Nathanael Fillmore, PhD
Adjunct Instructor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Hematology & Medical Oncology

PhD, University of Wisconsin Madison
MS, University of Wisconsin Madison

I lead a group at the VA Boston Healthcare System and Harvard Medical School that uses VA clinical, genomic, and imaging data, together with machine learning and statistical methods, in research to improve patient care. We are also working on software and methodological improvements to support these efforts.

Cancer-Associated Thromboembolism as Affected by Health Disparities (CAT-HD)
07/01/2021 - 06/30/2025 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: Katya Ravid, DSc
American Heart Association


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  1. La J, Wu JT, Branch-Elliman W, Huhmann L, Han SS, Brophy M, Do NV, Lin AY, Fillmore NR, Munshi NC. Increased COVID-19 breakthrough infection risk in patients with plasma cell disorders. Blood. 2022 Aug 18; 140(7):782-785.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35605185; PMCID: PMC9130311; DOI: 10.1182/blood.2022016317;
  2. Corrigan JK, La J, Fillmore NR, Do NV, Brophy M, Doron S, Monach PA, Branch-Elliman W. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) hospitalization metrics that do not account for disease severity underestimate protection provided by severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccination and boosting: A retrospective cohort study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023 Jan; 44(1):149-151.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35599374; PMCID: PMC9171062; DOI: 10.1017/ice.2022.79;
  3. Chang MS, La J, Trepanowski N, Cheng D, Bihn JR, Do N, Brophy M, Fillmore NR, Hartman RI. Increased relative proportions of advanced melanoma among veterans: A comparative analysis with the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2022 Jul; 87(1):72-79.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35595121
  4. Ramos-Cejudo J, Johnson AD, Beiser A, Seshadri S, Salinas J, Berger JS, Fillmore NR, Do N, Zheng C, Kovbasyuk Z, Ardekani BA, Nunzio P, Bubu OM, Parekh A, Convit A, Betensky RA, Wisniewski TM, Osorio RS. Platelet Function Is Associated With Dementia Risk in the Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2022 May 03; 11(9):e023918.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35470685; PMCID: PMC9238609; DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.121.023918;
  5. Cheng D, Dumontier C, Sheikh AR, La J, Brophy MT, Do NV, Driver JA, Tuck DP, Fillmore NR. Prognostic value of the veterans affairs frailty index in older patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Med. 2022 Aug; 11(15):3009-3022.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35338613; PMCID: PMC9359868; DOI: 10.1002/cam4.4658;
  6. Cheng D, DuMontier C, Yildirim C, Charest B, Hawley CE, Zhuo M, Paik JM, Yaksic E, Gaziano JM, Do N, Brophy M, Cho K, Kim DH, Driver JA, Fillmore NR, Orkaby AR. Corrigendum to: Updating and Validating the U.S. Veterans Affairs Frailty Index: Transitioning From ICD-9 to ICD-10. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2022 Feb 03; 77(2):e107.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34272940; PMCID: PMC8824613; DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glab159;
  7. Wu JT, La J, Branch-Elliman W, Huhmann LB, Han SS, Parmigiani G, Tuck DP, Brophy MT, Do NV, Lin AY, Munshi NC, Fillmore NR. Association of COVID-19 Vaccination With SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Patients With Cancer: A US Nationwide Veterans Affairs Study. JAMA Oncol. 2022 02 01; 8(2):281-286.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34854921; PMCID: PMC8640949; DOI: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2021.5771;
  8. Li LL, Zheng C, La J, Do NV, Monach PA, Strymish JM, Fillmore NR, Branch-Elliman W. Impact of prior SARS-CoV-2 infection on incidence of hospitalization and adverse events following mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccination: A nationwide, retrospective cohort study. Vaccine. 2022 02 16; 40(8):1082-1089.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35078665; PMCID: PMC8768509; DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2022.01.026;
  9. Fillmore NR, La J, Zheng C, Doron S, Do NV, Monach PA, Branch-Elliman W. The COVID-19 hospitalization metric in the pre- and postvaccination eras as a measure of pandemic severity: A retrospective, nationwide cohort study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Dec; 43(12):1767-1772.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35012694; PMCID: PMC9021586; DOI: 10.1017/ice.2022.13;
  10. Del Valle JP, Fillmore NR, Molina G, Fairweather M, Wang J, Clancy TE, Ashley SW, Urman RD, Whang EE, Gold JS. Socioeconomic Disparities in Pancreas Cancer Resection and Survival in the Veterans Health Administration. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 May; 29(5):3194-3202.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35006509
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2018 Baylor College of Medicine Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training & Research, Houston, TX: VA Boston Healthcare System, Center of Excellence Research Summit
2016-2017 VA Boston Healthcare System: Big Data-Scientist Training Enhancement Program (BD-STEP) Fellowship
2011-2014 University of Wisconsin-Madison: Computation and Informatics in Biology and Medicine Traineeship (full support)
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