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Nkiruka (NK) Ezenwajiaku, MD

Second-year Fellow
Began fellowship in 2016

Clinical Interests

  • Hematologic malignancies

Research Interests

  • Immunotherapy

Type of Research

  • Clinical/translational


BS, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY
MD, Case Western Reserve University Medical School, Cleveland, OH
Post-graduate Training
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


  • Hepatic steatosis, inflammation, and ER stress in mice maintained long term on a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet
    Garbow JR, Doherty JM, Schugar RC, Travers S, Weber ML, Wentz AE, Ezenwajiaku N, Cotter DG, Brunt EM, Crawford PA
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2011 Jun;300(6):G956-67
  • Suppression of Ycf1p function by Cka1p-dependent phosphorylation is attenuated in response to salt stress
    Pickin KA, Ezenwajiaku N, Overcash H, Sethi M, Knecht MR, Paumi CM
    FEMS Yeast Res 2010 Nov;10(7):839-57