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profileRafael Rojas, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Radiology
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
DepartmentRadiology
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Radiology, WKC Basement
One Deaconess Rd
Boston MA 02215
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  1. Lohkamp LN, Strong C, Rojas R, Anderson M, Laviv Y, Kasper EM. Hypervascular glioblastoma multiforme or arteriovenous malformation associated Glioma? A diagnostic and therapeutic challenge: A case report. Surg Neurol Int. 2016; 7(Suppl 37):S883-S888. PMID: 27999714.
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  2. Danshina PV, Qu W, Temple BR, Rojas RJ, Miley MJ, Machius M, Betts L, O'Brien DA. Structural analyses to identify selective inhibitors of glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase-S, a sperm-specific glycolytic enzyme. Mol Hum Reprod. 2016 Jun; 22(6):410-26. PMID: 26921398; PMCID: PMC4884916 [Available on 06/01/17].
  3. Stephen CD, Rojas R, Lioutas VA, Papavassiliou E, Simon DK. Complicated spontaneous intracranial hypotension treated with intrathecal saline infusion. Pract Neurol. 2016 Apr; 16(2):146-9. PMID: 26467251.
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  4. Farr OM, Fiorenza C, Papageorgiou P, Brinkoetter M, Ziemke F, Koo BB, Rojas R, Mantzoros CS. Leptin therapy alters appetite and neural responses to food stimuli in brain areas of leptin-sensitive subjects without altering brain structure. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Dec; 99(12):E2529-38. PMID: 25279500; PMCID: PMC4255115.
  5. Gottumukkala RV, Romero JM, Riascos RF, Rojas R, Glikstein RS. Imaging of the brain in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Oct; 23(5):275-91. PMID: 25296273.
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  6. Vachha B, Rojas R, Prabhu SP, Bhadelia R, Moonis G. Magnetic resonance imaging in viral and prion diseases of the central nervous system. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Oct; 23(5):293-302. PMID: 25296274.
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  7. Palacios E, Rojas R, Rodulfa J, González-Toledo E. Magnetic resonance imaging in fungal infections of the brain. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Jun; 23(3):199-212. PMID: 24887690.
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  8. Rojas R. MRI in brain and spinal infection. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Jun; 23(3):151. PMID: 24887689.
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  9. Sarkar SN, Sarkar PR, Papavassiliou E, Rojas RR. Utilizing fast spin echo MRI to reduce image artifacts and improve implant/tissue interface detection in refractory Parkinson's patients with deep brain stimulators. Parkinsons Dis. 2014; 2014:508576. PMID: 24724036; PMCID: PMC3956280.
  10. Lennerz BS, Alsop DC, Holsen LM, Stern E, Rojas R, Ebbeling CB, Goldstein JM, Ludwig DS. Effects of dietary glycemic index on brain regions related to reward and craving in men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Sep; 98(3):641-7. PMID: 23803881; PMCID: PMC3743729.
  11. Gokhale S, Lahoti S, Rojas R, Caplan LR. Tissue plasminogen activator and calcific emboli. JAMA Neurol. 2013 May; 70(5):642-3. PMID: 23460090.
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  12. Brodoefel H, Ramachandran R, Pantol G, Bergethon P, Qiu WQ, Scott T, Rojas R, Horger M, Rosenberg I, Bhadelia RA. Association between linear measurements of corpus callosum and gait in the elderly. Eur Radiol. 2013 Aug; 23(8):2252-7. PMID: 23512195; PMCID: PMC4429761.
  13. Ho ML, Rojas R, Eisenberg RL. Cerebral edema. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Sep; 199(3):W258-73. PMID: 22915416.
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  14. Hochberg AR, Rojas R, Thomas AJ, Reddy AS, Bhadelia RA. Accuracy of on-call resident interpretation of CT angiography for intracranial aneurysm in subarachnoid hemorrhage. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Dec; 197(6):1436-41. PMID: 22109300.
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  15. Alonso-Alonso M, Ziemke F, Magkos F, Barrios FA, Brinkoetter M, Boyd I, Rifkin-Graboi A, Yannakoulia M, Rojas R, Pascual-Leone A, Mantzoros CS. Brain responses to food images during the early and late follicular phase of the menstrual cycle in healthy young women: relation to fasting and feeding. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Aug; 94(2):377-84. PMID: 21593494; PMCID: PMC3142717.
