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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