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Jun Kimura, MD

Specialty: Clinical Electrophysiology
Director, Division of Clinical Electrophysiology, Neurology
Emeritus Professor of Neurology

Contact Information

Primary Office
0206 RCP
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Kyoto University
MD, Kyoto University
Fellow, Electroencephalography and Neurophysiology, University of Iowa
Internship, U.S. Naval Hospital
Resident, University of Iowa

Research Summary

Human Reflex, Spinal Cord Excitability


Kimura, J. (2009). Development of Japanese neurology in the last half century: a global perspective. Rinsh? shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology, 49(11), 737-40. PMID: 20030197.

Kimura, J. (2008). Neuroscience in Japan: its charm and challenge for future generations. Rinsh? shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology, 48(11), 792-7. PMID: 19198085.

Kimura, J. (2006). Current understanding of F-wave physiology in the clinical domain. Supplements to Clinical neurophysiology, 59, 299-303. PMID: 16893124.

Kelkar, P., Kimura, J. (2005). Myokymia in axonal disorders. Journal of clinical neuromuscular disease, 7(2), 55-8. PMID: 19078783.

Kimura, J. (2005). A global perspective of neurology in Japan. Rinsh? shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology, 45(11), 802-5. PMID: 16447729.

Stevens, J. W., Patil, S. R., Jordan, D. K., Kimura, J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2005). Cytogenetics of swarm rat chondrosarcoma. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 25, 135-40. PMID: 16089086.

Yamada, T., Yeh, M. & Kimura, J. (2004). Fundamental principles of somatosensory evoked potentials. Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America, 15(1), 19-42. PMID: 15029897.

Kimura, J. (2002). [The neurology training in the United States and Japan]. Rinsh? shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology, 42(11), 1132-3. PMID: 12784685.

Tani, T., Ushida, T., Taniguchi, S. & Kimura, J. (2002). Age related shift in the primary sites of involvement in cervical spondylotic myelopathy from lower to upper levels. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry, 73(3), 316-8. PMID: 12185169.

Tani, T., Kishimoto, H., Tsuboya, H. & Kimura, J. (2002). Electrophysiologic assessment of shoulder girdle weakness in patients with cervical spondylosis: prognostic value of supraclavicular stimulation. Journal of clinical neuromuscular disease, 4(1), 8-Nov. PMID: 19078681.

Ammache, Z., Afifi, A. K., Brown, C. K. & Kimura, J. (2001). Childhood Guillain-Barré syndrome: clinical and electrophysiologic features predictive of outcome. Journal of child neurology, 16(7), 477-83. PMID: 11453442.

Ionasescu, V. V., Kimura, J., Searby, C. C., Smith, W. L., Ross, M. A. & Ionasescu, R. (1996). A Dejerine-Sottas neuropathy family with a gene mapped on chromosome 8. Muscle & nerve, 19(3), 319-23. PMID: 8606695.

Ross, M. A., Kimura, J. (1995). AAEM case report #2: the carpal tunnel syndrome. Muscle & nerve, 18(6), 567-73. PMID: 7753118.

Yamada, T., Rodnitzky, R. L., Kameyama, S., Matsuoka, H. & Kimura, J. (1991). Alteration of SEP topography in Huntington's patients and their relatives at risk. Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology, 80(4), 251-61. PMID: 1713835.

Seki, Y., Krain, L., Yamada, T. & Kimura, J. (1990). Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the facial nerve: recording technique and estimation of the stimulated site. Neurosurgery, 26(2), 286-90. PMID: 2308677.

Yasuhara, A., Yamada, T., Seki, Y., Emori, T., Vachatimanont, P., Andoh, K., Ando, M., Ross, M. & Kimura, J. (1990). Presence of two subcomponents in P9 far-field potential following stimulation of the median nerve. Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology, 77(2), 93-100. PMID: 1690121.

Yamada, T., Kameyama, S., Fuchigami, Y., Nakazumi, Y., Dickins, Q. S. & Kimura, J. (1988). Changes of short latency somatosensory evoked potential in sleep. Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology, 70(2), 126-36. PMID: 2456191.

Kimura, J., Sakimura, Y., Machida, M., Fuchigami, Y., Ishida, T., Claus, D., Kameyama, S., Nakazumi, Y., Wang, J. & Yamada, T. (1988). Effect of desynchronized inputs on compound sensory and muscle action potentials. Muscle & nerve, 11(7), 694-702. PMID: 3405238.

Kimura, J. (1988). Blink reflex in facial dyskinesia. Advances in neurology, 49, 39-63. PMID: 3344635.

Afifi, A. K., Kimura, J. & Bell, W. E. (1988). Hypothermia-induced reversible polyneuropathy: electrophysiologic evidence of axonopathy. Pediatric neurology, 4(1), 49-53. PMID: 2852939.

Kameyama, S., Yamada, T., Matsuoka, H., Fuchigami, Y., Nakazumi, Y., Suh, C. & Kimura, J. (1988). Stationary potentials after median nerve stimulation: changes with arm position. Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology, 71(5), 348-56. PMID: 2457486.