L. Adrienne Cupples, PhD
Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Biostatistics

PhD, Boston University
MA, Boston University



L. Adrienne Cupples, Ph.D. is Professor of Biostatistics and of Epidemiology. She has a long standing interest in statistical methods for epidemiologic studies, for survival data analysis and for genetic epidemiology. She has taught for thirty years at both the introductory and advanced levels. She developed several of the courses in the Biostatistics curriculum, including Statistical Methods for Epidemiology (BS852) and has received numerous teaching awards, including the Norman A Scotch Award for Excellence in Teaching at the School of Public Health. For her efforts in research she received the BUSPH Faculty Career Award in Research & Scholarship as the First Recipient. And she received the Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences as the ninth recipient in 2010 and the 2012 L. Adrienne Cupples Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service in Biostatistics. In 2014 she received the AHA Richard Remington Lecturer and in 2017 she received the International Genetic Epidemiology Society Leadership Award. She has collaborated in the Framingham Heart Study for more than 30 years on a variety of topics from risk factors for sudden death, nutritional epidemiology and most recently the genetic etiology of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors. She has served as Co-Principal Investigator of the NHLBI Contract to Boston University for the Framingham Heart Study and Co-Chair of the Framingham Genetics Steering Committee. She also has a long history with the study of the genetic etiology of Alzheimer’s disease in the MIRAGE Study (Multi-Institutional Research of Alzheimer’s Genetic Epidemiology) and of Huntington disease. She has been actively involved in genetic risk prediction and evaluation of how people interpret and respond to such predictions, particularly in the context of Alzheimer's disease through the REVEAL (Risk Evaluation and Education for Alzheimer's Disease) Study. She has directly mentored 15 students on their doctoral research and has served on many thesis committees.

Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Epidemiology


Framingham Heart Study


Boston Medical Center



2017 International Genetic Epidemiology Society : International Genetic Epidemiology Society Leadership Award
2014 American Heart Association: EPI/NPAM 2014 Richard Remington Lecturer
2012 Boston University, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health: L. Adrienne Cupples Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service in Biostatistics
2010 Boston University School of Public Health: Faculty Career Award in Research & Scholarship, First Recipient
2010 University of Alabama: Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences, 9th award
2007 National U of Singapore: Visiting Professor
2006 University of Leeds, UK: Visiting Professor
1995 Boston University School of Public Health: Norman Scotch Award for Excellence in Teaching


Impact of Disclosing Amyloid Imaging Results to Cognitively Normal Individuals(REVEAL 5)
08/20/2015 - 07/31/2018 (PI)
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. NIH NIA
1RF1AG047866-01A1

Mechanism and Clinical Importance of Hyperkyphosis: The Framingham Study
09/30/2011 - 05/31/2017 (PI)
Hebrew Rehabilitation Center For Aged, Inc. NIH NIA
5R01AG041658-04

DCC Supplement for Rare Variants and NHLBI Traits
04/01/2015 - 03/31/2017 (PI)
University of Washington NIH NHLBI
5R01HL120393-03

Whole Genome Sequence Imputation in Families for Echocardiographic Traits
09/20/2013 - 07/31/2016 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5R21HL121589-02

Rare Variants and NHLBI Traits in Deeply Phenotyped Cohorts
04/01/2015 - 03/31/2016 (PI)
University of Washington NIH NHLBI
5R01HL120393-02

A Multi-Ethnic Study of Gene-Lifestyle Interactions in Cardiovascular Traits
01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015 (PI)
Washington University NIH NHLBI
5R01HL118305-02

Interdisciplinary Training for Biostatisticians
07/01/2010 - 06/30/2015 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: Paola Sebastiani, PhD
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences
5T32GM074905-10

The Role of Eicosanoids in Renal Function Project 5: Human Hypertension and P450 Omega/Omega-1 Hydroxylases and Epoxygenases
07/01/2009 - 06/30/2015 (PI)
Vanderbilt University NIH NIDDK
P01DK038226

