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Fumiaki Imamura

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
Address500 University Drive Hershey, PA 17033

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Penn State College of Medicine

-B.A., Kyoto University, 1998
-M.S., Kyoto University, 2000
-Ph.D., Kyoto University, 2003

-2003-2005 The University of Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)
-2005-2013 Yale University School of Medicine (New Haven, CT)

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  1. Imamura F, O'Connor L, Forouhi NG. Positive association between artificially sweetened beverage consumption and incidence of diabetes. Reply to Sylvetsky Meni AC, Swithers SE, Rother KI [letter]. Diabetologia. 2015 Oct; 58(10):2457-8.
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  2. Imamura F, O'Connor L, Ye Z, Mursu J, Hayashino Y, Bhupathiraju SN, Forouhi NG. Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, artificially sweetened beverages, and fruit juice and incidence of type 2 diabetes: systematic review, meta-analysis, and estimation of population attributable fraction. BMJ. 2015; 351:h3576.
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  3. Del Gobbo LC, Kalantarian S, Imamura F, Lemaitre R, Siscovick DS, Psaty BM, Mozaffarian D. Contribution of Major Lifestyle Risk Factors for Incident Heart Failure in Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study. JACC Heart Fail. 2015 Jul; 3(7):520-8.
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  4. O'Connor L, Imamura F, Lentjes MA, Khaw KT, Wareham NJ, Forouhi NG. Prospective associations and population impact of sweet beverage intake and type 2 diabetes, and effects of substitutions with alternative beverages. Diabetologia. 2015 Jul; 58(7):1474-83.
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  5. Rodriguez-Gil DJ, Bartel DL, Jaspers AW, Mobley AS, Imamura F, Greer CA. Odorant receptors regulate the final glomerular coalescence of olfactory sensory neuron axons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 May 5; 112(18):5821-6.
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  6. Imamura F, Greer CA. Segregated labeling of olfactory bulb projection neurons based on their birthdates. Eur J Neurosci. 2015 Jan; 41(2):147-56.
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  7. Nagayama S, Homma R, Imamura F. Neuronal organization of olfactory bulb circuits. Front Neural Circuits. 2014; 8:98.
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  8. Mobley AS, Rodriguez-Gil DJ, Imamura F, Greer CA. Aging in the olfactory system. Trends Neurosci. 2014 Feb; 37(2):77-84.
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  9. Imamura F, Greer CA. Pax6 regulates Tbr1 and Tbr2 expressions in olfactory bulb mitral cells. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2013 May; 54:58-70.
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  10. Imamura F, Ayoub AE, Rakic P, Greer CA. Timing of neurogenesis is a determinant of olfactory circuitry. Nat Neurosci. 2011 Mar; 14(3):331-7.
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  11. Imamura F, Greer CA. Dendritic branching of olfactory bulb mitral and tufted cells: regulation by TrkB. PLoS One. 2009; 4(8):e6729.
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  12. Fletcher ML, Masurkar AV, Xing J, Imamura F, Xiong W, Nagayama S, Mutoh H, Greer CA, Knöpfel T, Chen WR. Optical imaging of postsynaptic odor representation in the glomerular layer of the mouse olfactory bulb. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Aug; 102(2):817-30.
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  13. Imamura F, Nagao H, Naritsuka H, Murata Y, Taniguchi H, Mori K. A leucine-rich repeat membrane protein, 5T4, is expressed by a subtype of granule cells with dendritic arbors in specific strata of the mouse olfactory bulb. J Comp Neurol. 2006 Apr 20; 495(6):754-68.
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  14. Imamura F, Maeda S, Doi T, Fujiyoshi Y. Ligand binding of the second PDZ domain regulates clustering of PSD-95 with the Kv1.4 potassium channel. J Biol Chem. 2002 Feb 1; 277(5):3640-6.
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  15. Imamura F, Arimoto I, Fujiyoshi Y, Doi T. W276 mutation in the endothelin receptor subtype B impairs Gq coupling but not Gi or Go coupling. Biochemistry. 2000 Feb 1; 39(4):686-92.
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