Irene M. Gavras, MD
Emeritus Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Hypertension Section

MD, University of Athens



My clinical expertise is in evaluating complicated cases of hypertension and teaching medical students and house staff.
My research expertise is in the evaluation of experimental animal data and evaluation of clinical research results, as well as helping young trainees to prepare presentations.

2010 New England Hellenic Medical and Dental Society: Hygeia Award
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. Marketou ME, Kontaraki J, Zacharis E, Parthenakis F, Maragkoudakis S, Gavras I, Gavras H, Vardas PE. Differential gene expression of bradykinin receptors 1 and 2 in peripheral monocytes from patients with essential hypertension. J Hum Hypertens. 2014 Jul; 28(7):450-5. PMID: 24401952; DOI: 10.1038/jhh.2013.133;.
  2. Manolis AJ, Poulimenos LE, Kallistratos MS, Gavras I, Gavras H. Sympathetic overactivity in hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2014 Jan; 12(1):4-15. PMID: 23905597.
  3. 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;.
  4. 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;.
  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. Rosenthal T, Gavras I. Angiotensin inhibition and malignancies: a review. J Hum Hypertens. 2009 Oct; 23(10):623-35. PMID: 19339998; DOI: 10.1038/jhh.2009.21;.
  8. 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;.
  9. Silva VS, Martin LC, Franco RJ, Carvalho FC, Bregagnollo EA, Castro JH, Gavras I, Gavras H. Pleiotropic effects of statins may improve outcomes in atherosclerotic renovascular disease. Am J Hypertens. 2008 Oct; 21(10):1163-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18670414; DOI: 10.1038/ajh.2008.249;.
  10. Duka A, Kintsurashvili E, Duka I, Ona D, Hopkins TA, Bader M, Gavras I, Gavras H. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition after experimental myocardial infarct: role of the kinin B1 and B2 receptors. Hypertension. 2008 May; 51(5):1352-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18347228; DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.107.108506;.
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Bar chart showing 236 publications over 34 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 1981

YearPublications
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198212
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199511
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clinical research
hypertension
patient evaluation and treatment
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