Rare Variants and NHLBI Traits in Deeply Phenotyped Cohorts
04/01/2014 - 03/31/2015 (PI)
University of Washington NIH NHLBI
1R01HL120393-01A1

A Multi-Ethnic Study of Gene-Lifestyle Interactions in Cardiovascular Traits
01/15/2014 - 12/31/2014 (PI)
Washington University NIH NHLBI
1R01HL118305-01A1

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2016 Genetic Architecture of Adiposity in Multiple Large Cohorts 5R01DK089256-07 28
2015 Genetic Architecture of Adiposity in Multiple Large Cohorts 5R01DK089256-06 28
2014 Whole Genome Sequence Imputation in Families for Echocardioagraphic Traits 5R21HL121589-02
2014 Genetic Architecture of Adiposity in Multiple Large Cohorts 2R01DK089256-05 28
2013 Whole Genome Sequence Imputation in Families for Echocardioagraphic Traits 1R21HL121589-01
2013 Genetic Architecture of Adiposity in Multiple Large Cohorts 5R01DK089256-04 28
2012 Genetic Architecture of Adiposity in Multiple Large Cohorts 5R01DK089256-03 28
2011 Genetic Architecture of Adiposity in Multiple Large Cohorts 5R01DK089256-02 28
2011 Interdisciplinary Training for Biostatisticians 5T32GM074905-07 58
2010 Genetic Architecture of Adiposity in Multiple Large Cohorts 1R01DK089256-01 28
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  1. Zekavat SM, Ruotsalainen S, Handsaker RE, Alver M, Bloom J, Poterba T, Seed C, Ernst J, Chaffin M, Engreitz J, Peloso GM, Manichaikul A, Yang C, Ryan KA, Fu M, Johnson WC, Tsai M, Budoff M, Ramachandran VS, Cupples LA, Rotter JI, Rich SS, Post W, Mitchell BD, Correa A, Metspalu A, Wilson JG, Salomaa V, Kellis M, Daly MJ, Neale BM, McCarroll S, Surakka I, Esko T, Ganna A, Ripatti S, Kathiresan S, Natarajan P. Deep coverage whole genome sequences and plasma lipoprotein(a) in individuals of European and African ancestries. Nat Commun. 2018 Jul 04; 9(1):2606.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29973585.
     
  2. Zhang X, Cupples LA, Liu CT. A fine-mapping study of central obesity loci incorporating functional annotation and imputation. Eur J Hum Genet. 2018 Jul 02.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29967334.
     
