Frank M. Schembri, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

(617) 638-4860
72 E. Concord St Housman (R)

Biography

Expertise in collecting, processing and storage of clinical specimens from the upper and lower airways of patients.

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, MD
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/26/2017

    Schembri F, Ferguson JS. Is There a TIME and Place for Thrombolytics in Malignant Pleural Effusions? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct 26. PMID: 29072846.

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  • Published on 4/15/2017

    Argento AC, Schembri F. The Evolving Role of the Indwelling Tunneled Pleural Catheter. A Means to an End. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Apr 15; 195(8):976-978. PMID: 28409687.

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  • Published on 10/24/2013

    Perdomo C, Campbell JD, Gerrein J, Tellez CS, Garrison CB, Walser TC, Drizik E, Si H, Gower AC, Vick J, Anderlind C, Jackson GR, Mankus C, Schembri F, O'Hara C, Gomperts BN, Dubinett SM, Hayden P, Belinsky SA, Lenburg ME, Spira A. MicroRNA 4423 is a primate-specific regulator of airway epithelial cell differentiation and lung carcinogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 19; 110(47):18946-51. PMID: 24158479.

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  • Published on 8/1/2013

    Stevenson E, Schembri F, Green DM, Burns JD. Serotonin syndrome associated with clozapine withdrawal. JAMA Neurol. 2013 Aug; 70(8):1054-5. PMID: 23753931.

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  • Published on 6/1/2011

    Beane J, Vick J, Schembri F, Anderlind C, Gower A, Campbell J, Luo L, Zhang XH, Xiao J, Alekseyev YO, Wang S, Levy S, Massion PP, Lenburg M, Spira A. Characterizing the impact of smoking and lung cancer on the airway transcriptome using RNA-Seq. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2011 Jun; 4(6):803-17. PMID: 21636547.

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  • Published on 4/27/2011

    Perdomo C, Spira A, Schembri F. MiRNAs as regulators of the response to inhaled environmental toxins and airway carcinogenesis. Mutat Res. 2011 Dec 1; 717(1-2):32-7. PMID: 21549133.

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  • Published on 12/1/2009

    Zhang X, Sebastiani P, Liu G, Schembri F, Zhang X, Dumas YM, Langer EM, Alekseyev Y, O'Connor GT, Brooks DR, Lenburg ME, Spira A. Similarities and differences between smoking-related gene expression in nasal and bronchial epithelium. Physiol Genomics. 2010 Mar 3; 41(1):1-8. PMID: 19952278.

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  • Published on 1/23/2009

    Schembri F, Sridhar S, Perdomo C, Gustafson AM, Zhang X, Ergun A, Lu J, Liu G, Zhang X, Bowers J, Vaziri C, Ott K, Sensinger K, Collins JJ, Brody JS, Getts R, Lenburg ME, Spira A. MicroRNAs as modulators of smoking-induced gene expression changes in human airway epithelium. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Feb 17; 106(7):2319-24. PMID: 19168627.

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  • Published on 5/30/2008

    Sridhar S, Schembri F, Zeskind J, Shah V, Gustafson AM, Steiling K, Liu G, Dumas YM, Zhang X, Brody JS, Lenburg ME, Spira A. Smoking-induced gene expression changes in the bronchial airway are reflected in nasal and buccal epithelium. BMC Genomics. 2008; 9:259. PMID: 18513428.

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  • Published on 3/4/2007

    Spira A, Beane JE, Shah V, Steiling K, Liu G, Schembri F, Gilman S, Dumas YM, Calner P, Sebastiani P, Sridhar S, Beamis J, Lamb C, Anderson T, Gerry N, Keane J, Lenburg ME, Brody JS. Airway epithelial gene expression in the diagnostic evaluation of smokers with suspect lung cancer. Nat Med. 2007 Mar; 13(3):361-6. PMID: 17334370.

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