  16. Hamel B, Monaghan-Benson E, Rojas RJ, Temple BR, Marston DJ, Burridge K, Sondek J. SmgGDS is a guanine nucleotide exchange factor that specifically activates RhoA and RhoC. J Biol Chem. 2011 Apr 08; 286(14):12141-8. PMID: 21242305; PMCID: PMC3069418.
  17. Sengupta S, Pedersen NP, Davis JE, Rojas R, Reddy H, Kasper E, Greenstein P, Wong ET. Illusion of stroke: intravascular lymphomatosis. Rev Neurol Dis. 2011; 8(3-4):e107-13. PMID: 22249564.
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  18. Miksad RA, Lai KC, Stein MC, Healy ME, Rojas R, Krajewski KM, Zhu AX. Imbalance and gait disturbance from tyrosine kinase inhibition in hepatocellular cancer. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2009; 40(3-4):119-22. PMID: 19894033; PMCID: PMC3417813.
  19. Rojas RJ, Yohe ME, Gershburg S, Kawano T, Kozasa T, Sondek J. Galphaq directly activates p63RhoGEF and Trio via a conserved extension of the Dbl homology-associated pleckstrin homology domain. J Biol Chem. 2007 Oct 05; 282(40):29201-10. PMID: 17606614; PMCID: PMC2655113.
  20. Riascos R, Kumfa P, Rojas R, Cuellar H, Descartes F. Fatal methadone intoxication in a child. Emerg Radiol. 2008 Jan; 15(1):67-70. PMID: 17541658.
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  21. Palacios E, Rojas R. Necrotizing fasciitis of the neck. Ear Nose Throat J. 2006 Oct; 85(10):638. PMID: 17124930.
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  22. Palacios E, Rojas R. Sinonasal intestinal-type adenocarcinoma. Ear Nose Throat J. 2006 Sep; 85(9):572. PMID: 17044421.
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  23. Rodríguez AO, Hidalgo SS, Rojas R, Barrios FA. Experimental development of a petal resonator surface coil. Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 Dec; 23(10):1027-33. PMID: 16376189.
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  24. Restrepo CS, Riascos RF, Hatta AA, Rojas R. Neurofibromatosis type 1: spinal manifestations of a systemic disease. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2005 Jul-Aug; 29(4):532-9. PMID: 16012314.
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  25. Spampinato MV, Castillo M, Rojas R, Palacios E, Frascheri L, Descartes F. Magnetic resonance imaging findings in substance abuse: alcohol and alcoholism and syndromes associated with alcohol abuse. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 Jun; 16(3):223-30. PMID: 16340646.
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  26. Borne J, Riascos R, Cuellar H, Vargas D, Rojas R. Neuroimaging in drug and substance abuse part II: opioids and solvents. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 Jun; 16(3):239-45. PMID: 16340648.
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  27. Rojas R, Riascos R, Vargas D, Cuellar H, Borne J. Neuroimaging in drug and substance abuse part I: cocaine, cannabis, and ecstasy. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 Jun; 16(3):231-8. PMID: 16340647.
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  28. Palacios E, Kirsch D, Rojas R. Anomalous course of the carotid arteries in the retropharyngeal space poses a surgical risk. Ear Nose Throat J. 2005 Jun; 84(6):336-7. PMID: 16075849.
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  29. Parva P, Rojas R, Palacios E. Unusual rhinosinusitis caused by Curvularia fungi. Ear Nose Throat J. 2005 May; 84(5):270, 275. PMID: 15971744.
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  30. Pruitt K, Ulkü AS, Frantz K, Rojas RJ, Muniz-Medina VM, Rangnekar VM, Der CJ, Shields JM. Ras-mediated loss of the pro-apoptotic response protein Par-4 is mediated by DNA hypermethylation through Raf-independent and Raf-dependent signaling cascades in epithelial cells. J Biol Chem. 2005 Jun 17; 280(24):23363-70. PMID: 15831492.
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  31. Rojas R, Palacios E. Giant antrochoanal polyp: MRI findings. Ear Nose Throat J. 2005 Mar; 84(3):130. PMID: 15871576.
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  32. Palacios E, Restrepo S, Mastrogiovanni L, Lorusso GD, Rojas R. Sinonasal hemangiopericytomas: clinicopathologic and imaging findings. Ear Nose Throat J. 2005 Feb; 84(2):99-102. PMID: 15794546.
