Martin Larson

Martin G. Larson, SD

Research Professor, Biostatistics - Boston University School of Public Health


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, Medicine - Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Primary Investigator - Framingham Heart Study
  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research - Boston University
  • Research Professor, Mathematics and Statistics - Boston University


  • Harvard School of Public Health, SD Field of Study: Biostatistics
  • Harvard University, AB Field of Study: Anthropology
  • Harvard School of Public Health, SM/ScM Field of Study: Biostatistics


Classes Taught

  • SPHBS980


  • Published on 4/8/2023

    Lin H, Kwan AC, Castro-Diehl C, Short MI, Xanthakis V, Yola IM, Salto G, Mitchell GF, Larson MG, Vasan RS, Cheng S. Sex-specific differences in the genetic and environmental effects on cardiac phenotypic variation assessed by echocardiography. Sci Rep. 2023 Apr 08; 13(1):5786. PMID: 37031215.

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  • Published on 4/1/2023

    Suthahar N, Wang D, Aboumsallem JP, Shi C, de Wit S, Liu EE, Lau ES, Bakker SJL, Gansevoort RT, van der Vegt B, Jovani M, Kreger BE, Lee Splansky G, Benjamin EJ, Vasan RS, Larson MG, Levy D, Ho JE, de Boer RA. Association of Initial and Longitudinal Changes in C-reactive Protein With the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, and Mortality. Mayo Clin Proc. 2023 Apr; 98(4):549-558. PMID: 37019514.

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  • Published on 3/9/2023

    Taylor CN, Wang D, Larson MG, Lau ES, Benjamin EJ, D'Agostino RB, Vasan RS, Levy D, Cheng S, Ho JE. Family History of Modifiable Risk Factors and Association With Future Cardiovascular Disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2023 Mar 21; 12(6):e027881. PMID: 36892090.

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  • Published on 2/10/2023

    Mi MY, Gajjar P, Walker ME, Miller P, Xanthakis V, Murthy VL, Larson MG, Vasan RS, Shah RV, Lewis GD, Nayor M. Association of Healthy Dietary Patterns and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in the Community. medRxiv. 2023 Feb 10. PMID: 36798343.

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  • Published on 1/11/2023

    Sarma AA, Paniagua SM, Lau ES, Wang D, Liu EE, Larson MG, Hamburg NM, Mitchell GF, Kizer J, Psaty BM, Allen NB, Lely AT, Gansevoort RT, Rosenberg E, Mukamal K, Benjamin EJ, Vasan RS, Cheng S, Levy D, Boer RA, Gottdiener JS, Shah SJ, Ho JE. Multiple Prior Live Births Are Associated With Cardiac Remodeling and Heart Failure Risk in Women. J Card Fail. 2023 Jan 11. PMID: 36638956.

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  • Published on 12/20/2022

    Paluch AE, Bajpai S, Ballin M, Bassett DR, Buford TW, Carnethon MR, Chernofsky A, Dooley EE, Ekelund U, Evenson KR, Galuska DA, Jefferis BJ, Kong L, Kraus WE, Larson MG, Lee IM, Matthews CE, Newton RL, Nordström A, Nordström P, Palta P, Patel AV, Pettee Gabriel K, Pieper CF, Pompeii L, Rees-Punia E, Spartano NL, Vasan RS, Whincup PH, Yang S, Fulton JE. Prospective Association of Daily Steps With Cardiovascular Disease: A Harmonized Meta-Analysis. Circulation. 2023 Jan 10; 147(2):122-131. PMID: 36537288.

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  • Published on 12/19/2022

    Spetko N, Rong J, Larson MG, Haidar M, Raber I, Peters K, Benjamin EJ, O'Donnell CJ, Manning WJ, Vasan RS, Mitchell GF, Tsao CW. Cross-Sectional Relationships of Proximal Aortic Stiffness and Left Ventricular Diastolic Function in Adults in the Community. J Am Heart Assoc. 2022 Dec 20; 11(24):e027230. PMID: 36533620.

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  • Published on 12/8/2022

    Takvorian KS, Wang D, Courchesne P, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ, Cheng S, Larson MG, Levy D, Ho JE. The Association of Protein Biomarkers With Incident Heart Failure With Preserved and Reduced Ejection Fraction. Circ Heart Fail. 2023 Jan; 16(1):e009446. PMID: 36475777.

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  • Published on 11/17/2022

    Nayor M, Gajjar P, Murthy VL, Miller PE, Velagaleti RS, Larson MG, Vasan RS, Lewis GD, Mitchell GF, Shah RV. Blood Pressure Responses During Exercise: Physiological Correlates and Clinical Implications. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2023 Jan; 43(1):163-173. PMID: 36384270.

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  • Published on 11/9/2022

    Tromp J, Bauer D, Claggett BL, Frost M, Iversen MB, Prasad N, Petrie MC, Larson MG, Ezekowitz JA, Solomon SD. A formal validation of a deep learning-based automated workflow for the interpretation of the echocardiogram. Nat Commun. 2022 Nov 09; 13(1):6776. PMID: 36351912.

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