Faculty

Susan Heckbert

Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy

206-221-7775
heckbert@uw.edu

Education

MD Case Western Reserve University, 1981
PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1990

Contact

206-221-7775
heckbert@uw.edu

Cardiovascular Health Research Unit
Box 358085
1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1360
Seattle, WA 98101
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Research Interests

Dr. Heckbert's main research interests are in clinical epidemiology, with emphasis on cardiovascular disease. Her research focuses on cardiac arrhythmias, aging, alterations in brain structure and function, medication effects and drug safety, and genetic associations with cardiovascular disease.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Self-reported marijuana use and cardiac arrhythmias (from the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis).
(2022 Jun 17)
Am J Cardiol
Harding BN, Austin TR, Floyd JS, Smith BM, Szklo M, Heckbert SR

Upper and Lower Airway Dysanapsis and Airflow Obstruction Among Older Adults.
(2022 Jun 9)
Am J Respir Crit Care Med
Smith BM, Wiemken A, Hoffman EA, Keenan BT, Allen NB, Bertoni AG, Jacobs DR Jr, Michos ED, Watson KE, Redline S, Schwab RJ, Barr RG, Heckbert SR

Disentangling tau and brain atrophy cluster heterogeneity across the Alzheimer's disease continuum.
(2022)
Alzheimers Dement (N Y) 8(1): e12305
Toledo JB, Liu H, Grothe MJ, Rashid T, Launer L, Shaw LM, Snoussi H, Heckbert S, Weiner M, Trojanwoski JQ, Seshadri S, Habes M, & for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.

The Value of Rare Genetic Variation in the Prediction of Common Obesity in European Ancestry Populations.
(2022)
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 13(): 863893
Wang Z, Choi SW, Chami N, Boerwinkle E, Fornage M, Redline S, Bis JC, Brody JA, Psaty BM, Kim W, McDonald MN, Regan EA, Silverman EK, Liu CT, Vasan RS, Kalyani RR, Mathias RA, Yanek LR, Arnett DK, Justice AE, North KE, Kaplan R, Heckbert SR, de Andrade M, Guo X, Lange LA, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Ellinor PT, Lubitz SA, Blangero J, Shoemaker MB, Darbar D, Gladwin MT, Albert CM, Chasman DI, Jackson RD, Kooperberg C, Reiner AP, O'Reilly PF, Loos RJF

Genetic determinants of telomere length from 109,122 ancestrally diverse whole-genome sequences in TOPMed.
(2022 Jan 12)
Cell Genom 2(1):
Taub MA, Conomos MP, Keener R, Iyer KR, Weinstock JS, Yanek LR, Lane J, Miller-Fleming TW, Brody JA, Raffield LM, McHugh CP, Jain D, Gogarten SM, Laurie CA, Keramati A, Arvanitis M, Smith AV, Heavner B, Barwick L, Becker LC, Bis JC, Blangero J, Bleecker ER, Burchard EG, Celedón JC, Chang YPC, Custer B, Darbar D, de Las Fuentes L, DeMeo DL, Freedman BI, Garrett ME, Gladwin MT, Heckbert SR, Hidalgo BA, Irvin MR, Islam T, Johnson WC, Kaab S, Launer L, Lee J, Liu S, Moscati A, North KE, Peyser PA, Rafaels N, Seidman C, Weeks DE, Wen F, Wheeler MM, Williams LK, Yang IV, Zhao W, Aslibekyan S, Auer PL, Bowden DW, Cade BE, Chen Z, Cho MH, Cupples LA, Curran JE, Daya M, Deka R, Eng C, Fingerlin TE, Guo X, Hou L, Hwang SJ, Johnsen JM, Kenny EE, Levin AM, Liu C, Minster RL, Naseri T, Nouraie M, Reupena MS, Sabino EC, Smith JA, Smith NL, Su JL, Taylor JG, Telen MJ, Tiwari HK, Tracy RP, White MJ, Zhang Y, Wiggins KL, Weiss ST, Vasan RS, Taylor KD, Sinner MF, Silverman EK, Shoemaker MB, Sheu WH, Sciurba F, Schwartz DA, Rotter JI, Roden D, Redline S, Raby BA, Psaty BM, Peralta JM, Palmer ND, Nekhai S, Montgomery CG, Mitchell BD, Meyers DA, McGarvey ST, NHLBI CARE Network., Mak AC, Loos RJ, Kumar R, Kooperberg C, Konkle BA, Kelly S, Kardia SL, Kaplan R, He J, Gui H, Gilliland FD, Gelb BD, Fornage M, Ellinor PT, de Andrade M, Correa A, Chen YI, Boerwinkle E, Barnes KC, Ashley-Koch AE, Arnett DK, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium., TOPMed Hematology and Hemostasis Working Group., TOPMed Structural Variation Working Group., Laurie CC, Abecasis G, Nickerson DA, Wilson JG, Rich SS, Levy D, Ruczinski I, Aviv A, Blackwell TW, Thornton T, O'Connell J, Cox NJ, Perry JA, Armanios M, Battle A, Pankratz N, Reiner AP, Mathias RA

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