For a complete list of my publications, please refer to:

Articles in Scholarly Refereed Journals:

(Totals: last five years: 44, Career total: 60)

  1. HK Koo, DM Vasilescu, S Booth, A Hsieh, OL Katsamenis, N Fishbane, WM Elliott, M Kirby, P Lackie, I Sinclair, JA Warner, JD Cooper, HO Coxson, PD Pare, JC Hogg, TL Hackett. Small Airway Disease in Mild to Moderate Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 2018 Aug; 6(8): 591-602.
  2. M Kirby and DD Sin. Imaging Endpoints in COPD Clinical Trials – Are We There Yet?  CHEST. 2018 July; 145(1): 3-5.
  3. F Guo, D Capaldi, M Kirby, K Sheikh, S Svenningsen, DG McCormack, A Fenster and G Parraga. Development of a pulmonary imaging biomarker pipeline for phenotyping of chronic lung disease. JMI. 2018 June; 5(2): 026002.
  4. M Kirby and HO Coxson. Who is at Risk?  The Role of Airway Imaging in Chronic Lung Disease Risk Assessment. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Jun; 15(6): 669-670.
  5. N Tanabe, DM Vasilescu, M Kirby, HO Coxson, D Kinose, Y Nakano, PD Pare and JC Hogg. Analysis of airway pathology in COPD using a combination of MDCT, micro CT and histology. Eur Respir J. 2018 Feb 14;51(2)
  6. FJF Herth, M Kirby, J Sieren, J Herth, J Schirm, S Wood and M Schuhmann. The Modern Art of Reading Computed Tomography Images of the Lungs: Quantitative CT. Respiration. 2017 Sep 16; doi: 10.1159/000480435. [Epub ahead of print].
  7. M Kirby, N Tanabe, WC Tan, G Zhou, M Obeidat, CJ Hague, J Leipsic, J Bourbeau, DD Sin, JC Hogg, HO Coxson. Total Airway Count on Computed Tomography and the Risk of COPD Progression: Findings from a Population-based Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Jan 1;197(1):56-65.
  8. M Kirby, Y Yin, J Tschirren, WC Tan, J Leipsic, CJ Hague, J Bourbeau, DD Sin, JC Hogg, HO Coxson. A Novel Method of Estimating Small Airway Disease Using Inspiratory-to-Expiratory CT. Respiration. 2017 Aug 23; 94(4):336-345.
  9. M Kirby, RL Eddy, D Pike, S Svenningsen, HO Coxson, DD Sin, DG McCormack and G Parraga. MRI Ventilation Abnormalities Predict Quality-of-Life and Lung Function Changes in Mild-to-Moderate COPD: Longitudinal TINCan Study. Thorax. 2017 May; 72(5):475-477.
  10. F Guo, S Svenningsen, M Kirby, DPI Capaldi, K Sheikh, A Fenster and G Parraga. Thoracic CT-MRI Co-Registration for Regional Pulmonary Structure-Function Measurements of Obstructive Lung Disease. Med. Phys. 2017 May 1; 44(5): 1718-1733.
  11. M Kirby, EJR van Beek, J Beom Seo, J Biederer, Y Nakano, HO Coxson and G Parraga. Management of COPD. Is there a role for quantitative imaging?  Eur. J. Radiol. 2017 Jan 31; 86: 335-342.
  12. WR Henderson, Y Molgat-Seon, W Vos, R Lipson, F Ferreira, M Kirby, C Van Holsbeke, P Dominelli, DEG Griesdale, M Sekhon, HO Coxson, J Mayo and AW Sheel. Functional Respiratory Imaging, Regional Strain and Time Constants at Three Peep Levels in an Ex-vivo Animal Model. Physiological Reports. 2016 Dec 1; 4(23): e13059.
  13. WC Tan, C Hague, J Leipsic, J Bourbeau, L Zheng, PZ Li, DD Sin, HO Coxson, M Kirby, JC Hogg, R Raju, J Road, DE O’Donnell, F Maltais, P Hernandez, R Cowie, KR Chapman, D Marciniuk, JM FitzGerald, SD Aaron. Findings on Thoracic Computed Tomography Scans and Respiratory Outcomes in Persons With and Without Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Population-based Cohort Study. PLOS One. 2016 Nov 18; 11(11): e0166745.
