Jose Rafael Romero, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Neurology

MD, Escuela Colombiana de Medicina

Expertise includes: Cerebrovascular disease; Stroke prevention; Study of subclinical cerebrovascular disease in an epidemiological context; Brain recovery.

Framingham Heart Study

2010-2010 Department of Neurology: resident teaching

Cerebral Microbleeds in Young Adults: Risk Factors, Biomarkers and Genetic Determinants
06/01/2015 - 05/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Risk Factors, Genetics and Cognition in Cerebral Microbleeds: Framingham Study
08/15/2011 - 05/31/2017 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Investigation of lipoprotein phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) and cerebral microbleeds (CMBs) in the Framingham Heart Study
11/01/2009 - 06/30/2011 (PI)
GlaxoSmithKline, Inc.

New England Regional Coordinating Center for the NINDS Stroke Trials Network
09/30/2013 - 07/31/2018 (PI)
Mass General Hosp NIH-NINDS

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. Smith EE, Romero JR. Mixed emotions: What to do with patients who have lobar and deep hemorrhages on MRI? Neurology. 2018 Jan 09; 90(2):55-56. PMID: 29247077.
  2. Tan JW, Gupta T, Manosroi W, Yao TM, Hopkins PN, Williams JS, Adler GK, Romero JR, Williams GH. Dysregulated aldosterone secretion in persons of African descent with endothelin-1 gene variants. JCI Insight. 2017 Dec 07; 2(23). PMID: 29212952.
  3. Perloff MD, Patel NS, Kase CS, Oza AU, Voetsch B, Romero JR. Cerebellar stroke presenting with isolated dizziness: Brain MRI in 136 patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Nov; 35(11):1724-1729.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28687453.
  4. Dufouil C, Beiser A, McLure LA, Wolf PA, Tzourio C, Howard VJ, Westwood AJ, Himali JJ, Sullivan L, Aparicio HJ, Kelly-Hayes M, Ritchie K, Kase CS, Pikula A, Romero JR, D''Agostino RB, Samieri C, Vasan RS, Chêne G, Howard G, Seshadri S. Revised Framingham Stroke Risk Profile to Reflect Temporal Trends. Circulation. 2017 Mar 21; 135(12):1145-1159.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28159800; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.021275;.
  5. Lioutas VA, Beiser A, Himali J, Aparicio H, Romero JR, DeCarli C, Seshadri S. Lacunar Infarcts and Intracerebral Hemorrhage Differences: A Nested Case-Control Analysis in the FHS (Framingham Heart Study). Stroke. 2017 Feb; 48(2):486-489.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28008091; DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.014839;.
  6. Baudrand R, Gupta N, Garza AE, Vaidya A, Leopold JA, Hopkins PN, Jeunemaitre X, Ferri C, Romero JR, Williams J, Loscalzo J, Adler GK, Williams GH, Pojoga LH. Caveolin 1 Modulates Aldosterone-Mediated Pathways of Glucose and Lipid Homeostasis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Sep 28; 5(10). PMID: 27680666; DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.116.003845;.
  7. Shoamanesh A, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Kase CS, Wolf PA, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ, Seshadri S, Romero JR. Circulating biomarkers and incident ischemic stroke in the Framingham Offspring Study. Neurology. 2016 Sep 20; 87(12):1206-11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27558379; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003115;.
  8. Shoamanesh A, Catanese L, Romero JR, Lau H, Babikian VL, Benavente OR, Kase CS, Pikula A. High Prevalence of Cerebral Microbleeds in Inner City Young Stroke Patients. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016 Apr; 25(4):733-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26775270; DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2015.11.022;.
  9. Zhu S, McClure LA, Lau H, Romero JR, White CL, Babikian V, Nguyen T, Benavente OR, Kase CS, Pikula A. Recurrent vascular events in lacunar stroke patients with metabolic syndrome and/or diabetes. Neurology. 2015 Sep 15; 85(11):935-41.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26296518; PMCID: PMC4567462.
  10. Saber H, Himali JJ, Shoamanesh A, Beiser A, Pikula A, Harris TB, Roubenoff R, Romero JR, Kase CS, Vasan RS, Seshadri S. Serum Leptin Levels and the Risk of Stroke: The Framingham Study. Stroke. 2015 Oct; 46(10):2881-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26337973; PMCID: PMC4589501; DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.009463;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Cerebral microbleeds
Subclinical cerebropvascular disease
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