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CURRICULUM VITAE

Ryuma Tanaka MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology and Oncology - Pediatrics

OFFICE ADDRESS:
MACC Fund Research Center
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
1998 - 2004 Doctor of Medicine, Keio University, Toyko, Japan

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
04/2004 - 03/2006 Resident, National Mandatory Core Rotations, Hiratsuka City Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan
04/2006 - 03/2007 Resident, Pediatrics, Keio University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
04/2007 - 03/2008 Resident, Pediatrics, Yokohama City Municipal Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan
03/2008 - 04/2009 Resident, Pediatrics, Saiseikai Utsunomiya Hospital, Tochigi, Japan
04/2009 - 06/2011 Fellow, Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, Keio University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
07/2011 - 06/2013 Resident, Pediatrics, Michigan State University/Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI
07/2013 - 06/2014 Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Michigan State University/Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI
07/2014 - 06/2016 Fellow, Pediatric, Hematology/Oncology, The University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
07/2016 - 06/2017 Chief Fellow, Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, The University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
07/2017 - 06/2018 Fellow, Neuro-Oncology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
09/2018 - 12/2018 Instructor, Pediatrics, Keio University, Toyko, Japan
02/2019 - Present Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology/Transplant, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
ECFMG Standard Certificate
2009
None
Japan Pediatric Society, General Pediatrics
2009
None
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
2014
None
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
2019
None
   
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Japanese National Medical License
04/2004
None
Michigan State Trainee Medical License
07/2011
06/2014
Texas State Medical License
Q0834
07/2014
08/2022
Tennessee State Trainee Medical License
07/2017
06/2018
Wisconsin Medical License
70098-20
10/2023
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2013 Professionalism Award, Michigan State University
2014 Chief Resident Award, Michigan State University
2017 Chief Fellow Recognition Award, The University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2006 - Present Japan Pediatric Society (Member)
2014 - Present American Society of Clinical Oncology (Member)
2014 - Present American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (Member)
2014 - Present Children's Oncology Group (Member)
2015 - Present Society for NeuroOncology (Member)
2021 - Present American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (Member)


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Phelan R, Eissa H, Becktell K, Bhatt N, Kudek M, Nuechterlein B, Pommert L, Tanaka R, Baker KS. Upfront Therapies and Downstream Effects: Navigating Late Effects in Childhood Cancer Survivors in the Current Era. Curr Oncol Rep. 2019 Nov 25;21(12):104.
2. Caruso HG, Tanaka R, Liang J, Ling X, Sabbagh A, Henry VK, Collier TL, Heimberger AB. Shortened ex vivo manufacturing time of EGFRvIII-specific chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells reduces immune exhaustion and enhances antiglioma therapeutic function. J Neurooncol. 2019 Dec;145(3):429-439.
3. Chiang JCH, Harreld JH, Tanaka R, Li X, Wen J, Zhang C, Boué DR, Rauch TM, Boyd JT, Chen J, Corbo JC, Bouldin TW, Elton SW, Liu LL, Schofield D, Lee SC, Bouffard JP, Georgescu MM, Dossani RH, Aguiar MA, Sances RA, Saad AG, Boop FA, Qaddoumi I, Ellison DW. Septal dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor: a comprehensive clinical, imaging, histopathologic, and molecular analysis. Neuro Oncol. 2019 Jun 10;21(6):800-808. PMCID: PMC6556860
4. Tanaka R, Heimberger AB. Immunotherapeutic options for pediatric malignancies. Current Immunology Reviews. 2016;12(2):63-73.
5. Kojima K, Tanaka R, Nakajima K, Kurihara N, Oba MS, Yamashita Y, Ishihara J, Yahagi N. Predicting outcomes of neonates born to GBS-positive women who received inadequate intrapartum antimicrobial prophylaxis. Turk J Pediatr. 2014;56(3):238-42.
6. Tanaka R, Takenouchi T, Uchida K, Sato T, Fukushima H, Yoshihashi H, Takahashi T, Tsubota K, Kosaki K. Congenital corneal staphyloma as a complication of Kabuki syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2012 Aug;158A(8):2000-2.
7. Tanaka R, Osumi T, Miharu M, Ishii T, Hasegawa T, Takahashi T, Shimada H. Hypoglycemia associated with L-asparaginase in acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment: a case report. Exp Hematol Oncol. 2012 Apr 19;1(1):8. PMCID: PMC3514085
8. Osumi T, Miharu M, Tanaka R, Du W, Takahashi T, Shimada H. Imatinib is effective for prevention and improvement of fibrotic fasciitis as a manifestation of chronic GVHD. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2012 Jan;47(1):139-40.
9. Sen S, Tanaka R, Khatua S, Zaky W, Janku F, Penas-Prado M, Weathers SP, Behrang A, Roszik J, Subbiah V. Dual inhibition of BRAF and mTOR in <i>BRAF</i><sup><i>V600E</i></sup> -mutant pediatric, adolescent, and young adult brain tumors. Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2020 Aug;6(4). PMCID: PMC7476413
10. Tanaka R, Inoue K, Yamada Y, Yoshida M, Shima H, Ito J, Okita H, Miwa T, Kato M, Shimada H. A case of primary CNS embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma with PAX3-NCOA2 fusion and systematic meta-review. J Neurooncol. 2021 Sep;154(2):247-256.
11. Sarah J. Sherman, Ryuma Tanaka, Ibrahim Qaddoumi. Psychiatric symptoms in children with low-grade glioma and craniopharyngioma: A systematic review Journal of Psychiatric Research. .
12. Sherman SJ, Tanaka R, Qaddoumi I. Psychiatric symptoms in children with low-grade glioma and craniopharyngioma: A systematic review. J Psychiatr Res. 2022 Apr;148:240-249.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Tanaka R, Zweidler-McKay P. Pediatric Cancers. In: The MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology, 3. Ed(s). Kantarjan H, Wolff RA. McGraw-Hill Education, Chapter 45, 2016.