Nancy L Heard-Costa, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Neurology

PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health




Expertise includes: Data management - both phenotype and genetic in nature, including storage , maintenance, quality control; Genetic data cleaning - both in unrelated and related individuals; Pedigree creation, verification and maintenance; Forensic analysis of genetic samples - identification of incorrect, cryptic duplicate, and related subject; Statistical analysis -from univariate to multivariate and more complex models, including design, implementation and interpretation/conclusion; Genetic statistical analysis - linkage, association and meta-analysis, including design, implementation and interpretation/conclusion; and Human Medical Genetics theory and practice.

Center Faculty Member
Framingham Heart Study
Framingham Heart Study


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  1. Hindy G, Dornbos P, Chaffin MD, Liu DJ, Wang M, Selvaraj MS, Zhang D, Park J, Aguilar-Salinas CA, Antonacci-Fulton L, Ardissino D, Arnett DK, Aslibekyan S, Atzmon G, Ballantyne CM, Barajas-Olmos F, Barzilai N, Becker LC, Bielak LF, Bis JC, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bonnycastle LL, Bottinger E, Bowden DW, Bown MJ, Brody JA, Broome JG, Burtt NP, Cade BE, Centeno-Cruz F, Chan E, Chang YC, Chen YI, Cheng CY, Choi WJ, Chowdhury R, Contreras-Cubas C, Córdova EJ, Correa A, Cupples LA, Curran JE, Danesh J, de Vries PS, DeFronzo RA, Doddapaneni H, Duggirala R, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Emery LS, Florez JC, Fornage M, Freedman BI, Fuster V, Garay-Sevilla ME, García-Ortiz H, Germer S, Gibbs RA, Gieger C, Glaser B, Gonzalez C, Gonzalez-Villalpando ME, Graff M, Graham SE, Grarup N, Groop LC, Guo X, Gupta N, Han S, Hanis CL, Hansen T, He J, Heard-Costa NL, Hung YJ, Hwang MY, Irvin MR, Islas-Andrade S, Jarvik GP, Kang HM, Kardia SLR, Kelly T, Kenny EE, Khan AT, Kim BJ, Kim RW, Kim YJ, Koistinen HA, Kooperberg C, Kuusisto J, Kwak SH, Laakso M, Lange LA, Lee J, Lee J, Lee S, Lehman DM, Lemaitre RN, Linneberg A, Liu J, Loos RJF, Lubitz SA, Lyssenko V, Ma RCW, Martin LW, Martínez-Hernández A, Mathias RA, McGarvey ST, McPherson R, Meigs JB, Meitinger T, Melander O, Mendoza-Caamal E, Metcalf GA, Mi X, Mohlke KL, Montasser ME, Moon JY, Moreno-Macías H, Morrison AC, Muzny DM, Nelson SC, Nilsson PM, O'Connell JR, Orho-Melander M, Orozco L, Palmer CNA, Palmer ND, Park CJ, Park KS, Pedersen O, Peralta JM, Peyser PA, Post WS, Preuss M, Psaty BM, Qi Q, Rao DC, Redline S, Reiner AP, Revilla-Monsalve C, Rich SS, Samani N, Schunkert H, Schurmann C, Seo D, Seo JS, Sim X, Sladek R, Small KS, So WY, Stilp AM, Tai ES, Tam CHT, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Thameem F, Tomlinson B, Tsai MY, Tuomi T, Tuomilehto J, Tusié-Luna T, Udler MS, van Dam RM, Vasan RS, Viaud Martinez KA, Wang FF, Wang X, Watkins H, Weeks DE, Wilson JG, Witte DR, Wong TY, Yanek LR, Kathiresan S, Rader DJ, Rotter JI, Boehnke M, McCarthy MI, Willer CJ, Natarajan P, Flannick JA, Khera AV, Peloso GM. Rare coding variants in 35 genes associate with circulating lipid levels-A multi-ancestry analysis of 170,000 exomes. Am J Hum Genet. 2022 Jan 06; 109(1):81-96.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34932938
     
  2. Hu Y, Haessler JW, Manansala R, Wiggins KL, Moscati A, Beiser A, Heard-Costa NL, Sarnowski C, Raffield LM, Chung J, Marini S, Anderson CD, Rosand J, Xu H, Sun X, Kelly TN, Wong Q, Lange LA, Rotter JI, Correa A, Vasan RS, Seshadri S, Rich SS, Do R, Loos RJF, Longstreth WT, Bis JC, Psaty BM, Tirschwell DL, Assimes TL, Silver B, Liu S, Jackson R, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Mitchell BD, Fornage M, Auer PL, Reiner AP, Kooperberg C. Whole-Genome Sequencing Association Analyses of Stroke and Its Subtypes in Ancestrally Diverse Populations From Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine Project. Stroke. 2021 Nov 03; STROKEAHA120031792.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34727735
     
