Michael Mendelson, MD, ScM

Staff Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-0955
  • Fax: 617-730-0600

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Epidemiology
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Research

Departments

  • Cardiology

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Cardiology Consultation Service
  • Cardiology Outpatient Services
  • Cardiovascular Program
  • Hypertension Program
  • Preventive Cardiology Clinic
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-0955

Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

University of Manitoba, 2006

Winnipeg, MB

Residency, Montreal Children's Hospital

McGill University, 2009

Montreal, QC

Fellowship, SickKids Hospital

University of Toronto, 2012

Toronto, ON

Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital

Harvard University, 2014

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Framingham Heart Study

Boston University, 2015

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Population Sciences Branch

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 2016

Framingham, MA

Publications

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  1. Mandaviya PR, Joehanes R, Aïssi D, Kühnel B, Marioni RE, Truong V, Stolk L, Beekman M, Bonder MJ, Franke L, Gieger C, Huan T, Ikram MA, Kunze S, Liang L, Lindemans J, Liu C, McRae AF, Mendelson MM, Müller-Nurasyid M, Peters A, Slagboom PE, Starr JM, Trégouët DA, Uitterlinden AG, van Greevenbroek MMJ, van Heemst D, van Iterson M, Wells PS, Yao C, Deary IJ, Gagnon F, Heijmans BT, Levy D, Morange PE, Waldenberger M, Heil SG, van Meurs JBJ. Genetically defined elevated homocysteine levels do not result in widespread changes of DNA methylation in leukocytes. PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0182472.
  2. Johnson PK, Mendelson MM, Baker A, Ryan HH, Warren S, Graham D, Griggs SS, Desai NK, Yellen E, Buckley L, Zachariah JP, de Ferranti SD. Statin-Associated Myopathy in a Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Practice. J Pediatr. 2017 Jun; 185:94-98.e1.
  3. Fall T, Mendelson M, Speliotes EK. Recent Advances in Human Genetics and Epigenetics of Adiposity: Pathway to Precision Medicine? Gastroenterology. 2017 May; 152(7):1695-1706.
  4. Mendelson MM, Marioni RE, Joehanes R, Liu C, Hedman ÅK, Aslibekyan S, Demerath EW, Guan W, Zhi D, Yao C, Huan T, Willinger C, Chen B, Courchesne P, Multhaup M, Irvin MR, Cohain A, Schadt EE, Grove ML, Bressler J, North K, Sundström J, Gustafsson S, Shah S, McRae AF, Harris SE, Gibson J, Redmond P, Corley J, Murphy L, Starr JM, Kleinbrink E, Lipovich L, Visscher PM, Wray NR, Krauss RM, Fallin D, Feinberg A, Absher DM, Fornage M, Pankow JS, Lind L, Fox C, Ingelsson E, Arnett DK, Boerwinkle E, Liang L, Levy D, Deary IJ. Association of Body Mass Index with DNA Methylation and Gene Expression in Blood Cells and Relations to Cardiometabolic Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Approach. PLoS Med. 2017 Jan; 14(1):e1002215.
  5. Lin H, Yin X, Xie Z, Lunetta KL, Lubitz SA, Larson MG, Ko D, Magnani JW, Mendelson MM, Liu C, McManus DD, Levy D, Ellinor PT, Benjamin EJ. Methylome-wide Association Study of Atrial Fibrillation in Framingham Heart Study. Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 09; 7:40377.
  6. Hedman ÅK, Mendelson MM, Marioni RE, Gustafsson S, Joehanes R, Irvin MR, Zhi D, Sandling JK, Yao C, Liu C, Liang L, Huan T, McRae AF, Demissie S, Shah S, Starr JM, Cupples LA, Deloukas P, Spector TD, Sundström J, Krauss RM, Arnett DK, Deary IJ, Lind L, Levy D, Ingelsson E. Epigenetic Patterns in Blood Associated With Lipid Traits Predict Incident Coronary Heart Disease Events and Are Enriched for Results From Genome-Wide Association Studies. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2017 Jan; 10(1).
