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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Framingham Heart Study




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

Multi-Omic Approaches To Mechanisms Of Vitamin D, Environmental Influences, And The Microbiome On Asthma
09/21/2016 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. NIH OD
1UG3OD023268-01

Inner City Asthma Consortium 3 (ICAC3)
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2017 (PI)
University of Wisconsin System NIH NIAID
5UM1AI114271-03

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 Institute
5R01HL101390-04

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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. 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.
  2. 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, 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.
  3. 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;.
  4. 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. PMID: 28285844; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.01.013;.
  5. 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;.
  6. 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;.
  7. Hollingsworth HM, O'Connor GT. Asthma-Here Today, Gone Tomorrow? JAMA. 2017 01 17; 317(3):262-263.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28114530; DOI: 10.1001/jama.2016.19676;.
  8. Gern JE, Calatroni A, Jaffee KF, Lynn H, Dresen A, Cruikshank WW, Lederman HM, Sampson HA, Shreffler W, Bacharier LB, Gergen PJ, Gold DR, Kattan M, O''Connor GT, Sandel MT, Wood RA, Bloomberg GR. Patterns of immune development in urban preschoolers with recurrent wheeze and/or atopy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Jan 13. PMID: 28089873; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2016.10.052;.
  9. Aschard H, Tobin MD, Hancock DB, Skurnik D, Sood A, James A, Vernon Smith A, Manichaikul AW, Campbell A, Prins BP, Hayward C, Loth DW, Porteous DJ, Strachan DP, Zeggini E, O''Connor GT, Brusselle GG, Boezen HM, Schulz H, Deary IJ, Hall IP, Rudan I, Kaprio J, Wilson JF, Wilk JB, Huffman JE, Hua Zhao J, de Jong K, Lyytikäinen LP, Wain LV, Jarvelin MR, Kähönen M, Fornage M, Polasek O, Cassano PA, Barr RG, Rawal R, Harris SE, Gharib SA, Enroth S, Heckbert SR, Lehtimäki T, Gyllensten U, Society Scientific Group U, Jackson VE, Gudnason V, Tang W, Dupuis J, Soler Artigas M, Joshi AD, London SJ, Kraft P. Evidence for large-scale gene-by-smoking interaction effects on pulmonary function. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Jan 12. PMID: 28082375; DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyw318;.
  10. McDonald MN, Won S, Mattheisen M, Castaldi PJ, Cho MH, Rutten E, Hardin M, Yip WK, Rennard SI, Lomas DA, Wouters EF, Agusti A, Casaburi R, Lange CP, O''Connor G, Hersh CP, Silverman EK. Body mass index change in gastrointestinal cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is associated with Dedicator of Cytokinesis 1. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2017 Jan 02. PMID: 28044437; DOI: 10.1002/jcsm.12171;.
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 190 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2016

YearPublications
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19954
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19982
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200913
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20116
201210
201314
201411
201516
201618
201710
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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