institute for Neuroscience.
Radiological evaluation of therapeutic response of tumors in the brain, and head and neck region.
4D-CT for brain tumors CT-perfusion for cerebrovascular disorders
MR-perfusion in cerebrovascular disorders
PET using F-18 FDG and C-11 methionine in brain tumors and spinal cord tumors
Evaluation of cerebrovascular reserve using diamox challenge I-123 IMP SPECT, and diamox challenge arterial spin labeling.