  7. Ligthart S, Marzi C, Aslibekyan S, Mendelson MM, Conneely KN, Tanaka T, Colicino E, Waite LL, Joehanes R, Guan W, Brody JA, Elks C, Marioni R, Jhun MA, Agha G, Bressler J, Ward-Caviness CK, Chen BH, Huan T, Bakulski K, Salfati EL, Fiorito G, Wahl S, Schramm K, Sha J, Hernandez DG, Just AC, Smith JA, Sotoodehnia N, Pilling LC, Pankow JS, Tsao PS, Liu C, Zhao W, Guarrera S, Michopoulos VJ, Smith AK, Peters MJ, Melzer D, Vokonas P, Fornage M, Prokisch H, Bis JC, Chu AY, Herder C, Grallert H, Yao C, Shah S, McRae AF, Lin H, Horvath S, Fallin D, Hofman A, Wareham NJ, Wiggins KL, Feinberg AP, Starr JM, Visscher PM, Murabito JM, Kardia SL, Absher DM, Binder EB, Singleton AB, Bandinelli S, Peters A, Waldenberger M, Matullo G, Schwartz JD, Demerath EW, Uitterlinden AG, van Meurs JB, Franco OH, Chen YI, Levy D, Turner ST, Deary IJ, Ressler KJ, Dupuis J, Ferrucci L, Ong KK, Assimes TL, Boerwinkle E, Koenig W, Arnett DK, Baccarelli AA, Benjamin EJ, Dehghan A. DNA methylation signatures of chronic low-grade inflammation are associated with complex diseases. Genome Biol. 2016 Dec 12; 17(1):255.
  8. Liu C, Marioni RE, Hedman ÅK, Pfeiffer L, Tsai PC, Reynolds LM, Just AC, Duan Q, Boer CG, Tanaka T, Elks CE, Aslibekyan S, Brody JA, Kühnel B, Herder C, Almli LM, Zhi D, Wang Y, Huan T, Yao C, Mendelson MM, Joehanes R, Liang L, Love SA, Guan W, Shah S, McRae AF, Kretschmer A, Prokisch H, Strauch K, Peters A, Visscher PM, Wray NR, Guo X, Wiggins KL, Smith AK, Binder EB, Ressler KJ, Irvin MR, Absher DM, Hernandez D, Ferrucci L, Bandinelli S, Lohman K, Ding J, Trevisi L, Gustafsson S, Sandling JH, Stolk L, Uitterlinden AG, Yet I, Castillo-Fernandez JE, Spector TD, Schwartz JD, Vokonas P, Lind L, Li Y, Fornage M, Arnett DK, Wareham NJ, Sotoodehnia N, Ong KK, van Meurs JB, Conneely KN, Baccarelli AA, Deary IJ, Bell JT, North KE, Liu Y, Waldenberger M, London SJ, Ingelsson E, Levy D. A DNA methylation biomarker of alcohol consumption. Mol Psychiatry. 2016 Nov 15.
  9. Zachariah JP, Chan J, Mendelson MM, Regh T, Griggs S, Johnson PK, Desai N, Gillman M, Graham D, de Ferranti SD. Adolescent Dyslipidemia and Standardized Lifestyle Modification: Benchmarking Real-World Practice. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 08; 68(19):2122-2123.
  10. Joehanes R, Just AC, Marioni RE, Pilling LC, Reynolds LM, Mandaviya PR, Guan W, Xu T, Elks CE, Aslibekyan S, Moreno-Macias H, Smith JA, Brody JA, Dhingra R, Yousefi P, Pankow JS, Kunze S, Shah SH, McRae AF, Lohman K, Sha J, Absher DM, Ferrucci L, Zhao W, Demerath EW, Bressler J, Grove ML, Huan T, Liu C, Mendelson MM, Yao C, Kiel DP, Peters A, Wang-Sattler R, Visscher PM, Wray NR, Starr JM, Ding J, Rodriguez CJ, Wareham NJ, Irvin MR, Zhi D, Barrdahl M, Vineis P, Ambatipudi S, Uitterlinden AG, Hofman A, Schwartz J, Colicino E, Hou L, Vokonas PS, Hernandez DG, Singleton AB, Bandinelli S, Turner ST, Ware EB, Smith AK, Klengel T, Binder EB, Psaty BM, Taylor KD, Gharib SA, Swenson BR, Liang L, DeMeo DL, O'Connor GT, Herceg Z, Ressler KJ, Conneely KN, Sotoodehnia N, Kardia SL, Melzer D, Baccarelli AA, van Meurs JB, Romieu I, Arnett DK, Ong KK, Liu Y, Waldenberger M, Deary IJ, Fornage M, Levy D, London SJ. Epigenetic Signatures of Cigarette Smoking. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2016 Oct; 9(5):436-447.
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  12. Mendelson MM, Regh T, Chan J, Baker A, Ryan HH, Palumbo N, Johnson PK, Griggs S, Boghani M, Desai NK, Yellen E, Buckley L, Gillman MW, Zachariah JP, Graham D, de Ferranti SD. Correlates of Achieving Statin Therapy Goals in Children and Adolescents with Dyslipidemia. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov; 178:149-155.e9.
