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.

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. Shukri MZ, Tan JW, Manosroi W, Pojoga LH, Rivera A, Williams JS, Seely EW, Adler GK, Jaffe IZ, Karas RH, Williams GH, Romero JR. Biological Sex Modulates the Adrenal and Blood Pressure Responses to Angiotensin II. Hypertension. 2018 Jun; 71(6):1083-1090. PMID: 29686001.
  2. Zee RYL, Rivera A, Inostroza Y, Ridker PM, Chasman DI, Romero JR. Gene Variation of Endoplasmic Reticulum Aminopeptidases 1 and 2, and Risk of Blood Pressure Progression and Incident Hypertension among 17,255 Initially Healthy Women. Int J Genomics. 2018; 2018:2308585. PMID: 29850473.
  3. Charidimou A, Shams S, Romero JR, Ding J, Veltkamp R, Horstmann S, Eiriksdottir G, van Buchem MA, Gudnason V, Himali JJ, Gurol ME, Viswanathan A, Imaizumi T, Vernooij MW, Seshadri S, Greenberg SM, Benavente OR, Launer LJ, Shoamanesh A. Clinical significance of cerebral microbleeds on MRI: A comprehensive meta-analysis of risk of intracerebral hemorrhage, ischemic stroke, mortality, and dementia in cohort studies (v1). Int J Stroke. 2018 Jul; 13(5):454-468.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29338604; DOI: 10.1177/1747493017751931;.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Saber H, Himali JJ, Beiser AS, Shoamanesh A, Pikula A, Roubenoff R, Romero JR, Kase CS, Vasan RS, Seshadri S. Serum Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 and the Risk of Ischemic Stroke: The Framingham Study. Stroke. 2017 Jul; 48(7):1760-1765.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28596451.
  7. 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;.
  8. 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;.
  9. 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;.
  10. 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;.
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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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