George T. O’Connor, MD

Professor, Medicine

George O'Connor
72 E. Concord St Housman (R)

Biography

Expertise includes: Epidemiology; Genetic epidemiology; Clinical trials; Asthma; COPD; Pulmonary function; Sleep apnea; Air pollution health effects.

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center
  • Framingham Heart Study

Education

  • Boston University School of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MS
  • Boston University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 5/2/2018

    Lee-Sarwar K, Kelly RS, Lasky-Su J, Moody DB, Mola AR, Cheng TY, Comstock LE, Zeiger RS, O'Connor GT, Sandel MT, Bacharier LB, Beigelman A, Laranjo N, Gold DR, Bunyavanich S, Savage JH, Weiss ST, Brennan PJ, Litonjua AA. Intestinal microbial-derived sphingolipids are inversely associated with childhood food allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 May 02. PMID: 29729303.

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  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Rice MB, Li W, Dorans KS, Wilker EH, Ljungman P, Gold DR, Schwartz J, Koutrakis P, Kloog I, Araki T, Hatabu H, San Jose Estepar R, O'Connor GT, Mittleman MA, Washko GR. Exposure to Traffic Emissions and Fine Particulate Matter and Computed Tomography Measures of the Lung and Airways. Epidemiology. 2018 May; 29(3):333-341. PMID: 29384790.

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  • Published on 3/5/2018

    Altman MC, Whalen E, Togias A, O'Connor GT, Bacharier LB, Bloomberg GR, Kattan M, Wood RA, Presnell S, LeBeau P, Jaffee K, Visness CM, Busse WW, Gern JE. Allergen-induced activation of natural killer cells represents an early-life immune response in the development of allergic asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Mar 05. PMID: 29518416.

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  • Published on 2/13/2018

    Kattan M, Bacharier LB, O'Connor GT, Cohen R, Sorkness RL, Morgan W, Gergen PJ, Jaffee KF, Visness CM, Wood RA, Bloomberg GR, Doyle S, Burton R, Gern JE. Spirometry and Impulse Oscillometry in Preschool Children: Acceptability and Relationship to Maternal Smoking in Pregnancy. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2018 Feb 13. PMID: 29449165.

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  • Published on 2/5/2018

    Chandra S, Wingender G, Greenbaum JA, Khurana A, Gholami AM, Ganesan AP, Rosenbach M, Jaffee K, Gern JE, Wood R, O'Connor G, Sandel M, Kattan M, Bacharier L, Togias A, Horner AA, Kronenberg M. Development of Asthma in Inner-City Children: Possible Roles of MAIT Cells and Variation in the Home Environment. J Immunol. 2018 Mar 15; 200(6):1995-2003. PMID: 29431692.

