David Sparrow, DSc
Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

MS, University of Massachusetts Amherst
BA, University of Massachusetts Boston
DSc, Boston University School of Public Health
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David Sparrow, DSc is a professor of pulmonary, allergy, sleep & critical care at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. He is also a Senior Epidemiologist at VA Normative Aging Study, Boston and Lecturer of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He has over twenty-five years of experience and over 270 publications. Dr. Sparrow earned his doctorate of science in Epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health.

Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Epidemiology


VA Boston Healthcare System






Title
NEW BIOMARKERS OF NEUROTOXICITY
(PI)

Genetic Case-Control Studies of COPD
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Lead-Gene Interactions and Cognition
(PI)

Telephone-linked, Home-based exercise training in PD
(PI)

Highly Challenging Balance Program to Reduce Fall Rate in PD
(PI)

Exercise Training to Improve Cognitive Function
(PI)



Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2023 Telemedicine intervention in patients with chronic pain in PD 1I01RX003769-01A2
2022 An RCT of a telemedicine intervention for hypokinetic dysarthria in PD 5I01RX003378-02
2022 Highly challenging balance program to reduce fall rate in PD 5I01RX003055-04
2021 An RCT of a telemedicine intervention for hypokinetic dysarthria in PD 1I01RX003378-01A1
2021 Highly challenging balance program to reduce fall rate in PD 5I01RX003055-03
2020 Highly challenging balance program to reduce fall rate in PD 5I01RX003055-02
2020 Exercise training to improve cognitive function_523_Sparrow 5I21RX002545-02
2019 Highly challenging balance program to reduce fall rate in PD 1I01RX003055-01A1
2019 Exercise training to improve cognitive function_523_Sparrow 1I21RX002545-01A1
2018 Telephone-linked, home-based exercise training in PD 5I21RX002362-02
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  1. Eckhardt CM, Gambazza S, Bloomquist TR, De Hoff P, Vuppala A, Vokonas PS, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Parvez F, Laurent LC, Schwartz J, Baccarelli AA, Wu H. Extracellular Vesicle-Encapsulated microRNAs as Novel Biomarkers of Lung Health. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2023 Jan 01; 207(1):50-59.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35943330
     
  2. Wang C, Xu Z, Qiu X, Wei Y, Peralta AA, Yazdi MD, Jin T, Li W, Just A, Heiss J, Hou L, Zheng Y, Coull BA, Kosheleva A, Sparrow D, Amarasiriwardena C, Wright RO, Baccarelli AA, Schwartz JD. Epigenome-wide DNA methylation in leukocytes and toenail metals: The normative aging study. Environ Res. 2023 Jan 15; 217:114797. PMID: 36379232; PMCID: PMC9825663; DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2022.114797;
     
  3. Eckhardt CM, Wu H, Prada D, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Hou L, Schwartz J, Baccarelli AA. Predicting risk of lung function impairment and all-cause mortality using a DNA methylation-based classifier of tobacco smoke exposure. Respir Med. 2022 Aug-Sep; 200:106896.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35716602
     
  4. Kelly RS, Stewart ID, Bayne H, Kachroo P, Spiro A, Vokonas P, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Knihtilä HM, Litonjua AA, Wareham NJ, Langenberg C, Lasky-Su JA. Metabolomic differences in lung function metrics: evidence from two cohorts. Thorax. 2022 Sep; 77(9):919-928.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34650005; PMCID: PMC9008068; DOI: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-216639;
     
  5. Kelly RS, Bayne H, Spiro A, Vokonas P, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Schwartz J, Nassan FL, Lee-Sarwar K, Huang M, Kachroo P, Chu SH, Litonjua AA, Lasky-Su JA. Metabolomic signatures of lead exposure in the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Res. 2020 11; 190:110022.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32791250; PMCID: PMC7983049; DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.110022;
     
  6. Breen M, Nwanaji-Enwerem JC, Karrasch S, Flexeder C, Schulz H, Waldenberger M, Kunze S, Ollert M, Weidinger S, Colicino E, Gao X, Wang C, Shen J, Just AC, Vokonas P, Sparrow D, Hou L, Schwartz JD, Baccarelli AA, Peters A, Ward-Caviness CK. Accelerated epigenetic aging as a risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and decreased lung function in two prospective cohort studies. Aging (Albany NY). 2020 08 03; 12(16):16539-16554.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32747609; PMCID: PMC7485704; DOI: 10.18632/aging.103784;
     
  7. Gao X, Coull B, Lin X, Vokonas P, Sparrow D, Hou L, DeMeo DL, Litonjua AA, Schwartz J, Baccarelli AA. Association of Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio With Pulmonary Function in a 30-Year Longitudinal Study of US Veterans. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 07 01; 3(7):e2010350.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32658288; PMCID: PMC7358911; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.10350;
     
  8. Wang C, Just A, Heiss J, Coull BA, Hou L, Zheng Y, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Baccarelli A, Schwartz J. Biomarkers of aging and lung function in the normative aging study. Aging (Albany NY). 2020 06 19; 12(12):11942-11966.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32561690; PMCID: PMC7343502; DOI: 10.18632/aging.103363;
     
  9. Wang X, Kim D, Tucker KL, Weisskopf MG, Sparrow D, Hu H, Park SK. Effect of Dietary Sodium and Potassium Intake on the Mobilization of Bone Lead among Middle-Aged and Older Men: The Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Nutrients. 2019 Nov 13; 11(11). PMID: 31766133; PMCID: PMC6893449; DOI: 10.3390/nu11112750;
     
  10. Colicino E, Just A, Kioumourtzoglou MA, Vokonas P, Cardenas A, Sparrow D, Weisskopf M, Nie LH, Hu H, Schwartz JD, Wright RO, Baccarelli AA. Blood DNA methylation biomarkers of cumulative lead exposure in adults. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2021 02; 31(1):108-116.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31636367; PMCID: PMC7170756; DOI: 10.1038/s41370-019-0183-9;
     
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Bar chart showing 283 publications over 44 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2009

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