About James Stone, MD, PhD

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

Departments, Centers, & Programs:

Clinical Interests:



Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-2967
Fax: 617-726-7474

Medical Education

  • M.D.; Ph.D., University of Michigan Medical School
  • MD, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Office of the Registrar
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology

Accepted Insurance Plans

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.


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.