Masuko Fukai

Professor

Masuko Fukai

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Cardiology

The Graduate School

Education

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

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • VBIO 8010

    Methods in Cardiovascular Rese
  • VBIO 8020

    New Frontiers in Vasc Bio
  • VBIO 9300

    Research in Vascular Bio
  • VBIO 9010

    Seminar in Vascular Bio
  • VBIO 9210

    Investigation of a Prob
  • MEDI 5088

    Medical Scholars Program

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Modification of Cardiac Progenitor Cell-Derived Exosomes by miR-322 Provides Protection against Myocardial Infarction through Nox2-Dependent Angiogenesis., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Oxidant Signaling Mediated by Nox2 in Neutrophils Promotes Regenerative Myelopoiesis and Tissue Recovery following Ischemic Damage., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Copper transporter ATP7A interacts with IQGAP1, a Rac1 binding scaffolding protein: role in PDGF-induced VSMC migration and vascular remodeling., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Copper Transporters and Copper Chaperones: Roles in Cardiovascular Physiology and Disease., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Redox Regulation of Mitochondrial Fission Protein Drp1 by Protein Disulfide Isomerase Limits Endothelial Senescence., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

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

Department Service

  • VBC Faculty Search Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 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

  • Reactive Oxygen Species 2018 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • 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