Takako Araki, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Takako Araki

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 101
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Sommer Wappel

Administrative Phone
612-624-5150

Administrative Email
srduffy@umn.edu

Medical School, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan

Residency, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Bachelors, Kyushu University, Fukuoka-ken, Japan

Summary

Dr. Takako Araki graduated from Nagasaki University School of Medicine in Nagasaki, Japan. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training and Endocrinology fellowship from Mount Sinai Beth Israel, NY. She also completed her postdoctoral and clinical fellow ship from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA in 2015. Dr. Araki is currently an Assistant Professor in Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at University of Minnesota. Her research is focused on quality improvement of pituitary perioperative patient care and pituitary/neuroendocrine hormone regulations.

Expertise

  • Diabetes 
  • Endocrinology
  • Pituitary Disease

Awards & Recognition

  • NIH T32 Training Grant (Melmed PI) (2013)
  • Friedman Research Fellowship, Friedman Foundation, NY, USA (2008)
  • Mitsui Awards for Young Japanese Physicians in the USA, Japanese Medical Society of America, NY, USA (2008)
  • N Program Scholar Award, Tokio Marine Foundation, Tokyo, Japan (2008)

Professional Associations

  • Member, Pituitary Society

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Gene regulations of pituitary/neuroendocrine tumors
  • Quality Improvement of Pituitary Preoperative Patient Care

Publications

  • Takako Araki, Xiaohai Liu, Hiraku Kameda, Yukiko Tone, Hidenori Fukuoka, Masahide Tone, Shlomo Melmed. EGFR Induces E2F1-Mediated Corticotroph Tumorigenesis. J. Endocr. Soc. (2017) 1(2): 127-143.
  • Takako Araki, Ning-Ai Liu, Yukiko Tone, Daniel Cuevas-Ramos, Roy Heltsley, Masahide Tone, Shlomo Melmed. E2F1-mediated human POMC expression in ectopic Cushing’s syndrome. Endocr Relat Cancer. (2016) 23(11):857-870.
  • Vera Chesnokova, Svetlana Zonis, Cuiqi Zhou, Maria Victoria Recouvreux, Anat Ben-Shlomo, Takako Araki, Robert Barrett, Michael Workman, Kolja Wawrowsky, Vladimir Ljubimov, Magdalena Uhart, Shlomo Melmed. Growth Hormone is permissive for Neoplastic Colon Growth. Proc Natl Acad Sci. (2016) 113(23):E3250-9.
  • Ning-Ai Liu* Takako Araki* (co-first), Daniel Cuevas-Ramos, Jiang Hong, Anat Ben-Shlomo, Yukiko Tone, Masahide Tone, Shomo Melmed. Cyclin E-mediated human proopiomelanocortin regulation as a therapeutic target for Cushing disease. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. (2015) 100(7):2557-64.
  • Xiaohai Liu, Maya Kano, Takako Araki, Odelia Cooper, Hidenori Fukuoka, Yukiko Tone, Masahide Tone, Shlomo Melmed. ErbB receptor-driven prolactinomas respond to targeted lapatinib treatment Endocrinology. (2015) 156(1): 71–79.
  • Takako Araki, Michael F. Holick, Bianca D. Alfonso, Esti Charlap, Carla M. Romero, Dahlia Rizk, Lisa G. Newman. Vitamin D Intoxication with severe hypercalcemia due to Manufacturing and Labeling Errors of Two Dietary Supplements Made in the United States. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. (2011) 96(12):3603-8.

Clinical

Clinics

Clinics and Surgery Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Interests

Pituitary Disorders; Diabetes; Adrenal; Bone; Thyroid; Osteoporosis

Hospital Privileges

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview