Education and Training
BA, 05/1997, Biology
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
MS, 05/2001, Epidemiology
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst MA
ScD, 05/2009, Nutritional epidemiology
Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston MA
Marrie RA, Allegretta M, Barcellos LF, Bebo B, Calabresi PA, Correale J, Davis B, De Jager PL, Gasperi C, Greenbaum C, Helme A, Hemmer B, Kanellis P, Kostich W, Landsman D, Lebrun-Frenay C, Makhani N, Munger KL, Okuda DT, Ontaneda D, Postuma RB, Quandt JA, Roman S, Saidha S, Sormani MP, Strum J, Valentine P, Walton C, Zackowski KM, Zhao Y, Tremlett H.
Nat Rev Neurol. 2022 09. 18(9):559-572. PMID: 35840705
Tremlett H, Munger KL, Makhani N.
Front Neurol. 2021. 12:761408. PMID: 35173664
Longitudinal analysis reveals high prevalence of Epstein-Barr virus associated with multiple sclerosis.
Bjornevik K, Cortese M, Healy BC, Kuhle J, Mina MJ, Leng Y, Elledge SJ, Niebuhr DW, Scher AI, Munger KL, Ascherio A.
Science. 2022 01 21. 375(6578):296-301. PMID: 35025605
Manuel Escobar J, Cortese M, Edan G, Freedman MS, Hartung HP, Montalbán X, Sandbrink R, Radü EW, Barkhof F, Wicklein EM, Kappos L, Ascherio A, Munger KL.
Mult Scler. 2022 07. 28(8):1277-1285. PMID: 34994579
Azeredo CM, Cortese M, Munger KL, Ascherio A.
Pediatr Diabetes. 2021 11. 22(7):992-1002. PMID: 34260806
Aging with multiple sclerosis: A longitudinal study of physical function, mental health, and memory in two cohorts of US women.
Cortese M, Bjornevik K, Chitnis T, Ascherio A, Munger KL.
Mult Scler. 2022 01. 28(1):121-131. PMID: 33860717
Maternal diabetes and risk of multiple sclerosis in the offspring: A Danish nationwide register-based cohort study.
Nielsen NM, Gørtz S, Hjalgrim H, Rostgaard K, Munger KL, Ascherio A, Magyari M, Stenager E, Frisch M.
Mult Scler. 2021 10. 27(11):1686-1694. PMID: 33332240
Long-term effects of latitude, ambient temperature, and ultraviolet radiation on the incidence of multiple sclerosis in two cohorts of US women.
Lam T, VoPham T, Munger KL, Laden F, Hart JE.
Environ Epidemiol. 2020 Aug. 4(4):e0105. PMID: 32903352
Cortese M, Munger KL, Martínez-Lapiscina EH, Barro C, Edan G, Freedman MS, Hartung HP, Montalbán X, Foley FW, Penner IK, Hemmer B, Fox EJ, Schippling S, Wicklein EM, Kappos L, Kuhle J, Ascherio A.
Neurology. 2020 05 05. 94(18):e1950-e1960. PMID: 32300060
The intake of minerals such as zinc does not appear to have an influence on the risk of getting multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a large long-term study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Previous studies…
Women who are deficient in vitamin D are 43% more likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) than those with normal levels of the vitamin, according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of…
Being physically active does not appear to protect women from developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In an analysis of health data from more…
Children of mothers who are low in vitamin D during early pregnancy may be at greater risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in adulthood compared to children with mothers who have higher vitamin D levels, according to a…
For immediate release: Monday, January 20, 2014 Boston, MA -- For patients in the early stages of multiple sclerosis (MS), low levels of vitamin D were found to strongly predict disease severity and hasten its progression, according to…