Morita Hiroshi

Academic Assembly School of Medicine and Health Sciences Institute of Medicine

Center for Health, Safety and Environmental Management 

Professor 

Degree

  • PhD, Shinshu University

Field Of Study

  • Medical Education
  • Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology

Career

  • 2017
    Professor, Center for Health, Safety and Enviromental Management
  • 2013 - 2017
    Director,Clinical Professor, Clinical Residency Training Center
  • 2008 - 2013
    Shinshu University Hospital, Associate Professor
  • 2002 - 2008
    Shinshu University Hospital Dept of Medicine Lecturer
  • 1994 - 2002
    Shinshu University Hospital Dept of Medicine Assistant
  • 1993 - 1994
    Nagano National Hospital Physician

Educational Background

  • 1996 - 1998, Physiologisches Institute, Christian-Albrecht University (Kiel)
  • 1995 - 1998, Division of Neurophysiology, Department of Medical Physiology, The Panum Institute, Copenhagen University (Guest Scientist)
  • 1980 - 1986, Shinshu University, Faculty of Medicine
  • 1993, Shinshu University, Graduate School, Division of Medicine

Paper

  • Analysis of Suicide Cases among University Students: Comparison between Shinshu University and other universities
    Isamu YAMAZAKI, Mayuko TOKUNAGA, Mihoko KANAI, Toshihide YAMAOKA, Akiko MORIMITSU, Akira YAMAZAKI, Tohru TAKAHASHI, Tomone TAKAHASHI, Hiroshi MORITA
    Campus Health, 59(2), 50-56, 2022, Refereed
    Last
  • Effect of biological factors on latency of pattern-reversal visual evoked potentials associated with cathode ray tubes and liquid crystal display monitors in normal young subjects.
    Ura M, Matsuo M, Yamazaki H, Morita H
    Documenta Ophthalmologica, 143(2), 185-192, 2021
    Last電子ジャーナル
  • Electrophysiological demyelinating features in hereditary ATTR amyloidosis.
    Ohashi N, Kodaira M, Morita H, Sekijima Y
    Amyloid The Journal of Protein Folding Disorders, 26(1), 15-23, 2019電子ジャーナル
  • Recruitment gain of spinal motor neuron pools in cat and human
    Nielsen JB, Morita H, Wenzelburger R, Deuschl G, Gossartd J-P, Hultborn H.
    EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 237(11), 2897-2909, 2019電子ジャーナル
  • Length-dependent truncal A-fiber dysfunction in hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis: An intra-epidermal electrical stimulation study.
    Kodaira M, Ohashi N, Morita H, Sekijima Y.
    CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 130(6), 903-910, 2019電子ジャーナル
  • Association between long work hours and depressive state: a pilot study of propensity score matched Japanese white-collar workers.
    Uchida M, Morita H
    Industrial Health, 56(3), 207-211, 01 Jun. 2018
  • Natural history of spinocerebellar ataxia type 31: a 4-year prospective study.
    Nakamura K, Yoshida K, Matsushima A, Shimizu Y, Sato S, Yahikozawa H, Ohara S, Yazawa M, Ushiyama M, Sato M, Morita H, Inoue A, Ikeda S
    CEREBELLUM, 16, 518-524, 2017電子ジャーナル
  • Effects of tafamidis treatment on transthyretin (TTR) stabilization, efficacy, and safety in Japanese patients with familial amyloid polyneuropathy (TTR-FAP) with Val30Met and non-Varl30Met: A phase III, open-label study.
    Ando Y, Sekijima Y, Obayashi K, Yamashita T, Ueda M, Misumi Y, Morita H, Machii K, Ohta M, Takata A, Ikeda S.
    JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 362, 266-271, 2016, Refereed
  • Safety and efficacy of long-term diflunisal administration in hereditary transthyretin (ATTR) amyloidosis
    Sekijima Y, Tojo K, Morita H, Koyama J, Ikeda S
    Amyloid, 22(2), 79-83, 2015
  • Inadequate modulation of excitability with voluntary dorsiflexion in Parkinson’s disease
    Morita H, Kodaira M, Ikeda S
    Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, 31, 175-179, 2014
  • Giant cauda equina schwannoma
    Morita H, Ito K, Miyazaki D, Fukushima K, Iwaya M, Hongo K, Ikeda S.
    Journal of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, 1(1), 42-43, 2013
