Boston VA Research Institute, Inc.

City Boston
State Massachusetts
  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Real-world effectiveness of infection prevention interventions for reducing procedure-related cardiac device infections: Insights from the veterans affairs clinical assessment reporting and tracking program

    Archana Asundi, Maggie Stanislawski, Payal Mehta, Anna E. Baron, Hillary J. Mull, P. Michael Ho & 3 others, Peter J. Zimetbaum, Kalpana Gupta & Westyn Branch-Elliman, Aug 1 2019, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 40, 8, p. 855-862 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Association of Duration and Type of Surgical Prophylaxis with Antimicrobial-Associated Adverse Events

    Westyn Branch-Elliman, William O'Brien, Judith Strymish, Kamal Itani, Christina Wyatt & Kalpana Gupta, Jul 2019, In : JAMA Surgery. 154, 7, p. 590-598 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Real-world challenges in infection prevention: Differential implementation between stable and unstable patients may influence clinical effectiveness of interventions

    Westyn Branch-Elliman & Marin Schweizer, Jun 1 2019, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 40, 6, p. 736-737 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  5. Published

    Facility type and surgical specialty are associated with suboptimal surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis practice patterns: A multi-center, retrospective cohort study

    Westyn Branch-Elliman, Steven D. Pizer, Elise A. Dasinger, Howard S. Gold, Hassen Abdulkerim, Amy K. Rosen & 4 others, Martin P. Charns, Mary T. Hawn, Kamal M.F. Itani & Hillary J. Mull, Mar 6 2019, In : Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 8, 1, 49.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. 2018
  7. Published

    Infections in Older Adults: A Case-Based Discussion Series Emphasizing Antibiotic Stewardship

    Alyson Michener, Barbara Heath, Christopher J. Crnich, Rebekah Moehring, Kenneth Schmader, Lona Mody & 2 others, Westyn Branch-Elliman & Robin L.P. Jump, Sep 21 2018, In : MedEdPORTAL : the journal of teaching and learning resources. 14, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    A retrospective analysis of adverse events among patients receiving daptomycin versus vancomycin during outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy

    Gregory M. Schrank, Sharon B. Wright, Westyn Branch-Elliman & Mary T. Lasalvia, Jan 1 2018, In : Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union. 39, 8, p. 947-954 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. 2017
  10. Published

    Breaking the Chain of Infection in Older Adults: A Review of Risk Factors and Strategies for Preventing Device-Related Infections

    Gregory Schrank & Westyn Branch-Elliman, Dec 2017, In : Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. 31, 4, p. 649-671 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  11. Published

    Active identification of patients who are methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonized is not associated with longer duration of vancomycin therapy

    Carlos Acuna-Villaorduna, Westyn Branch-Elliman, Judith Strymish & Kalpana Gupta, Oct 1 2017, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 45, 10, p. 1081-1085 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published
  13. 2016
  14. Published

    Metabolic signals in sleep regulation: Recent insights

    Charu Shukla & Radhika Basheer, Jan 1 2016, In : Nature and Science of Sleep. 8, p. 9-20 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  15. 2015
  16. Published

    Contribution of regional brain melanocortin receptor subtypes to elevated activity energy expenditure in lean, active rats

    CHARU SHUKLA, L. G. Koch, S. L. Britton, M. Cai, V. J. Hruby, M. Bednarek & 1 others, Colleen Margaret Novak, Dec 3 2015, In : Neuroscience. 310, p. 252-267 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Simultaneous assessment of cAMP signaling events in different cellular compartments using FRET-based reporters

    Alex Burdyga & Konstantinos Lefkimmiatis, Mar 17 2015, cAMP Signaling: Methods and Protocols. Springer New York, p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  18. Published

    Simultaneous assessment of cAMP signaling events in different cellular compartments using FRET-based reporters

    Alex Burdyga & Konstantinos Lefkimmiatis, Jan 1 2015, In : Methods in Molecular Biology. 1294, p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2014
  20. Published

    Leanness and heightened nonresting energy expenditure: Role of skeletal muscle activity thermogenesis

    Chaitanya K. Gavini, Sromona Mukherjee, Charu Shukla, Steven L. Britton, Lauren G. Koch, Haifei Shi & 1 others, Colleen M. Novak, Mar 15 2014, In : American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. 306, 6, p. E635-E647

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    CAMP signaling in subcellular compartments

    Konstantinos Lefkimmiatis & Manuela Zaccolo, Jan 1 2014, In : Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 143, 3, p. 295-304 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  22. 2013
  23. Published

    The inner and outer compartments of mitochondria are sites of distinct cAMP/PKA signaling dynamics

    Konstantinos Lefkimmiatis, Daniela Leronni & Aldebaran M. Hofer, Sep 23 2013, In : Journal of Cell Biology. 202, 3, p. 453-462 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. 2012
  25. Published

    Termination and activation of store-operated cyclic AMP production

    Isabella Maiellaro, Konstantinos Lefkimmiatis, Mary Pat Moyer, Silvana Curci & Aldebaran M. Hofer, Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of cellular and molecular medicine. 16, 11, p. 2715-2725 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Region-specific differences in brain melanocortin receptors in rats of the lean phenotype

    Charu Shukla, Steven L. Britton, Lauren G. Koch & Colleen M. Novak, Jul 11 2012, In : NeuroReport. 23, 10, p. 596-600 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. 2009
  28. Published

    "cAMP sponge": A buffer for cyclic adenosine 3′, 59-monophosphate

    Konstantinos Lefkimmiatis, Mary Pat Moyer, Silvana Curci & Aldebaran M. Hofer, Nov 3 2009, In : PloS one. 4, 11, e7649.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Store-operated cyclic AMP signalling mediated by STIM1

    Konstantinos Lefkimmiatis, Meera Srikanthan, Isabella Maiellaro, Mary Pat Moyer, Silvana Curci & Aldebaran M. Hofer, Mar 16 2009, In : Nature cell biology. 11, 4, p. 433-442 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle