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Michael T. Kirber, PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
DivisionResearch Implementation
Address650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-7153
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-9009-5776
Other Positions
InstitutionBoston Medical Center

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Expertise includes: Fluorescence microscopy; Image processing and analysis; Imaging system design and construction; Intracellular calcium imaging and measurement.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • fluorescence
  • imaging
  • microscopy
 Publications
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  1. Zhou Q, Yen A, Rymarczyk G, Asai H, Trengrove C, Aziz N, Kirber MT, Mostoslavsky G, Ikezu T, Wolozin B, Bolotina VM. Impairment of PARK14-dependent Ca(2+) signalling is a novel determinant of Parkinson's disease. Nat Commun. 2016; 7:10332. PMID: 26755131.
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  2. Schäfer C, Rymarczyk G, Ding L, Kirber MT, Bolotina VM. Role of molecular determinants of store-operated Ca(2+) entry (Orai1, phospholipase A2 group 6, and STIM1) in focal adhesion formation and cell migration. J Biol Chem. 2012 Nov 23; 287(48):40745-57. PMID: 23043102.
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  3. Teague JE, Ryu HY, Kirber M, Sherr DH, Schlezinger JJ. Proximal events in 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced, stromal cell-dependent bone marrow B cell apoptosis: stromal cell-B cell communication and apoptosis signaling. J Immunol. 2010 Sep 15; 185(6):3369-78. PMID: 20720205.
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  4. Peng H, Yaney GC, Kirber MT. Modulation of Ca(2+) release through ryanodine receptors in vascular smooth muscle by protein kinase Calpha. Pflugers Arch. 2010 Sep; 460(4):791-802. PMID: 20571823.
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  5. Simard JR, Meshulam T, Pillai BK, Kirber MT, Brunaldi K, Xu S, Pilch PF, Hamilton JA. Caveolins sequester FA on the cytoplasmic leaflet of the plasma membrane, augment triglyceride formation, and protect cells from lipotoxicity. J Lipid Res. 2010 May; 51(5):914-22. PMID: 20388923.
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  6. Simard JR, Meshulam T, Pillai BK, Kirber MT, Brunaldi K, Xu S, Pilch PF, Hamilton JA. Caveolins sequester fatty acids on the cytoplasmic leaflet of the plasma membrane, augment triglyceride formation and protect cells from lipotoxicity. J Lipid Res. 2009 Jul 15. PMID: 19605920.
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  7. Chakrabarti S, Rizvi M, Pathak D, Kirber MT, Freedman JE. Hypoxia influences CD40-CD40L mediated inflammation in endothelial and monocytic cells. Immunol Lett. 2009 Feb 21; 122(2):170-84. PMID: 19187784.
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  8. Chen K, Kirber MT, Xiao H, Yang Y, Keaney JF. Regulation of ROS signal transduction by NADPH oxidase 4 localization. J Cell Biol. 2008 Jun 30; 181(7):1129-39. PMID: 18573911.
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  9. Kirber MT, Chen K, Keaney JF. YFP photoconversion revisited: confirmation of the CFP-like species. Nat Methods. 2007 Oct; 4(10):767-8. PMID: 17901864.
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  10. Bahlmann K, So PT, Kirber M, Reich R, Kosicki B, McGonagle W, Bellve K. Multifocal multiphoton microscopy (MMM) at a frame rate beyond 600 Hz. Opt Express. 2007 Aug 20; 15(17):10991-8. PMID: 19547456.
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  11. Takemura Y, Ouchi N, Shibata R, Aprahamian T, Kirber MT, Summer RS, Kihara S, Walsh K. Adiponectin modulates inflammatory reactions via calreticulin receptor-dependent clearance of early apoptotic bodies. J Clin Invest. 2007 Feb; 117(2):375-86. PMID: 17256056.
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  12. Cao W, Harnett KM, Cheng L, Kirber MT, Behar J, Biancani P. H(2)O(2): a mediator of esophagitis-induced damage to calcium-release mechanisms in cat lower esophageal sphincter. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2005 Jun; 288(6):G1170-8. PMID: 15662047.
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  13. Cao W, Vrees MD, Kirber MT, Fiocchi C, Pricolo VE. Hydrogen peroxide contributes to motor dysfunction in ulcerative colitis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2004 May; 286(5):G833-43. PMID: 14670823.
