Pantel S. Vokonas, MD

Professor, Medicine

Pantel Vokonas
617.638.5300
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

Pantel S. Vokonas, MD is a Professor of Preventine Medicine & Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Vokonas graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for over fifty years. In addition, he is currently affiliated with the VA Boston Healthcare System and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Other Positions

  • Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health
  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • Ohio State University, MD
  • Ohio State University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 6/12/2018

    Joyce BT, Zheng Y, Nannini D, Zhang Z, Liu L, Gao T, Kocherginsky M, Murphy R, Yang H, Achenbach CJ, Roberts LR, Hoxha M, Shen J, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Baccarelli A, Hou L. DNA Methylation of Telomere-Related Genes and Cancer Risk. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2018 Jun 12. PMID: 29895583.

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  • Published on 6/11/2018

    Kresovich JK, Joyce BT, Gao T, Zheng Y, Zhang Z, Achenbach CJ, Murphy RL, Just AC, Shen J, Yang H, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Baccarelli AA, Hou L. Promoter methylation of PGC1A and PGC1B predicts cancer incidence in a veteran cohort. Epigenomics. 2018 Jun; 10(6):733-743. PMID: 29888964.

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  • Published on 6/1/2018

    Aslibekyan S, Agha G, Colicino E, Do AN, Lahti J, Ligthart S, Marioni RE, Marzi C, Mendelson MM, Tanaka T, Wielscher M, Absher DM, Ferrucci L, Franco OH, Gieger C, Grallert H, Hernandez D, Huan T, Iurato S, Joehanes R, Just AC, Kunze S, Lin H, Liu C, Meigs JB, van Meurs JBJ, Moore AZ, Peters A, Prokisch H, Räikkönen K, Rathmann W, Roden M, Schramm K, Schwartz JD, Starr JM, Uitterlinden AG, Vokonas P, Waldenberger M, Yao C, Zhi D, Baccarelli AA, Bandinelli S, Deary IJ, Dehghan A, Eriksson J, Herder C, Jarvelin MR, Levy D, Arnett DK. Association of Methylation Signals With Incident Coronary Heart Disease in an Epigenome-Wide Assessment of Circulating Tumor Necrosis Factor a. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Jun 01; 3(6):463-472. PMID: 29617535.

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  • Published on 4/21/2018

    Lepeule J, Litonjua AA, Gasparrini A, Koutrakis P, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz J. Lung function association with outdoor temperature and relative humidity and its interaction with air pollution in the elderly. Environ Res. 2018 Aug; 165:110-117. PMID: 29684737.

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  • Published on 3/15/2018

    Nyhan MM, Coull BA, Blomberg AJ, Vieira CLZ, Garshick E, Aba A, Vokonas P, Gold DR, Schwartz J, Koutrakis P. Associations Between Ambient Particle Radioactivity and Blood Pressure: The NAS (Normative Aging Study). J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Mar 15; 7(6). PMID: 29545261.

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  • Published on 2/23/2018

    Joyce BT, Zheng Y, Zhang Z, Liu L, Kocherginsky M, Murphy R, Achenbach CJ, Musa J, Wehbe F, Just A, Shen J, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Baccarelli AA, Hou L. miRNA-Processing Gene Methylation and Cancer Risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2018 May; 27(5):550-557. PMID: 29475968.

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  • Published on 1/24/2018

    Cheng W, Taylor JMG, Vokonas PS, Park SK, Mukherjee B. Improving estimation and prediction in linear regression incorporating external information from an established reduced model. Stat Med. 2018 Apr 30; 37(9):1515-1530. PMID: 29365342.

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  • Published on 1/8/2018

    Marioni RE, McRae AF, Bressler J, Colicino E, Hannon E, Li S, Prada D, Smith JA, Trevisi L, Tsai PC, Vojinovic D, Simino J, Levy D, Liu C, Mendelson M, Satizabal CL, Yang Q, Jhun MA, Kardia SLR, Zhao W, Bandinelli S, Ferrucci L, Hernandez DG, Singleton AB, Harris SE, Starr JM, Kiel DP, McLean RR, Just AC, Schwartz J, Spiro A, Vokonas P, Amin N, Ikram MA, Uitterlinden AG, van Meurs JBJ, Spector TD, Steves C, Baccarelli AA, Bell JT, van Duijn CM, Fornage M, Hsu YH, Mill J, Mosley TH, Seshadri S, Deary IJ. Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies of cognitive abilities. Mol Psychiatry. 2018 Jan 08. PMID: 29311653.

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  • Published on 11/30/2017

    Richard MA, Huan T, Ligthart S, Gondalia R, Jhun MA, Brody JA, Irvin MR, Marioni R, Shen J, Tsai PC, Montasser ME, Jia Y, Syme C, Salfati EL, Boerwinkle E, Guan W, Mosley TH, Bressler J, Morrison AC, Liu C, Mendelson MM, Uitterlinden AG, van Meurs JB, Franco OH, Zhang G, Li Y, Stewart JD, Bis JC, Psaty BM, Chen YI, Kardia SLR, Zhao W, Turner ST, Absher D, Aslibekyan S, Starr JM, McRae AF, Hou L, Just AC, Schwartz JD, Vokonas PS, Menni C, Spector TD, Shuldiner A, Damcott CM, Rotter JI, Palmas W, Liu Y, Paus T, Horvath S, O'Connell JR, Guo X, Pausova Z, Assimes TL, Sotoodehnia N, Smith JA, Arnett DK, Deary IJ, Baccarelli AA, Bell JT, Whitsel E, Dehghan A, Levy D, Fornage M. DNA Methylation Analysis Identifies Loci for Blood Pressure Regulation. Am J Hum Genet. 2017 Dec 07; 101(6):888-902. PMID: 29198723.

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  • Published on 11/26/2017

    Prada D, Colicino E, Power MC, Weisskopf MG, Zhong J, Hou L, Spiro A, Vokonas P, Brennan K, Herrera LA, Schwartz J, Wright R, Hu H, Baccarelli AA. Corrigendum to "APOE e4 allele modifies the association of lead exposure with age-related cognitive decline in older individuals" [Environ. Res. 151 (2016) 101-105]. Environ Res. 2018 Aug; 165:504. PMID: 29183624.

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