Research

Abstract case presentation posters, research and articles are submitted to academic medical conferences throughout the year.

2018 Graduates

Ashish Rai

Publications:

  • Extracellular Vesicle: An Emerging Mediator of Intercellular Crosstalk in Lung Inflammation and Injury. Frontiers in Immunology. 2018, Apr; 9(924): 924.PMID: 29780385.
  • A 67-Year-Old Man With Irregular Pulse. JAMA Cardiology. 2017, Jan;2(6): 695. PMID: 28467542.
  • The obstacles to current extracellular vesicle-mediated drug delivery research. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics. 2017, Oct; 4(2): 156-158. PMID: 29355245.

Posters:

  • CHEST. (October, 2018). Blood Is Thicker Than Water – A Case Of Ischemic Stroke Due To Polycythemia
  • Vera Poster CHEST (October, 2018). Arm Swelling After An Inter-Continental Flight Poster presented

American Thoracic Society (May, 2018) Hemothorax After Cardiac Catheterization.

American Thoracic Society (May, 2018) Does Early Palliative Care Consultation Decrease Intensive Care Unit Transfers for Patients at the End of Life? A Multicenter Study

Talks:

  • Society of Hospital Medicine,Boston Chapter.; Boston, MA, USA. Rai, Ashish. Fluid in sepsis
  • CHEST( 2018) Does Early Palliative Care Consultation Decrease Length of Stay and Direct Cost Among Terminally Ill Patients

Other projects:

  • Partners Center of Expertise, Global Health Project, Boston, MA, United States: Pilot study of flutter valve device among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at Chest Research Foundation, Pune, India.

Felipe Naranjo

Poster:

  • American Society of Nephrology 2016: Incidental Thin Basement Membrane a/w Primary Primary Membranous Nephropathy
  • Massachusetts Medical Society: The Co-occurrence of Acute Hepatitis E and Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome Mimicking Acute Meningitis in Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterium Infection (Y. Rauf, S. Dassum, F. Naranjo, A. Bensaci)

Chudamani Giri

Poster:

  • AMA Meet 2017: Perirenal hematoma in a new HD patient.

Vinit Oommen

Publications:

  • Clinical Medical Reviews and Case Reports: A Case of Mumps Orchitis without Parotitis in a Vaccinated Post Pubertal Male.
  • ACP Hospitalist: Submassive PE and DVT in a patient with Klinefelter’ s Syndrome.

2017 Graduates

Jasleen Minhas

Publications:

  • Ventricular Geometry From Non-contrast Non-ECG-gated CT Scans: An Imaging Marker of Cardiopulmonary Disease in Smokers – Journal of Academic Radiology
  • Arterial and Venous Pulmonary Vascular Morphology and Their Relationship to Findings in Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Smokers. – Journal of Computer assisted tomography
  • Enrichment of selective miRNAs in exosomes and delivery of exosomal miRNAs in vitro and in vivo. – American Journal of physiology / Lung cell molecular physiology
  • Extracellular Vesicles Facilitate the Intercellular Communications in the Pathogenesis of Lung Injury. – Journal of Cell division biology

Posters:

  • American Thoracic Society 2016 - The Geometry of The Right Ventricle From CT scans As a predictor OF Pulmonary Vascular Disease in Smokers in the COPD Gene Study.
  • American Thoracic Society 2016 - Automatic Segmentation Of The Heart With A Statistical Shape Model And Tissue Characteristics In CT Scans From The COPDgene Study.
  • American Thoracic Society 2017 - CT Measures of Arterial and Venous Geometry in Pre- and Post Capillary Pulmonary Hypertension.
  • CHEST 2016 - Changes in Intraparenchymal Arterial and Venous Distribution Quantified from CT Scans in PH with elevated wedge pressure.
  • CHEST 2016 - Changes in Intraparenchymal Arterial and Venous Blood Distribution Quantified from CT Scans in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

  • AMA 2015 : From Wasp Sting to Cerebral Infarction: A rare complication of Bee Sting Anaphylaxis.

Talks:

  • CHEST 2017 -Changes in Intraprarenchymal Small Vessel Density and its Relation to Echocardiographic Findings and Cardiac Biomarkers In Patients with Acute PE

QI / Other Projects

  • Pulmonary embolism Response Team at NSMC
  • Vancomycin Stewardship Program
  • Early discharges on Telemetry floor.
  • IPASS Handoffs at NSMC

Ramya Radhakrishnan

Posters :

  • Simultaneous Myasthenic Crisis and Stress Cardiomyopathy Critical Care Medicine Journal
  • CHEST 2016 - Changes in Intraparenchymal Arterial and Venous Distribution Quantified from CT Scans in PH with elevated wedge pressure.
  • CHEST 2016 - Changes in Intraparenchymal Arterial and Venous Blood Distribution Quantified from CT Scans in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
  • American Thoracic Society 2017 : Asthma improves, tachypnea continues – is albuterol the culprit

Caitlin Waters

  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine : Pulling the trigger with a loaded differential – persistent knee pain in a marathon runner
  • Society of General Internal Medicine:

Sonaina Imtiaz

Posters : Society of General Internal Medicine – Acute pancreatitis as presentation of TTP

QI / Other Projects : Sepsis task force NSMC

Darci Finnochiaro:

QI project :

  • Antibiotic stewardship program at NSMC to prevent C – diff infections.
  • Safety and outcomes of penicillin allergy testing at a community hospital.

Ian Gross

Poster : Kounis syndrome “From Sting to STEMI”

QI project : High value CHF care and reduction of CHF related re-admissions

Completed COE Health Care Policy Course