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  33. Perdigao J, Rojas R, Verzelli LF, Castillo M. Fungal infections of the central nervous system. Semin Roentgenol. 2004 Oct; 39(4):505-18. PMID: 15526534.
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  34. Rojas R, Palacios E, D'Antonio M. An unusual primary intratympanic meningioma. Ear Nose Throat J. 2004 Sep; 83(9):607-8. PMID: 15529642.
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  35. Palacios E, Rojas R, Ramírez MG. Apical petrositis. Ear Nose Throat J. 2004 Jun; 83(6):386. PMID: 15266869.
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  36. Palacios E, Rojas R, Ramirez G. Intracerebral abscess secondary to frontal mucocele with underlying fibrous dysplasia. Ear Nose Throat J. 2004 Apr; 83(4):224-5. PMID: 15147088.
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  37. Palacios E, Larusso G, Rojas R, Ramírez G. Lymphoma of the parotid gland in Sjögren's syndrome. Ear Nose Throat J. 2004 Mar; 83(3):156. PMID: 15086005.
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  38. Rojas R, Palacios E, Kaplan J, Wong LK. Fibrous dysplasia of the frontal sinus. Ear Nose Throat J. 2004 Jan; 83(1):14-5. PMID: 14986750.
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  39. Palacios E, Serou M, Restrepo S, Rojas R. Odontogenic keratocysts in nevoid basal cell carcinoma (Gorlin's) syndrome: CT and MRI evaluation. Ear Nose Throat J. 2004 Jan; 83(1):40-2. PMID: 14986757.
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  40. Palacios E, Kaplan J, Gordillo H, Rojas R. Facial nerve hemangioma. Ear Nose Throat J. 2003 Nov; 82(11):836-7. PMID: 14661429.
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  41. Rossman KL, Cheng L, Mahon GM, Rojas RJ, Snyder JT, Whitehead IP, Sondek J. Multifunctional roles for the PH domain of Dbs in regulating Rho GTPase activation. J Biol Chem. 2003 May 16; 278(20):18393-400. PMID: 12637522.
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  42. Rojas R, Palacios E, D'Antonio M, Correa G. Aberrant internal carotid artery as a cause of pulsatile tinnitus and an intratympanic mass. Ear Nose Throat J. 2003 Mar; 82(3):173-4. PMID: 12696233.
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  43. Rojas R, Di Leo J, Palacios E, Rojas I, Restrepo S. Parotid gland lymphoepithelial cysts in HIV infection. Ear Nose Throat J. 2003 Jan; 82(1):20-2. PMID: 12610897.
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  44. Palacios E, Rojas R, Restrepo S. An encephalocele as a complication of mastoid surgery. Ear Nose Throat J. 2002 Dec; 81(12):823. PMID: 12516373.
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  45. Palacios E, Rojas R, Restrepo S. Cerebrospinal fluid fistula associated with an empty sella. Ear Nose Throat J. 2002 Nov; 81(11):764-5. PMID: 12472026.
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  46. Restrepo S, Palacios E, Rojas R. Eagle's syndrome. Ear Nose Throat J. 2002 Oct; 81(10):700-1. PMID: 12405087.
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  47. Palacios E, Restrepo S, Rojas R. Extramedullary plasmacytoma in the nasal cavity. Ear Nose Throat J. 2002 Aug; 81(8):499-500. PMID: 12199164.
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  48. Rojas R, Palacios E, Hunt JP. Anomalous course of the cervical carotid arteries. Ear Nose Throat J. 2002 Jun; 81(6):377-8. PMID: 12092278.
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  49. Rodríguez A, Rojas R, Barrios FA. Year 2000 status of MRI in Mexico. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2001 May; 13(5):813-7. PMID: 11329206.
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  50. Condés-Lara M, Barrios FA, Romo JR, Rojas R, Salgado P, Sánchez-Cortazar J. Brain somatic representation of phantom and intact limb: a fMRI study case report. Eur J Pain. 2000; 4(3):239-45. PMID: 10985867.
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  51. Salgado P, Rojas R, Sotelo J. Cysticercosis. Clinical classification based on imaging studies. Arch Intern Med. 1997 Sep 22; 157(17):1991-7. PMID: 9308511.
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  52. Revuelta R, Teixeira F, Rojas R, Juambelz P, Romero V, Valdes J. Cavernous hemangiomas of the dura mater at the convexity. Report of a case and therapeutical considerations. Neurosurg Rev. 1994; 17(4):309-11. PMID: 7753421.
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