Tom Nakazono, Ph.D




Postdoctoral Researcher
133 Irvine Hall
School of Medicine, UC Irvine, CA 92697


I obtained my Ph.D at Kyoto University in 2016 with my works of in vivo electrophysiology in the hippocampus. I joined the Igarashi lab in September 2016.



Gamma oscillations in the entorhinal-hippocampal circuit underlying memory and dementia.
Nakazono T*, Jun H*, Blurton-Jones, M, Green KN, Igarashi KM. (*Contributed equally)
Neurosci Res, 129:40-46 (2018)

Impaired In Vivo Gamma Oscillations in the Medial Entorhinal Cortex of Knock-in Alzheimer Model
Nakazono T, Lam TN, Patel AY, Kitazawa M, Saito T, Saido TC, Igarashi KM*
Front Syst Neurosci,  11:48 (2017)

Similarity in Neuronal Firing Regimes across Mammalian Species.
Mochizuki Y et al.
J Neurosci. 2016 May 25;36(21):5736-47

Theta oscillation and neuronal activity in rat hippocampus are involved in temporal discrimination of time in seconds.
Nakazono T, Sano T, Takahashi S, Sakurai Y.
Front Syst Neurosci. 2015 Jun 22;9:95.

Diverse synchrony of firing reflects diverse cell-assembly coding in the prefrontal cortex.
Sakurai Y, Nakazono T, Ishino S, Terada S, Yamaguchi K, Takahashi S.
J Physiol Paris. 2013 Dec;107(6):459-70