David T. Felson, MD, MPH
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

MD, Johns Hopkins University
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health

Dr. David Felson's research interests include: understanding how to prevent osteoarthritis and treat osteoarthritis. In osteoarthritis, Dr. Felson’s interests include studying whether treatments for rheumatic diseases are effective and particularly in osteoarthritis, identifying biomechanical risk factors for disease and testing biomechanical treatments and characterizing MRI features of normal knees and knees with pain. He also studies outcome measurement in rheumatic disease and has focused in this work on rheumatoid arthritis trials.

Framingham Heart Study

Boston University
Arthritis & Autoimmune Diseases Research Center

Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Institutional Career Development
04/15/2020 - 03/31/2025 (PI)
NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Boston University CCCR
09/11/2019 - 07/31/2024 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases

FastOA-MIL: Identification of Rapid Progression of PTOA in the Military Health System
10/29/2021 - 10/28/2023 (PI)
Arthritis Foundation

Systemic contribution of age-associated epigenetic mechanisms to osteoarthritis
07/01/2020 - 06/30/2023 (Subcontract PI)
Hebrew SeniorLife NIH NIAMS

Fats, Fiber and Osteoarthritis
08/01/2017 - 05/31/2023 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases

Uncovering the Genetic Mechanisms Behind Joint-Specific Osteoarthritis
04/01/2018 - 01/31/2023 (Subcontract PI)
President and Fellows of Harvard College NIH NIAMS

Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study (MOST) Second Renewal-Boston University
07/01/2015 - 05/31/2022 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging

FastOA: Predictors of rapid symptom progression after ACL reconstruction
01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Arthritis Foundation

Rheumatology Training Grant
05/01/2014 - 09/16/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases

The Boston University Clinical and Transitional Science Institute (KL-2 Award, PI Felson)
04/01/2018 - 03/31/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2021 Boston University CCCR 5P30AR072571-03
2021 Administrative Core 5P30AR072571-03-7274
2021 Institutional Career Development 5KL2TR001411-06 22
2020 Boston University CCCR 5P30AR072571-02
2020 Administrative Core 5P30AR072571-02-7274
2020 Fats, Fiber and Osteoarthritis 5R01AR071950-04 1
2020 Institutional Career Development 2KL2TR001411-05A1 22
2019 Boston University CCCR 1P30AR072571-01A1
2019 Administrative Core 1P30AR072571-01A1-7274
2019 Fats, Fiber and Osteoarthritis 5R01AR071950-03 1
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  1. Liu M, Huang Y, Zhang H, Aitken D, Nevitt MC, Rockel JS, Pelletier JP, Lewis CE, Torner J, Rampersaud YR, Perruccio AV, Mahomed NN, Furey A, Randell EW, Rahman P, Sun G, Martel-Pelletier J, Kapoor M, Jones G, Felson D, Qi D, Zhai G. Restricting Branched-Chain Amino Acids within a High-Fat Diet Prevents Obesity. Metabolites. 2022 Apr 07; 12(4). PMID: 35448521; PMCID: PMC9030079; DOI: 10.3390/metabo12040334;
  2. Murphy MT, Wang N, Felson DT, Nevitt MC, Lewis CE, Frey-Law L, Guermazi A, Segal NA. Association between hamstring coactivation during isokinetic quadriceps strength testing and knee cartilage worsening over 24 months. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2022 Jun; 30(6):823-831.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35307535
  3. Gates LS, Perry TA, Golightly YM, Nelson AE, Callahan LF, Felson D, Nevitt M, Jones G, Cooper C, Batt ME, Sanchez-Santos MT, Arden NK. Recreational Physical Activity and Risk of Incident Knee Osteoarthritis: An International Meta-Analysis of Individual Participant-Level Data. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2022 04; 74(4):612-622. PMID: 34730279
  4. Liew JW, Peloquin C, Tedeschi SK, Felson DT, Zhang Y, Choi HK, Terkeltaub R, Neogi T. Proton Pump Inhibitors and Risk of Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition in a Population-Based Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022 Mar 04.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35245410
  5. Roemer FW, Felson DT, Stefanik JJ, Rabasa G, Wang N, Crema MD, Neogi T, Nevitt MC, Torner J, Lewis CE, Peloquin C, Guermazi A. Heterogeneity of cartilage damage in Kellgren and Lawrence grade 2 and 3 knees: the MOST study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2022 May; 30(5):714-723.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35202808
  6. Felson D, Lacaille D, LaValley MP, Aletaha D. Response to: Correspondence on 'Re-examining remission definitions in rheumatoid arthritis: considering the 28-Joint Disease Activity Score, C-reactive protein level and patient global assessment' by Felson et al. Ann Rheum Dis. 2022 Feb 17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35177411
  7. Haugen IK, Felson D, Abhishek A, Berenbaum F, Edwards JJ, Herrero Beaumont G, Hermann-Eriksen M, Hill CL, Ishimori M, Jonsson H, Karjalainen T, Leung YY, Maheu E, Mallen CD, Moe RH, Ramonda R, Ritschl V, Stamm TA, Szekanecz Z, van der Giesen FJ, Ritt MJPF, Wittoek R, Kjeken I, Osteras N, van de Stadt LA, Englund M, Dziedzic KS, Marshall M, Bierma-Zeinstra S, Hansen P, Greibrokk E, Smeets W, Kloppenburg M. Development of radiographic classification criteria for hand osteoarthritis: a methodological report (Phase 2). RMD Open. 2022 02; 8(1).View Related Profiles. PMID: 35121640; PMCID: PMC8819785; DOI: 10.1136/rmdopen-2021-002024;
  8. Felson D, LaValley M, Lacaille D, Aletaha D. Reply. ACR Open Rheumatol. 2022 Mar; 4(3):269-270.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35089654; PMCID: PMC8916574; DOI: 10.1002/acr2.11401;
  9. Felson DT, Lacaille D, LaValley MP, Aletaha D. Reply. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022 03; 74(3):502-503.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34931490
  10. Li JS, Tsai TY, Clancy MM, Lewis CL, Felson DT, Li G. Cartilage contact characteristics of the knee during gait in individuals with obesity. J Orthop Res. 2022 Jan 25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35076128
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