Wataru Ito

Wataru Ito, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Wataru Ito is a research assistant professor in the Morozov laboratory. He is interested in decoding the internal language for commutation between the anterior cingulate cortex and the amygdala in health and disease.

Education and Training

  • Tokyo Graduate School: PhD, Biochemistry
  • Tokyo Graduate School: MS, Biochemistry
  • Tokyo University: BS, Biochemistry

Previous Positions

Postdoctoral fellow, Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University, New York
Assistant professor, Institute of Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Nagoya, Japan

Awards and Honors

Member, Society for Neuroscience, 1997-present Research fellowship, Human Science Foundation, Tokyo, Japan, 1998-1999
Research fellowship, Uehara Memorial Foundation, Tokyo Japan, 1997-1998
Research fellowship for doctor course student, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, Japan, 1987-1989

Selected Publications

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Contact Wataru Ito

  • Office phone: 540-526-2218
  • Office location: Morozov Lab
  • Email address: wito@vtc.vt.edu