J. Michael Gaziano, MD
Adjunct Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine

MD, Yale University School of Medicine
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health




Dr. Michael J. Gaziano, MD, MPH is an internationally recognized chronic disease epidemiologist and trialist. He received his MD from Yale Medical School and his MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health.

At the VA Boston Healthcare System, he is one of the Director the Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC), a national epidemiology and trial center funded by CSR&D where he directs the epidemiology research center. He is national PI for the Million Veteran Program (MVP), a large project designed to enroll a million veterans into a large observational cohort with stored biospecimens. He also serves as the director of the Boston Geriatric Research and Education Center (GRECC). At VA Boston he runs a preventive cardiology program with an associated fellowship. He is the Chief of the Division of Aging at Brigham and Women’s Hospital where he is principal investigator for the ongoing Physicians' Health Study (PHS) II study, a large-scale trial of vitamins in the prevention of chronic disease. The Physicians’ Health Study cohort is comprised of 29,000 physicians who have been followed for up to 28 years. He is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Gaziano’s research interests include the epidemiology of chronic diseases, with a particular interest in the roles that individual lifestyle choices (diet, exercise, smoking), metabolic factors (obesity, high cholesterol, and hypertension), and biochemical and genetic markers play on the risk of coronary artery disease and stroke. Also of interest is the impact that vascular disease has on other organ systems. Recently, Dr. Gaziano has initiated a number of research projects to investigate the diverse nature of atherosclerosis. While atherosclerosis plaques form only in certain large and medium-sized vessels, the process of atherogenesis affects arteries of all sizes. For example, renal dysfunction, cognitive decline and osteoporosis-related fractures have been linked to various cardiovascular disease risk factors, suggesting a role for small vessel disease in vascular dementia, in abnormal bone remodeling and chronic renal disease. These projects are intended to explore the extent to which atherosclerotic disease in small vessels leads to these and other chronic conditions.

He has published over 350 original reports, reviews, book chapters, and books. He teaches advanced epidemiology and has mentored over 50 trainees. He is a contributing editor for JAMA.

VA Boston Healthcare System






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Physicians Health Study II: Prevention Trial of Vitamins
Genomics of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans
Influenza Vaccine to Effectively Stop Cardio-thoracic Events and Decompensated Heart Failure (INVESTED)
The Million Veteran Program (MVP) R&D#10286-C
CSP Epidemiology Research and Information Center (ERIC)
Veteran Genetics and Health Referent Cohort


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  1. Bao EL, Nandakumar SK, Liao X, Bick AG, Karjalainen J, Tabaka M, Gan OI, Havulinna AS, Kiiskinen TTJ, Lareau CA, de Lapuente Portilla AL, Li B, Emdin C, Codd V, Nelson CP, Walker CJ, Churchhouse C, de la Chapelle A, Klein DE, Nilsson B, Wilson PWF, Cho K, Pyarajan S, Gaziano JM, Samani NJ, Regev A, Palotie A, Neale BM, Dick JE, Natarajan P, O'Donnell CJ, Daly MJ, Milyavsky M, Kathiresan S, Sankaran VG. Inherited myeloproliferative neoplasm risk affects haematopoietic stem cells. Nature. 2020 10; 586(7831):769-775.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33057200
     
  2. Zhong J, Jermusyk A, Wu L, Hoskins JW, Collins I, Mocci E, Zhang M, Song L, Chung CC, Zhang T, Xiao W, Albanes D, Andreotti G, Arslan AA, Babic A, Bamlet WR, Beane-Freeman L, Berndt S, Borgida A, Bracci PM, Brais L, Brennan P, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Buring J, Canzian F, Childs EJ, Cotterchio M, Du M, Duell EJ, Fuchs C, Gallinger S, Gaziano JM, Giles GG, Giovannucci E, Goggins M, Goodman GE, Goodman PJ, Haiman C, Hartge P, Hasan M, Helzlsouer KJ, Holly EA, Klein EA, Kogevinas M, Kurtz RJ, LeMarchand L, Malats N, Männistö S, Milne R, Neale RE, Ng K, Obazee O, Oberg AL, Orlow I, Patel AV, Peters U, Porta M, Rothman N, Scelo G, Sesso HD, Severi G, Sieri S, Silverman D, Sund M, Tjønneland A, Thornquist MD, Tobias GS, Trichopoulou A, Van Den Eeden SK, Visvanathan K, Wactawski-Wende J, Wentzensen N, White E, Yu H, Yuan C, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Hoover R, Brown K, Kooperberg C, Risch HA, Jacobs EJ, Li D, Yu K, Shu XO, Chanock SJ, Wolpin BM, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Chatterjee N, Klein AP, Smith JP, Kraft P, Shi J, Petersen GM, Zheng W, Amundadottir LT. A Transcriptome-Wide Association Study Identifies Novel Candidate Susceptibility Genes for Pancreatic Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 Oct 01; 112(10):1003-1012.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31917448
     
