Masuko Fukai

Professor

Masuko Fukai

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Cardiology

Administration

Education

  • Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences Kyushu University, 1995

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • VBIO 9210

    Investigation of a Prob

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Akt2 (Protein Kinase B Beta) Stabilizes ATP7A, a Copper Transporter for Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase, in Vascular Smooth Muscle: Novel Mechanism to Limit Endothelial Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation to Functional Arterial Endothelial Cells through Sequential Activation of ETV2 and NOTCH1 Signaling by HIF1α., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • ROS-induced ROS release orchestrated by Nox4, Nox2, and mitochondria in VEGF signaling and angiogenesis., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Short-term regular aerobic exercise reduces oxidative stress produced by acute in the adipose microvasculature., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Endothelial Antioxidant-1: a Key Mediator of Copper-dependent Wound Healing in vivo., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Vascular Biology, Redox Signaling, Angiogenesis, cardiovascular disease, metabolic disease, endothelial function

Department Service

  • VBC post-doc evalulation committee 2018 - Present

  • VBC PHD student Oralr Exam committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Review NIH grants for early career invesigators at VBC 2017 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Director of Redox Signaling Program 2017 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor

Professional Service

  • NIH 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal
  • Editorial Board, Antioxidants 2017 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Editorial Board, Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine 2016 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology (JMCC) 2016 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Editorial Board, Internal Heart journal 2015 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member