Masanori Igarashi, M.D.

Masanori Igarashi, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Neurology & Pediatrics


777 Washington Ave. #335
Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: (901) 287-4513
Email: Masanori Igarashi



Education

  • M.D. Institution: University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
  • Residency Training: Pediatrics, St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Research Interests

Muscle and nerve disorders

Representative Publications

  • Yuhara H, Ogawa M, Kawaguchi Y, Igarashi M, Mine T. Smoking and risk for acute pancreatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pancreas. 2014 Nov;43(8):1201-7. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000176. PubMed PMID: 25333404.
  • Hayashi S, Yano M, Igarashi M, Okano HJ, Okano H. Alternative Role of HuD Splicing Variants in Neuronal Differentiation. J Neurosci Res. 2014 Oct 21. doi: 10.1002/jnr.23496. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25332105.
  • Rezende AC, Igarashi MC, Destro MT, Franco BD, Landgraf M. Effect of Gamma Radiation on the Reduction of Salmonella strains, Listeria monocytogenes, and Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli and Sensory Evaluation of Minimally Processed Spinach (Tetragonia expansa). J Food Prot. 2014 Oct;77(10):1768-72. doi: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-14-108. PubMed PMID: 25285495.
  • Tonkin ML, Halavaty AS, Ramaswamy R, Ruan J, Igarashi M, NgĂ´ HM, Boulanger MJ. Structural and functional divergence of the aldolase fold in Toxoplasma gondii. J Mol Biol. 2014 Oct 2. pii: S0022-2836(14)00518-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2014.09.019. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25284756.
  • Yamazaki Y, Someno T, Igarashi M, Kinoshita N, Hatano M, Kawada M, Momose I, Nomoto A. Androprostamines A and B, the new anti-prostate cancer agents produced by Streptomyces sp. MK932-CF8. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 2014 Oct 1. doi: 10.1038/ja.2014.135. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25269460.
  • Wada Y, Kudo SE, Tanaka S, Saito Y, Iishii H, Ikematsu H, Igarashi M, Saitoh Y, Inoue Y, Kobayashi K, Hisabe T, Tsuruta O, Kashida H, Ishikawa H, Sugihara K. Predictive factors for complications in endoscopic resection of large colorectal lesions: a multicenter prospective study. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25159643.

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