Haralambos P. Gavras, MD
Emeritus Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Hypertension Section

MD, University of Athens



Expertise includes: Clinical studies; Experimental animal research; Basic research (molecular genetics of hypertension).

Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences




Mouse Models of Heart, Lung and Blood Disease
09/30/2000 - 07/31/2008 (PI)
Jackson Laboratory NIH NHLBI

Effects of Telmisartan on Cardiac Function and Expression of the LACS and Cmya 3 genes in Mice with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
03/30/2005 - 03/31/2008 (PI)
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Germany)

Bradykinin in Cardiovascular Disease
05/01/1998 - 11/30/2006 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5 R01 HL58807 08

Identifying Genes in Abnormal Blood Pressure
02/05/2001 - 07/31/2006 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5 P50 HL55001 10

SCOR: Identifying Genes in Abnormal Blood Pressure
02/01/1996 - 01/31/2006 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5 P50 HL55001 08

Hypertension and Alpha 2 Adrenergic Receptors
04/01/2002 - 03/31/2005 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5 R01 HL65311 03

Microarray Expression Profiling of Rodent Models of Human Disease
09/30/2000 - 07/31/2004 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5 U01 HL66617 04

Contribution of Mitochondrial Genes to Hypertension
01/01/2001 - 12/02/2003 (Dept Sponsor)
American Heart Association




Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2008 BRADYKININ IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE 5P41RR010888-12-5304 236
2007 BRADYKININ IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE 2P41RR010888-11-8125 236
2006 Bradykinin in Cardiovascular Disease 5R01HL058807-08 10
2005 Bradykinin in Cardiovascular Disease 5R01HL058807-07 10
2005 IDENTIFYING GENES IN ABNORMAL BLOOD PRESSURE 5P50HL055001-10 37
2005 IDENTIFYING GENES INVOLVED IN ABNORMAL BLOOD PRESSURE 5P50HL055001-10-1 37
2005 CORE B--ANIMAL 5P50HL055001-10-9001 37
2004 IDENTIFYING GENES INVOLVED IN ABNORMAL BLOOD PRESSURE 5P50HL055001-09-1 37
2004 CORE B--ANIMAL 5P50HL055001-09-9001 37
2004 CORE A-- ADMINISTRATIVE CORE 5P50HL055001-09-5974 37
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Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Kouremenos N, Zacharopoulou IV, Triantafyllidi H, Zacharopoulos GV, Mornos C, Filippatos G, Lekakis J, Kremastinos D, Manolis AI, Gavras H. Genes and genetic variations involved in the development of hypertension: focusing on a Greek patient cohort. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2014 Jan-Feb; 55(1):9-16. PMID: 24491930.
  2. Marketou ME, Kintsurashvili E, Androulakis NE, Kontaraki J, Alexandrakis MG, Gavras I, Vardas PE, Gavras H. Blockade of platelet alpha2B-adrenergic receptors: a novel antiaggregant mechanism. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 3; 168(3):2561-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23582690; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.03.051;.
  3. Gavras I, Gavras H. 'Volume-expanded' hypertension: the effect of fluid overload and the role of the sympathetic nervous system in salt-dependent hypertension. J Hypertens. 2012 Apr; 30(4):655-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22227820; DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e32834f6de1;.
  4. Koupenova M, Johnston-Cox H, Vezeridis A, Gavras H, Yang D, Zannis V, Ravid K. A2b adenosine receptor regulates hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis. Circulation. 2012 Jan 17; 125(2):354-63.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22144568; PMCID: PMC3265935; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.057596;.
  5. Manolis AJ, Marketou ME, Gavras I, Gavras H. Cardioprotective properties of bradykinin: role of the B(2) receptor. Hypertens Res. 2010 Aug; 33(8):772-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20505673; DOI: 10.1038/hr.2010.82;.
  6. Marketou M, Kintsurashvili E, Papanicolaou KN, Lucero HA, Gavras I, Gavras H. Cardioprotective effects of a selective B(2) receptor agonist of bradykinin post-acute myocardial infarct. Am J Hypertens. 2010 May; 23(5):562-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20186129; DOI: 10.1038/ajh.2010.20;.
  7. McCalmon SA, Desjardins DM, Ahmad S, Davidoff KS, Snyder CM, Sato K, Ohashi K, Kielbasa OM, Mathew M, Ewen EP, Walsh K, Gavras H, Naya FJ. Modulation of angiotensin II-mediated cardiac remodeling by the MEF2A target gene Xirp2. Circ Res. 2010 Mar 19; 106(5):952-60.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20093629; PMCID: PMC2858324; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.109.209007;.
  8. Lucero HA, Kintsurashvili E, Marketou ME, Gavras H. Cell signaling, internalization, and nuclear localization of the angiotensin converting enzyme in smooth muscle and endothelial cells. J Biol Chem. 2010 Feb 19; 285(8):5555-68.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20022959; PMCID: PMC2820783; DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M109.074740;.
  9. Ahmad S, Cesana F, Lamperti E, Gavras H, Yu J. Attenuation of angiotensin II-induced hypertension and cardiac hypertrophy in transgenic mice overexpressing a type 1 receptor mutant. Am J Hypertens. 2009 Dec; 22(12):1320-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19779471; PMCID: PMC2848119; DOI: 10.1038/ajh.2009.181;.
  10. Kintsurashvili E, Shenouda S, Ona D, Ona L, Ahmad S, Ravid K, Gavras I, Gavras H. Hypertension in transgenic mice with brain-selective overexpression of the alpha(2B)-adrenoceptor. Am J Hypertens. 2009 Jan; 22(1):41-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18989257; DOI: 10.1038/ajh.2008.314;.
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 388 publications over 35 distinct years, with a maximum of 34 publications in 1981

YearPublications
198020
198134
198231
198310
198412
198511
198614
198711
198814
198914
199021
199115
199210
199311
19945
199515
199612
199711
199813
199913
200012
200115
20027
20038
200413
200512
200610
20072
20083
20092
20103
20111
20121
20131
20141
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basic research
clinical research
hypertension
lectures
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