Kato Prize

This award was established in 1979 to commemorate the origin of the JSNR and in anticipation of the future development of neuroradiology. The award has been named after deceased Professor Toshio Kato, a pioneer in the foundation and promotion of this academic society.

Year Name Paper
1979 Kastuya Goto 「Posterior Cerebral Artery Occlusion: Clinical, Computed Tomographic, and Angiographic Correlation.」
Radiology 1979,132:357-368.
1981 Shoki Takahashi 「前脈絡動脈領域の脳梗塞:特にCT所見に関して」
臨床放射線 1980,25:575-581.
1982 Kastuya Goto 「Diffuse White-Matter Disease in the Geriatric Population A Clinical, Neuropathological, and CT Study.」
Radiology 1981,141:687-695.
1984 Gen Takeshita 「脳底部穿通枝のCT断面における血流支配領域の検討(第1報)レンズ核線状体動脈およびHeubner反回動脈を中心に」CT研究 1983,5:565-569.
Shizuo Oi 「Analysis of peritumoral edema and contrast enhancement by computerized axial tomography. Suggestive indications for steroid administration in brain tumor.」No Shinkei Geka 1980,8:935
1987 Ichiro Fujisawa 「Anterior and posterior lobes of the pituitary gland : assessment by 1.5 T MR imaging.」J Comput Assist Tomogr 1987,11:221-225.
1988 Kazumasa Takemoto 「MR imaging of intraspinal tumors–capability in histological differentiation and compartmentalization of extramedullary tumors.」Neuroradiology 1988,30:303-309.
1990 Yasuyuki Yamashita 「Chronic injuries of the spinal cord: assessment with MR imaging.」Radiology 1990,175:849-854.
Yukio Miki 「Pituitary adenomas and normal pituitary tissue: enhancement patterns on gadopentetate-enhanced MR imaging.」Radiology 1990,177:35-38.
1991 Satoru Iwasaki 「Identification of pre- and postcentral gyri on CT and MR images on the basis of the medullary pattern of cerebral white matter.」Radiology 1991,179:207-213.
Yuji Sakamoto 「Normal and abnormal pituitary glands: gadopentetate dimeglumine-enhanced MR imaging.」Radiology 1991,178:441-445.
1994 Akira Yagishita 「Location of the corticospinal tract in the internal capsule at MR imaging.」Radiology 1994,191:455-460.
Yukunori Korogi 「Intracranial aneurysms: Diagnostic accuracy of three-dimensional. fourier-transform. time-of-flight MR angiography.」Radiology 1994,193:181-186.
「Intracranial vascular stenosis and occlusion: Diagonostic accuracy of three-dimensional. fourier-transform. time-of-flight MR angiography.」Radiology 1994,193:187-193.
1996 Norio Aida 「Brain MR in Fukuyama Congenital Muscular Dystrophy.」AJNR 1996,17:605-613.
1997 Hidetsuna Utsunomiya 「Dysgenesis of the corpus callosum and associated telencephalic anomalies: MRI.」Neuroradiology 1997,39:302-310.
1998 Hiroyuki Nakagawa 「Normal Myelination of anatomic nerve fiber bundles: MR analysis.」AJNR 1998,19:1129-36.
2002 Yoshimasa Kinoshita 「Volumetric analysis of the germinal matrix and lateral ventricies performed using MR images of postmortem fetuses.」AJNR 2001,22:382-388.
2003 Kohsuke Kudo 「Quantitative cerebral blood fiow measurement with dynamic perfusion CT using the vascular-pixel elimination method: Comparison with H2O5 position emission tomography.」AJNR Am Neuroradiol 2003,24:419-426.
2004 Eiji Matsusue 「White Matter Lesions in Panencephalopathic Type of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: MR Imaging and Pathologic Correlations.」AJNR Am Neuroradiol 2004,25:910-918.
2005 Toshibumi Kinoshita 「Curvilinear T1 hyperintense lesions representing cortical necrosis after cerebral infarction.」Neuroradiology 2005,47:647-651.
