Daniel Levy, MD

Professor, Medicine

Daniel Levy
508.935.3458
Framingham Heart Study 73 Mt Wayte Ave

Biography

Daniel Levy received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1976 and an M.D. from Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine in 1980. He then completed his residency in internal medicine at University Hospital, Boston and a research fellowship in cardiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health. He joined the NHLBI’s Framingham Heart Study in 1984 and became the Study’s fourth director in 1994. Dr. Levy is also jointly a professor of medicine at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and holds an adjunct faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Levy has been the recipient of many awards for his research accomplishments including two NIH Director’s Awards and the American Heart Association’s Population Research Prize in 2009, the AHA’s highest recognition for research achievements in epidemiology. Dr. Levy is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association, and he is also a member of the American Society of Hypertension and Heart Failure Society of America. Dr. Levy is currently Editor-in-Chief of the journal Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports. He has published over 400 articles in leading medical journals, as well as two books and several book chapters.

Other Positions

  • Director, FHS, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Framingham Heart Study

Education

  • Boston University School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA

Publications

  • Published on 4/12/2024

    Lyu C, Joehanes R, Huan T, Levy D, Li Y, Wang M, Liu X, Liu C, Ma J. Enhancing selection of alcohol consumption-associated genes by random forest. Br J Nutr. 2024 Apr 12; 1-10. PMID: 38606596.

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  • Published on 4/8/2024

    Tang J, Xu H, Xin Z, Mei Q, Gao M, Yang T, Zhang X, Levy D, Liu CT. Identifying BMI-associated genes via a genome-wide multi-omics integrative approach using summary data. Hum Mol Genet. 2024 Apr 08; 33(8):733-738. PMID: 38215789.

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  • Published on 12/7/2023

    Møller AL, Vasan RS, Levy D, Andersson C, Lin H. Integrated omics analysis of coronary artery calcifications and myocardial infarction: the Framingham Heart Study. Sci Rep. 2023 Dec 07; 13(1):21581. PMID: 38062110.

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  • Published on 10/26/2023

    Wang M, Li Y, Lai M, Nannini DR, Hou L, Joehanes R, Huan T, Levy D, Ma J, Liu C. Alcohol consumption and epigenetic age acceleration across human adulthood. Aging (Albany NY). 2023 Oct 26; 15(20):10938-10971. PMID: 37889500.

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  • Published on 10/5/2023

    Wang Y, Selvaraj MS, Li X, Li Z, Holdcraft JA, Arnett DK, Bis JC, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bowden DW, Cade BE, Carlson JC, Carson AP, Chen YI, Curran JE, de Vries PS, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Floyd JS, Fornage M, Freedman BI, Gabriel S, Germer S, Gibbs RA, Guo X, He J, Heard-Costa N, Hildalgo B, Hou L, Irvin MR, Joehanes R, Kaplan RC, Kardia SL, Kelly TN, Kim R, Kooperberg C, Kral BG, Levy D, Li C, Liu C, Lloyd-Jone D, Loos RJ, Mahaney MC, Martin LW, Mathias RA, Minster RL, Mitchell BD, Montasser ME, Morrison AC, Murabito JM, Naseri T, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Preuss MH, Psaty BM, Raffield LM, Rao DC, Redline S, Reiner AP, Rich SS, Ruepena MS, Sheu WH, Smith JA, Smith A, Tiwari HK, Tsai MY, Viaud-Martinez KA, Wang Z, Yanek LR, Zhao W, Rotter JI, Lin X, Natarajan P, Peloso GM. Rare variants in long non-coding RNAs are associated with blood lipid levels in the TOPMed whole-genome sequencing study. Am J Hum Genet. 2023 Oct 05; 110(10):1704-1717. PMID: 37802043.

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  • Published on 6/29/2023

    Wang Y, Selvaraj MS, Li X, Li Z, Holdcraft JA, Arnett DK, Bis JC, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bowden DW, Cade BE, Carlson JC, Carson AP, Chen YI, Curran JE, de Vries PS, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Floyd JS, Fornage M, Freedman BI, Gabriel S, Germer S, Gibbs RA, Guo X, He J, Heard-Costa N, Hildalgo B, Hou L, Irvin MR, Joehanes R, Kaplan RC, Kardia SL, Kelly TN, Kim R, Kooperberg C, Kral BG, Levy D, Li C, Liu C, Lloyd-Jone D, Loos RJ, Mahaney MC, Martin LW, Mathias RA, Minster RL, Mitchell BD, Montasser ME, Morrison AC, Murabito JM, Naseri T, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Preuss MH, Psaty BM, Raffield LM, Rao DC, Redline S, Reiner AP, Rich SS, Ruepena MS, Sheu WH, Smith JA, Smith A, Tiwari HK, Tsai MY, Viaud-Martinez KA, Wang Z, Yanek LR, Zhao W, Rotter JI, Lin X, Natarajan P, Peloso GM. Rare variants in long non-coding RNAs are associated with blood lipid levels in the TOPMed Whole Genome Sequencing Study. medRxiv. 2023 Jun 29. PMID: 37425772.

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  • Published on 12/10/2022

    Jiang W, Joehanes R, Levy D, O'Connor GT, Dupuis J. Assisted clustering of gene expression data using regulatory data from partially overlapping sets of individuals. BMC Genomics. 2022 Dec 10; 23(1):819. PMID: 36496393.

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  • Published on 6/1/2021

    Andersson C, Nayor M, Tsao CW, Levy D, Vasan RS. Framingham Heart Study: JACC Focus Seminar, 1/8. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 06 01; 77(21):2680-2692. PMID: 34045026.

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  • Published on 4/3/2021

    Beck LH, Berasi SP, Copley JB, Gorman D, Levy DI, Lim CN, Henderson JM, Salant DJ, Lu W. PODO: Trial Design: Phase 2 Study of PF-06730512 in Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis. Kidney Int Rep. 2021 Jun; 6(6):1629-1633. PMID: 34169203.

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  • Published on 10/10/2020

    Sarnowski C, Huan T, Jain D, Liu C, Yao C, Joehanes R, Levy D, Dupuis J. JEM: A joint test to estimate the effect of multiple genetic variants on DNA methylation. Genet Epidemiol. 2021 04; 45(3):280-292. PMID: 33038041.

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