Thoru Yamada, MD


Specialty: Clinical Electrophysiology
Director, Division of Clinical Electrophysiology, Neurology
Emeritus Professor of Neurology

Contact Information



MD, Nagoya University, School of Medicine

Fellowship, EEG/Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Michigan
Residency, Neurology, Kansas City General Hospital
Residency, Neurology, Wayne State University
Residency, Nagoya University Branch Hospital
Post Doctorate, Neurology, Nagoya University School of Medicine

Licensure and Certifications

American Board of Sleep Medicine
Medical License, State of Iowa
Medical License, State of Minnesota
American Board Clinical Neurophysiology (formerly American Board of Qualification in EEG)
Medical License, State of Michigan
Japanese Physician’s license

Research Summary

Brain, spinal cord electrical activities and responses, Computer application of brain physiology, Somatosensory evoked potentials, Brain response in sleep, Computer application of quantitative EEG

Selected Publications

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Nguyen C, Yamada T, Beglinger L, Cavanaugh J, Denburg N, Schultz S.  Cognitive features 10 or more years after successful breast cancer survival: comparisons across types of cancer interventions..  Psycho-oncology.  2012 May. 

McCormick L, Brumm M, Beadle J, Paradiso S, Yamada T, Andreasen N.  Mirror neuron function, psychosis, and empathy in schizophrenia..  Psychiatry research.  2012 March. 201(3):233-9.

Remes-Troche J, Tantiphlachiva K, Attaluri A, Valestin J, Yamada T, Hamdy S, Rao S.  A bi-directional assessment of the human brain-anorectal axis..  Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society.  2011 March. 23(3):240-8, e117-8.

Yamada T.  EEG Monitoring for Carotid Endarterectomy.  Lippincott, Wilkens, Williams.  2011. 

Yamada T, Meng E.  Practical guide for clinical neurophysiologic testing:EP, LTM, IOM, PSG and NCS volume II.  Lippincott, Wildins & Williams;  2011.

Yamada T, Denburg N, Beglinger L, Schultz S.  Neuropsychological outcomes of older breast cancer survivors: cognitive features ten or more years after chemotherapy..  The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences.  2010. 22(1):48-54.

Narushima K, McCormick L, Yamada T, Thatcher R, Robinson R.  Subgenual cingulate theta activity predicts treatment response of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in participants with vascular depression..  The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences.  2010. 22(1):75-84.

Denburg N, Weller J, Yamada T, Shivapour D, Kaup A, LaLoggia A, Cole C, Tranel D, Bechara A.  Poor decision making among older adults is related to elevated levels of neuroticism..  Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.  2009 April. 37(2):164-72.

Yamada T, Saito T, Matsue Y, Honda Y, Fuchigami T, Fujii M, Ross M.  The influence of interfering input from the peroneal nerve on tibial-nerve somatosensory evoked potential..  Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology.  2009. 84(6):492-8.

Yamada T, Taniguchi  S.  Evaluation of motor components of the pudendal nerve by transcranial magnetic stimulation.  Ishiyaka Publishers, Inc. 

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