José M Ordovás, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist and Director
Nutrition and Genomics Laboratory
Chair, Functional Genomics Core Scientific Advisory Committee
Functional Genomics Core
Phone: (617) 556-3102
Fax: (617) 556-3103
E-mail: jose.ordovas@tufts.edu

 

 

Education
Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Research Focus
Molecular biology, nutrition and genetics; and lipoproteins and cardiovascular disease risk

Academic Appointments
• Lab Director, JMUSDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
• Senior Scientist, JMUSDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging

• Professor, Nutrition and Genetics, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University

Select Publications
Ferguson JF, Allayee H, Gerszten RE, Ideraabdullah F, Kris-Etherton PM, Ordovás JM, Rimm EB, Wang TJ, Bennett BJ; American Heart Association Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, and Stroke Council. Nutrigenomics, the Microbiome, and Gene-Environment Interactions: New Directions in Cardiovascular Disease Research, Prevention, and Treatment: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2016 Jun;9(3):291-313. doi: 10.1161/HCG.0000000000000030. Epub 2016 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 27095829.

Corella D, Asensio EM, Coltell O, Sorlí JV, Estruch R, Martínez-González MÁ, Salas-Salvadó J, Castañer O, Arós F, Lapetra J, Serra-Majem L, Gómez-Gracia E, Ortega-Azorín C, Fiol M, Espino JD, Díaz-López A, Fitó M, Ros E, Ordovás JM. CLOCK gene variation is associated with incidence of type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in type-2 diabetic subjects: dietary modulation in the PREDIMED randomized trial. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2016 Jan 7;15:4. doi: 10.1186/s12933-015-0327-8. PubMed PMID: 26739996; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4704407.

Richardson K, Schnitzler GR, Lai CQ, Ordovas JM. Functional Genomics Analysis of Big Data Identifies Novel Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor γ Target Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Showing Association With Cardiometabolic Outcomes. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015 Dec;8(6):842-51. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.115.001174. Epub 2015 Oct 30. PubMed PMID: 26518621.

Dashti HS, Follis JL, Smith CE, Tanaka T, Cade BE, Gottlieb DJ, Hruby A, Jacques PF, Lamon-Fava S, Richardson K, Saxena R, Scheer FA, Kovanen L, Bartz TM, Perälä MM, Jonsson A, Frazier-Wood AC, Kalafati IP, Mikkilä V, Partonen T, Lemaitre RN, Lahti J, Hernandez DG, Toft U, Johnson WC, Kanoni S, Raitakari OT, Perola M, Psaty BM, Ferrucci L, Grarup N, Highland HM, Rallidis L, Kähönen M, Havulinna AS, Siscovick DS, Räikkönen K, Jørgensen T, Rotter JI, Deloukas P, Viikari JS, Mozaffarian D, Linneberg A, Seppälä I, Hansen T, Salomaa V, Gharib SA, Eriksson JG, Bandinelli S, Pedersen O, Rich SS, Dedoussis G, Lehtimäki T, Ordovás JM. Habitual sleep duration is associated with BMI and macronutrient intake and may be modified by CLOCK genetic variants. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Jan;101(1):135-43. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.095026. Epub 2014 Nov 26. PubMed PMID: 25527757; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4266883.

Corella D, Sorlí JV, Estruch R, Coltell O, Ortega-Azorín C, Portolés O, Martínez-González MÁ, Bulló M, Fitó M, Arós F, Lapetra J, Asensio EM, Sáez GT, Serra-Majem L, Muñoz-Bravo C, Ruiz-Gutiérrez V, Fiol M, Vinyoles E, Pintó X, Richardson K, Ros E, Ordovás JM. MicroRNA-410 regulated lipoprotein lipase variant rs13702 is associated with stroke incidence and modulated by diet in the randomized controlled PREDIMED trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Aug;100(2):719-31. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.076992. Epub 2014 Jul 2. PubMed PMID: 24990426.

Corella D, Carrasco P, Sorlí JV, Estruch R, Rico-Sanz J, Martínez-González MÁ, Salas-Salvadó J, Covas MI, Coltell O, Arós F, Lapetra J, Serra-Majem L, Ruiz-Gutiérrez V, Warnberg J, Fiol M, Pintó X, Ortega-Azorín C, Muñoz MÁ, Martínez JA, Gómez-Gracia E, González JI, Ros E, Ordovás JM. Mediterranean diet reduces the adverse effect of the TCF7L2-rs7903146 polymorphism on cardiovascular risk factors and stroke incidence: a randomized controlled trial in a high-cardiovascular-risk population. Diabetes Care. 2013 Nov;36(11):3803-11. doi: 10.2337/dc13-0955. Epub 2013 Aug 13. PubMed PMID: 23942586; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3816851.

All Publications (Pub Med)