2006 Toshiaki Taoka 「Diffusion anisotropy and diffusivity of white matter tracts within the temporal stem in Alzheimer disease: Evaluation of the “Tract of Interest”by Diffusion Tensor Tractography.」AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2006,27:1040-1045.
2007 Shinya Fujii 「Hyperintense Putaminal Rim at 3T Reflects Fewer Ferritin Deposits in the Lateral Marginal Area of the Putamen.」AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2007,28:777-781.
2008 Morito Hayashi 「Do Recent Advances in MR Technologies Contribute to Better Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Treatment Results for Brain Matestases?」The Neuroradiology Journal 2007,20:481-490.
2009 Takashi Yoshiura 「Arterial spin labelling at 3-T MR imaginig for detection of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.」Eur Radiol 2009,19:2819-2825.
2010 Khin Khin Tha 「Microstructural white matter abormalities of multiple system atrophy: in vivo topographic illustration by using diffusion-tensor MR imaging.」Radiology 2010,255:563-569.
2011 Shoko Yoshida 「Athetotic and spastic cerebral palsy: anatomic characterization based on diffusion-tensor imaging.」Radiology 2011,260:511-520.
2012 Shingo Kakeda 「Parkinson’s disease: diagnostic potential of high-resolution phase difference enhanced MR imaging at 3T.」Eur Radiol 2013,23:1102-1111.
2013 Kamagata Koji 「Relationship between cognitive impairment and white-matter alteration in Parkinson’s disease with dementia: tract-based spatial statistics and tract-specific analysis.」Eur Radiol 2013,23:1946-1955.
2014 Tomonori Kanda 「High Signal Intensity in the Dentate Nucleus and Globus Pallidus on Unenhanced T1-weighted MR Images: Relationship with Increasing Cumulative Dose of a Gadoliniumbased Contrast Material.」Radiology 2014,270:834-841.
Yosuke Masuda 「Usefulness of subtraction of 3D T2WI-DRIVE from contrast-enhanced 3D T1WI: preoperative evaluations of the neurovascular anatomy of patients with neurovascular compression syndrome.」AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2015,36:317-322.
2016 Masaaki Hori 「Prospective estimation of mean axon diameter and extra-axonal space of the posterior limb of the internal capsule in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus before and after a lumboperitoneal shunt by using g-space diffusion MRI.」Eur Radiol 2016,26:2992-2998.
2017 Kohei Kamiya 「Diffusion imaging of reversible and irreversible microstructural changes within the corticospinal tract in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.」Neuroimage Clinical 2017,14:663-671.
Akio Hiwatashi 「Evaluation of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy:3D nerve-sheath signal increased with inked rest-tissue rapid acquisition of relaxation enhancement imaging. (3D SHINKEI)」Eur Radiol 2017,27:447-453.
2018 Shoko Hara 「Microstructural Damage in Normal-Appearing Brain Parenchyma and Neurocognitive Dysfunction in Adult Moyamoya Disease.」Stroke October 2018,49:2504-2507.
2019 Akifumi Hagiwara 「White Matter Abnormalities in Multiple Sclerosis Evaluated by Quantitative Synthetic MRI, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, and Neurite Orientation Dispersion and Density Imaging」
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2019, 40:1642-1648
2020 Minako Azuma 「Characterization of Carotid Plaque Components by Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping」
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2020;41:310-317
2021 Christina Andica Fiber-specific white matter alterations in early-stage tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease
NPJ Parkinsons Dis. 2021 Jun 25;7(1):51.
2022 Shohei Fujita Rigid real-time prospective motion-corrected three-dimensional multiparametric mapping of the human brain.
NeuroImage 2022, 255, 119176
2023 Hirotaka Takita AI-based Virtual Synthesis of Methionine PET from Contrast-enhanced MRI: Development and External Validation Study.
Radiology 2023, 308, e223016