Brendan Bourges-Sevenier, BS, BA

Research Assistant
University Hospitals
Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute

Brendan Bourges-Sevenier is a research assistant working under Dr. Rajagopalan, collaborating with the Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute and the CVRI. Using both bioinformatic and epidemiological data analysis, his research focus lies in analyzing how built-environment factors such as PM2.5 exposure affect cardiovascular disease prevalence and outcomes.


Jeffrey Zhong, Brendan Bourges-Sevenier, Paneni Francesco, Sanjay Rajagopalan, Planting a seed for sustainable hospital menus, European Heart Journal, 2023;, ehad544,

Lababidi H, Salerno PR, Wass SY, Shafiabadi Hasani N, Bourges-Sevenier B, Al-Kindi S. The Global Burden of premature cardiovascular disease, 1990-2019. Int J Cardiol Cardiovasc Risk Prev. 2023;19:200212. Published 2023 Sep 23. doi:10.1016/j.ijcrp.2023.200212

Jacob W. Bosse, Gavin J. Svenson, Troy A. Bowers, Brendan M. Bourges-Sevenier, Roy E. Ritzmann; Context-dependent effects on attack and defense behaviors in the praying mantis Tenodera sinensis. J Exp Biol 1 June 2022; 225 (11): jeb243710. doi:


Ala Arafah, Ian Neeland, Brendan M. Bourges-Sevenier, Zainab Albar, Claire Sullivan, Sadeer G. Al-Kindi, Sanjay Rajagopalan; 443-P: Two-Year Results from a Novel, Patient-Centered, Team-Based Intervention for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes at High Cardiovascular Risk. Diabetes 20 June 2023; 72 (Supplement_1): 443–P.


Bachelor of Science
Case Western Reserve University
Bachelor of Arts
Case Western Reserve University