  13. Smith JG, Felix JF, Morrison AC, Kalogeropoulos A, Trompet S, Wilk JB, Gidlöf O, Wang X, Morley M, Mendelson M, Joehanes R, Ligthart S, Shan X, Bis JC, Wang YA, Sjögren M, Ngwa J, Brandimarto J, Stott DJ, Aguilar D, Rice KM, Sesso HD, Demissie S, Buckley BM, Taylor KD, Ford I, Yao C, Liu C, Sotoodehnia N, van der Harst P, Stricker BH, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Gaziano JM, Hofman A, Moravec CS, Uitterlinden AG, Kellis M, van Meurs JB, Margulies KB, Dehghan A, Levy D, Olde B, Psaty BM, Cupples LA, Jukema JW, Djousse L, Franco OH, Boerwinkle E, Boyer LA, Newton-Cheh C, Butler J, Vasan RS, Cappola TP, Smith NL. Discovery of Genetic Variation on Chromosome 5q22 Associated with Mortality in Heart Failure. PLoS Genet. 2016 May; 12(5):e1006034.
  14. Mendelson MM, Lyass A, O'Donnell CJ, D'Agostino RB, Levy D. Association of Maternal Prepregnancy Dyslipidemia With Adult Offspring Dyslipidemia in Excess of Anthropometric, Lifestyle, and Genetic Factors in the Framingham Heart Study. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Apr 01; 1(1):26-35.
  15. de Ferranti SD, Rodday AM, Mendelson MM, Wong JB, Leslie LK, Sheldrick RC. Prevalence of Familial Hypercholesterolemia in the 1999 to 2012 United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES). Circulation. 2016 Mar 15; 133(11):1067-72.
  16. Aslibekyan S, Demerath EW, Mendelson M, Zhi D, Guan W, Liang L, Sha J, Pankow JS, Liu C, Irvin MR, Fornage M, Hidalgo B, Lin LA, Thibeault KS, Bressler J, Tsai MY, Grove ML, Hopkins PN, Boerwinkle E, Borecki IB, Ordovas JM, Levy D, Tiwari HK, Absher DM, Arnett DK. Epigenome-wide study identifies novel methylation loci associated with body mass index and waist circumference. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Jul; 23(7):1493-501.
  17. Shah S, Bonder MJ, Marioni RE, Zhu Z, McRae AF, Zhernakova A, Harris SE, Liewald D, Henders AK, Mendelson MM, Liu C, Joehanes R, Liang L, Levy D, Martin NG, Starr JM, Wijmenga C, Wray NR, Yang J, Montgomery GW, Franke L, Deary IJ, Visscher PM. Improving Phenotypic Prediction by Combining Genetic and Epigenetic Associations. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Jul 02; 97(1):75-85.
  18. Demerath EW, Guan W, Grove ML, Aslibekyan S, Mendelson M, Zhou YH, Hedman ÅK, Sandling JK, Li LA, Irvin MR, Zhi D, Deloukas P, Liang L, Liu C, Bressler J, Spector TD, North K, Li Y, Absher DM, Levy D, Arnett DK, Fornage M, Pankow JS, Boerwinkle E. Epigenome-wide association study (EWAS) of BMI, BMI change and waist circumference in African American adults identifies multiple replicated loci. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Aug 01; 24(15):4464-79.
  19. Mendelson MM, de Ferranti SD. Childhood environmental tobacco smoke exposure: a smoking gun for atherosclerosis in adulthood. Circulation. 2015 Apr 07; 131(14):1231-3.
  20. Irvin MR, Zhi D, Joehanes R, Mendelson M, Aslibekyan S, Claas SA, Thibeault KS, Patel N, Day K, Jones LW, Liang L, Chen BH, Yao C, Tiwari HK, Ordovas JM, Levy D, Absher D, Arnett DK. Epigenome-wide association study of fasting blood lipids in the Genetics of Lipid-lowering Drugs and Diet Network study. Circulation. 2014 Aug 12; 130(7):565-72.
  21. Mendelson MM, Zachariah JP, de Ferranti SD, Bickel JP. Leveraging electronic health records to notify pediatric patients of a drug recall. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Dec; 167(12):1170-1.
  22. Nield LE, Mendelson M, Ahmad N, Manlhiot C, Jaeggi ET, McCrindle BW. Clinical review of obstructive primary cardiac tumors in childhood. Congenit Heart Dis. 2014 May-Jun; 9(3):244-51.
  23. Mendelson M, Cloutier J, Spence L, Sellers E, Taback S, Dean H. Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a birth cohort of First Nation children born to mothers with pediatric-onset type 2 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2011 May; 12(3 Pt 2):219-28.
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