Naomi M. Hamburg, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine Section

MD, Harvard Medical School

Expertise and interests include:

Assessment of Vascular Function in Humans.
Vascular consequences of insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus.
Measurement of microvascular function.
Genetic determinants of vascular function.
Endothelial cell inflammatory activation.
Endothelial determinants of clinical outcomes in peripheral artery disease.
Effects of physical inactivity on vascular function.
Patient oriented research in vascular biology.
Comparative effectiveness in peripheral artery disease.
Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease.
Risk factors and cardiovascular disease.

Section Chief
Boston University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Vascular Biology Section

Active Staff Privileges
Boston Medical Center
Department of Medicine

2010-2010 Department of Medicine: Dawson Junior Faculty Development Award

Utility of CAVI as a Predictor of Endothelial Dysfunction
08/18/2014 - 08/17/2019 (PI)
Fukuda Denshi Co., Ltd.

Autophagy in the Diabetic Endothelium
12/01/2013 - 11/30/2017 (PI)
Ellison Foundation

Mitochondrial Dynamics and UCP2 - Endothelial Dysfunction in Human Obesity
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2017 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

AHA Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center: Vascular Core Laboratory
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
American Heart Association NIH NHLBI

American Heart Association Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center (A-TRACT) - Project 2: Cardiovascular Injury due to Tobacco Use
09/19/2013 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
American Heart Association NIH NHLBI

Metabolic Control of Endothelial Cell Phenotype
09/30/2005 - 02/28/2017 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: Kenneth Walsh, PhD
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Mitochondrial Dynamics and UCP2 - Endothelial Dysfunction in Human Obesity
08/01/2013 - 07/31/2016 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Administrative Supplements for Tobacco Regulatory Research on Tobacco Flavors and Flavoings (Admin Supp)
09/15/2015 - 06/30/2016 (PI)
American Heart Association NIH NHLBI

Pulse Wave Velocity and Central Aortic Pressure Outcomes in SPRINT
09/01/2011 - 06/30/2016 (PI)
University of Utah NIH NHLBI

Vascular Reactivity Assessment by a Novel Diagnostic Device, ANGIODEFENDER, compared to using Brachial Artery Ultrasound Imaging (A-1302)
05/06/2015 - 05/05/2016 (PI)
Everist Genomics, Inc.

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Servier Research Agreement-Amendment 5
11/01/2002 - 09/01/2016 (PI)

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. Karki S, Ngo D, Farb MG, Park SY, Saggese SM, Hamburg NM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Walsh K, Gokce N. WNT5A Regulates Adipose Tissue Angiogenesis via Anti-Angiogenic VEGFA165b in Obese Humans. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Apr 14; ajpheart.00776.2016.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28411232; DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00776.2016;.
  2. Bretón-Romero R, Hamburg NM. Every PACE Counts: Learning About Blood Cells and Blood Flow in Peripheral Artery Disease. Circulation. 2017 Apr 11; 135(15):1429-1431. PMID: 28396378; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.025894;.
  3. Niiranen TJ, Kalesan B, Larson MG, Hamburg NM, Benjamin EJ, Mitchell GF, Vasan RS. Aortic-Brachial Arterial Stiffness Gradient and Cardiovascular Risk in the Community: The Framingham Heart Study. Hypertension. 2017 Jun; 69(6):1022-1028.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28396534; DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.08917;.
  4. Armstrong EJ, Gornik HL, Hamburg NM, Kinlay S. The 2016 AHA/ACC Guideline on the Management of Patients with Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease: An interview with SVM members of the writing committee. Vasc Med. 2017 Apr; 22(2):170-173. PMID: 28429665; DOI: 10.1177/1358863X17690827;.
  5. Torjesen A, Cooper LL, Rong J, Larson MG, Hamburg NM, Levy D, Benjamin EJ, Vasan RS, Mitchell GF. Relations of Arterial Stiffness With Postural Change in Mean Arterial Pressure in Middle-Aged Adults: The Framingham Heart Study. Hypertension. 2017 Apr; 69(4):685-690.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28264924; DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.08116;.
  6. van Ballegooijen AJ, Zelnick L, Hoofnagle AN, Hamburg NM, Robinson-Cohen C, Roy-Chaudhury P, Cheung AK, Shiu YE, de Boer IH, Himmelfarb J, Beck G, Imrey PB, Kusek JW, Kestenbaum B. Association of Vitamin D Metabolites With Arterial Function in the Hemodialysis Fistula Maturation Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Mar 27. PMID: 28359657; DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2017.01.049;.
  7. Tripathi A, Benjamin EJ, Musani SK, Hamburg NM, Tsao CW, Saraswat A, Vasan RS, Mitchell GF, Fox ER. The association of endothelial function and tone by digital arterial tonometry with MRI left ventricular mass in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2017 Mar 27.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28412277; DOI: 10.1016/j.jash.2017.03.005;.
  8. Gerhard-Herman MD, Gornik HL, Barrett C, Barshes NR, Corriere MA, Drachman DE, Fleisher LA, Fowkes FG, Hamburg NM, Kinlay S, Lookstein R, Misra S, Mureebe L, Olin JW, Patel RA, Regensteiner JG, Schanzer A, Shishehbor MH, Stewart KJ, Treat-Jacobson D, Walsh ME. 2016 AHA/ACC Guideline on the Management of Patients With Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Mar 21; 69(11):e71-e126. PMID: 27851992; DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.11.007;.
  9. Brant LC, Wang N, Ojeda FM, LaValley M, Barreto SM, Benjamin EJ, Mitchell GF, Vasan RS, Palmisano JN, Münzel T, Blankenberg S, Wild PS, Zeller T, Ribeiro AL, Schnabel RB, Hamburg NM. Relations of Metabolically Healthy and Unhealthy Obesity to Digital Vascular Function in Three Community-Based Cohorts: A Meta-Analysis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Mar 08; 6(3).View Related Profiles. PMID: 28275071; DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.116.004199;.
  10. Hamburg NM, Creager MA. Pathophysiology of Intermittent Claudication in Peripheral Artery Disease. Circ J. 2017 Feb 24; 81(3):281-289. PMID: 28123169; DOI: 10.1253/circj.CJ-16-1286;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Insulin Resistance
Peripheral vascular diseases
Risk factors
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