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Moti Tiku, MD, Rheumatology, Edison, NJ


Rheumatology Edison, NJ

Professor Emeritus, Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

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Education & Training

  • District of Columbia General HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 1977 - 1978
  • Government Medical College of Jammu and Kashmire
    Government Medical College of Jammu and KashmireClass of 1967
  • University of Jammu & KashmirNo Degree, Biology, 1959 - 1961

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1986 - 2023
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1980 - 1987
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Rheumatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Physicians - Rheumatology - Excellence Consumers' Research Council of America, 2007
  • America�s Top Physician Consumers Research Council of America, 2007
  • Prince Trust Fellow, Illinois Chapter Arthritis Foundation, 1982
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Preserving the longevity of long-lived collagen type II and its implication for cartilage therapeutics  
    Tiku ML and Madhan, B, Aging Research Review, 1/1/2016
  • Cartilage regeneration for treatment of osteoarthritis: A paradigm for non-surgical intervention  
    Tiku ML and Sabaawy HE, Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease, 1/1/2015
  • Glucosamine prevents collagen degradation by inhibiting advanced lipoxidation reaction in chondrocytes and inhibits protein oxidation  
    Tiku ML, Haritha Narla, Mohit Jain and Parveen Yalamanchilli, Arthritis Research & Therapy, 1/8/2007
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Unexplained severe vitamin B 12 deficiency induced anemia in SLE patient.
    Patel P, Sefah AO and Tiku ML, NJ chapter: ACP, Fall, 1/1/2006
  • Aggrecan protects cartilage collagen matrix from chondrocyte-derived reactive oxygen damage.
    Wilky BA and Tiku ML, ACR Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2005
  • Glucosamine inhibits advanced lipoxidation reactions and chemical modification of lipoproteins by scavenging reactive carbonyl intermediates.
    Tiku ML, Narla H, Karry S, Naik, Annual Scientific Meeting of ACR, New Orleans, LA, 1/24/2002
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  • Collagen protection as model strategy to treat osteoarthritis. 
    RWJ Medical School - 1/1/2006
  • Update in Internal Medicine, New Ways to look at old problems. 
  • Advances in Osteoarthritis 
    RWJ Medical School - 1/16/2004
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  • Thesis: Study of Nervous System Involvement of Leprosy 
    Tiku ML
    University of Delhi - 1/1/1969

Grant Support

  • Immunobiology Of ChondrocytesNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases1987–1989

Other Languages

  • Hindi