James C. Tsao, MD
Title Assistant Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Internal Medicine
School College of Medicine
Address 1731 E. 120th Street


Telephone (323) 357-3603
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1. Masouminia M, Gelfand R, Kovanecz I, Vernet D, Tsao J, Salas R, Castro K, Loni L, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Dyslipidemia Is a Major Factor in Stem Cell Damage Induced by Uncontrolled Long-Term Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity in the Rat, as Suggested by the Effects on Stem Cell Culture. J Sex Med. 2018 12; 15(12):1678-1697.
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2. Kovanecz I, Vernet D, Masouminia M, Gelfand R, Loni L, Aboagye J, Tsao J, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Implanted Muscle-Derived Stem Cells Ameliorate Erectile Dysfunction in a Rat Model of Type 2 Diabetes, but Their Repair Capacity Is Impaired by Their Prior Exposure to the Diabetic Milieu. J Sex Med. 2016 05; 13(5):786-97.
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3. Tsao J, Vernet DA, Gelfand R, Kovanecz I, Nolazco G, Bruhn KW, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Myostatin genetic inactivation inhibits myogenesis by muscle-derived stem cells in vitro but not when implanted in the mdx mouse muscle. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2013 Jan 07; 4(1):4.
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4. Nolazco G, Kovanecz I, Vernet D, Gelfand RA, Tsao J, Ferrini MG, Magee T, Rajfer J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Effect of muscle-derived stem cells on the restoration of corpora cavernosa smooth muscle and erectile function in the aged rat. BJU Int. 2008 May; 101(9):1156-64.
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5. Artaza JN, Singh R, Ferrini MG, Braga M, Tsao J, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Myostatin promotes a fibrotic phenotypic switch in multipotent C3H 10T1/2 cells without affecting their differentiation into myofibroblasts. J Endocrinol. 2008 Feb; 196(2):235-49.
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6. Artaza JN, Reisz-Porszasz S, Dow JS, Kloner RA, Tsao J, Bhasin S, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Alterations in myostatin expression are associated with changes in cardiac left ventricular mass but not ejection fraction in the mouse. J Endocrinol. 2007 Jul; 194(1):63-76.
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Funding Opportunities

Click terms below for current NIH/NSF funding opportunities.
  • Stem Cells


  • Muscle, Skeletal


  • Myostatin


  • Muscle Development


  • Stem Cell Transplantation


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Stem Cells
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Artaza, Jorge
Ferrini, Monica
Gonzalez-Cadavid, Nestor
Magee, Thomas
Singh, Rajan
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Vadgama, Jaydutt
Rucker, Lloyd
Hsia, Stanley
Yang, Suhui
Dhawan, Vinod


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