  • Extensive brain pathology in a patient with aceruloplasminemia with a prolonged duration of illness.
    Kaneko K, Hineno A, Yoshida K, Ohara S, Morita H, Ikeda SI.
    Hum Pathol, 43, 451-456, 2012
  • Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) with methylprednisolone pulse therapy for motor impairment of neuralgic amyotrophy: clinical observations in 10 cases.
    Naito KS, Fukushima K, Suzuki S, Kuwahara M, Morita H, Kusunoki S, Ikeda S.
    INTERNAL MEDICINE, 51(12), 1493-1450, 2012
  • Peripheral nerve involvement in primary systemic AL amyloidosis: a clinical and electrophysiological study
    Matsuda M, Gono T, Morita H, Katoh N, Kodaira M, Ikeda S
    Eur J Neurol, 18(4), 604-610, Apr. 2011WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • A young man with anti-NMDA encephalitis following Guillain-Barré syndrome.
    Tojo K, Nitta K,Ishii W, Sekijima Y, Morita H, Takahashi Y, Tanaka K, Ikeda S
    Case Reports in Neurology, 3, 7-13, 2011
  • Exome sequencing reveals a homozygous SYT14 mutation in adult-onset, autosomal-recessive spinocerebellar ataxia with psychomotor retardation.
    Doi H, Yoshida K, Yasuda T, Fukuda M, Fukuda Y, Morita H, Ikeda S, Kato R, Tsurusaki Y, Miyake N, Saitsu H, Sakai H, Miyatake S, Shiina M, Nukina N, Koyano S, Tsuji S, Kuroiwa Y, Matsumoto N.
    Am J Hum Genet, 89(2), 320-327, 2011
  • Electrophysiological features of familial amyloid polyneuropathy in endemic area.
    Kodaira M, Morita H, Shimojima Y, Ikeda S.
    Amyloid, 18, 10-18, 2011WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • PRIMARY AL AMYLOID POLYNEUROPATHY SUCCESSFULLY TREATED WITH HIGH-DOSE MELPHALAN FOLLOWED BY AUTOLOGOUS STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION
    Katoh N, Matsuda M, Yoshida T, Yazaki M, Morita H, Sakashita K, Ikeda S.
    Muscle and Nerve, 41, 138-143, 2010
  • Adult or late-onset triple A syndrome: case report and literature review.
    Nakamura K, Yoshida K, Yoshinaga T, Kodaira M, Shimojima Y, Takei Y, Morita H, Kayanuma K, Ikeda S
    JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 297(1-2), 85-88, 2010
  • The safety of transcranial magnetic stimulation with deep brain stimulation instruments
    Shimojima Y, Morita H, Nishikawa N, Kodaira M, Hashimoto T, IkedaSI.
    Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 16(2), 127-131, 2010WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Successful treatment with rituximab ina patient with stiff-person syndrome complicated by dysthyroid ophthalmopathy.
    Katoh N, Matsuda M, Ishii W, Morita H, Ikeda S
    INTERNAL MEDICINE, 49(3), 237-241, 2010WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Upper limb neuropathy such as carpal tunnel syndrome as an initial manifestation of ATTR Val30Met familial amyloid polyneuropathy
    Tojo K, Tsuchiya-Suzuki A, Sekijima Y, Morita H, Sumita N, Ikeda S
    Amyloid, 17(1), 32-35, 2010WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Analysis of an insertion mutation in a cohort of 94 patients with spinocerebeller ataxia type 31 from Nagano, Japan
    Sakai H, Yoshida K, Shimizu Y, Morita H, Ikeda S, Matsumoto N
    Neurogenetics, 11(4), 409-415, 2010WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 (SCA6):Clinical pilot trial with gabapentin.
    Nakamura K, Yoshida K, Miyazaki D, Morita H, Ikeda S.
    JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 278, 107-111, 2009WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Severity and Progression Rate of Cerebellar Ataxia in 16q-linked Autosomal Dominant Cerebellar Ataxia (16q-ADCA) in the Endemic Nagano Area of Japan
    Yoshida K, Shimizu Y, Morita H, Okano T, Sakai H, Ohata T, Matsumoto N, Nakamura K, Tazawa K, OharaS, Tabata K,Inoue A, Sato S, Shimojima Y, Hattori T, Ushiyama M, Ikeda S.
    8, 46-51, 2009WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Ten-year follow-up of peripheral nerve function in patients with familial amyloid polyneuropathy after liver transplantation.