  3. Ghoneim DH, Zhu J, Zheng W, Long J, Murff HJ, Ye F, Setiawan VW, Wilkens LR, Khankari NK, Haycock P, Antwi SO, Yang Y, Arslan AA, Beane Freeman LE, Bracci PM, Canzian F, Du M, Gallinger S, Giles GG, Goodman PJ, Kooperberg C, Le Marchand L, Neale RE, Scelo G, Visvanathan K, White E, Albanes D, Amiano P, Andreotti G, Babic A, Bamlet WR, Berndt SI, Brais LK, Brennan P, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Buring JE, Campbell PT, Rabe KG, Chanock SJ, Duggal P, Fuchs CS, Gaziano JM, Goggins MG, Hackert T, Hassan MM, Helzlsouer KJ, Holly EA, Hoover RN, Katske V, Kurtz RC, Lee IM, Malats N, Milne RL, Murphy N, Oberg AL, Porta M, Rothman N, Sesso HD, Silverman DT, Thompson IM, Wactawski-Wende J, Wang X, Wentzensen N, Yu H, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Yu K, Wolpin BM, Jacobs EJ, Duell EJ, Risch HA, Petersen GM, Amundadottir LT, Kraft P, Klein AP, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Shu XO, Wu L. Mendelian Randomization Analysis of n-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Levels and Pancreatic Cancer Risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 Sep 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32967863
     
  4. Orkaby AR, Yang L, Dufour AB, Travison TG, Sesso HD, Driver JA, Djousse L, Gaziano JM. Association Between Long-Term Aspirin Use and Frailty in Men: The Physicians' Health Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2020 Sep 11. PMID: 32918079
     
  5. Serper M, Vujkovic M, Kaplan DE, Carr RM, Lee KM, Shao Q, Miller DR, Reaven PD, Phillips LS, O'Donnell CJ, Meigs JB, Wilson PWF, Vickers-Smith R, Kranzler HR, Justice AC, Gaziano JM, Muralidhar S, Pyarajan S, DuVall SL, Assimes TL, Lee JS, Tsao PS, Rader DJ, Damrauer SM, Lynch JA, Saleheen D, Voight BF, Chang KM. Validating a non-invasive, ALT-based non-alcoholic fatty liver phenotype in the million veteran program. PLoS One. 2020; 15(8):e0237430.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32841307
     
  6. Petrick JL, Florio AA, Zhang X, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Wactawski-Wende J, Van Den Eeden SK, Stanczyk FZ, Simon TG, Sinha R, Sesso HD, Schairer C, Rosenberg L, Rohan TE, Purdue MP, Palmer JR, Linet MS, Liao LM, Lee IM, Koshiol J, Kitahara CM, Kirsh VA, Hofmann JN, Guillemette C, Graubard BI, Giovannucci E, Gaziano JM, Gapster SM, Freedman ND, Engel LS, Chong DQ, Chen Y, Chan AT, Caron P, Buring JE, Bradwin G, Beane Freeman LE, Campbell PT, McGlynn KA. Associations Between Prediagnostic Concentrations of Circulating Sex Steroid Hormones and Liver Cancer Among Postmenopausal Women. Hepatology. 2020 Aug; 72(2):535-547.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31808181
     
  7. Christen WG, Darke AK, Gaziano JM, Glynn RJ, Goodman PJ, Minasian LM, Thompson IM. Age-related macular degeneration in a randomized trial of selenium and vitamin E in men: the Select Eye Endpoints (SEE) study (SWOG S0000B). Acta Ophthalmol. 2020 Jul 23. PMID: 32701201
     
  8. Bowman L, Baras A, Bombien R, Califf RM, Chen Z, Gale CP, Gaziano JM, Grobbee DE, Maggioni AP, Muse ED, Roden DM, Schroeder S, Wallentin L, Casadei B. Understanding the use of observational and randomized data in cardiovascular medicine. Eur Heart J. 2020 Jul 14; 41(27):2571-2578. PMID: 32016367
     
  9. Yuan F, Hung RJ, Walsh N, Zhang H, Platz EA, Wheeler W, Song L, Arslan AA, Beane Freeman LE, Bracci P, Canzian F, Du M, Gallinger S, Giles GG, Goodman PJ, Kooperberg C, Le Marchand L, Neale RE, Rosendahl J, Scelo G, Shu XO, Visvanathan K, White E, Zheng W, Albanes D, Amiano P, Andreotti G, Babic A, Bamlet WR, Berndt SI, Brennan P, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Buring JE, Campbell PT, Chanock SJ, Fuchs CS, Gaziano JM, Goggins MG, Hackert T, Hartge P, Hassan MM, Holly EA, Hoover RN, Katzke V, Kirsten H, Kurtz RC, Lee IM, Malats N, Milne RL, Murphy N, Ng K, Oberg AL, Porta M, Rabe KG, Real FX, Rothman N, Sesso HD, Silverman DT, Thompson IM, Wactawski-Wende J, Wang X, Wentzensen N, Wilkens LR, Yu H, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Shi J, Duell EJ, Amundadottir LT, Li D, Petersen GM, Wolpin BM, Risch HA, Yu K, Klein AP, Stolzenberg-Solomon R. Genome-Wide Association Study Data Reveal Genetic Susceptibility to Chronic Inflammatory Intestinal Diseases and Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Risk. Cancer Res. 2020 Sep 15; 80(18):4004-4013.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32641412
     
  10. Orkaby AR, Driver JA, Ho YL, Lu B, Costa L, Honerlaw J, Galloway A, Vassy JL, Forman DE, Gaziano JM, Gagnon DR, Wilson PWF, Cho K, Djousse L. Association of Statin Use With All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in US Veterans 75 Years and Older. JAMA. 2020 07 07; 324(1):68-78.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32633800
     
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