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 11/27/2018

    Wu AC, Allen JG, Coull B, Amarasiriwardena C, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Weisskopf MG. Correlation over time of toenail metals among participants in the VA normative aging study from 1992 to 2014. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2018 Nov 27. PMID: 30482937.

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  • Published on 11/10/2018

    Gao X, Colicino E, Shen J, Just AC, Nwanaji-Enwerem JC, Coull B, Lin X, Vokonas P, Zheng Y, Hou L, Schwartz J, Baccarelli AA. Accelerated DNA methylation age and the use of antihypertensive medication among older adults. Aging (Albany NY). 2018 Nov 10; 10(11):3210-3228. PMID: 30414594.

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  • Published on 11/8/2018

    Nwanaji-Enwerem JC, Wang W, Nwanaji-Enwerem O, Vokonas P, Baccarelli A, Weisskopf M, Herndon LW, Wiggs JL, Park SK, Schwartz J. Association of Long-term Ambient Black Carbon Exposure and Oxidative Stress Allelic Variants With Intraocular Pressure in Older Men. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 Nov 08. PMID: 30419128.

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  • Published on 10/21/2018

    Carmona JJ, Barfield RT, Panni T, Nwanaji-Enwerem JC, Just AC, Hutchinson JN, Colicino E, Karrasch S, Wahl S, Kunze S, Jafari N, Zheng Y, Hou L, DeMeo DL, Litonjua AA, Vokonas PS, Peters A, Lin X, Schwartz J, Schulz H, Baccarelli AA. Metastable DNA methylation sites associated with longitudinal lung function decline and aging in humans: an epigenome-wide study in the NAS and KORA cohorts. Epigenetics. 2018 Oct 21; 1-17. PMID: 30343628.

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  • Published on 9/17/2018

    Huang S, Lawrence J, Kang CM, Li J, Martins M, Vokonas P, Gold DR, Schwartz J, Coull BA, Koutrakis P. Road proximity influences indoor exposures to ambient fine particle mass and components. Environ Pollut. 2018 Dec; 243(Pt B):978-987. PMID: 30248605.

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  • Published on 9/5/2018

    Rodosthenous RS, Kloog I, Colicino E, Zhong J, Herrera LA, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Baccarelli AA, Prada D. Extracellular vesicle-enriched microRNAs interact in the association between long-term particulate matter and blood pressure in elderly men. Environ Res. 2018 Nov; 167:640-649. PMID: 30216846.

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  • Published on 8/8/2018

    Wang W, Moroi S, Bakulski K, Mukherjee B, Weisskopf MG, Schaumberg D, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Hu H, Park SK. Bone Lead Levels and Risk of Incident Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: The VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2018 08; 126(8):087002. PMID: 30102601.

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  • 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 Aug; 11(8):511-522. 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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