James R. Stone, MD, PhD
Associate Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Subspecialty Head, Cardiovascular Pathology and Autopsy Service
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Stone directs the Autopsy Service and Cardiovascular Surgical Pathology Service at Mass General. He is head of the Cardiovascular Histology Core Facility, a core laboratory for NIH-funded multicenter trials relating to cardiovascular diseases.
- Department of Pathology
- Transplant Center
- Heart Transplant
- Clinical Interests
- Cardiovascular pathology
- Autopsy Pathology
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Medical Education
- MD, PhD, University of Michigan Medical School
- Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Board Certifications
- Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
- Accepting New Patients
- Accepting New Patients
- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
Cigna (PAL #'s)
Fallon Community HealthCare
Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
Humana/Choice Care PPO
Medicare - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
OSW - Maine
OSW - New Hampshire
OSW - Rhode Island
Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
Senior Whole Health
Tufts Health Plan
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Dr. Stone has published extensively on cardiovascular diseases including atherosclerosis, vasculitis, amyloidosis, and cardiomyopathies. He is a founding co-chair of the Standards and Definitions Committee of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology, and directs the core laboratory of an NIH-funded multi-center study of cardiac allograft rejection. He is a member of the Center for Systems Biology, where his laboratory studies basic mechanisms relating to the cellular and molecular biology of cardiovascular diseases
My lab focuses on elucidating the mechanisms of cardiac and vascular diseases. We are working to understand the biochemical processes resulting in atherosclerosis. Investigations are focused on signal transduction mechanisms responsible for the pre-atherosclerotic intimal hyperplasia, and the factors stimulating the formation of intimal necrotic/lipid cores. For more details, visit the Stone Lab. For information about research concepts, co-authors, and to see a timeline, visit Dr. Stone's profile at the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center.
View my most recent publications at PubMed
- Vascular and inflammatory factors in the pathophysiology of blast-induced brain injury. Elder GA, Gama Sosa MA, De Gasperi R, Stone JR, Dickstein DL, Haghighi F, Hof PR, Ahlers ST. Front Neurol. 2015 Mar 16;6:48. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2015.00048. eCollection 2015.
- Chronic mesenteric ischemia., Wilkins LR, Stone JR. Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Mar;18(1):31-7. doi: 10.1053/j.tvir.2014.12.005. Epub 2014 Dec 29.
- Acute mesenteric ischemia. Stone JR, Wilkins LR. Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Mar;18(1):24-30. doi: 10.1053/j.tvir.2014.12.004. Epub 2014 Dec 29.
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