  3. Stilp AM, Emery LS, Broome JG, Buth EJ, Khan AT, Laurie CA, Wang FF, Wong Q, Chen D, D'Augustine CM, Heard-Costa NL, Hohensee CR, Johnson WC, Juarez LD, Liu J, Mutalik KM, Raffield LM, Wiggins KL, de Vries PS, Kelly TN, Kooperberg C, Natarajan P, Peloso GM, Peyser PA, Reiner AP, Arnett DK, Aslibekyan S, Barnes KC, Bielak LF, Bis JC, Cade BE, Chen MH, Correa A, Cupples LA, de Andrade M, Ellinor PT, Fornage M, Franceschini N, Gan W, Ganesh SK, Graffelman J, Grove ML, Guo X, Hawley NL, Hsu WL, Jackson RD, Jaquish CE, Johnson AD, Kardia SLR, Kelly S, Lee J, Mathias RA, McGarvey ST, Mitchell BD, Montasser ME, Morrison AC, North KE, Nouraie SM, Oelsner EC, Pankratz N, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Smith JA, Taylor KD, Vasan RS, Weeks DE, Weiss ST, Wilson CG, Yanek LR, Psaty BM, Heckbert SR, Laurie CC. A System for Phenotype Harmonization in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Program. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 10 01; 190(10):1977-1992.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33861317; PMCID: PMC8485147; DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwab115;
     
  4. Mikhaylova AV, McHugh CP, Polfus LM, Raffield LM, Boorgula MP, Blackwell TW, Brody JA, Broome J, Chami N, Chen MH, Conomos MP, Cox C, Curran JE, Daya M, Ekunwe L, Glahn DC, Heard-Costa N, Highland HM, Hobbs BD, Ilboudo Y, Jain D, Lange LA, Miller-Fleming TW, Min N, Moon JY, Preuss MH, Rosen J, Ryan K, Smith AV, Sun Q, Surendran P, de Vries PS, Walter K, Wang Z, Wheeler M, Yanek LR, Zhong X, Abecasis GR, Almasy L, Barnes KC, Beaty TH, Becker LC, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Butterworth AS, Chavan S, Cho MH, Choquet H, Correa A, Cox N, DeMeo DL, Faraday N, Fornage M, Gerszten RE, Hou L, Johnson AD, Jorgenson E, Kaplan R, Kooperberg C, Kundu K, Laurie CA, Lettre G, Lewis JP, Li B, Li Y, Lloyd-Jones DM, Loos RJF, Manichaikul A, Meyers DA, Mitchell BD, Morrison AC, Ngo D, Nickerson DA, Nongmaithem S, North KE, O'Connell JR, Ortega VE, Pankratz N, Perry JA, Psaty BM, Rich SS, Soranzo N, Rotter JI, Silverman EK, Smith NL, Tang H, Tracy RP, Thornton TA, Vasan RS, Zein J, Mathias RA, Reiner AP, Auer PL. Whole-genome sequencing in diverse subjects identifies genetic correlates of leukocyte traits: The NHLBI TOPMed program. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 10 07; 108(10):1836-1851. PMID: 34582791; PMCID: PMC8546043; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2021.08.007;
     
  5. Little A, Hu Y, Sun Q, Jain D, Broome J, Chen MH, Thibord F, McHugh C, Surendran P, Blackwell TW, Brody JA, Bhan A, Chami N, Vries PS, Ekunwe L, Heard-Costa N, Hobbs BD, Manichaikul A, Moon JY, Preuss MH, Ryan K, Wang Z, Wheeler M, Yanek LR, Abecasis GR, Almasy L, Beaty TH, Becker LC, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Butterworth AS, Choquet H, Correa A, Curran JE, Faraday N, Fornage M, Glahn DC, Hou L, Jorgenson E, Kooperberg C, Lewis JP, Lloyd-Jones DM, Loos RJF, Min N, Mitchell BD, Morrison AC, Nickerson D, North KE, O'Connell JR, Pankratz N, Psaty BM, Vasan RS, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Smith AV, Smith NL, Tang H, Tracy RP, Conomos MP, Laurie CA, Mathias RA, Li Y, Auer PL, Thornton T, Reiner AP, Johnson AD, Raffield LM. Whole genome sequence analysis of platelet traits in the NHLBI trans-omics for precision medicine initiative. Hum Mol Genet. 2021 Sep 06. PMID: 34553764
     
