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February 10, 2021 Analysis of largest, most diverse genetic data set released (ScienceDaily)

January 22, 2021 The Take Home: AHA Scientific Sessions (Healio)


November 25, 2020 BIDMC researchers reveal how genetic variations are linked to COVID-19 disease severity (EurekAlert!)

November 24, 2020 Fitbit study finds heart rate variability fluctuates by age, gender, time of day and activity level (MobiHealth News)

November 15, 2020 ‘Nocebo effect’ may explain many cases of statin intolerance: SAMSON (Cardiology Today)

November 15, 2020 STRENGTH: No CV benefit with omega-3 carboxylic acid (Cardiology Today)

November 12, 2020 Mass General Study Details How Premature Menopause Impacts Heart Health (Endocrinology Network)

November 2, 2020 Management of Blood Pressure, BMI May Reduce the Risk of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (MGH Advances in Motion)

October 30, 2020 LPA genetic risk score may be similar to Lp(a) measurements at predicting ASCVD (Cardiology Today)

October 14, 2020 Germline Variants Contribute to Risk of Developing Aging-Related Clonal Hematopoiesis (Genome Web)

October 14, 2020 Studies reveal mutations that boost blood stem cell growth and increase leukemia and heart disease risk (Broad Institute)

October 7, 2020 Lp(a) and LPA Genetic Risk Score Both Predict Incident ASCVD: UK Biobank (tctMD)

October 7, 2020 Genetic Testing for Lipoprotein(a) Comparable to Conventional Blood Work (DocWire News)

July 17, 2020 ‘Before a tsunami hits’ (The Harvard Gazette)

July 15, 2020 Physician-scientists from the Broad community talk about their experiences caring for COVID-19 patients (Broad Institute)

May 14, 2020 A Study Said Covid Wasn’t That Deadly. The Right Seized It (New York Times)

May 5, 2020 Later CVD Risk From Hypertension in Pregnancy Vastly Underestimated (tctMD)

April 14, 2020 Four Dispatches from the Pandemic’s Front Lines (Wall Street Journal)

March 20, 2020 For physicians and nurses on the front line, there’s worry over bringing coronavirus home (Boston Globe)

February 18, 2020 Studies Uncover Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Women (MGH Advances in Motion)

February 4, 2020 Cardiovascular Risk After Hypertensive Disorder of Pregnancy Persists into Midlife (MGH Advances in Motion)


November 25, 2019 Gaps remain in preventative care of patients with nonobstructive CAD discovered in ED visits (MGH Advances in Motion)

November 21, 2019 Early Menopause Increases Heart Risks (New York Times)

November 20, 2019 Review: Analyzing the Latest Data on Recurrent CVD Prevention (MGH Advances in Motion)

November 12, 2019 Curbing inflammation could reduce heart disease risk linked to blood disorder (Broad Institute)

November 1, 2019 New genomic regions linked to common vascular disorder (Broad Institute)

September 18, 2019 HDL apolipoproteins may identify risk, prognosis of CAD (MGH Advances in Motion)

July 22, 2019 Nonobstructive CAD on Cardiac CTA a Golden Opportunity to Boost Statin Prescribing (tctMD)

June 14, 2019 Statin and Non Statin Drugs (AHA Check.Change.Control.Cholesterol [podcast])

June 14, 2019 Coronary Calcification (CAC score) (AHA Check.Change.Control.Cholesterol [podcast])

May 9, 2019 New Guideline Changes (AHA Check.Change.Control.Cholesterol [podcast])


November 23, 2018 New Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines: A Mass General Perspective (MGH Advances in Motion)

November 20, 2018 ‘The Patient Has the Power’ in New AHA/ACC Cholesterol Guideline (Medscape)

November 11, 2018 AHA.18: Nonstatin therapies, CAC testing claim larger role in cholesterol guidelines (Cardiovascular Business)

November 10, 2018 REDUCE-IT: Prescription Fish Oil Prevents CV Events in Patients With High Triglycerides (tctMD)

October 11, 2018 Genomic risk score predicts CAD better than conventional factors (Healio, Cardiology Today)

May 29, 2018 Vitamins and mineral supplements don’t improve heart health, study says (USA Today)

February 8, 2018 Gene Knockout Testing Evidences APOC3 as a Target for Therapeutics (MGH Advances in Motion)

January 3, 2018 ‘Human Knockout Project’ in a Pakistani Population with High Levels of Consanguinity (MGH Advances in Motion)


December 21, 2017 Heart disease and stroke deaths decline slightly, new statistics find (American Heart Association News)

August 15, 2017 The genetics of heart disease: An update (Harvard Heart Letter)

July 31, 2017 Patients Take Big Risks When Stopping Statins (Wall Street Journal)

July 17, 2017 Let’s Take a Moment to Discuss Cardiovascular Disease (CosmicNovo)

May 3, 2017 Amgen Offers Cholesterol Drug With First Refund Guarantee For Heart Attack Or Stroke Sufferers (WBUR / National Public Radio)

May 2, 2017 Who Needs a Statin? DNA Beats Current Risk Calculators (Medscape)

March 6, 2017 Gene Test Could Predict Subclinical CHD Risk, Statin Benefit (Medscape)


November 9, 2016 Will unanticipated genetic mutations lead to subsequent disease? (Medical Xpress)

October 28, 2016 These pricey cholesterol drugs aren’t selling. And that has the biotech industry sweating (STAT News)

April 14, 2016 High cholesterol: Common and silent (Bay State Banner)

April 1, 2016 The Surprising Connection Between Bronchitis And Heart Attacks (Self)

January 15, 2016 Heart disease: All in the family history (Harvard Men’s Health Watch)


October 6, 2015 Statin use to reduce cardiovascular risk (MGH News)

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