Kentaro Morita is a psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Tokyo Hospital in Tokyo, Japan. He obtained his medical degree in 2010 at Nippon Medical School and has completed his medical training mainly at the University of Tokyo Hospital. After receiving his PH.D. from the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, he is now an Assistant Professor at the Psychiatric Day care of the University of Tokyo Hospital. He currently practices in adolescence and adult psychiatry giving care in both Japanese and English.
Dr. Morita is also a researcher in the field of psychiatry with primary interest in mental illnesses such as Schizophrenia. His research is mainly based on neurobiological aspects of mental illness, such as neurophysiology and neuroimaging, with a future goal of applying these neurobiological methods to rehabilitation and more “recovery-informed” treatment options. He continues his research at the University of Tokyo, mainly within the Brain/MINDS and Brain/MINDS Beyond projects. He is also critically involved in research ethics of the Brain/MINDS projects and has been participating in the Global Neuroethics Summint since 2018.