Last Name

Giedrius Kanaporis

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentPhysiology and Biophysics
Address1750 West Harrison St
Chicago IL 60612
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    My Scopus ID is 21742760800.

    Research Areas:
    Cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac arrhythmias, heart failure, intracellular calcium signaling in subcellular domains, cell-to-cell coupling.

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    PhD, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    MS, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
    BS, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania

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    1. Martinez-Hernandez E, Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. Mechanism of carvedilol induced action potential and calcium alternans. Channels (Austin). 2022 Dec; 16(1):97-112. PMID: 35501948.
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    2. Martinez-Hernandez E, Blatter LA, Kanaporis G. L-type Ca2+ channel recovery from inactivation in rabbit atrial myocytes. Physiol Rep. 2022 03; 10(5):e15222. PMID: 35274829.
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    3. Gussak G, Marszalec W, Yoo S, Modi R, O'Callaghan C, Aistrup GL, Cordeiro JM, Goodrow R, Kanaporis G, Blatter LA, Shiferaw Y, Arora R, Zhou J, Burrell AR, Wasserstrom JA. Triggered Ca2+ Waves Induce Depolarization of Maximum Diastolic Potential and Action Potential Prolongation in Dog Atrial Myocytes. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2020 06; 13(6):e008179. PMID: 32433891.
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    4. Zhu K, Lai Y, Cao H, Bai X, Liu C, Yan Q, Ma L, Chen D, Kanaporis G, Wang J, Li L, Cheng T, Wang Y, Wu C, Xiao G. Kindlin-2 modulates MafA and ß-catenin expression to regulate ß-cell function and mass in mice. Nat Commun. 2020 01 24; 11(1):484. PMID: 31980627.
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    5. Treinys R, Kanaporis G, Fischmeister R, Jurevicius J. Metabolic Inhibition Induces Transient Increase of L-type Ca2+ Current in Human and Rat Cardiac Myocytes. Int J Mol Sci. 2019 Mar 26; 20(6). PMID: 30917498.
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    6. Kanaporis G, Kalik ZM, Blatter LA. Action potential shortening rescues atrial calcium alternans. J Physiol. 2019 02; 597(3):723-740. PMID: 30412286.
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    7. Kanaporis G, Treinys R, Fischmeister R, Jurevicius J. Metabolic inhibition reduces cardiac L-type Ca2+ channel current due to acidification caused by ATP hydrolysis. PLoS One. 2017; 12(8):e0184246. PMID: 28859158.
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    8. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. Alternans in atria: Mechanisms and clinical relevance. Medicina (Kaunas). 2017; 53(3):139-149. PMID: 28666575.
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    9. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. AP and Ca2+ alternans: An inseparable couple. Channels (Austin). 2017 09 03; 11(5):368-369. PMID: 28498780.
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    10. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. Membrane potential determines calcium alternans through modulation of SR Ca2+ load and L-type Ca2+ current. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2017 04; 105:49-58. PMID: 28257761.
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    11. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. Ca(2+)-activated chloride channel activity during Ca(2+) alternans in ventricular myocytes. Channels (Austin). 2016 Nov; 10(6):507-17. PMID: 27356267.
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    12. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. Calcium-activated chloride current determines action potential morphology during calcium alternans in atrial myocytes. J Physiol. 2016 Feb 01; 594(3):699-714. PMID: 26662365.
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    13. Kanaporis G, Blatter LA. The mechanisms of calcium cycling and action potential dynamics in cardiac alternans. Circ Res. 2015 Feb 27; 116(5):846-56. PMID: 25532796.
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    14. Kanaporis G, Martišiene I, Jurevicius J, Vosyliute R, Navalinskas A, Treinys R, Matiukas A, Pertsov AM. Optical mapping at increased illumination intensities. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Sep; 17(9):96007-1. PMID: 23085908.
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    15. Magome N, Kanaporis G, Moisan N, Tanaka K, Agladze K. Photo-control of excitation waves in cardiomyocyte tissue culture. Tissue Eng Part A. 2011 Nov; 17(21-22):2703-11. PMID: 21834666.
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    16. Kanaporis G, Mese G, Valiuniene L, White TW, Brink PR, Valiunas V. Gap junction channels exhibit connexin-specific permeability to cyclic nucleotides. J Gen Physiol. 2008 Apr; 131(4):293-305. PMID: 18378798.
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    17. Thomas BC, Minogue PJ, Valiunas V, Kanaporis G, Brink PR, Berthoud VM, Beyer EC. Cataracts are caused by alterations of a critical N-terminal positive charge in connexin50. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Jun; 49(6):2549-56. PMID: 18326694.
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    18. Yum SW, Zhang J, Valiunas V, Kanaporis G, Brink PR, White TW, Scherer SS. Human connexin26 and connexin30 form functional heteromeric and heterotypic channels. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2007 Sep; 293(3):C1032-48. PMID: 17615163.
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    19. Zablockaite D, Gendviliene V, Macianskiene R, Skeberdis VA, Jurevicius J, Kanaporis G, Gurskaite H, Benetis R. Effect of hyperosmolarity on beta2-adrenergic stimulation in human atrium. Medicina (Kaunas). 2005; 41(5):401-8. PMID: 15947524.
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