Selected May Publications from BIDMC Faculty

BIDMC Communications

MAY 31, 2019

Building on our culture of collaboration and innovation, our researchers are helping to transform medicine and health care delivery. Below are selected academic publications issued in the month of May. 

If you have any questions about the publications or would like to suggest a paper for inclusion, please email

Diagnostic Modalities for Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Extremities
JAMA Surgery / Systematic Review / May 1, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Sharri J. Mortensen, Molly M. Vora, Amin Mohamadi, Casey L. Wright, Philip Hanna, Aron Lechtig, Jonathan Egan, Patrick M. Williamson, John J. Wixted, Seward B. Rutkove, Ara Nazarian (Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies, Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Neurology)

PP2A Enables IL-2 Signaling by Preserving IL-2Rβ Chain Expression During Treg Development
JCI Insight / Research / May 2, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Amir Sharabi, Hao Li, Isaac R. Kasper, Wenliang Pan, Esra Meidan, Maria G. Tsokos, Vaishali R. Moulton, George C. Tsokos (Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology)

The Neuroscience of Drives for Food, Water, and Salt
New England Journal of Medicine / Correspondence / May 2, 2019
BIDMC Author: Bradford B. Lowell (Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism)

Atlas Drugged
Cell / Research / May 2, 2019
BIDMC Author: Michael B. Yaffe (Division of Acute Care Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care)

OpenNotes After 7 Years: Patient Experiences With Ongoing Access to Their Clinicians’ Outpatient Visit Notes 
Journal of Medical Internet Research / Research / May 5, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Jan Walker,  Suzanne Leveille, Sigall Bell, Hannah Chimowitz,  Zhiyong Dong, Leonor Fernandez, Alan Fossa, Macda Gerard,  Patricia Fitzgerald, Kendall Harcourt,  Jocelyn Perez, Catherine DesRoches, Tom Delbanco (OpenNotes)

Managing Acute Pain in the Hospital in the Face of the Opioid Crisis
Annals of Internal Medicine / Letters / May 7, 2019
BIDMC Author: Shoshana J. Herzig (Department of Medicine)

The Implications of the Current Visa System for Foreign Medical Graduates During and After Graduate Medical Education Training
Journal of General Internal Medicine / Research / May 8, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Haitham S. Al Ashry, Jeremy B. Richards (Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine)

Hip Fractures in Older Adults in 2019
JAMA / Clinical Review / May 10, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Sarah D. Berry, Douglas P. Kiel (Department of Medicine)

Risk of Serious Infection in Patients Receiving Systemic Medications for the Treatment of Psoriasis
JAMA Dermatology / Research / May 10, 2019
BIDMC Author: Erica D. Dommasch (Department of Dermatology)

The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program — Time for a Reboot
New England Journal of Medicine / Perspective /May 15, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Rishi K. Wadhera, Robert W. Yeh (CardioVascular Institute)

More on Long-Term Effects of Finasteride on Prostate Cancer Mortality
New England Journal of Medicine / Correspondence / May 16, 2019
BIDMC Author: Marc B. Garnick (Cancer Research Institute)

Reactivation of PTEN Tumor Suppressor for Cancer Treatment through Inhibition of a MYC-WWP1 Inhibitory Pathway
Science / Research / May 17, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Yu-Ru Lee, Ming Chen, Jonathan D. Lee, Jinfang Zhang, Tomoki Ishikawa, Jesse Katon, Yang Zhang, Yulia V. Shulga, Assaf C. Bester, Jacqueline Fung, Emanuele Monteleone, Lixin Wan, John G. Clohessy, Wenyi Wei, Pier Paolo Pandolfi

Air Pollution Exposure and Asthma Incidence in Children
JAMA / Editorial / May 21, 2019
BIDMC Author: Mary B. Rice (Department of Medicine)

Heart Rate Fragmentation: Using Cardiac Pacemaker Dynamics to Probe the Pace of Biological Aging
American Journal of Physiology / Perspective / May 24, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Madalena D. Costa, Ary L. Goldberger (Department of Medicine)

CSD-induced Arterial Dilatation and Plasma Protein Extravasation are Unaffected by Fremanezumab: Implications for CGRP's Role in Migraine with Aura
The Journal of Neuroscience / Research /May 24, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Aaron J. Schain, Agustin Melo, Andrew M. Strassman, Rami Burstein (Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine)

Boosting Learning Efficacy with Non-invasive Brain Stimulation in Intact and Brain-damaged Humans
Journal of Neuroscience / Research / May 27, 2019
BIDMC Author: Lorella Battelli (Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation)

Patients Managing Medications and Reading Their Visit Notes: A Survey of OpenNotes Participants
Annals of internal Medicine / Letters / May 28, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Catherine M. DesRoches, Sigall K. Bell, Zhiyong Dong, Leonor Fernandez, Patricia Fitzgerald, Tom Delbanco, Jan Walker (OpenNotes)

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