Publication List

Some Upcoming Studies

Analysis of blood production dynamics in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection

Identification of inflammatory phenotypes during recovery from elective cardiac surgery

Analysing contributions of airway asymmetry towards generation of flow sequencing

Investigation of oxygen saturation levels under increasing vascular obliteration


BH Foy, T Sundt, JCT Carlson, AD Aguirre, JM Higgins. 2021. White blood cell and platelet dynamics define human inflammatory recovery. medRxiv.

BH Foy, B Wahl. 2021. How do we best relax control measures as vaccine coverage for SARS-CoV-2 rises? Lancet Regional Health – Western Pacific. 15.

BH Foy, B Wahl, K Mehta, et al. 2021. Comparing COVID-19 vaccine allocation strategies in India: a mathematical modelling study. International Journal of Infectious Diseases.

SS Mukerji, S Das, H Alabsi, LN Brenner, A Jain, C Magdamo, SI Collens, E Ye, K Keller, CL Boutros, MJ Leone, A Newhouse, BH Foy, MD Li, M Lang, Y Shao, W Ge, H Sun, VA Triant, J Kalpathy-Cramer, JM Higgins, J Rosand, GK Robbins, MB Westover. 2021. Prolonged intubation in patients with prior cerebrovascular disease and COVID-19. Frontiers in Neurology. 12: 416.

PG Campbell, IB Stweart, AC Sirotic, C Drovandi, BH Foy, GM Minett. 2021. Analysing the predictive capacity and dose response of wellness in load monitoring. Journal of Sports Sciences. 2021: 1-9.


BH Foy, JCT Carlson, E Reinertsen, et al. 2020. Association of red blood cell distribution width with mortality risk in hospitalized adults with SARS-CoV-2 infection. JAMA Network Open. 3(9):e2022058

BH Foy, S Natarajan, A Munawar, et al. 2020. Characterising the role of small airways in severe asthma using low frequency forced oscillations: A combined computational and clinical approach. Respiratory Medicine. 10622

BH Foy, CE Brightling, S Siddiqui. 2020. Proning reduces ventilation heterogeneity in patients with elevated BMI: implications for COVID-19 pneumonia management? ERJ Open Research. 6(2).

S Cremer, MJ Schloss C Vinegoni, BH Foy, et al. 2020. Diminished reactive hematopoiesis and cardiac inflammation in a mouse model of recurrent myocardial infarction. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 75(8): 901-915

BH Foy, A Li, JP McClung, et al. 2020 Data-driven physiologic thresholds for iron deficiency associated with hematologic decline. American Journal of Hematology. 95(3): 302-309

BH Foy, D Kay, S Siddiqui, et al. 2020. Increased ventilation heterogeneity in asthma can be attributed to proximal bronchioles. European Respiratory Journal. 55(3).

BH Foy, BP Goncalves, JM Higgins. 2020. Unravelling disease pathophysiology with mathematical modeling. Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease. 15: 371-394


BH Foy, M Soares, R Bordas, et al. 2019. Lung computational models and the role of the small airways in asthma. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 200(8): 982-991.

AJ Bell, BH Foy, M Richardson, et al. 2019. Functional CT imaging for identification of the spatial determinants of small-airways disease in adults with asthma. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 144(1): 83-93.

BH Foy, D Kay. 2019. A computationally tractable scheme for simulation of the human pulmonary system. Journal of Computational Physics. 388: 371-393.

C Whitfield, BH Foy, D Kay, et al. 2019. Combining patient-specific airway models with acinar asymmetry in simulations of multiple breath washout. European Respiratory Journal. (conference proceedings).

2018 and prior

BH Foy, S Gonem, CE Brightling, et al. 2018. Modelling the effect of gravity on inert-gas washout outputs. Physiological Reports. 6(10):e13709

BH Foy, AJ Bell, S Siddiqui, D Kay. 2018. Low frequency lung resistance is a global bronchoconstriction detection measure, but is still sensitive to small airways disease. American Thoracic Society. (conference proceedings).

BH Foy, D Kay. 2018. Sacin responds to total compliance heterogeneity and is less sensitive to regionalisation than scond. American Thoracic Society.(conference proceedings).

BH Foy, D Kay. 2017. A computational comparison of the multiple-breath washout and forced oscillation technique as markers of bronchoconstriction. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 240: 61-69.

BH Foy, R Bordas, D Kay. 2017. Modelling responses of the inert-gas washout and MRI to bronchoconstriction. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 235: 8-17.

BH Foy, P Perre, I Turner. 2017. The meshfree finite volume method with application to multi-phase porous media models. Journal of Computational Physics. 333: 369-386.

Recent Seminars/Talks

A combined computational-clinical approach to understand pulmonary function test sensitivity. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Applied Chest Imaging Laboratory. Feb 2020.

Estimating the age of red blood cells through mathematical simulation: a validation, population dynamics approach. Joint Mathematical Meetings Conference. Jan 2020.

Linking pre-operative risk to post-operative outcomes using routine measurements. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computational Medicine Group. Dec 2019.

Classifying inflammatory response using blood count trajectories and morphology. Massachusetts General Hospital, Cardiac Surgery Division. June 2019.

RAIL: A model for social impact driven machine learning. Bayesian and Big Data for Social Good Conference. Nov 2018 (Joint presentation with Dr Logan Graham).

A computational framework for simulating the human pulmonary system. Queensland University of Technology, School of Mathematical Sciences. Oct 2018.

Peer Review

I am a Review Editor for Frontiers in Network Physiology.

I have acted as a peer reviewer for the following journals:

Annals of Internal Medicine (marked as exceptional reviewer)
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology
Journal of Asthma
Journal of Computational Physics
Journal of Mathematical Biology
Journal of Medical Virology
Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing
Iranian Journal of Science and Technology – Transactions of Civil Engineering