ONO Munenori

FacultyDepartment of Physiology Ⅰ

Researcher Profile & Settings


    Overview of research:
    Study on central auditory system


  • Kyoto Univeristy Graduate School


  • Ph.D in Medicine

Association Memberships

  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Apr. 2014Association for research in otolaryngology

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Jul. 2015Jul. 2018Kanazawa Medical University Senior Assistant Professor
  • Jun. 2015Jul. 2015University of Connecticut Health Center Assistant Professor
  • Jan. 2010Jun. 2015University of Connecticut Health Center Research Fellow
  • Apr. 2006Jan. 2010Kyoto University Research Fellow

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy / Brain sciences / Neuroscience
    Neuro Science in General
    Research Project: Study on the mechanism of imformatin processing in the auditory system

Published Papers

  • Kv4.2-Positive Domains on Dendrites in the Mouse Medial Geniculate Body Receive Ascending Excitatory and Inhibitory Inputs Preferentially From the Inferior Colliculus, (Hisataka Fujimoto), Eiji Notsu, Ryo Yamamoto, Munenori Ono, Hiroyuki Hioki, Megumu Takahashi, Tetsufumi Ito, Frontiers in neuroscience15:740378Sep. 2021
  • Avian adeno-associated virus as an anterograde transsynaptic vector., (Tetsufumi Ito), Munenori Ono, Ryosuke Matsui, Dai Watanabe, Harunori Ohmori, Journal of neuroscience methods359:109221Jul. 2021
  • Remodeling of projections from ventral hippocampus to prefrontal cortex in Alzheimer's mice., Feng Xu, Munenori Ono, Tetsufumi Ito, Osamu Uchiumi, Furong Wang, Yu Zhang, Peng Sun, Qing Zhang, Sachiko Yamaki, Ryo Yamamoto, Nobuo Kato, The Journal of comparative neurology529:1486-1498May 2021
  • Acoustic trauma induced the alteration of the activity balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurons in the inferior colliculus of mice, Lanlan Ma, Munenori Ono, Ling Qin, Nobuo Kato, Hearing Research391:107957Jun. 2020
  • Combinational Approach of Genetic SHP-1 Suppression and Voluntary Exercise Promotes Corticospinal Tract Sprouting and Motor Recovery Following Brain Injury, Tanaka Takashi, Ito Tetsufumi, Sumizono Megumi, Ono Munenori, Kato Nobuo, Honma Satoru, Ueno Masaki, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair34:558-570Jun. 2020
  • Serotonergic control of GABAergic inhibition in the lateral amygdala, Ryo Yamamoto, Takafumi Furuyama, Tokio Sugai, Munenori Ono, Denis Pare, Nobuo Kato, Journal of Neurophysiology123:670-681Feb. 2020
  • Neuronal sensitivity to the interaural time difference of the sound envelope in the mouse inferior colliculus, Munenori Ono, Deborah C Bishop, Douglas L Oliver, Hearing Research385:107844Jan. 2020
  • Inhibitory Neural Circuits in the Mammalian Auditory Midbrain., Ono M, Ito T, J Exp Neurosci.12:1-11Dec. 2018
  • Optogenetics Identification of a Neuronal Type with a Glass Optrode in Awake Mice., Munenori.Ono, Shinji.Muramoto, Lanlan.Ma, Nobuo.Kato, Journal of visualized experiments136:e57781Jun. 2018
  • Identified GABAergic and Glutamatergic Neurons in the Mouse Inferior Colliculus Share Similar Response Properties, Ono, Munenori;Bishop, Deborah C.;Oliver, Douglas L., JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE37:8952-8964Sep. 2017
  • Long-lasting sound-evoked afterdischarge in the auditory midbrain, M.Ono, DC.Bishop, DL.Oliver, Scientific Reports6:1-11Feb. 2016
  • Functional organization of the mammalian auditory midbrain., Ono M, Ito T65:499-506Nov. 2015
  • Asymmetric temporal interactions of sound-evoked excitatory and inhibitory inputs in the mouse auditory midbrain., Ono M, Oliver DL592:3647-3669Aug. 2014
  • The balance of excitatory and inhibitory synaptic inputs for coding sound location., Ono M, Oliver DL34:3779-3792Mar. 2014
  • Distinct neural firing mechanisms to tonal stimuli offset in the inferior colliculus of mice in vivo., Kasai M, Ono M, Ohmori H73:224-237Jul. 2012
  • GABAergic neurons in inferior colliculus of the GAD67-GFP knock-in mouse: electrophysiological and morphological properties., Ono M, Yanagawa Y, Koyano K51:475-492Apr. 2005

Books etc

  • Neuron Types,Intrinsic Circuits, and Plasticity in the Inferior Colliculus
    The Oxford Handbook of the Auditory Brainstem (Karl Kandler)
    Tetsufumi Ito, Munenori Ono, Douglas L Oliver
    Oxford University Press  2019