Emil M. deGoma

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director, Preventive Cardiovascular Program, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, Heart & Vascular Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center, 2nd Floor East Pavilion, Room 2-198E
3400 Civic Ctr Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-8659
Fax: 215-614-0069
B.A (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1997.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2003.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Novel therapeutics for dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis; atherosclerosis imaging; genetics of familial hypercholesterolemia; biomarkers of cardiovascular risk

Selected Publications

Jacoby D, Hajj J, Javaheri A, deGoma EM, Lin A, Ahn P, Quon H: Carotid Intima Media Thickness Measurement Promises to Improve Cardiovascular Risk Evaluation in Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Clinical Cardiology In Press 2015.

McArdle MJ, deGoma EM, Cohen DL, Townsend RR, Wilensky RL, Giri J. : Beyond blood pressure: percutaneous renal denervation for the management of sympathetic hyperactivity and associated disease states. J Am Heart Assoc 4(3), 2015.

deGoma EM, Salavati A, Shinohara RT, Saboury B, Pollan L, Schoen M, Torigian DA, Mohler ER, Dunbar RL, Litt HI, Woo J, Rader DJ, Alavi A, Mehta NN.: A Pilot Trial to Examine the Effect of High-Dose Niacin on Arterial Wall Inflammation Using Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography. Academic Radiology In press 2015.

deGoma EM, Nguyen V, Houssain E, Jacoby DS: Updated cholesterol guidelines and intensity of statin therapy. J Clin Lipidol In Press 2015.

Chatterjee S, Krishnamoorthy P, Ranjan P, Roy A, Chakraborty A, Sabharwal MS, Ro R, Agarwal V, Sardar P, Danik J, Giri JS, deGoma EM, Kumbhani DJ: Statins and cognitive function: an updated review. Curr Cardiol Rep December 2014.

deGoma EM, Rader DJ: Future of Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein Inhibitors. Ann Rev Med 65: 385-403, 2014.

deGoma EM, Polk DM: Atherosclerosis Risk Assessment. American College of Cardiology Self-Assessment Program 8 Polk DM, O'Gara PT (eds.). 2014.

deGoma EM: Cholesterol Management in a 46-Year-Old Man Following Myocardial Infarction. Dyslipidemia: A Cardiosource Clinical Community (American College of Cardiology) 2014 Notes: http://ldl.cardiosource.org/Case-Challeges.

deGoma EM, Rader DJ.: Therapeutic Targeting of High-Density Lipoprotein Metabolism. Clinical Lipidology: a Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease. Ballantyne (eds.). Elsevier, Page: 517-29, 2014.

Burke F, deGoma EM, Zheng A.: Hypertension and Lifestyle Modifications. Medical Nutrition and Disease. A Case-Based Approach Hark L, Deen D, Morrison G. (eds.). Wiley, Page: 266-273, 2014.

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Last updated: 03/25/2015
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