    Shimojima Y, Morita H, Kobayashi S, Takei Y, Ikeda S.
    J Neurology, 255, 12220-1225, 2008
  • Reversible extensive leukoencephalopathy in Sweet disease: A case report.
    Fukushima K, Hineno A, Kodaira M, Machida K, Ishii W, Kaneko T, Shimojo H, Uhara H, Yamamoto K, Morita H, Yoshida K, Ikeda S.
    JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 275, 178-180, 2008
  • Spinal nerve root hypertrophy on MRI: clinical significance in the diagnosis of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy.
    Tazawa K, Matsuda M, Yoshida T, Shimojima Y, Gono T, Morita H, Kaneko T, Ueda H, Ikeda S.
    47(23), 2019-2024, 2008
  • Size variance of motor evoked potential at initiation of voluntary contraction in palsy of conversion disorder
    Morita, H; Shimojima, Y; Nishikawa, N; Hagiwara, N; Amano, N; Ikeda, SI
    PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES, 62(3), 286-292, 2008WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Lack of modulation of Ib inhibition during antagonist contraction in spasticity
    Morita, H; Shindo, M; Momoi,H; Yanagawa, S; Ikeda, S; Yanagisawa, N
    NEUROLOGY, 67(1), 52-56, 2006WebofScience
  • A Japanese case of SCA14 withthe Gly128Asp mutation
    Morita, H; Yoshida, K; Suzuki, K; Ikeda, S
    JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS, 51(12), 1118-1121, 2006WebofScience
  • Rituximab therapy in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy with anti-SGPG IgM antibody
    Gono, T; Matsuda, M; Shimojima, Y; Ishii, W; Yamamoto, K; Morita, H; Hashimoto, T; Susuki, K; Yuki, N; Ikeda, S
    JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE, 13(6), 683-687, 2006WebofScience
  • Sarin experiences in Japan: Acute toxicity and long-term effects
    Yanagisawa, N; Morita,H; Nakajima, T
    JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 249(1), 76-85, 2006WebofScience
  • Severe cranial nerve involvement in a patient with monoclonal anti-MAG/SGPG IgM antibody and localized hard palate amyloidosis
    Yoshida, T; Yazaki, M; Gono, T; Tazawa, K; Morita, H; Matsuda, M; Funakoshi, K; Yuki, N; Ikeda, S
    JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 244(1-2), 167-171, 2006WebofScience
  • Characteristic spinal MRI findings of HIV-associated myelopathy in an AIDSpatient
    Shimojima Y, Yazaki M, Kaneko K, Fukushima K, Morita H, Hashimoto T, Ikeda S
    Intern Med, 44, 763-764, 2005WebofScience
  • Increase in incidence of elderly-onset patients with myasthenia gravis in Nagano prefecture, Japan
    Matsuda M, Dohi-Iijima N, Nakamura A, Sekijima Y, Morita H, Matsuzawa S, Sato S, Yahikozawa H, Tabata K, Yanagawa S, Ikeda S
    Intern Med, 44, 572-577, 2005WebofScience
  • On the errors in assessment of severity of involuntary movements using surface EMG
    Hashimoto T, Shindo M, Morita H, Yanagisawa N, Ikeda S
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol, 15, 316-322, 2005WebofScience
  • Chemical terrorism: Long term neurobehavioral effects
    Yanagisawa, N; Morita, H; Nakajima, T
    JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 238, S9-S9, 2005WebofScience
  • Paradoxical modulation of tendon tap reflex during voluntary contraction in Parkinson’s disease
    Morita H, ShindoM, Ikeda S
    Clin Neurophysiol, 116(4), 769-774, 2005WebofScience
  • Cyclosporin A in treatment of refractory patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
    Matsuda M, HoshiK, Gono T, Morita H, Ikeda S
    J Neurol Sci, 224, 29-35, 2004WebofScience
  • Retrospective analyses of clinical features and therapeutic outcomes in thymectomized patients with myasthenia gravis at Shinshu University
    Dohi-Iijima N, Sekijima Y, Nakamura A, Morita H, Matsuda M, Haniuda M, Hashimoto T, Ikeda S
    Intern Med, 43, 189-193, 2004WebofScience
  • Peripheral nerve function in patients with familial amyloid polyneuropathy after liver transplantation
