Barbara M. Schreiber, PhD

Associate Professor, Biochemistry

Barbara Schreiber
(617) 638-5094
72 E. Concord St Silvio Conte (K)

Biography

Research focuses on studying the role of inflammation on aortic smooth muscle cell function. A major focus has been studying the impact of acute phase serum amyloid A on the development of atherosclerosis. Most recently, efforts have been directed at evaluating the role of periodontal disease on the vasculature with an eye toward poor birth outcomes.

Dr. Schreiber is also the director of the graduate of studies in the Biochemistry department and co-PI on the Boston University Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BU’s BEST) award.

Other Positions

  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • Boston University, PhD
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, BA

Publications

  • Published on 3/3/2017

    Seidl SE, Pessolano LG, Bishop CA, Best M, Rich CB, Stone PJ, Schreiber BM. Toll-like receptor 2 activation and serum amyloid A regulate smooth muscle cell extracellular matrix. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0171711. PMID: 28257481.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/20/2012

    Pessolano LG, Sullivan CP, Seidl SE, Rich CB, Liscum L, Stone PJ, Sipe JD, Schreiber BM. Trafficking of endogenous smooth muscle cell cholesterol: a role for serum amyloid A and interleukin-1ß. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Nov; 32(11):2741-50. PMID: 22995521.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/22/2009

    Sullivan CP, Seidl SE, Rich CB, Raymondjean M, Schreiber BM. Secretory phospholipase A2, group IIA is a novel serum amyloid A target gene: activation of smooth muscle cell expression by an interleukin-1 receptor-independent mechanism. J Biol Chem. 2010 Jan 1; 285(1):565-75. PMID: 19850938.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/15/2008

    St Hilaire C, Yang D, Schreiber BM, Ravid K. B-Myb regulates the A(2B) adenosine receptor in vascular smooth muscle cells. J Cell Biochem. 2008 Apr 15; 103(6):1962-74. PMID: 17979185.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/9/2008

    Yang D, Koupenova M, McCrann DJ, Kopeikina KJ, Kagan HM, Schreiber BM, Ravid K. The A2b adenosine receptor protects against vascular injury. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jan 15; 105(2):792-6. PMID: 18184815.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/3/2007

    Hurtado PA, Vora S, Sume SS, Yang D, St Hilaire C, Guo Y, Palamakumbura AH, Schreiber BM, Ravid K, Trackman PC. Lysyl oxidase propeptide inhibits smooth muscle cell signaling and proliferation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008 Feb 1; 366(1):156-61. PMID: 18060869.

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  • Published on 9/18/2006

    Xu Y, McDonald J, Perloff E, Butticè G, Schreiber BM, Smith BD. Collagen and major histocompatibility class II expression in mesenchymal cells from CIITA hypomorphic mice. Mol Immunol. 2007 Mar; 44(7):1709-21. PMID: 16982097.

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  • Published on 7/1/2006

    Yang D, Zhang Y, Nguyen HG, Koupenova M, Chauhan AK, Makitalo M, Jones MR, St Hilaire C, Seldin DC, Toselli P, Lamperti E, Schreiber BM, Gavras H, Wagner DD, Ravid K. The A2B adenosine receptor protects against inflammation and excessive vascular adhesion. J Clin Invest. 2006 Jul; 116(7):1913-23. PMID: 16823489.

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  • Published on 5/1/2005

    Nagata Y, Jones MR, Nguyen HG, McCrann DJ, St Hilaire C, Schreiber BM, Hashimoto A, Inagaki M, Earnshaw WC, Todokoro K, Ravid K. Vascular smooth muscle cell polyploidization involves changes in chromosome passenger proteins and an endomitotic cell cycle. Exp Cell Res. 2005 May 1; 305(2):277-91. PMID: 15817153.

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  • Published on 1/11/2005

    Schadinger SE, Bucher NL, Schreiber BM, Farmer SR. PPARgamma2 regulates lipogenesis and lipid accumulation in steatotic hepatocytes. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Jun; 288(6):E1195-205. PMID: 15644454.

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