Takashi Tarumi, Ph.D.

Instructor at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Education

  • B.S. in Human Physiology, University of Oregon
  • Ph.D. and M.A. in Exercise Physiology, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Postdoctoral Training in Cerebrovascular Physiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas

Highlighted Publications

  • Tarumi T, Harris T, Hill C, German Z, Riley J, Turner M, Womack KB, Kerwin DR, Monson NL, Stowe AM, Mathews D, Cullum CM, Zhang R. Amyloid Burden and Sleep Blood Pressure in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment. Neurology. 85(22): 1922-29, 2015.
  • Tarumi T and Zhang R. The Role of Exercise-Induced Cardiovascular Adaptation in Brain Health. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews. 43(4): 181-189, 2015.
  • Tarumi T, de Jong DLK, Zhu DC, Tseng BY, Liu J, Hill C, Riley J, Womack KB, Kerwin DR, Lu H, Cullum CM, Zhang R. Central Artery Stiffness, Baroreflex Sensitivity, and Brain White Matter Neuronal Fiber Integrity in Older Adults. NeuroImage. 110: 162-170, 2015.
  • Tarumi T, Khan MA, Liu J, Tseng BM, Parker R, Riley J, Tinajero C, Zhang R. Cerebral Hemodynamics in Normal Aging: Central Artery Stiffness, Wave Reflection, and Pressure Pulsatility. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism. 34(6): 971-978, 2014.
  • Tarumi T, Gonzales MM, Fallow BA, Nualnim N, Pyron M, Tanaka H, Haley AP. Central Artery Stiffness, Neuropsychological Function, and Cerebral Perfusion in Sedentary and Endurance-Trained Middle-Aged Adults. Journal of Hypertension. 31(12): 2400-2409, 2013.

Current Studies

  • Effect of Aerobic Exercise Training on Brain Plasticity in Middle-Aged Adults with Preclinical Cardiovascular Risk Factor (funded by the National Institutes of Health K99HL133449)
  • Effect of Central Hemodynamics on Brain White Matter Neuronal Fiber Integrity in Patients with Isolated Systolic Hypertension (funded by the American Heart Association 14POST20140013)
  • Effect of Aerobic Exercise Training on Brain Structure, Function, and Perfusion in Older Adults with or without Mild Cognitive Impairment

Contact Info

Takashi Tarumi, Ph.D.
Cerebrovascular Laboratory
Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
7232 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231
Office: (214) 345-4670
Fax: (214) 345-4618
Email: TakashiTarumi@TexasHealth.org