    Kobayashi, S; Morita, H; Asawa, T; Takei, Y; Hashimoto, T; Ikegami, T; Hashikura, Y; Kawasaki, S; Ikeda, S
    AMYLOID-JOURNAL OF PROTEIN FOLDING DISORDERS, 10(1), 17-24, 2003WebofScience
  • Abnormal conditioning effect of transcranial magnetic stimulation on soleus H-reflex during voluntary movement in Parkinson's disease
    Morita H, Shindo M, Morita S, Hashimoto T, Tada T, Ikeda S.
    CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 113(8), 1316-1324, 2002WebofScience
  • Interaction between peripheral afferent activity and presynaptic inhibition of Ia afferents in the cat
    Enriquez-Denton M, Morita H, Christensen L.O.D, Petersen N, Sinkjaer T, Nielsen J. B
    J Neurophysiol, 88, 1664-1674, 2002WebofScience
  • Long-term follow-up of systemic reactive AA amyloidosis secondary to rheumatoid arthritis : successful treatment with intermediate-dose corticosteroid
    Matsuda M, Morita H, Ikeda S
    Internal Med, 41(5), 403-407, 2002WebofScience
  • Modulation of presynaptic and disynaptic Ia inhibition during voluntary movements in spasticity
    Morita H, Crone C et at.
    Brain, 124, 826-837, 2001
  • Life-threatening orthostatic hypotension in a case withbulbo-myelo-radiculo-neuropathy
    Ishikawa, S; Hattori, T; Takei, Y; Morita, H; Yazaki, M; Nakamura, A; Ikeda, S
    AUTONOMIC NEUROSCIENCE-BASIC&CLINICAL, 94(1-2), 125-131, 2001WebofScience
  • Neuronal activity in the globus pallidus in chorea caused by striatal lacunar infarction
    Hashimoto, T; Morita, H; Tada, T; Maruyama, T; Yamada, Y; Ikeda, S
    ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY, 50(4), 528-531, 2001WebofScience
  • Neurophysiological evaluation of peripheral nerve function in patients with FAP after liver transplantation
    Morita, H; Kobayashi, S; Takei, Y; Hattori, T; Hashimoto, T; Ikeda, S
    AMYLOID-JOURNAL OF PROTEIN FOLDING DISORDERS, 8, 111-112, 2001WebofScience
  • Plasma levels of amyloid beta proteins did not differ between subjects taking statins and those not taking statins
    Tokuda, T; Tamaoka, A; Matsuno, S; Sakurai, S; Shimada, H; Morita, H; Ikeda, S
    ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY, 49(4), 546-547, 2001WebofScience
  • Presynaptic control of transmission along the pathway mediating disynaptic reciprocal inhibition in the cat.
    Enriquez-Denton M, Nielsen J, Perreault MC, Morita H, Petersen N, Hultborn H
    Journal of Physiology, 526, 623-637, 2000
  • Decrease in presynaptic inhibition on heteronymous monosynaptic Ia terminals in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Morita H, Shindo M et al.
    Movement Disorders, 15(5), 830-834, 2000WebofScience
  • Differential changes in corticospinal and Ia input to tibialis anteriorand soleus motor neurones during voluntary contraction in man
    Morita H et al.
    Acta Physiol Scand, 170(1), 65-76, 2000WebofScience
  • A case of pectoral fasciitis with spontaneous remission
    Fushimi T, Nakamura A, Yazaki M, Shimizu Y, Morita H, Ikeda S
    EUROPEAN NEUROLOGY, 44(2), 124-125, 2000WebofScience
  • Simultaneous exacerbation and remission of central and peripheral demyelination
    Sato S, Nakamura A, Iwahashi T, Morita H, Hashimoto T, Ikeda S
    Muscle and Nerve, 23(3), 440-441, 2000WebofScience
  • Successful treatment with alpha-interferon of a patient with chronic measles infection of the brain and parkinsonism
    Yazaki M, Yamazaki M, Urasawa N, Morita H, Ikeda S
    EUROPEAN NEUROLOGY, 44(3), 184-186, 2000WebofScience
  • Recruitment of extensor carpi radialis motor units by transcranial magnetic stimulation and radial nerve stimulation in human subjects
    Morita H Shindo M et al.
    Exp Brain Res, 128, 557-562, 1999
  • Modulation of reciprocal inhibition between ankle extensors and flexors during walking in man
    Petersen N, Morita H, Nielsen J
    Journal of Physiology, 520, 605-619, 1999
  • Sensitivity of H-reflexes and stretch reflexes to presynaptic inhibition in humans
    Morita H et al.
    J Neurophysiol, 80, 610-620, 1998