  3. Feitosa MF, Kraja AT, Chasman DI, Sung YJ, Winkler TW, Ntalla I, Guo X, Franceschini N, Cheng CY, Sim X, Vojinovic D, Marten J, Musani SK, Li C, Bentley AR, Brown MR, Schwander K, Richard MA, Noordam R, Aschard H, Bartz TM, Bielak LF, Dorajoo R, Fisher V, Hartwig FP, Horimoto ARVR, Lohman KK, Manning AK, Rankinen T, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Wojczynski MK, Alver M, Boissel M, Cai Q, Campbell A, Chai JF, Chen X, Divers J, Gao C, Goel A, Hagemeijer Y, Harris SE, He M, Hsu FC, Jackson AU, Kähönen M, Kasturiratne A, Komulainen P, Kühnel B, Laguzzi F, Luan J, Matoba N, Nolte IM, Padmanabhan S, Riaz M, Rueedi R, Robino A, Said MA, Scott RA, Sofer T, Stancáková A, Takeuchi F, Tayo BO, van der Most PJ, Varga TV, Vitart V, Wang Y, Ware EB, Warren HR, Weiss S, Wen W, Yanek LR, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Afaq S, Amin N, Amini M, Arking DE, Aung T, Boerwinkle E, Borecki I, Broeckel U, Brown M, Brumat M, Burke GL, Canouil M, Chakravarti A, Charumathi S, Ida Chen YD, Connell JM, Correa A, de Las Fuentes L, de Mutsert R, de Silva HJ, Deng X, Ding J, Duan Q, Eaton CB, Ehret G, Eppinga RN, Evangelou E, Faul JD, Felix SB, Forouhi NG, Forrester T, Franco OH, Friedlander Y, Gandin I, Gao H, Ghanbari M, Gigante B, Gu CC, Gu D, Hagenaars SP, Hallmans G, Harris TB, He J, Heikkinen S, Heng CK, Hirata M, Howard BV, Ikram MA, John U, Katsuya T, Khor CC, Kilpeläinen TO, Koh WP, Krieger JE, Kritchevsky SB, Kubo M, Kuusisto J, Lakka TA, Langefeld CD, Langenberg C, Launer LJ, Lehne B, Lewis CE, Li Y, Lin S, Liu J, Liu J, Loh M, Louie T, Mägi R, McKenzie CA, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milaneschi Y, Milani L, Mohlke KL, Momozawa Y, Nalls MA, Nelson CP, Sotoodehnia N, Norris JM, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Perls T, Pedersen NL, Peters A, Peyser PA, Poulter N, Raffel LJ, Raitakari OT, Roll K, Rose LM, Rosendaal FR, Rotter JI, Schmidt CO, Schreiner PJ, Schupf N, Scott WR, Sever PS, Shi Y, Sidney S, Sims M, Sitlani CM, Smith JA, Snieder H, Starr JM, Strauch K, Stringham HM, Tan NYQ, Tang H, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Tham YC, Turner ST, Uitterlinden AG, Vollenweider P, Waldenberger M, Wang L, Wang YX, Wei WB, Williams C, Yao J, Yu C, Yuan JM, Zhao W, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Chambers JC, Deary IJ, Esko T, Farrall M, Franks PW, Freedman BI, Froguel P, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Jonas JB, Kamatani Y, Kato N, Kooner JS, Kutalik Z, Laakso M, Laurie CC, Leander K, Lehtimäki T, Study LC, Magnusson PKE, Oldehinkel AJ, Penninx BWJH, Polasek O, Porteous DJ, Rauramaa R, Samani NJ, Scott J, Shu XO, van der Harst P, Wagenknecht LE, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Weir DR, Wickremasinghe AR, Wu T, Zheng W, Bouchard C, Christensen K, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Horta BL, Kardia SLR, Liu Y, Pereira AC, Psaty BM, Ridker PM, van Dam RM, Gauderman WJ, Zhu X, Mook-Kanamori DO, Fornage M, Rotimi CN, Cupples LA, Kelly TN, Fox ER, Hayward C, van Duijn CM, Tai ES, Wong TY, Kooperberg C, Palmas W, Rice K, Morrison AC, Elliott P, Caulfield MJ, Munroe PB, Rao DC, Province MA, Levy D. Novel genetic associations for blood pressure identified via gene-alcohol interaction in up to 570K individuals across multiple ancestries. PLoS One. 2018; 13(6):e0198166.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29912962.
     
  4. Macri V, Brody JA, Arking DE, Hucker WJ, Yin X, Lin H, Mills RW, Sinner MF, Lubitz SA, Liu CT, Morrison AC, Alonso A, Li N, Fedorov VV, Janssen PM, Bis JC, Heckbert SR, Dolmatova EV, Lumley T, Sitlani CM, Cupples LA, Pulit SL, Newton-Cheh C, Barnard J, Smith JD, Van Wagoner DR, Chung MK, Vlahakes GJ, O'Donnell CJ, Rotter JI, Margulies KB, Morley MP, Cappola TP, Benjamin EJ, Muzny D, Gibbs RA, Jackson RD, Magnani JW, Herndon CN, Rich SS, Psaty BM, Milan DJ, Boerwinkle E, Mohler PJ, Sotoodehnia N, Ellinor PT. Common Coding Variants in SCN10A Are Associated With the Nav1.8 Late Current and Cardiac Conduction. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2018 May; 11(5):e001663.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29752399; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCGEN.116.001663;.
     