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  • Published on 12/22/2017

    Demenais F, Margaritte-Jeannin P, Barnes KC, Cookson WOC, Altmüller J, Ang W, Barr RG, Beaty TH, Becker AB, Beilby J, Bisgaard H, Bjornsdottir US, Bleecker E, Bønnelykke K, Boomsma DI, Bouzigon E, Brightling CE, Brossard M, Brusselle GG, Burchard E, Burkart KM, Bush A, Chan-Yeung M, Chung KF, Couto Alves A, Curtin JA, Custovic A, Daley D, de Jongste JC, Del-Rio-Navarro BE, Donohue KM, Duijts L, Eng C, Eriksson JG, Farrall M, Fedorova Y, Feenstra B, Ferreira MA, Freidin MB, Gajdos Z, Gauderman J, Gehring U, Geller F, Genuneit J, Gharib SA, Gilliland F, Granell R, Graves PE, Gudbjartsson DF, Haahtela T, Heckbert SR, Heederik D, Heinrich J, Heliövaara M, Henderson J, Himes BE, Hirose H, Hirschhorn JN, Hofman A, Holt P, Hottenga J, Hudson TJ, Hui J, Imboden M, Ivanov V, Jaddoe VWV, James A, Janson C, Jarvelin MR, Jarvis D, Jones G, Jonsdottir I, Jousilahti P, Kabesch M, Kähönen M, Kantor DB, Karunas AS, Khusnutdinova E, Koppelman GH, Kozyrskyj AL, Kreiner E, Kubo M, Kumar R, Kumar A, Kuokkanen M, Lahousse L, Laitinen T, Laprise C, Lathrop M, Lau S, Lee YA, Lehtimäki T, Letort S, Levin AM, Li G, Liang L, Loehr LR, London SJ, Loth DW, Manichaikul A, Marenholz I, Martinez FJ, Matheson MC, Mathias RA, Matsumoto K, Mbarek H, McArdle WL, Melbye M, Melén E, Meyers D, Michel S, Mohamdi H, Musk AW, Myers RA, Nieuwenhuis MAE, Noguchi E, O'Connor GT, Ogorodova LM, Palmer CD, Palotie A, Park JE, Pennell CE, Pershagen G, Polonikov A, Postma DS, Probst-Hensch N, Puzyrev VP, Raby BA, Raitakari OT, Ramasamy A, Rich SS, Robertson CF, Romieu I, Salam MT, Salomaa V, Schlünssen V, Scott R, Selivanova PA, Sigsgaard T, Simpson A, Siroux V, Smith LJ, Solodilova M, Standl M, Stefansson K, Strachan DP, Stricker BH, Takahashi A, Thompson PJ, Thorleifsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Tiesler CMT, Torgerson DG, Tsunoda T, Uitterlinden AG, van der Valk RJP, Vaysse A, Vedantam S, von Berg A, von Mutius E, Vonk JM, Waage J, Wareham NJ, Weiss ST, White WB, Wickman M, Widén E, Willemsen G, Williams LK, Wouters IM, Yang JJ, Zhao JH, Moffatt MF, Ober C, Nicolae DL. Multiancestry association study identifies new asthma risk loci that colocalize with immune-cell enhancer marks. Nat Genet. 2018 Jan; 50(1):42-53. PMID: 29273806.

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  • Published on 11/14/2017

    Sorkness RL, Zoratti EM, Kattan M, Gergen PJ, Evans MD, Visness CM, Gill M, Khurana Hershey GK, Kercsmar CM, Liu AH, O'Connor GT, Pongracic JA, Pillai D, Sorkness CA, Togias A, Wood RA, Busse WW. Obstruction phenotype as a predictor of asthma severity and instability in children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Nov 14. PMID: 29146272.

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  • Published on 10/27/2017

    Lee-Sarwar K, Hauser R, Calafat AM, Ye X, O'Connor GT, Sandel M, Bacharier LB, Zeiger RS, Laranjo N, Gold DR, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA, Savage JH. Prenatal and early-life triclosan and paraben exposure and allergic outcomes. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Oct 27. PMID: 29111213.

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  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Willinger CM, Rong J, Tanriverdi K, Courchesne PL, Huan T, Wasserman GA, Lin H, Dupuis J, Joehanes R, Jones MR, Chen G, Benjamin EJ, O'Connor GT, Mizgerd JP, Freedman JE, Larson MG, Levy D. MicroRNA Signature of Cigarette Smoking and Evidence for a Putative Causal Role of MicroRNAs in Smoking-Related Inflammation and Target Organ Damage. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2017 Oct; 10(5). PMID: 29030400.

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  • Published on 9/19/2017

    O'Connor GT, Lynch SV, Bloomberg GR, Kattan M, Wood RA, Gergen PJ, Jaffee KF, Calatroni A, Bacharier LB, Beigelman A, Sandel MT, Johnson CC, Faruqi A, Santee C, Fujimura KE, Fadrosh D, Boushey H, Visness CM, Gern JE. Early-life home environment and risk of asthma among inner-city children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Apr; 141(4):1468-1475. PMID: 28939248.

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