Last Updated :2018/02/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences (Biomedical Sciences Major), Assistant Professor

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, Kyoto University
  • Master of Science, Kyoto University

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Basic medicine;General anatomy (including histology / embryology)

Affiliated Academic Societies

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Is the Clavicle of Apes Long? An Investigation of Clavicular Length in Relation to Body Mass and Upper Thoracic Width, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY, 31(2), 209-217, 201004
  2. Rib orientation and implications for orthograde positional behavior in nonhuman anthropoids, Primates, 50(4), 305-310, 20091001
  3. Morphological study of the anthropoid thoracic cage : scaling of thoracic width and an analysis of rib curvature, Primates, 49(2), 89-99, 20080401
  4. Glenohumeral joint surface characters and its relation to forelimb suspensory behavior in three ateline primates, Ateles, Lagothrix, and Alouatta, Anthropological Science, 115(1), 17-23, 2007
  5. Preliminary analysis of Nacholapithecus scapula and clavicle from Nachola, Kenya, Primates, 45(2), 97-104, 200404
  6. Carpal bones of Nacholapithecus kerioi, a Middle Miocene Hominoid From Northern Kenya, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 160(3), 469-482, JUL 2016

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Three-dimensional positioning of scapula, clavicle and humerus: comparison of four monkey species, Kagaya M, Aoyama H, Hamada Y, The 31st congress of the Primate Society of Japan, 2015/07, Without Invitation
  2. Three-dimensional movement of the shoulder girdle in macaque in passive forelimb elevation, Kagaya M, Aoyama H, Hamada Y, International Primatological Society XXV Congress, 2014/08, Without Invitation, Hanoi, Vietnam
  3. Morphological variation of shoulder skeletons of macaques, Kagaya M, Hamada Y, The 3rd International Symposium of Southeast Asian Primates, 2012/08, Without Invitation, Bangkok, Thailand
  4. Morphometric characteristics of costal skeleton in hominoids, Kagaya M, International Primatological Society XXIV Congress, 2012/08, Without Invitation, Cancun, Mexico
  5. Uniqueness of thoracic cage morphology in extant hominoids: Implications for the evolution of positional behaviors, Kagaya M, Ogihara N, Nakatsukasa M, Senut B, International Primatological Society XXIII Congress, 2010/09, Without Invitation, Kyoto University, Kyoto
  6. Rib shapes and thoracic cage morphology in prosimians and anthropoids, Kagaya M, Ogihara N, Nakatsukasa M, Senut B, The 79th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, 2010/04, Without Invitation, Albuquerque, US
  7. Clavicular length of hominoids: a comparison with the thoracic cage width, Comparative functional morphology in primates, 2008 IPS Post-Congress symposium, 2008/08, Without Invitation, Durham, UK
  8. Morphological Study of the Anthropoid Thoracic Cage: Rib orientation and its implication for orthograde postural behavior, Kagaya M, Ogihara N, Nakatsukasa M, International Primatological Society XXII Congress, 2008/08, Without Invitation, Edinburgh, UK