Tohru Ikuta

Professor

Tohru Ikuta

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., Biochem Kyushu University, 1987

  • MD, Medicine (MD) Kyushu University, 1977

Awards & Honors

  • Sydenstricker Society Medical College of Georgia, 2007

  • Innovation Award Office of Technology Transfer, Medical College of Georgia, 2005

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Nitric Oxide-cGMP Signaling Stimulates Erythropoiesis through Multiple Lineage-Specific Transcription Factors: Clinical Implications and a Novel Target for Erythropoiesis, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Glycosylation Inhibitors Efficiently Inhibit P-selectin-mediated Cell Adhesion to Endothelial Cells, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Synergistic Adhesion of Sickle Red Blood Cells by Hypoxia and Low Nitric Oxide Bioavailability, 2014
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • A Common Signaling Pathway is Activated in Erythroid Cells Expressing High Levels of Fetal Hemoglobin: A Potential Role for cAMP-elevating Agents in β-globin Disorders, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Inhibition of Cell Adhesion by Anti-P-selectin Aptamer: A New Potential Therapeutic Agent for Sickle Cell Disease, 2011
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Department Service

  • Promotion and Tenure Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center 2004 - Present

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • Journal of Hematology, Blood Transfusion, and Disorders 2014 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Genetic Disorders and Gene Therapy 2013 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Journal of Blood Disorders and Transfusion 2013 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • ISRN Hematology 2010 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Molecular and Cellular Hematology Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, NIH 2012 - 2018

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal

Public Service

  • Interpreter Services 2005 - Present

    Role: Other