論文・資料

Major publications

Saori Yano-Nashimoto, Anna Truzzi, Kazutaka Shinozuka, Ayako Murayama, Takuma Kurachi, Keiko Moriya-Ito, Hironobu Tokuno, Eri Miyazawa, Gianluca Esposito, Hideyuki Okano, Katsuki Nakamura, Atsuko Saito, Kumi O. Kuroda: "Anxious about rejection, avoidant of neglect: Infant marmosets tune their attachment based on individual caregiver’s parenting style", bioRxiv (2023) Website


Nami Ohmura, Lana Okuma, Anna Truzzi, Gianluca Esposito, Kumi O Kuroda: "Maternal physiological calming responses to infant suckling at the breast", The journal of physiological sciences : JPS 73(1) 3-3 (2023) Website


Hannah Ng, Nami Ohmura, Eri Miyazawa, Chihiro Yoshihara, Lana Okuma, Kumi O. Kuroda: "Effects of oxytocin ablation on pup rescue, nursing behaviors and response to pup separation in early-to-mid postpartum mice", Journal of Neuroendocrinology (2023) Website


Fukumitsu K, Huang AJ, McHugh TJ, Kuroda KO: "Role of Calcr expressing neurons in the medial amygdala in social contact among females", Molecular Brain, 16, Article number: 10 (2023) Website


Kazutaka Shinozuka, Saori Yano-Nashimoto, Chihiro Yoshihara, Kenichi Tokita, Takuma Kurachi, Ryosuke Matsui, Dai Watanabe, Ken-ichi Inoue, Masahiko Takada, Keiko Moriya-Ito, Hironobu Tokuno, Michael Numan, Atsuko Saito, Kumi O. Kuroda, "A calcitonin receptor-expressing subregion of the medial preoptic area is involved in alloparental tolerance in common marmosets", Communications Biology, 5, Article number: 1243 (2022)  Website


Ohmura N, Okuma L, Truzzi A, Shinozuka A, Saito A, Yokota S, Bizzego A, Miyazawa E, Shimizu M, Esposito G, Kuroda KO: "A method to soothe and promote sleep in crying infants utilizing the Transport Response", Current Biology, 32(20), 4521-4529.e4  (2022) Website


Tsuneoka Y, Yoshihara C, Ohnishi R, Yoshida S, Miyazawa E, Yamada M, Horiguchi K, Young WS, Nishimori K, Kato T, Kuroda KO: "Oxytocin facilitates allo-parental behavior under stress in laboratory mice", eNeuro, 9(1):ENEURO.0405-21.2022, 1-22 (2022) PDF


Fukumitsu K, Kaneko M, Maruyama T, Yoshihara C, Huang AJ, McHugh TJ, Itohara S, Tanaka M, Kuroda KO: "Amylin-Calcitonin receptor signaling in the medial preoptic area mediates affiliative social behaviors in female mice", Nature Communications, 13, Article number: 709 (2022) PDF


Yoshihara C, Tokita K, Maruyama T, Kaneko M, Tsuneoka Y, Fukumitsu K, Miyazawa E, Shinozuka K, Huang AJ, Nishimori K, McHugh TJ, Tanaka M, Itohara S, Touhara K, Miyamichi K, Kuroda KO: "Calcitonin receptor signaling in the medial preoptic area enables risk-taking maternal care", Cell Reports, 35(9), 109204 (2021) Website


Kuroda KO, Shiraishi Y, Shinozuka K: "Evolutionary-adaptive and nonadaptive causes of infant attack/desertion in mammals: Toward a systematic classification of child maltreatment", Psychiatry Clin. Neurosci., 74(10), 516-526 (2020) Website


Esposito G, Truzzi A, Yoshida S, Ohnishi R, Miyazawa E, Kuroda KO: "Using maternal rescue of pups in a cup to investigate mother-infant interactions in mice/rodents", Behav Brain Res., 374:112081 (2019) Website


Yoshida S, Ohnishi R, Tsuneoka Y, Yamamoto-Mimura Y, Muramatsu R, Kato T, Funato H, and Kuroda KO: "Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Receptor 1 in the Anterior Cingulate Cortex Mediates Maternal Absence-Induced Attenuation of Transport Response in Mouse Pups", Front. Cell. Neurosci., 12, Article 204 (2018) Website


Amano T, Shindo S, Yoshihara C, Tsuneoka Y, Uki H, Minami M, and Kuroda KO: "Development-dependent behavioral change toward pups and synaptic transmission in the rhomboid nucleus of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis", Behav Brain Res., 325, Part B, 131-37 (2017) Website


Tsuneoka Y, Tokita K, Yoshihara C, Amano T, Esposito G, Huang AJ, Yu LM, Odaka Y, Shinozuka K, McHugh TJ, and Kuroda KO: "Distinct preoptic‐BST nuclei dissociate paternal and infanticidal behavior in mice", EMBO Journal, 34(21), 2652-70 (2015) Website


Yoshida S, Esposito G, Ohnishi R, Tsuneoka Y, Okabe S, Kikusui T, Kato T, and Kuroda KO: "Transport Response is a filial-specific behavioral response to maternal carrying in C57BL/6 mice", Front Zool., 10(1), 50 (2013) Website PDF


Esposito G*, Yoshida S*, Ohnishi R, Tsuneoka Y, Rostagno MC, Yokota S, Okabe S, Kamiya K, Hoshino M, Shimizu M, Venuti P, Kikusui T, and Kato T and Kuroda KO: "Infant calming responses during maternal carrying in humans and mice", Current Biology, 23(9), 739-45 (2013) * These two authors contributed equally to this study.  Website PDF


Tsuneoka Y, Maruyama T, Yoshida S, Nishimori K, Kato T, Numan M, and Kuroda KO: "Functional, anatomical, and neurochemical differentiation of medial preoptic area subregions in relation to maternal behavior in the mouse", J Comp Neurol., 521(7), 1633-63 (2013) Website


Tachikawa KS, Yoshihara Y, and Kuroda KO: "Behavioral transition from attack to parenting in male mice: a crucial role of the vomeronasal system", J Neurosci., 33(12), 5120-6 (2013) Website


Esposito G, Yoshida S, Venuti P, and Kuroda KO: "Three lessons from Philip Teitelbaum and their application to studies of motor development in humans and mice", Behav Brain Res., 231(2), 366-70 (2012) Website


Kuroda KO, Ornthanalai VG, Kato T, and Murphy NP: "FosB null mutant mice show enhanced methamphetamine neurotoxicity: potential involvement of FosB in intracellular feedback signaling and astroglial function", Neuropsychopharmacology, 35(3), 641-55 (2010) PDF


Kuroda KO, Meaney MJ, Uetani N, and Kato T: "Neurobehavioral basis of the impaired nurturing in mice lacking the immediate early gene FosB", Behav Brain Res., 1211, 57-71 (2008) PDF


Kuroda KO, Meaney MJ, Uetani N, Fortin Y, Ponton A, and Kato T: "ERK-FosB signaling in dorsal MPOA neurons plays a major role in the initiation of parental behavior in mice", Mol Cell Neurosci., 36(2), 121-31 (2007) PDF