  5. Lorbergs AL, Allaire BT, Yang L, Kiel DP, Cupples LA, Jarraya M, Guermazi A, Travison TG, Bouxsein ML, Anderson DE, Samelson EJ. A longitudinal study of trunk muscle properties and severity of thoracic kyphosis in women and men: The Framingham Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018 Apr 24.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29688268.
     
  6. Jarraya M, Guermazi A, Lorbergs AL, Brochin E, Kiel DP, Bouxsein ML, Cupples LA, Samelson EJ. A longitudinal study of disc height narrowing and facet joint osteoarthritis at the thoracic and lumbar spine, evaluated by computed tomography: the Framingham Study. Spine J. 2018 Apr 19.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29679729.
     
  7. Baranski TJ, Kraja AT, Fink JL, Feitosa M, Lenzini PA, Borecki IB, Liu CT, Cupples LA, North KE, Province MA. A high throughput, functional screen of human Body Mass Index GWAS loci using tissue-specific RNAi Drosophila melanogaster crosses. PLoS Genet. 2018 04; 14(4):e1007222.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29608557.
     
  8. Sung YJ, Winkler TW, de Las Fuentes L, Bentley AR, Brown MR, Kraja AT, Schwander K, Ntalla I, Guo X, Franceschini N, Lu Y, Cheng CY, Sim X, Vojinovic D, Marten J, Musani SK, Li C, Feitosa MF, Kilpeläinen TO, Richard MA, Noordam R, Aslibekyan S, Aschard H, Bartz TM, Dorajoo R, Liu Y, Manning AK, Rankinen T, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Tayo BO, Warren HR, Zhao W, Zhou Y, Matoba N, Sofer T, Alver M, Amini M, Boissel M, Chai JF, Chen X, Divers J, Gandin I, Gao C, Giulianini F, Goel A, Harris SE, Hartwig FP, Horimoto ARVR, Hsu FC, Jackson AU, Kähönen M, Kasturiratne A, Kühnel B, Leander K, Lee WJ, Lin KH, 'an Luan J, McKenzie CA, Meian H, Nelson CP, Rauramaa R, Schupf N, Scott RA, Sheu WHH, Stancáková A, Takeuchi F, van der Most PJ, Varga TV, Wang H, Wang Y, Ware EB, Weiss S, Wen W, Yanek LR, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Afaq S, Alfred T, Amin N, Arking D, Aung T, Barr RG, Bielak LF, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger EP, Braund PS, Brody JA, Broeckel U, Cabrera CP, Cade B, Caizheng Y, Campbell A, Canouil M, Chakravarti A, Chauhan G, Christensen K, Cocca M, Collins FS, Connell JM, de Mutsert R, de Silva HJ, Debette S, Dörr M, Duan Q, Eaton CB, Ehret G, Evangelou E, Faul JD, Fisher VA, Forouhi NG, Franco OH, Friedlander Y, Gao H, Gigante B, Graff M, Gu CC, Gu D, Gupta P, Hagenaars SP, Harris TB, He J, Heikkinen S, Heng CK, Hirata M, Hofman A, Howard BV, Hunt S, Irvin MR, Jia Y, Joehanes R, Justice AE, Katsuya T, Kaufman J, Kerrison ND, Khor CC, Koh WP, Koistinen HA, Komulainen P, Kooperberg C, Krieger JE, Kubo M, Kuusisto J, Langefeld CD, Langenberg C, Launer LJ, Lehne B, Lewis CE, Li Y, Lim SH, Lin S, Liu CT, Liu J, Liu J, Liu K, Liu Y, Loh M, Lohman KK, Long J, Louie T, Mägi R, Mahajan A, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milani L, Momozawa Y, Morris AP, Mosley TH, Munson P, Murray AD, Nalls MA, Nasri U, Norris JM, North K, Ogunniyi A, Padmanabhan S, Palmas WR, Palmer ND, Pankow JS, Pedersen NL, Peters A, Peyser PA, Polasek O, Raitakari OT, Renström F, Rice TK, Ridker PM, Robino A, Robinson JG, Rose LM, Rudan I, Sabanayagam C, Salako BL, Sandow K, Schmidt CO, Schreiner PJ, Scott WR, Seshadri S, Sever P, Sitlani CM, Smith JA, Snieder H, Starr JM, Strauch K, Tang H, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Tham YC, Uitterlinden AG, Waldenberger M, Wang L, Wang YX, Wei WB, Williams C, Wilson G, Wojczynski MK, Yao J, Yuan JM, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Chambers JC, Chen YI, de Faire U, Deary IJ, Esko T, Farrall M, Forrester T, Franks PW, Freedman BI, Froguel P, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Horta BL, Hung YJ, Jonas JB, Kato N, Kooner JS, Laakso M, Lehtimäki T, Liang KW, Magnusson PKE, Newman AB, Oldehinkel AJ, Pereira AC, Redline S, Rettig R, Samani NJ, Scott J, Shu XO, van der Harst P, Wagenknecht LE, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Weir DR, Wickremasinghe AR, Wu T, Zheng W, Kamatani Y, Laurie CC, Bouchard C, Cooper RS, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Kardia SLR, Kritchevsky SB, Levy D, O'Connell JR, Psaty BM, van Dam RM, Sims M, Arnett DK, Mook-Kanamori DO, Kelly TN, Fox ER, Hayward C, Fornage M, Rotimi CN, Province MA, van Duijn CM, Tai ES, Wong TY, Loos RJF, Reiner AP, Rotter JI, Zhu X, Bierut LJ, Gauderman WJ, Caulfield MJ, Elliott P, Rice K, Munroe PB, Morrison AC, Cupples LA, Rao DC, Chasman DI. A Large-Scale Multi-ancestry Genome-wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood Pressure. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Mar 01; 102(3):375-400.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29455858.
     
