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

  • DiPatrizio NV, Igarashi M, Narayanaswami V, Murray C, Gancayco J, Russell A, Jung KM, Piomelli D. Fasting stimulates 2-AG biosynthesis in the small intestine: role of cholinergic pathways. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2015 Aug 19:ajpregu.00239.2015. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00239.2015. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26290104.
  • Osumi H, Yoshio T, Chin K, Ogura M, Kumekawa Y, Suenaga M, Matsusaka S, Shinozaki E, Miyamoto Y, Morishige K, Ishiyama A, Hirasawa T, Tsuchida T, Yamamoto Y, Fujisaki J, Igarashi M, Mizunuma N. Chemotherapy is effective for stage I gastric cancer in patients with synchronous esophageal cancer. Gastric Cancer. 2015 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26260873.
  • Basselin M, Ramadan E, Igarashi M, Chang L, Chen M, Kraft AD, Harry GJ, Rapoport SI. Imaging upregulated brain arachidonic acid metabolism in HIV-1 transgenic rats. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2015 Aug;35(8):1386. doi: 10.1038/jcbfm.2015.122. PubMed PMID: 26228569; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4527996.
  • Igarashi M, Miwa M, Ikei H, Song C, Takagaki M, Miyazaki Y. Physiological and Psychological Effects of Viewing a Kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa 'Hayward') Orchard Landscape in Summer in Japan. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Jun 11;12(6):6657-68. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120606657. PubMed PMID: 26110331; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4483722.
  • Itoh Y, Shichinohe S, Nakayama M, Igarashi M, Ishii A, Ishigaki H, Ishida H, Kitagawa N, Sasamura T, Shiohara M, Doi M, Tsuchiya H, Nakamura S, Okamatsu M, Sakoda Y, Kida H, Ogasawara K. Emergence of H7N9 Influenza A Virus Resistant to Neuraminidase Inhibitors in Nonhuman Primates. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Aug;59(8):4962-73. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00793-15. Epub 2015 Jun 8. PubMed PMID: 26055368; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4505273.
  • Igarashi M, DiPatrizio NV, Narayanaswami V, Piomelli D. Feeding-induced oleoylethanolamide mobilization is disrupted in the gut of diet-induced obese rodents. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015 Sep;1851(9):1218-26. doi: 10.1016/j.bbalip.2015.05.006. Epub 2015 May 27. PubMed PMID: 26024927; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4516666.

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