Naomi M. Hamburg, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

Naomi Hamburg
75 E. Newton St Collamore Building


Expertise and interests include:

Assessment of Vascular Function in Humans.
Vascular consequences of insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus.
Measurement of microvascular function.
Genetic determinants of vascular function.
Endothelial cell inflammatory activation.
Endothelial determinants of clinical outcomes in peripheral artery disease.
Effects of physical inactivity on vascular function.
Patient oriented research in vascular biology.
Comparative effectiveness in peripheral artery disease.
Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease.
Risk factors and cardiovascular disease.

Other Positions

  • Joseph A. Vita, MD Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Section Chief, Vascular Biology, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center


  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Harvard University, AB


  • Published on 9/23/2019

    Beckman JA, Doherty SP, Feldman ZB, Banks ES, Moslehi J, Jaffe IZ, Hamburg NM, Sheng Q, Brown JD. Comparative Transcriptomics of Ex Vivo, Patient-Derived Endothelial Cells Reveals Novel Pathways Associated With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2019 Sep; 4(5):567-574. PMID: 31768474.

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  • Published on 7/3/2019

    Behnam V, Rong J, Larson MG, Gotal JD, Benjamin EJ, Hamburg NM, Vasan RS, Mitchell GF. Windkessel Measures Derived From Pressure Waveforms Only: The Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Jul 16; 8(14):e012300. PMID: 31266389.

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  • Published on 6/1/2019

    Quiroz R, Solaru KW, Hamburg N, Armstrong E. SVM membership spotlight and committee updates. Vasc Med. 2019 Jun; 24(3):287-290. PMID: 31106710.

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  • Published on 5/7/2019

    Fetterman JL, Hamburg NM. A COmplex Cloud. Circulation. 2019 May 07; 139(19):2225-2227. PMID: 31059317.

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  • Published on 3/19/2019

    Masaki N, Ido Y, Yamada T, Yamashita Y, Toya T, Takase B, Hamburg NM, Adachi T. Endothelial Insulin Resistance of Freshly Isolated Arterial Endothelial Cells From Radial Sheaths in Patients With Suspected Coronary Artery Disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Mar 19; 8(6):e010816. PMID: 30885039.

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  • Published on 2/15/2019

    Orkaby AR, Lunetta KL, Sun FJ, Driver JA, Benjamin EJ, Hamburg NM, Mitchell GF, Vasan RS, Murabito JM. Cross-Sectional Association of Frailty and Arterial Stiffness in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: The Framingham Heart Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 02 15; 74(3):373-379. PMID: 29917058.

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  • Published on 2/13/2019

    Keith RJ, Fetterman JL, Orimoloye OA, Dardari Z, Lorkiewicz P, Hamburg NM, DeFilippis AP, Blaha MJ, Bhatnagar A. Characterization of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) metabolites in Cigarette smokers, Electronic Nicotine Device Users, Dual Users and Non- users of tobacco. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 Feb 13. PMID: 30759242.

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  • Published on 2/1/2019

    Dörr M, Hamburg NM, Müller C, Smith NL, Gustafsson S, Lehtimäki T, Teumer A, Zeller T, Li X, Lind L, Raitakari OT, Völker U, Blankenberg S, McKnight B, Morris AP, Kähönen M, Lemaitre RN, Wild PS, Nauck M, Völzke H, Münzel T, Mitchell GF, Psaty BM, Lindgren CM, Larson MG, Felix SB, Ingelsson E, Lyytikäinen LP, Herrington D, Benjamin EJ, Schnabel RB. Common Genetic Variation in Relation to Brachial Vascular Dimensions and Flow-Mediated Vasodilation. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2019 02; 12(2):e002409. PMID: 30779634.

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  • Published on 2/1/2019

    Conklin DJ, Schick S, Blaha MJ, Carll A, DeFilippis A, Ganz P, Hall ME, Hamburg N, O'Toole T, Reynolds L, Srivastava S, Bhatnagar A. Cardiovascular injury induced by tobacco products: assessment of risk factors and biomarkers of harm. A Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science compilation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2019 Apr 01; 316(4):H801-H827. PMID: 30707616.

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  • Published on 11/19/2018

    Matsushita K, Ding N, Kim ED, Budoff M, Chirinos JA, Fernhall B, Hamburg NM, Kario K, Miyoshi T, Tanaka H, Townsend R. Cardio-ankle vascular index and cardiovascular disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective and cross-sectional studies. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2019 01; 21(1):16-24. PMID: 30456903.

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