George T. O'Connor, MD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine Section

MD, Boston University School of Medicine
MS, Harvard School of Public Health



Expertise includes: Epidemiology; Genetic epidemiology; Clinical trials; Asthma; COPD; Pulmonary function; Sleep apnea; Air pollution health effects.

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Multi-Omic Approaches To Mechanisms Of Vitamin D, Environmental Influences, And The Microbiome On Asthma
09/21/2016 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. NIH OD
1UG3OD023268-01

Inner City Asthma Consortium 3 (ICAC3)
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2018 (PI)
University of Wisconsin System NIH NIAID
5UM1AI114271-03

Randomized Controlled Trial: VDAART CONTINUATION STUDY - DCC - LEAD
05/15/2014 - 04/30/2018 (PI)
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. NIH NHLBI
5R01HL091528-08

Inner City Asthma Consortium 3 (ICAC3)
08/05/2014 - 07/31/2017 (PI)
University of Wisconsin System NIH NIAID
5UM1AI114271-03

Interstitial Lung Abnormalities: Defining the Phenotype, Causes, and Consequences
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. NIH NHLBI
4R01HL111024-04

Interstitial Lung Abnormalities: Defining the Phenotype, Causes, and Consequences
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. NIH NHLBI
5R01HL111024-03

A New England Enrollment Center for the PMI Cohort Program
09/27/2016 - 03/31/2017 (PI)
Massachusetts General Hospital NIH OD
1OT2OD024612-01

Transcriptomic and Epigenetic Signatures of Tobacco Exposure
02/01/2015 - 01/31/2017 (PI)
American Heart Association

VDAART FLORA ANCILLARY STUDY
04/01/2011 - 03/31/2015 (PI)
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. NIH NHLBI
5R01HL108818-03

Vitamin D Supplementation in Pregnancy: Impact on Neonatal Immune Phenotype
02/16/2010 - 12/31/2014 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Inst
5R01HL101390-04

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A New England Enrollment Center for the PMI Cohort Program
04/01/2017 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
Mass General Hosp NIH-OD

ScreenFlow - COPD Screening System
09/30/2014 - 09/29/2016 (PI)
Dimagi, Inc. NIH-DHHS

ScreenFlow - COPD Screening System
07/01/2012 - 11/07/2013 (PI)
Dimagi, Inc. NIH-NHLBI

Screen Flow Development - Research Assistance
12/21/2012 - 05/31/2013 (PI)
Dimagi, Inc.



Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2017 A New England Enrollment Center for PMI Cohort Program 3OT2OD024612-01S1
2016 A New England Enrollment Center for PMI Cohort Program 1OT2OD024612-01
2013 Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy: impact on neonatal immune phenotype 5R01HL101390-04 2
2012 Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy: impact on neonatal immune phenotype 5R01HL101390-03 2
2011 Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy: impact on neonatal immune phenotype 5R01HL101390-02 2
2011 Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy: impact on neonatal immune phenotype 5R01HL101390-02 2
2011 Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy: impact on neonatal immune phenotype 5R01HL101390-02 2
2011 Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy: impact on neonatal immune phenotype 5R01HL101390-02 2
2011 Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy: impact on neonatal immune phenotype 5R01HL101390-02 2
2011 Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy: impact on neonatal immune phenotype 5R01HL101390-02 2
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Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Mirzakhani H, O''Connor G, Bacharier LB, Zeiger RS, Schatz MX, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA. Asthma control status in pregnancy, body mass index, and maternal vitamin D levels. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Jun 09. PMID: 28606587.
  2. Manichaikul A, Wang XQ, Sun L, Dupuis J, Borczuk AC, Nguyen JN, Raghu G, Hoffman EA, Onengut-Gumuscu S, Farber EA, Kaufman JD, Rabinowitz D, Stukovsky KDH, Kawut SM, Hunninghake GM, Washko GR, O''Connor GT, Rich SS, Barr RG, Lederer DJ. Genome-wide association study of subclinical interstitial lung disease in MESA. Respir Res. 2017 May 18; 18(1):97. PMID: 28521775.
  3. Hornsby E, Pfeffer PE, Laranjo N, Cruikshank W, Tuzova M, Litonjua AA, Weiss ST, Carey VJ, O''Connor G, Hawrylowicz C. Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy: Effect on the neonatal immune system in a randomized controlled trial. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 May 16. PMID: 28552588.
  4. Gold DR, Adamkiewicz G, Arshad SH, Celedón JC, Chapman MD, Chew GL, Cook DN, Custovic A, Gehring U, Gern JE, Johnson CC, Kennedy S, Koutrakis P, Leaderer B, Mitchell H, Litonjua AA, Mueller GA, O''Connor GT, Ownby D, Phipatanakul W, Persky V, Perzanowski MS, Ramsey CD, Salo PM, Schwaninger JM, Sordillo JE, Spira A, Suglia SF, Togias A, Zeldin DC, Matsui EC. NIAID, NIEHS, NHLBI, and MCAN Workshop Report: The indoor environment and childhood asthma-implications for home environmental intervention in asthma prevention and management. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 May 10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28502823.
  5. Araki T, Yanagawa M, Sun FJ, Dupuis J, Nishino M, Yamada Y, Washko GR, Christiani DC, Tomiyama N, O''Connor GT, Hunninghake GM, Hatabu H. Pleural abnormalities in the Framingham Heart Study: prevalence and CT image features. Occup Environ Med. 2017 Oct; 74(10):756-761.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28468931.
  6. Lorbergs AL, O''Connor GT, Zhou Y, Travison TG, Kiel DP, Cupples LA, Rosen H, Samelson EJ. Severity of Kyphosis and Decline in Lung Function: The Framingham Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 May 01; 72(5):689-694.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27341855; DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glw124;.
  7. Rota AP, Bacharier LB, Jaffee K, Visness CM, Kattan M, O''Connor GT, Wood RA, Gergen PJ, Gern JE, Bloomberg GR. Screen Time Engagement Is Increased in Urban Children With Asthma. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Oct; 56(11):1048-1053. PMID: 28871879.
  8. Wolsk HM, Harshfield BJ, Laranjo N, Carey VJ, O''Connor G, Sandel M, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB, Zeiger RS, Schatz M, Hollis BW, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA. Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy, prenatal 25(OH)D levels, race, and subsequent asthma or recurrent wheeze in offspring: Secondary analyses from the Vitamin D Antenatal Asthma Reduction Trial. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Mar 09.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28285844; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.01.013;.
  9. Hardin M, Cho MH, Sharma S, Glass K, Castaldi PJ, McDonald ML, Aschard H, Senter-Sylvia J, Tantisira K, Weiss ST, Hersh CP, Morrow JD, Lomas D, Agusti A, Bakke P, Gulsvik A, O''Connor GT, Dupuis J, Hokanson J, Crapo JD, Beaty TH, Laird N, Silverman EK, DeMeo DL. Sex-Based Genetic Association Study Identifies CELSR1 as a Possible Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Risk Locus among Women. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2017 Mar; 56(3):332-341.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27854507; DOI: 10.1165/rcmb.2016-0172OC;.
  10. Hobbs BD, de Jong K, Lamontagne M, Bossé Y, Shrine N, Artigas MS, Wain LV, Hall IP, Jackson VE, Wyss AB, London SJ, North KE, Franceschini N, Strachan DP, Beaty TH, Hokanson JE, Crapo JD, Castaldi PJ, Chase RP, Bartz TM, Heckbert SR, Psaty BM, Gharib SA, Zanen P, Lammers JW, Oudkerk M, Groen HJ, Locantore N, Tal-Singer R, Rennard SI, Vestbo J, Timens W, Paré PD, Latourelle JC, Dupuis J, O''Connor GT, Wilk JB, Kim WJ, Lee MK, Oh YM, Vonk JM, de Koning HJ, Leng S, Belinsky SA, Tesfaigzi Y, Manichaikul A, Wang XQ, Rich SS, Barr RG, Sparrow D, Litonjua AA, Bakke P, Gulsvik A, Lahousse L, Brusselle GG, Stricker BH, Uitterlinden AG, Ampleford EJ, Bleecker ER, Woodruff PG, Meyers DA, Qiao D, Lomas DA, Yim JJ, Kim DK, Hawrylkiewicz I, Sliwinski P, Hardin M, Fingerlin TE, Schwartz DA, Postma DS, MacNee W, Tobin MD, Silverman EK, Boezen HM, Cho MH. Genetic loci associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap with loci for lung function and pulmonary fibrosis. Nat Genet. 2017 Mar; 49(3):426-432.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28166215; DOI: 10.1038/ng.3752;.
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 191 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2016

YearPublications
19874
19882
19895
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19943
19954
19964
19973
19982
19994
20003
20016
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20064
20076
20084
200913
20108
20116
201210
201314
201411
201514
201617
201714
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

air pollution
Asthma
Clinical trials
COPD
Epidemiology
Genetic epidemiology
pulmonary function
sleep apnea
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