Arnold S. Kirshenbaum, M.D.Building 10, Room 11C21010 Center DriveBethesda, MD 20892-1881Phone: 301-496-8495Fax: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Volunteer, Mast Cell Biology Section, LAD
Dr. Kirshenbaum received his M.D. at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He did an internship and residency in pediatrics at the Naval Regional Medical Center affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Kirshenbaum trained in allergy and immunology during a fellowship at NIAID and is currently an adjunct investigator in the Laboratory of Allergic Diseases, NIAID. Dr. Kirshenbaum also practices adult and pediatric allergy and immunology in offices in Glen Burnie and Bowie, Maryland.
Rådinger M, Jensen BM, Kuehn HS, Kirshenbaum A, Gilfillan AM. Generation, isolation, and maintenance of human mast cells and mast cell lines derived from peripheral blood or cord blood. Curr Protoc Immunol. 2010 Aug; Chapter 7: Unit 7. 37.
Sundstrom JB, Hair GA, Ansari AA, Secor WE, Gilfillan AM, Metcalfe DD, Kirshenbaum AS. IgE-FcepsiolonRI interactions determine HIV coreceptor usage and susceptibility to infection during ontogeny of mast cells. J Immunol. 2009 May 15;182(10):6401–9.
Kirshenbaum AS, Swindle E, Kulka M, Wu Y, Metcalfe DD. Effect of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and peptidoglycan (PGN) on human mast cell numbers, cytokine production, and protease composition. BMC Immunol. 2008 Aug 7;9:45.
Maric I, Robyn J, Metcalfe DD, Fay MP, Carter M, Wilson T, Fu W, Stoddard J, Scott L, Hartsell M, Kirshenbaum A, Akin C, Nutman TB, Noel P, Klion AD. KIT D816V-associated systemic mastocytosis with eosinophilia and FIP1L1/PDGFRA-associated chronic eosinophilic leukemia are distinct entities. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007 Sep;120(3):680-7.
Sundstrom JB, Ellis JE, Hair GA, Kirshenbaum AS, Metcalfe DD, Yi H, Cardona AC, Lindsay MK, Ansari AA. Human tissue mast cells are an inducible cellular reservoir of persistent HIV infection. Blood. 2007 Jun 15;109(12):5293-300.
Kushnir-Sukhov NM, Brown JM, Wu Y, Kirshenbaum AS, Metcalfe DD. Human mast cells are capable of serotonin synthesis and release. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007 Feb;119(2):498-9.
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Last Updated February 13, 2013
Last Reviewed February 13, 2013