Naomi M. Hamburg, MD, MS

Joseph A. Vita, MD Professor, Medicine

Naomi Hamburg
75 E. Newton St Collamore Building


Expertise and interests include:
Cardiovascular impact of tobacco products
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

  • Section Chief, Vascular Biology, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Investigator, Framingham Heart Study
  • Interim Director, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University
  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University


  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Harvard University, AB


  • Published on 6/6/2020

    Masaki N, Feng B, Bretón-Romero R, Inagaki E, Weisbrod RM, Fetterman JL, Hamburg NM. O-GlcNAcylation Mediates Glucose-Induced Alterations in Endothelial Cell Phenotype in Human Diabetes Mellitus. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Jun 16; 9(12):e014046. PMID: 32508185.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/29/2020

    Fetterman JL, Keith RJ, Palmisano JN, McGlasson KL, Weisbrod RM, Majid S, Bastin R, Stathos MM, Stokes AC, Robertson RM, Bhatnagar A, Hamburg NM. Alterations in Vascular Function Associated With the Use of Combustible and Electronic Cigarettes. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 May 05; 9(9):e014570. PMID: 32345096.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/18/2020

    Hamburg NM. Clinical Outcomes of Women With PAD: A New Perspective. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Feb 18; 75(6):618-619. PMID: 32057376.

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  • Published on 2/14/2020

    Matsui R, Hamburg NM. Eating Chocolate to Improve Muscle Health and Walking Ability in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease. Circ Res. 2020 Feb 28; 126(5):600-602. PMID: 32078440.

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  • Published on 2/6/2020

    Keith RJ, Fetterman JL, Orimoloye OA, Dardari Z, Lorkiewicz PK, Hamburg NM, DeFilippis AP, Blaha MJ, Bhatnagar A. Characterization of Volatile Organic Compound Metabolites in Cigarette Smokers, Electronic Nicotine Device Users, Dual Users, and Nonusers of Tobacco. Nicotine Tob Res. 2020 02 06; 22(2):264-272. PMID: 30759242.

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  • 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 07 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 05 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 03 19; 8(6):e010816. PMID: 30885039.

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