  9. Jiang X, O'Reilly PF, Aschard H, Hsu YH, Richards JB, Dupuis J, Ingelsson E, Karasik D, Pilz S, Berry D, Kestenbaum B, Zheng J, Luan J, Sofianopoulou E, Streeten EA, Albanes D, Lutsey PL, Yao L, Tang W, Econs MJ, Wallaschofski H, Völzke H, Zhou A, Power C, McCarthy MI, Michos ED, Boerwinkle E, Weinstein SJ, Freedman ND, Huang WY, Van Schoor NM, van der Velde N, Groot LCPGM, Enneman A, Cupples LA, Booth SL, Vasan RS, Liu CT, Zhou Y, Ripatti S, Ohlsson C, Vandenput L, Lorentzon M, Eriksson JG, Shea MK, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Lohman KK, Ferrucci L, Peacock M, Gieger C, Beekman M, Slagboom E, Deelen J, Heemst DV, Kleber ME, März W, de Boer IH, Wood AC, Rotter JI, Rich SS, Robinson-Cohen C, den Heijer M, Jarvelin MR, Cavadino A, Joshi PK, Wilson JF, Hayward C, Lind L, Michaëlsson K, Trompet S, Zillikens MC, Uitterlinden AG, Rivadeneira F, Broer L, Zgaga L, Campbell H, Theodoratou E, Farrington SM, Timofeeva M, Dunlop MG, Valdes AM, Tikkanen E, Lehtimäki T, Lyytikäinen LP, Kähönen M, Raitakari OT, Mikkilä V, Ikram MA, Sattar N, Jukema JW, Wareham NJ, Langenberg C, Forouhi NG, Gundersen TE, Khaw KT, Butterworth AS, Danesh J, Spector T, Wang TJ, Hyppönen E, Kraft P, Kiel DP. Genome-wide association study in 79,366 European-ancestry individuals informs the genetic architecture of 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels. Nat Commun. 2018 Jan 17; 9(1):260.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29343764.
     
  10. McLean RR, Kiel DP, Berry SD, Broe KE, Zhang X, Cupples LA, Hannan MT. Lower Lean Mass Measured by Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) is Not Associated with Increased Risk of Hip Fracture in Women: The Framingham Osteoporosis Study. Calcif Tissue Int. 2018 Jul; 103(1):16-23. PMID: 29305636.
     
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