  6. Concas MP, Morgan A, Serra F, Nagtegaal AP, Oosterloo BC, Seshadri S, Heard-Costa N, Van Camp G, Fransen E, Francescatto M, Logroscino G, Sardone R, Quaranta N, Gasparini P, Girotto G. Hearing Function: Identification of New Candidate Genes Further Explaining the Complexity of This Sensory Ability. Genes (Basel). 2021 08 10; 12(8).View Related Profiles. PMID: 34440402; PMCID: PMC8394865; DOI: 10.3390/genes12081228;
     
  7. Goodrich JK, Singer-Berk M, Son R, Sveden A, Wood J, England E, Cole JB, Weisburd B, Watts N, Caulkins L, Dornbos P, Koesterer R, Zappala Z, Zhang H, Maloney KA, Dahl A, Aguilar-Salinas CA, Atzmon G, Barajas-Olmos F, Barzilai N, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bonnycastle LL, Bottinger E, Bowden DW, Centeno-Cruz F, Chambers JC, Chami N, Chan E, Chan J, Cheng CY, Cho YS, Contreras-Cubas C, Córdova E, Correa A, DeFronzo RA, Duggirala R, Dupuis J, Garay-Sevilla ME, García-Ortiz H, Gieger C, Glaser B, González-Villalpando C, Gonzalez ME, Grarup N, Groop L, Gross M, Haiman C, Han S, Hanis CL, Hansen T, Heard-Costa NL, Henderson BE, Hernandez JMM, Hwang MY, Islas-Andrade S, Jørgensen ME, Kang HM, Kim BJ, Kim YJ, Koistinen HA, Kooner JS, Kuusisto J, Kwak SH, Laakso M, Lange L, Lee JY, Lee J, Lehman DM, Linneberg A, Liu J, Loos RJF, Lyssenko V, Ma RCW, Martínez-Hernández A, Meigs JB, Meitinger T, Mendoza-Caamal E, Mohlke KL, Morris AD, Morrison AC, Ng MCY, Nilsson PM, O'Donnell CJ, Orozco L, Palmer CNA, Park KS, Post WS, Pedersen O, Preuss M, Psaty BM, Reiner AP, Revilla-Monsalve C, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Saleheen D, Schurmann C, Sim X, Sladek R, Small KS, So WY, Spector TD, Strauch K, Strom TM, Tai ES, Tam CHT, Teo YY, Thameem F, Tomlinson B, Tracy RP, Tuomi T, Tuomilehto J, Tusié-Luna T, van Dam RM, Vasan RS, Wilson JG, Witte DR, Wong TY, Burtt NP, Zaitlen N, McCarthy MI, Boehnke M, Pollin TI, Flannick J, Mercader JM, O'Donnell-Luria A, Baxter S, Florez JC, MacArthur DG, Udler MS. Determinants of penetrance and variable expressivity in monogenic metabolic conditions across 77,184 exomes. Nat Commun. 2021 06 09; 12(1):3505.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34108472; PMCID: PMC8190084; DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-23556-4;
     
  8. Hu Y, Stilp AM, McHugh CP, Rao S, Jain D, Zheng X, Lane J, Méric de Bellefon S, Raffield LM, Chen MH, Yanek LR, Wheeler M, Yao Y, Ren C, Broome J, Moon JY, de Vries PS, Hobbs BD, Sun Q, Surendran P, Brody JA, Blackwell TW, Choquet H, Ryan K, Duggirala R, Heard-Costa N, Wang Z, Chami N, Preuss MH, Min N, Ekunwe L, Lange LA, Cushman M, Faraday N, Curran JE, Almasy L, Kundu K, Smith AV, Gabriel S, Rotter JI, Fornage M, Lloyd-Jones DM, Vasan RS, Smith NL, North KE, Boerwinkle E, Becker LC, Lewis JP, Abecasis GR, Hou L, O'Connell JR, Morrison AC, Beaty TH, Kaplan R, Correa A, Blangero J, Jorgenson E, Psaty BM, Kooperberg C, Walton RT, Kleinstiver BP, Tang H, Loos RJF, Soranzo N, Butterworth AS, Nickerson D, Rich SS, Mitchell BD, Johnson AD, Auer PL, Li Y, Mathias RA, Lettre G, Pankratz N, Laurie CC, Laurie CA, Bauer DE, Conomos MP, Reiner AP. Whole-genome sequencing association analysis of quantitative red blood cell phenotypes: The NHLBI TOPMed program. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 Jun 03; 108(6):1165. PMID: 34087167; PMCID: PMC8206380; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2021.04.015;
     
