July 2021
The Science Spotlight newsletter features publications from Brigham researchers in high-impact journals. Recognizing that journal impact factor is not an absolute way to feature all scientific publications of significant merit, we welcome investigators to submit noteworthy articles to be featured in the newsletter through this survey.
*The gold colored buttons denote COVID-19 related publications.
In June there were:
1,201 total papers listed in PubMed with Brigham authors
48 tweets about new research and 65.2K tweet impressions
8 papers highlighted in "What's New in Research"
64 awards with $34,875,720 in new grants
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O'Connell KA, LaChance AH.
N Engl J Med. 2021 Jun 24;384(25):2437. doi: 10.1056/NEJMicm2033425.
PMID: 34161709 No abstract available.
Awad MM, Liu S, Rybkin II, Arbour KC, Dilly J, [et al.] Aguirre AJ.
N Engl J Med. 2021 Jun 24;384(25):2382-2393. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2105281.
PMID: 34161704
Mwakingwe-Omari A, Healy SA, Lane J, Cook DM, Kalhori S, [et al.] Duffy PE.
Nature. 2021 Jul;595(7866):289-294. doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-03684-z. Epub 2021 Jun 30.
PMID: 34194041
Doroshow DB, Bhalla S, Beasley MB, Sholl LM, Kerr KM, [et al.] Hirsch FR.
Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2021 Jun;18(6):345-362. doi: 10.1038/s41571-021-00473-5. Epub 2021 Feb 12.
PMID: 33580222 Review.
Briukhovetska D, Dörr J, Endres S, Libby P, Dinarello CA, Kobold S.
Nat Rev Cancer. 2021 Jun 3:1-19. doi: 10.1038/s41568-021-00363-z. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34083781 Free PMC article. Review.
Dixon KO, Tabaka M, Schramm MA, Xiao S, Tang R, [et al.] Kuchroo VK.
Nature. 2021 Jul;595(7865):101-106. doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-03626-9. Epub 2021 Jun 9.
PMID: 34108686
Spertus JA, Fine JT, Elliott P, Ho CY, Olivotto I, [et al.] Jacoby D.
Lancet. 2021 Jun 26;397(10293):2467-2475. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00763-7. Epub 2021 May 15.
PMID: 34004177
Lau ES, Scirica B, Schaefer IM, Miller AL, Loscalzo J.
N Engl J Med. 2021 Jun 3;384(22):2145-2152. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcps2018493.
PMID: 34077647 No abstract available.
Scheid JF, Barnes CO, Eraslan B, Hudak A, Keeffe JR, [et al.] Xavier RJ.
Cell. 2021 Jun 10;184(12):3205-3221.e24. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.04.032. Epub 2021 Apr 24.
PMID: 34015271 Free PMC article.
Lu MY, Chen TY, Williamson DFK, Zhao M, Shady M, Lipkova J, Mahmood F.
Nature. 2021 Jun;594(7861):106-110. doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-03512-4. Epub 2021 May 5.
PMID: 33953404
Stuenkel CA, Manson JE.
N Engl J Med. 2021 Jun 3;384(22):2073-2076. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2105292. Epub 2021 May 29.
PMID: 34080809 No abstract available.
Burch R.
BMJ. 2021 Jun 30;374:n1535. doi: 10.1136/bmj.n1535.
PMID: 34193458 No abstract available.
Burch R, Rayhill M.
JAMA. 2021 Jun 15;325(23):2346-2347. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.7275.
PMID: 34129013 No abstract available.
Chan WC, Sharifzadeh S, Buhrlage SJ, Marto JA.
Chem Soc Rev. 2021 Jun 18. doi: 10.1039/d1cs00231g. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34143170
Seplyarskiy VB, Sunyaev S.
Nat Rev Genet. 2021 Jun 23. doi: 10.1038/s41576-021-00376-2. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34163020 Review.
Wagner A, Wang C, Fessler J, DeTomaso D, Avila-Pacheco J, [et al.] Yosef N.
Cell. 2021 Jun 29:S0092-8674(21)00700-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.05.045. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34216539
Reker D, Rybakova Y, Kirtane AR, Cao R, Yang JW, [et al.] Traverso G.
Nat Nanotechnol. 2021 Jun;16(6):725-733. doi: 10.1038/s41565-021-00870-y. Epub 2021 Mar 25.
PMID: 33767382
Gao C, Polley EC, Hart SN, Huang H, Hu C, [et al.] Kraft P.
J Clin Oncol. 2021 Jun 8:JCO2001992. doi: 10.1200/JCO.20.01992. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34101481
Babaee S, Shi Y, Abbasalizadeh S, Tamang S, Hess K, [et al.] Traverso G.