  14. J Cheng, D Pike, TWS Chow, M Kirby, G Parraga and C Bernard. Three-dimensional ultrasound measurements of carotid vessel wall and plaque thickness and their relationship with pulmonary abnormalities in ex-smokers without airflow limitation. The Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jun 24; 32 (9): 1391-1402.
  15. CJ Llapur, MR Martinez, PT Grassino, A Stok, HH Altieri, F Bonilla, MM Caram, NM Krowchuk, M Kirby, HO Coxson, RS Tepper. Chronic Hypoxia Accentuates Dysanaptic Lung Growth. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Aug 1; 194(3): 327-332.
  16. A Tam, A Churg, JL Wright, S Zhou, M Kirby, HO Coxson, S Lam, SFP Man, DD Sin. Sex Differences in Airway Remodeling in a Mouse Model of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr. 15; 193(8): 825-34.
  17. FSS Leitao, HH Chen, DA Ngan, A Tan, M Kirby and DD Sin. Current Methods to Diagnose Small Airways Disease in Patients with COPD. Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine. 2016 Mar 4; 10(4): 417-429.
  18. D Pike, M Kirby, RL Eddy, F Guo, DPI Capaldi, A Ouriadov, DG McCormack and G Parraga. Regional heterogeneity of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Phenotypes:  Pulmonary 3He Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography. COPD. 2016 Sept 2; 12(5): 601-609.
  19. DPI Capaldi, N Zha, F Guo, D Pike, HO Coxson, DG McCormack, M Kirby and G Parraga. Pulmonary Imaging Biomarkers of Gas-Trapping and Emphysema in COPD. 3He MRI and CT Parametric Response Maps. Radiology. 2016 Jan 8; 279(2): 597-608.
  20. S Svenningsen, G Paulin, K Sheikh, F Guo, A Hasany, M Kirby, R Etemad-Rezai, DG McCormack and G Parraga. Oscillatory Positive Expiratory Pressure in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. COPD. 2016 Jan 2; 13(1): 66-74.
  21. M Kirby, D Pike, DD Sin, HO Coxson, DG McCormack and G Parraga. Do Imaging Measurements of Emphysema and Airways Disease Explain Symptoms and Exercise Capacity in Mild-moderate COPD?  Radiology. 2015 Dec; 277(3): 872-80.
  22. TJ Lindenmaier, M Kirby, G Paulin, IA Cunningham, M Mura, C Licskai and G Parraga. Pulmonary Artery Abnormalities in Ex-smokers with and without Airflow Limitation. COPD. 2015 Nov; 25: 1-11.
  23. M Kirby, K Ohtani, T Nickens, RM Lopez Lisbona, AMD Lee, T Shaipanich, P Lane, C MacAulay, S Lam and HO Coxson. Reproducibility of Optical Coherence Tomography Airway Imaging. Biomed. Opt. Express. 2015 Oct; 6(11): 4365-4377.
  24. WC Tan, DD Sin, J Bourbeau, P Hernandez, KR Chapman, R Cowie, JM FitzGerald, DD Marciniuk, F Maltais, AS Buist, J Road, JC Hogg, M Kirby, HO Coxson, C Hague, J Leipsic, DE O’Donnell, SD Aaron, CanCOLD Collaborative Research Group. Characteristics of COPD in never-smokers and ever-smokers in the general population:  results from the CanCOLD study. Thorax. 2015 Sep; 70(9): 822-9.
  25. M Kirby, K Ohtani, RM Lopez Lisbona, AMD Lee, W Zhang, P Lane, N Varfolomeva, L Hui, D Ionescu, HO Coxson, C MacAulay, JM FitzGerald and S Lam. Bronchial Thermoplasty in Asthma:  2-year Followup using Optical Coherence Tomography. ERJ. 2015 Sept; 46(3): 859-62.
  26. D Pike, M Kirby, F Guo, DG McCormack and G Parraga. Ventilation Heterogeneity in Ex-smokers without Airflow Limitation. Acad. Radiol. 2015 Aug; 22(8): 1068-78.
  27. A Ouriadov, A Farag, M Kirby, DG McCormack, G Parraga and GE Santyr. Pulmonary Hyperpolarized 129Xe Morphometry for Mapping Xenon Gas Concentrations and Alveolar Oxygen Partial Pressure: Proof-of-concept Demonstration in Healthy and COPD subjects. MRM. 2015 Dec 1; 74(6): 1726-1732.