  9. Hu Y, Stilp AM, McHugh CP, Rao S, Jain D, Zheng X, Lane J, Méric de Bellefon S, Raffield LM, Chen MH, Yanek LR, Wheeler M, Yao Y, Ren C, Broome J, Moon JY, de Vries PS, Hobbs BD, Sun Q, Surendran P, Brody JA, Blackwell TW, Choquet H, Ryan K, Duggirala R, Heard-Costa N, Wang Z, Chami N, Preuss MH, Min N, Ekunwe L, Lange LA, Cushman M, Faraday N, Curran JE, Almasy L, Kundu K, Smith AV, Gabriel S, Rotter JI, Fornage M, Lloyd-Jones DM, Vasan RS, Smith NL, North KE, Boerwinkle E, Becker LC, Lewis JP, Abecasis GR, Hou L, O'Connell JR, Morrison AC, Beaty TH, Kaplan R, Correa A, Blangero J, Jorgenson E, Psaty BM, Kooperberg C, Walton RT, Kleinstiver BP, Tang H, Loos RJF, Soranzo N, Butterworth AS, Nickerson D, Rich SS, Mitchell BD, Johnson AD, Auer PL, Li Y, Mathias RA, Lettre G, Pankratz N, Laurie CC, Laurie CA, Bauer DE, Conomos MP, Reiner AP. Whole-genome sequencing association analysis of quantitative red blood cell phenotypes: The NHLBI TOPMed program. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 05 06; 108(5):874-893. PMID: 33887194; PMCID: PMC8206199; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2021.04.003;
     
  10. Taliun D, Harris DN, Kessler MD, Carlson J, Szpiech ZA, Torres R, Taliun SAG, Corvelo A, Gogarten SM, Kang HM, Pitsillides AN, LeFaive J, Lee SB, Tian X, Browning BL, Das S, Emde AK, Clarke WE, Loesch DP, Shetty AC, Blackwell TW, Smith AV, Wong Q, Liu X, Conomos MP, Bobo DM, Aguet F, Albert C, Alonso A, Ardlie KG, Arking DE, Aslibekyan S, Auer PL, Barnard J, Barr RG, Barwick L, Becker LC, Beer RL, Benjamin EJ, Bielak LF, Blangero J, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Brody JA, Burchard EG, Cade BE, Casella JF, Chalazan B, Chasman DI, Chen YI, Cho MH, Choi SH, Chung MK, Clish CB, Correa A, Curran JE, Custer B, Darbar D, Daya M, de Andrade M, DeMeo DL, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Emery LS, Eng C, Fatkin D, Fingerlin T, Forer L, Fornage M, Franceschini N, Fuchsberger C, Fullerton SM, Germer S, Gladwin MT, Gottlieb DJ, Guo X, Hall ME, He J, Heard-Costa NL, Heckbert SR, Irvin MR, Johnsen JM, Johnson AD, Kaplan R, Kardia SLR, Kelly T, Kelly S, Kenny EE, Kiel DP, Klemmer R, Konkle BA, Kooperberg C, Köttgen A, Lange LA, Lasky-Su J, Levy D, Lin X, Lin KH, Liu C, Loos RJF, Garman L, Gerszten R, Lubitz SA, Lunetta KL, Mak ACY, Manichaikul A, Manning AK, Mathias RA, McManus DD, McGarvey ST, Meigs JB, Meyers DA, Mikulla JL, Minear MA, Mitchell BD, Mohanty S, Montasser ME, Montgomery C, Morrison AC, Murabito JM, Natale A, Natarajan P, Nelson SC, North KE, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Pankratz N, Peloso GM, Peyser PA, Pleiness J, Post WS, Psaty BM, Rao DC, Redline S, Reiner AP, Roden D, Rotter JI, Ruczinski I, Sarnowski C, Schoenherr S, Schwartz DA, Seo JS, Seshadri S, Sheehan VA, Sheu WH, Shoemaker MB, Smith NL, Smith JA, Sotoodehnia N, Stilp AM, Tang W, Taylor KD, Telen M, Thornton TA, Tracy RP, Van Den Berg DJ, Vasan RS, Viaud-Martinez KA, Vrieze S, Weeks DE, Weir BS, Weiss ST, Weng LC, Willer CJ, Zhang Y, Zhao X, Arnett DK, Ashley-Koch AE, Barnes KC, Boerwinkle E, Gabriel S, Gibbs R, Rice KM, Rich SS, Silverman EK, Qasba P, Gan W, Papanicolaou GJ, Nickerson DA, Browning SR, Zody MC, Zöllner S, Wilson JG, Cupples LA, Laurie CC, Jaquish CE, Hernandez RD, O'Connor TD, Abecasis GR. Sequencing of 53,831 diverse genomes from the NHLBI TOPMed Program. Nature. 2021 02; 590(7845):290-299.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33568819; PMCID: PMC7875770; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-03205-y;
     
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genetic analysis
genetic forensic analysis
pedigree analysis
statistical analysis
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