• 5886 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
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Research interests

Dr. Yuka Imamura is director of Penn State College of Medicine's genome sciences facility. The facility provides a range of genetic, epigenetic and transcriptomic technologies to researchers from across Penn State. In addition to overseeing day-to-day operation of the facility, Dr. Imamura collaborates with a variety of biomedical researchers to aid in successful completion of their research projects.

She is also involved in University-wide efforts in genomics and personalized medicine, including research in conjunctio with Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Penn State Cancer Institute, Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute and the Huck Institutes for the Life Sciences. She plays a key role in promoting the application of genomics research in medical science and in stimulating translational and clinical research into personalized health care.

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Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Medicine & Life Sciences
Transcriptome Medicine & Life Sciences
RNA Sequence Analysis Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Gene Expression Medicine & Life Sciences
Gene Expression Profiling Medicine & Life Sciences
Long Noncoding RNA Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1998 2019

  • 5886 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 79 Article
6 Citations (Scopus)

Association between DNA methylation in obesity-related genes and body mass index percentile in adolescents

He, F., Berg, A., Imamura, Y., Bixler, E., Fernandez-Mendoza, J., Whitsel, E. A. & Liao, D., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 2079.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

DNA Methylation
Body Mass Index
Pediatric Obesity

Differential impact of co-expressed SP-A1/SP-A2 protein on AM miRNome; Sex differences

Thorenoor, N., Kawasawa, Y. I., Gandhi, C. K., Zhang, X. & Floros, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in immunology. 10, AUG, 1960.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Alveolar Macrophages
varespladib methyl
Sex Characteristics
Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Protein A
Oxidative Stress
4 Citations (Scopus)

Differential YAP expression in glioma cells induces cell competition and promotes tumorigenesis

Liu, Z., Yee, P. P., Wei, Y., Liu, Z., Imamura, Y. & Li, W., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Cell Science. 132, 5, jcs225714.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Early-life stress impairs postnatal oligodendrogenesis and adult emotional behaviour through activity-dependent mechanisms

Teissier, A., Le Magueresse, C., Olusakin, J., Andrade da Costa, B. L. S., De Stasi, A. M., Bacci, A., Imamura Kawasawa, Y., Vaidya, V. A. & Gaspar, P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Psychiatry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Psychological Stress
Prefrontal Cortex
Immediate-Early Genes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Excess Dietary Zinc Intake in Neonatal Mice Causes Oxidative Stress and Alters Intestinal Host–Microbe Interactions

Podany, A., Rauchut, J., Wu, T., Kawasawa, Y. I., Wright, J., Lamendella, R., Soybel, D. I. & Kelleher, S. L., Feb 1 2019, In : Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 63, 3, 1800947.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxidative Stress
oxidative stress