  28. M Kirby and HO Coxson. Uncovering the Bronchovascular Links in COPD Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jan 1; 191(1): 8-10.
  29. S Svenningsen, F Guo, M Kirby, S Choy, DG McCormack, and G Parraga. Pulmonary Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Asthma Temporal-Spatial Maps. Acad Radiol. 2014 Nov; 21(11): 1402-1410.
  30. M Kirby and G Parraga. Paradoxical Response to Bronchodilators in COPD:  Curious Enigma or Clinically Important Phenotype?  Lancet Respir Med. 2014 Nov; 2(11): 865-867.
  31. M Kirby and G Parraga. COPD Imaging:  New Tools to Tackle and Old Problem?  COPD. 2014 Sept 1; 11(5): 477-479.
  32. M Kirby, D Pike, DG McCormack, DD Sin, S Lam, HO Coxson and G Parraga. Thoracic Imaging Network of Canada (TINCan): Research Objectives and Plan for Longitudinal Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of COPD. JCOPDF. 2014; 1(2): 200-211.
  33. G Paulin, S Svenningsen, BN Jobse, S Mohan, M Kirby, JF Lewis, and G Parraga. Differences in Hyperpolarized 3He Magnetic Resonance Imaging after 4 years in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis. JMRI. 2015; 41(6): 1701-1707.
  34. M Kirby, A Ouriadov, S Svenningsen, A Owrangi, A Wheatley, A Farag, GE Santyr, DG McCormack and G Parraga. Hyperpolarized 3He and 129Xe Magnetic Resonance Imaging Apparent Diffusion Coefficients: Physiological Relevance in Older Never- and Ex-smokers. Physiological Reports. 2014 July; 2(7): e12068.
  35. M Kirby, D Pike, HO Coxson, DG McCormack and G Parraga. Pulmonary Imaging Phenotypes of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations. Radiology. 2014 Dec; 273(3): 887-896.
  36. D Pike, M Kirby, T Lindenmaier,  K Sheikh, C Neron, JD Spence, A Fenster, NAM Paterson, HO Coxson, DG McCormack, DD Sin and G Parraga. Pulmonary Abnormalities and Carotid Atherosclerosis in Ex-smokers without Airflow Limitation. COPD. 2015 Feb; 12(10): 62-70.
  37. AMD Lee, M Kirby, K Ohtani, T Candido, R Shalansky, C MacAulay, J English R Finley S Lam, HO Coxson and P Lane. Validation of Airway Wall Measurements by Optical Coherence Tomography in Porcine Airways. PLOSONE. 2014 June; 9(6): e100145.
  38. K Sheikh, GA Paulin, S Svenningsen, M Kirby, NAM Paterson, DG McCormack and G Parraga. Pulmonary Ventilation Defects in Older Never-Smokers. JAP. 2014 Aug 1; 117(3): 297-306.
  39. S Svenningsen, M Kirby, D Starr, HO Coxson, DG McCormack, NAM Paterson and G Parraga. What are Ventilation Defects in Asthma? Thorax. 2014 Jan; 69(1): 63-71.
  40. M Kirby, HO Coxson. Computed Tomography Biomarkers of Pulmonary Emphysema. COPD. 2013 Aug; 10(4): 547-550.
  41. M Kirby, HO Coxson and G Parraga. Pulmonary Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Paediatric Lung Disease. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2013 Sep; 14(3): 180-189.
  42. M Kirby, A Owrangi, S Svenningsen, A Wheatley, HO Coxson, NAM Paterson, DG McCormack and G Parraga. On the role of abnormal DLCO in ex-smokers without airflow limitation: Symptoms, exercise capacity and hyperpolarized helium-3 magnetic resonance imaging. Thorax. 2013 Aug; 68(8): 752-759.
  43. M Kirby, S Svenningsen, N Kanhere, A Owrangi, A Wheatley, HO Coxson, GE Santyr, NAM Paterson, DG McCormack and G Parraga. Pulmonary Ventilation Visualized using Hyperpolarized Helium-3 and Xenon-129 Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Differences in COPD and Relationship to Emphysema. J Appl Physiol. 2013 Mar; 114(6): 707-715.
  44. M Kirby, N Kanhere, R Etemad-Rezai, DG McCormack and G Parraga. Hyperpolarized Helium-3 Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation:  Case Report. JMRI. 2013 May; 37(5): 1223-1227.
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