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

  • Igarashi M, Aga M, Ikei H, Namekawa T, Miyazaki Y. Physiological and psychological effects on high school students of viewing real and artificial pansies. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Feb 25;12(3):2521-31. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120302521. PubMed PMID: 25723647.
  • Igarashi M, Habata T, Akita H, Noda K, Ogata M, Saji M. The NR2B antagonist, ifenprodil, corrects the l-DOPA-induced deficit of bilateral movement and reduces c-Fos expression in the subthalamic nucleus of hemiparkinsonian rats. Neurosci Res. 2015 Feb 16. pii: S0168-0102(15)00037-1. doi: 10.1016/j.neures.2015.02.003. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25697393.
  • Ozawa M, Matsuu A, Yonezawa K, Igarashi M, Okuya K, Kawabata T, Ito K, Tsukiyama-Kohara K, Taneno A, Deguchi E. Efficient isolation of swine influenza viruses by age-targeted specimen collection. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb 18. pii: JCM.02941-14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25694523.
  • Taguchi T, Maruyama T, Sawa R, Igarashi M, Okamoto S, Ichinose K. Structure and biosynthetic implication of 5R-(N-acetyl-L-cysteinyl)-14S-hydroxy-dihydrokalafungin from a mutant of the actVA-ORF4 gene for actinorhodin biosynthesis in Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2). J Antibiot (Tokyo). 2015 Feb 18. doi: 10.1038/ja.2015.13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25690356.
  • Meguro A, Motoyoshi Y, Teramoto K, Ueda S, Totsuka Y, Ando Y, Tomita T, Kim SY, Kimura T, Igarashi M, Sawa R, Shinada T, Nishiyama M, Kuzuyama T. An Unusual Terpene Cyclization Mechanism Involving a Carbon-Carbon Bond Rearrangement. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 Feb 16. doi: 10.1002/anie.201411923. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25689152.
  • Magotti P, Bauer I, Igarashi M, Babagoli M, Marotta R, Piomelli D, Garau G. Structure of Human N-Acylphosphatidylethanolamine-Hydrolyzing Phospholipase D: Regulation of Fatty Acid Ethanolamide Biosynthesis by Bile Acids. Structure. 2015 Feb 12. pii: S0969-2126(15)00005-2. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2014.12.018. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25684574.

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