Selected October Publications from BIDMC Faculty

BIDMC Communications

OCTOBER 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 October. 


To What Target Hemoglobin A1c Level Would You Treat This Patient With Type 2 Diabetes?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Annals of Internal Medicine / Beyond the Guidelines / Oct. 1, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Gerald W. Smetana, Risa B. Burns (Department of Medicine)

Recruitment of Trial Participants Through Electronic Medical Record Patient Portal Messaging: A Pilot Study
Clinical Trials / Research / Oct. 3, 2019
BIDMC Author: Stephen Juraschek (Department of Medicine)

T‐lymphocytes and Cytotoxic Astrocyte Blebs Correlate Across Autism Brains
Annals of Neurology / Research / Oct. 8, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Marcello M. DiStasio MD, PhD  Ikue Nagakura PhD  Monica J. Nadler PhD  Matthew P. Anderson MD, PhD (Department of Neurology, Department of Pathology)

State-specific Gating of Salient Cues by Midbrain Dopaminergic Input to Basal Amygdala
Nature Neuroscience / Research / Oct. 14, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Andrew Lutas, Hakan Kucukdereli, Osama Alturkistani, Crista Carty, Arthur U. Sugden, Kayla Fernando, Veronica Diaz, Vanessa Flores-Maldonado, Mark L. Andermann (Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes)

Effect of the Tailored, Family-Involved Hospital Elder Life Program on Postoperative Delirium and Function in Older Adults
JAMA Internal Medicine / Research / Oct. 23, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Sharon K. Inouye (Department of Medicine)

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