Nat Mater. 2021 Jun 14. doi: 10.1038/s41563-021-01031-1. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34127823
Katz JN, Arant K, Loeser RF.
JAMA. 2021 Jun 22;325(24):2505. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.6024.
PMID: 34156413 No abstract available.
Xiao R, Rathi VK, Gross CP, Ross JS, Sethi RKV.
JAMA. 2021 Jun 4;326(2):184-5. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.8535. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34086052
Hay JA, Kennedy-Shaffer L, Kanjilal S, Lennon NJ, Gabriel SB, Lipsitch M, Mina MJ.
Science. 2021 Jun 3:eabh0635. doi: 10.1126/science.abh0635. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34083451
Yang DD, Nguyen PL, D'Amico AV.
J Clin Oncol. 2021 Jun 4:JCO2100621. doi: 10.1200/JCO.21.00621. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34086490 No abstract available.
Komaroff AL.
JAMA. 2021 Jun 1;325(21):2153-2155. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.5631.
PMID: 33999096 No abstract available.
Berger JS, Connors JM.
Lancet. 2021 Jun 12;397(10291):2226-2228. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01291-5.
PMID: 34119049 Free PMC article. No abstract available.
Rome BN, Gagne JJ, Kesselheim AS.
JAMA. 2021 Jun 15;325(23):2399-2402. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.6568.
PMID: 34129007
Hirji S, Cifu AS, Kaneko T.
JAMA. 2021 Jun 8;325(22):2309-2310. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.2741.
PMID: 34100880 No abstract available.
Cai Y, Zhang J, Xiao T, Lavine CL, Rawson S, [et al.] Chen B.
Science. 2021 Jun 24:eabi9745. doi: 10.1126/science.abi9745. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34168070
Tilki D, Chen MH, Wu J, Huland H, Graefen M, [et al.] D'Amico AV.
J Clin Oncol. 2021 Jul 10;39(20):2284-2293. doi: 10.1200/JCO.20.03714. Epub 2021 Jun 4.
PMID: 34086480
Braga A, Paiva G, Ghorani E, Freitas F, Velarde LGC, [et al.] Seckl MJ.
Lancet Oncol. 2021 Jun 25:S1470-2045(21)00262-X. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(21)00262-X. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34181884
Scott BM, Gutiérrez-Vázquez C, Sanmarco LM, da Silva Pereira JA, Li Z, [et al.] Quintana FJ.
Nat Med. 2021 Jul;27(7):1212-1222. doi: 10.1038/s41591-021-01390-x. Epub 2021 Jun 28.
PMID: 34183837
Puleston DJ, Baixauli F, Sanin DE, Edwards-Hicks J, Villa M, [et al.] Pearce EL.
Cell. 2021 Jun 25:S0092-8674(21)00708-X. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.06.007. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34216540 
Zekavat SM, Lin SH, Bick AG, Liu A, Paruchuri K, [et al.] Natarajan P.
Nat Med. 2021 Jun;27(6):1012-1024. doi: 10.1038/s41591-021-01371-0. Epub 2021 Jun 7.
PMID: 34099924
Other Featured Publications
Ranaei Pirmardan E, Barakat A, Zhang Y, Naseri M, Hafezi-Moghadam A.
FASEB J. 2021 Jun;35(6):e21593. doi: 10.1096/fj.202100353R. PMID: 33991133.
Couger MB, Roy SW, Anderson N, Gozashti L, Pirro S, [et al.] Campbell P.
Science. 2021 May 7;372(6542):592-600. doi: 10.1126/science.abg7019. PMID: 33958470.
Wang T, Farvid MS, Kang JH, Holmes MD, Rosner BA, [et al.] Eliassen AH.
Cancer Res. 2021 Jun 9:canres.0256.2021. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-21-0256. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34108141.
Kanakasabapathy MK, Thirumalaraju P, Kandula H, Doshi F, Sivakumar AD, [et al.] Shafiee H.
Nat Biomed Eng. 2021 Jun;5(6):571-585. doi: 10.1038/s41551-021-00733-w. Epub 2021 Jun 10. PMID: 34112997.
Sajdel-Sulkowska EM.
Front Pharmacol. 2021 Jun 11;12:684610. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2021.684610. PMID: 34177593; PMCID: PMC8226136.
Quante M, Iske J, Heinbokel T, Desai BN, Cetina Biefer HR, [et al.] Tullius SG.
Elife. 2021 Jun 22;10:e62928. doi: 10.7554/eLife.62928. PMID: 34155969; PMCID: PMC8257250.
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