  • Urinary metabolites of sarin in a patient of the Matsumoto sarin incident
    Nakajima, T; Sasaki, K; Ozawa, H; Sekijima, Y; Morita, H; Fukushima, Y; Yanagisawa, N
    ARCHIVES OF TOXICOLOGY, 72(9), 601-603, 1998WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Sleep apnoea of central origin in a case of myotonic dystrophy
    Sekijima, Y; Morita, H; Hashimoto, T; Yamazaki, M; Yanagisawa, N
    JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE, 5(1), 112-115, 1998WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Follow-up of sarin poisoning in Matsumoto
    Sekijima, Y; Morita, H; Yanagisawa, N
    ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 127(11), 1042-1042, 1997WebofScience
  • Sarin poisoning of a rescue team in the Matsumoto sarin incident in Japan
    Nakajima, T; Sato, S; Morita, H; Yanagisawa, N
    OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 54(10), 697-701, 1997WebofScience
  • Unexpected nerve gas exposure in the city of Matsumoto: Report of rescue activity in the first sarin gas terrorism
    Okudera, H; Morita, H; Iwashita, T; Shibata, T; Otagiri, T; Kobayashi, S; Yanagisawa, N
    AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 15(5), 527-528, 1997WebofScience
  • Inhibitory projection from brachioradialis to biceps brachii motoneurones in human
    Naito, A; Shindo, M; Miyasaka, T; Sun, YJ; Morita, H
    EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 111(3), 483-486, 1996WebofScience
  • Hereditary ceruloplasmin deficiency with hemosiderosis: A clinicopathological study of a Japanese family
    Morita H et al.
    Ann Neurol, 37(5), 646-656, 1995WebofScience
  • Progressive decrease in heteronymous monosynaptic la facilitation with human ageing
    Morita H et al.
    Exp Brain Res, 104(1), 167-170, 1995WebofScience
  • Sarin poisoning in Matsumoto, Japan
    Morita H et al.
    Lancet, 346(8970), 290-293, 1995WebofScience
  • INCREASE IN RECIPROCAL IA INHIBITION DURING ANTAGONIST CONTRACTION IN THE HUMAN LEG - A STUDY OF MOTOR UNITS AND THE H-REFLEX
    SHINDO, M; YANAGAWA, S; MORITA, H; YANAGISAWA, N
    JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON, 489(1), 275-285, 1995WebofScience
  • A MUTATION IN THE CERULOPLASMIN GENE IS ASSOCIATED WITH SYSTEMIC HEMOSIDEROSIS IN HUMANS
    YOSHIDA, K; FURIHATA, K; TAKEDA, S; NAKAMURA, A; YAMAMOTO, K; MORITA, H; HIYAMUTA, S; IKEDA, S; SHIMIZU, N; YANAGISAWA, N
    NATURE GENETICS, 9(3), 267-272, 1995WebofScience
  • CONDITIONING EFFECT IN SINGLE HUMAN MOTONEURONS - A NEW METHOD USING THE UNITARY H-REFLEX
    SHINDO, M; YANAGAWA, S; MORITA, H; HASHIMOTO, T
    JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON, 481(2), 469-477, 1994WebofScience
  • NEUROMUSCULAR RESPONSE IN MAN TO REPETITIVE NERVE-STIMULATION
    MORITA, H; SHINDO, M; YANAGAWA, S; YANAGISAWA, N
    MUSCLE&NERVE, 16(6), 648-654, 1993WebofScience
  • SPINAL-CORD SARCOIDOSIS - MRI FINDINGS IN RESPONSE TO TREATMENT
    MORITA, H; HAYASHI, R; TAKO, K; TSUKADA, N; YANAGISAWA, N
    EUROPEAN NEUROLOGY, 32(3), 126-129, 1992WebofScience
  • PROGRESSIVE SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY-LIKE SYNDROME IN 2 SIBLINGS OF A CONSANGUINEOUS MARRIAGE
    OHARA, S; KONDO, K; MORITA, H; MARUYAMA, K; IKEDA, S; YANAGISAWA, N
    NEUROLOGY, 42(5), 1009-1014, 1992WebofScience
  • RIGID SPINE SYNDROME WITH RESPIRATORY-FAILURE
    MORITA, H; KONDO, K; HOSHINO, K; MARUYAMA, K; YANAGISAWA, N
    JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY NEUROSURGERY AND PSYCHIATRY, 53(9), 782-784, 1990WebofScience

Books and other publications

  • The role of ceruloplasmin for iron and copper metabolism in central nervous system disorders
    Morita H/ Yanagisawa N/ Yasui M/ Strong MJ/ Ota K, Joint work
    405-411 1997

Affiliated academic society

  • International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
  • Society For Neuroscience

Research Themes

  • Motor control
  • Professionalism education