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


  • 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

  • Igarashi M, Song C, Ikei H, Ohira T, Miyazaki Y. Effect of Olfactory Stimulation by Fresh Rose Flowers on Autonomic Nervous Activity. J Altern Complement Med. 2014 Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25055057.
  • Chalkiadaki A, Igarashi M, Nasamu AS, Knezevic J, Guarente L. Muscle-Specific SIRT1 Gain-of-Function Increases Slow-Twitch Fibers and Ameliorates Pathophysiology in a Mouse Model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. PLoS Genet. 2014 Jul 17;10(7):e1004490. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004490. eCollection 2014 Jul. PubMed PMID: 25032964; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4102452.
  • Y S, K T, M I, S S. Body stalk anomaly complicated by ectopia cordis in the first trimester. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014 May;8(5):OD06-7. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2014/7979.4348. Epub 2014 May 15. PubMed PMID: 24995220; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4080041.
  • Takeuchi Y, Iishi H, Tanaka S, Saito Y, Ikematsu H, Kudo SE, Sano Y, Hisabe T, Yahagi N, Saitoh Y, Igarashi M, Kobayashi K, Yamano H, Shimizu S, Tsuruta O, Inoue Y, Watanabe T, Nakamura H, Fujii T, Uedo N, Shimokawa T, Ishikawa H, Sugihara K. Factors associated with technical difficulties and adverse events of colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection: retrospective exploratory factor analysis of a multicenter prospective cohort. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2014 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24986141.
  • Igarashi M, Nagano J, Tsuda A, Suzuki T, Koike J, Uchida T, Matsushima M, Mine T, Koga Y. Correlation between the Serum Pepsinogen I Level and the Symptom Degree in Proton Pump Inhibitor-Users Administered with a Probiotic. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2014 Jun 25;7(7):754-64. doi: 10.3390/ph7070754. PubMed PMID: 24967535.
  • Inui M, Miyado M, Igarashi M, Tamano M, Kubo A, Yamashita S, Asahara H, Fukami M, Takada S. Rapid generation of mouse models with defined point mutations by the CRISPR/Cas9 system. Sci Rep. 2014 Jun 23;4:5396. doi: 10.1038/srep05396. PubMed PMID: 24953798; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4066261.

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