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  14. Guo W, Adachi T, Matsui R, Xu S, Jiang B, Zou MH, Kirber M, Lieberthal W, Cohen RA. Quantitative assessment of tyrosine nitration of manganese superoxide dismutase in angiotensin II-infused rat kidney. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003 Oct; 285(4):H1396-403. PMID: 12791589.
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  15. Megeath LJ, Kirber MT, Hopf C, Hoch W, Fallon JR. Calcium-dependent maintenance of agrin-induced postsynaptic specializations. Neuroscience. 2003; 122(3):659-68. PMID: 14622909.
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  16. Adachi T, Matsui R, Xu S, Kirber M, Lazar HL, Sharov VS, Schöneich C, Cohen RA. Antioxidant improves smooth muscle sarco/endoplasmic reticulum Ca(2+)-ATPase function and lowers tyrosine nitration in hypercholesterolemia and improves nitric oxide-induced relaxation. Circ Res. 2002 May 31; 90(10):1114-21. PMID: 12039802.
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  17. Cao W, Chen Q, Sohn UD, Kim N, Kirber MT, Harnett KM, Behar J, Biancani P. Ca2+-induced contraction of cat esophageal circular smooth muscle cells. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Apr; 280(4):C980-92. PMID: 11245615.
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  18. Kirber MT, Etter EF, Bellve KA, Lifshitz LM, Tuft RA, Fay FS, Walsh JV, Fogarty KE. Relationship of Ca2+ sparks to STOCs studied with 2D and 3D imaging in feline oesophageal smooth muscle cells. J Physiol. 2001 Mar 1; 531(Pt 2):315-27. PMID: 11230506.
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  19. Cao W, Pricolo VE, Zhang L, Behar J, Biancani P, Kirber MT. Gq-linked NK(2) receptors mediate neurally induced contraction of human sigmoid circular smooth muscle. Gastroenterology. 2000 Jul; 119(1):51-61. PMID: 10889154.
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  20. Kirber MT, Guerrero-Hernández A, Bowman DS, Fogarty KE, Tuft RA, Singer JJ, Fay FS. Multiple pathways responsible for the stretch-induced increase in Ca2+ concentration in toad stomach smooth muscle cells. J Physiol. 2000 Apr 1; 524 Pt 1:3-17. PMID: 10747180.
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  21. Ordway RW, Petrou S, Kirber MT, Walsh JV, Singer JJ. Stretch activation of a toad smooth muscle K+ channel may be mediated by fatty acids. J Physiol. 1995 Apr 15; 484 ( Pt 2):331-7. PMID: 7602529.
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  22. Petrou S, Ordway RW, Kirber MT, Dopico AM, Hamilton JA, Walsh JV, Singer JJ. Direct effects of fatty acids and other charged lipids on ion channel activity in smooth muscle cells. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 1995 Feb-Mar; 52(2-3):173-8. PMID: 7784455.
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  23. Dopico AM, Kirber MT, Singer JJ, Walsh JV. Membrane stretch directly activates large conductance Ca(2+)-activated K+ channels in mesenteric artery smooth muscle cells. Am J Hypertens. 1994 Jan; 7(1):82-9. PMID: 8136116.
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  24. Kirber MT, Ordway RW, Clapp LH, Walsh JV, Singer JJ. Both membrane stretch and fatty acids directly activate large conductance Ca(2+)-activated K+ channels in vascular smooth muscle cells. FEBS Lett. 1992 Feb 3; 297(1-2):24-8. PMID: 1551431.
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  25. Hisada T, Ordway RW, Kirber MT, Singer JJ, Walsh JV. Hyperpolarization-activated cationic channels in smooth muscle cells are stretch sensitive. Pflugers Arch. 1991 Jan; 417(5):493-9. PMID: 1707158.
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  26. Kirber MT, Ordway RW, Clapp LH, Sims SM, Walsh JV, Singer JJ. Voltage, ligand, and mechanically gated channels in freshly dissociated single smooth muscle cells. Prog Clin Biol Res. 1990; 334:123-43. PMID: 2408067.
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  27. Kirber MT, Walsh JV, Singer JJ. Stretch-activated ion channels in smooth muscle: a mechanism for the initiation of stretch-induced contraction. Pflugers Arch. 1988 Sep; 412(4):339-45. PMID: 2459658.
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  28. Kirber MT, Singer JJ, Walsh JV, Fuller MS, Peura RA. Possible forms for dwell-time histograms from single-channel current records. J Theor Biol. 1985 Sep 7; 116(1):111-26. PMID: 2413315.
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