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John Higgins, MD
John Higgins, MD
Associate Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Mass General Pathology
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
- MD, Harvard Medical School/ BWH
- Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
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Dr. Higgins studies the dynamics of human pathophysiologic processes by developing mathematical descriptions of complex human disease phenotypes and how they change over time.
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View a complete list of Dr. Higgins' publications on the Center for Systems Biology website.
- Patel H, Patel H, Higgins JM. Modulation of Red Blood Cell Population Dynamics is a Fundamental Homeostatic Response to Disease. American Journal of Hematology. 2015 Feb 18
- Malka R, Delgado FF, Manalis SR, Higgins JM. In Vivo Volume and Hemoglobin Dynamics of Human Red Blood Cells. PLoS Computational Biology, 10:e1003839 (2014).
- Higgins, JM* Mahadevan, L. Physiological and pathological population dynamics of circulating human red blood cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107:20587-20592 (2010).
- Higgins JM and Sloan SR. Stochastic Modeling of Human RBC Alloimmunization: Evidence for a Distinct Population of Immunologic Responders. Blood. 112:2546-53 (2008).