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, Guarente L. mTORC1 and SIRT1 Cooperate to Foster Expansion of Gut Adult Stem Cells during Calorie Restriction. Cell. 2016 Jun 22. pii: S0092-8674(16)30595-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.05.044. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27345368.
  • Ishizu T, Seo Y, Igarashi M, Sekiguchi Y, Machino-Ohtsuka T, Ogawa K, Kuroki K, Yamamoto M, Nogami A, Kawakami Y, Aonuma K. Noninvasive Localization of Accessory Pathways in Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome by Three-Dimensional Speckle Tracking Echocardiography. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jun;9(6). pii: e004532. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.116.004532. PubMed PMID: 27307551.
  • Omae M, Fujisaki J, Shimizu T, Horiuchi Y, Ishiyama A, Yoshio T, Hirasawa T, Yamamoto Y, Tsuchida T, Igarashi M, Seto Y. Correlation of the location of superficial Barrett's esophageal adenocarcinoma (s-BEA) with the direction of gastroesophageal reflux. Endosc Int Open. 2016 May;4(5):E515-20. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-101757. Epub 2016 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: 27227107; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4874790.
  • Shiraishi T, Hiro N, Igarashi M, Nishiyama M, Kuzuyama T. Biosynthesis of the antituberculous agent caprazamycin: Identification of caprazol-3"-phosphate, an unprecedented caprazamycin-related metabolite. J Gen Appl Microbiol. 2016 May 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27211833.
  • Kuriki S, Tamura Y, Igarashi M, Kato N, Nakano T. Similar impressions of humanness for human and artificial singing voices in autism spectrum disorders. Cognition. 2016 Aug;153:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2016.04.004. Epub 2016 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 27107740.
  • Fitzmaurice DA, Accetta G, Haas S, Kayani G, Lucas Luciardi H, Misselwitz F, Pieper K, Ten Cate H, Turpie AG, Kakkar AK; GARFIELD-AF Investigators. Comparison of international normalized ratio audit parameters in patients enrolled in GARFIELD-AF and treated with vitamin K antagonists. Br J Haematol. 2016 Apr 12. doi: 10.1111/bjh.14084. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27071942.

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