Ganmaa Davaasambuu
Ganmaa Davaasambuu, Ph.D., M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Associate Epidemiologist, Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dr. Ganmaa Davaasambuu is an assistant professor at Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Department of Nutrition at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and associate epidemiologist at Brigham and Women Hospital, Boston, MA. She is a member of Advisory Committee, the Nutrition and Global Health Concentration Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, faculty representative for Dean’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and Capstone faculty advisor for Global Clinical Scholars Research Training, Harvard Medical School. Her educational background includes a medical degree at National Medical University of Mongolia, followed by a residency in neurology jointly offered through National Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences University of Mongolia. She was awarded Japanese government scholarship and obtained her doctor of philosophy in medical sciences at Yamanashi Medical University in Japan. She completed her postdoctoral training at the Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health and was selected as Radcliffe Fellow 2017 at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Her research focus is on nutrients, including vitamin D, and infectious disease and bioactive substance in food and hormone-dependent cancers. To date, Prof. Ganmaa has authored peer-reviewed publications and provided graduate training to over 70 graduate students and 27 pre-doctoral students. Prof. Ganmaa serves in numerous societies, organizations and is a member of the editorial board for ISRN Nutrition.

Response to the letter to the editor: "The link between Vitamin D and COVID-19".
Authors: Authors: Ganmaa D, Wang R, Willett WC, Manson JE.
Contemp Clin Trials
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Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis of aggregate data from randomised controlled trials.
Authors: Authors: Jolliffe DA, Camargo CA, Sluyter JD, Aglipay M, Aloia JF, Ganmaa D, Bergman P, Bischoff-Ferrari HA, Borzutzky A, Damsgaard CT, Dubnov-Raz G, Esposito S, Gilham C, Ginde AA, Golan-Tripto I, Goodall EC, Grant CC, Griffiths CJ, Hibbs AM, Janssens W, Khadilkar AV, Laaksi I, Lee MT, Loeb M, Maguire JL, Majak P, Mauger DT, Manaseki-Holland S, Murdoch DR, Nakashima A, Neale RE, Pham H, Rake C, Rees JR, Rosendahl J, Scragg R, Shah D, Shimizu Y, Simpson-Yap S, Trilok-Kumar G, Urashima M, Martineau AR.
Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol
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The vitamin D for COVID-19 (VIVID) trial: A pragmatic cluster-randomized design.
Authors: Authors: Wang R, DeGruttola V, Lei Q, Mayer KH, Redline S, Hazra A, Mora S, Willett WC, Ganmaa D, Manson JE.
Contemp Clin Trials
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Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of aggregate data from randomised controlled trials.
Authors: Authors: Jolliffe DA, Camargo CA, Sluyter JD, Aglipay M, Aloia JF, Ganmaa D, Bergman P, Borzutzky A, Damsgaard CT, Dubnov-Raz G, Esposito S, Gilham C, Ginde AA, Golan-Tripto I, Goodall EC, Grant CC, Griffiths CJ, Hibbs AM, Janssens W, Khadilkar AV, Laaksi I, Lee MT, Loeb M, Maguire JL, Majak P, Mauger DT, Manaseki-Holland S, Murdoch DR, Nakashima A, Neale RE, Pham H, Rake C, Rees JR, Rosendahl J, Scragg R, Shah D, Shimizu Y, Simpson-Yap S, Kumar GT, Urashima M, Martineau AR.
medRxiv
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Vitamin D Supplements for Prevention of Tuberculosis Infection and Disease.
Authors: Authors: Ganmaa D, Uyanga B, Zhou X, Gantsetseg G, Delgerekh B, Enkhmaa D, Khulan D, Ariunzaya S, Sumiya E, Bolortuya B, Yanjmaa J, Enkhtsetseg T, Munkhzaya A, Tunsag M, Khudyakov P, Seddon JA, Marais BJ, Batbayar O, Erdenetuya G, Amarsaikhan B, Spiegelman D, Tsolmon J, Martineau AR.
N Engl J Med
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Diet and Nutrition Status of Mongolian Adults.
Authors: Authors: Bromage S, Daria T, Lander RL, Tsolmon S, Houghton LA, Tserennadmid E, Gombo N, Gibson RS, Ganmaa D.
Nutrients
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Maternal Pregnancy Hormone Concentrations in Countries with Very Low and High Breast Cancer Risk.
Authors: Authors: Ganmaa D, Enkhmaa D, Baatar T, Uyanga B, Gantsetseg G, Helde TT, McElrath TF, Cantonwine DE, Bradwin G, Falk RT, Hoover RN, Troisi R.
Int J Environ Res Public Health
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Fish oil supplementation during pregnancy is protective against asthma/wheeze in offspring.
Authors: Authors: Kachroo P, Kelly RS, Mirzakhani H, Lee-Sarwar K, Chawes BL, Blighe K, Davaasambuu G, Bisgaard H, Litonjua AA, Weiss ST, Lasky-Su J.
J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract
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Comparison of seasonal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations among pregnant women in Mongolia and Boston.
Authors: Authors: Bromage S, Enkhmaa D, Baatar T, Garmaa G, Bradwin G, Yondonsambuu B, Sengee T, Jamts E, Suldsuren N, McElrath TF, Cantonwine DE, Hoover RN, Troisi R, Ganmaa D.
J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol
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Vitamin D status and risk of incident tuberculosis disease: A nested case-control study, systematic review, and individual-participant data meta-analysis.
Authors: Authors: Aibana O, Huang CC, Aboud S, Arnedo-Pena A, Becerra MC, Bellido-Blasco JB, Bhosale R, Calderon R, Chiang S, Contreras C, Davaasambuu G, Fawzi WW, Franke MF, Galea JT, Garcia-Ferrer D, Gil-Fortuño M, Gomila-Sard B, Gupta A, Gupte N, Hussain R, Iborra-Millet J, Iqbal NT, Juan-Cerdán JV, Kinikar A, Lecca L, Mave V, Meseguer-Ferrer N, Montepiedra G, Mugusi FM, Owolabi OA, Parsonnet J, Roach-Poblete F, Romeu-García MA, Spector SA, Sudfeld CR, Tenforde MW, Togun TO, Yataco R, Zhang Z, Murray MB.
PLoS Med
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