Martin G. Larson, SD

Research Professor, Biostatistics
Framingham Heart Study
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Martin G. Larson, SD, is a research professor in the department of biostatistics at the Boston University School of Public Health. He also serves as a research associate professor in the field of preventive medicine & epidemiology. He has served as a doctoral advisor and served on multiple committees within the Framingham Heart Study. He is prolific in his field, having published over 500 papers.

Other Positions

  • Research Associate Professor, Preventive Medicine & Epidemiology, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Research Professor, Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University
  • Framingham Heart Study


  • Harvard School of Public Health, SD
  • Harvard University, AB
  • Harvard School of Public Health, SM/ScM


  • Published on 8/15/2018

    Yao C, Chen G, Song C, Keefe J, Mendelson M, Huan T, Sun BB, Laser A, Maranville JC, Wu H, Ho JE, Courchesne P, Lyass A, Larson MG, Gieger C, Graumann J, Johnson AD, Danesh J, Runz H, Hwang SJ, Liu C, Butterworth AS, Suhre K, Levy D. Genome-wide mapping of plasma protein QTLs identifies putatively causal genes and pathways for cardiovascular disease. Nat Commun. 2018 Aug 15; 9(1):3268. PMID: 30111768.

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  • Published on 8/8/2018

    Shah RV, Rong J, Larson MG, Yeri A, Ziegler O, Tanriverdi K, Murthy V, Liu X, Xiao C, Pico AR, Huan T, Levy D, Lewis GD, Rosenzweig A, Vasan RS, Das S, Freedman JE. Associations of Circulating Extracellular RNAs With Myocardial Remodeling and Heart Failure. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Aug 08. PMID: 30090932.

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  • Published on 7/14/2018

    Lin H, Lunetta KL, Zhao Q, Mandaviya PR, Rong J, Benjamin EJ, Joehanes R, Levy D, van Meurs JBJ, Larson MG, Murabito JM. Whole Blood Gene Expression Associated with Clinical Biological Age. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018 Jul 14. PMID: 30010802.

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  • Published on 7/13/2018

    Ho JE, Lyass A, Courchesne P, Chen G, Liu C, Yin X, Hwang SJ, Massaro JM, Larson MG, Levy D. Protein Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in the Community. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jul 13; 7(14). PMID: 30006491.

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  • Published on 7/11/2018

    Savji N, Meijers WC, Bartz TM, Bhambhani V, Cushman M, Nayor M, Kizer JR, Sarma A, Blaha MJ, Gansevoort RT, Gardin JM, Hillege HL, Ji F, Kop WJ, Lau ES, Lee DS, Sadreyev R, van Gilst WH, Wang TJ, Zanni MV, Vasan RS, Allen NB, Psaty BM, van der Harst P, Levy D, Larson M, Shah SJ, de Boer RA, Gottdiener JS, Ho JE. The Association of Obesity and Cardiometabolic Traits With Incident HFpEF and HFrEF. JACC Heart Fail. 2018 Aug; 6(8):701-709. PMID: 30007554.

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  • Published on 7/11/2018

    Tsao CW, Lyass A, Enserro D, Larson MG, Ho JE, Kizer JR, Gottdiener JS, Psaty BM, Vasan RS. Temporal Trends in the Incidence of and Mortality Associated With Heart Failure With Preserved and Reduced Ejection Fraction. JACC Heart Fail. 2018 Aug; 6(8):678-685. PMID: 30007560.

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  • Published on 6/1/2018

    Nayor M, Cooper LL, Enserro DM, Xanthakis V, Larson MG, Benjamin EJ, Aragam J, Mitchell GF, Vasan RS. Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction in the Community: Impact of Diagnostic Criteria on the Burden, Correlates, and Prognosis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jun 01; 7(11). PMID: 29858363.

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  • Published on 5/9/2018

    Murabito JM, Zhao Q, Larson MG, Rong J, Lin H, Benjamin EJ, Levy D, Lunetta KL. Measures of Biologic Age in a Community Sample Predict Mortality and Age-Related Disease: The Framingham Offspring Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018 May 09; 73(6):757-762. PMID: 28977464.

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  • Published on 5/3/2018

    Echouffo-Tcheugui JB, Niiranen TJ, McCabe EL, Jain M, Vasan RS, Larson MG, Cheng S. Lifetime Prevalence and Prognosis of Prediabetes Without Progression to Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2018 07; 41(7):e117-e118. PMID: 29724784.

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  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Niiranen TJ, Lin H, Larson MG, Vasan RS. Familial clustering of hypertensive target organ damage in the community. J Hypertens. 2018 May; 36(5):1086-1093. PMID: 29369144.

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