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
Education:
B.A (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1997.
M.D.
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

Millar JS, Reyes-Soffer G, Jumes P, Dunbar RL, deGoma EM, Baer AL, Karmally W, Donovan DS, Rafeek H, Pollan L, Tohyama J, Johnson-Levonas AO, Wagner JA, Holleran S, Obunike J, Liu Y, Ramakrishnan R, Lassman ME, Gutstein DE, Ginsberg HN, Rader DJ. : Anacetrapib lowers LDL by increasing ApoB clearance in mildly hypercholesterolemic subjects. J Clin Invest May 2015.

Sicilia A, Shinohara RT, Litt HI, deGoma EM: Can Low-Radiation Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Improve Upon Clinical Risk Assessment in Patients with Familial Hypercholesterolemia? National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions 9(3): 434, 2015.

Emily Claire O’Brien; Emil DeGoma; Patrick Moriarty; MacRae F. Linton; Michael Shapiro; Bart Duell; Christie Ballantyne; William Neal; Zahid Ahmad; Danielle Duffy; Lisa Hudgins; Linda Hemphill; James Underberg; Karol Watson; Samuel Gidding; Seth Baum; Kristen Dilzell; Joyce Ross; David Pickhardt; Iris Kindt; Daniel Rader; Katherine Wilemon; Matthew Roe; Joshua Knowles: Initial Results from the CASCADE-FH Registry: Cascade Screening for Awareness and Detection of Familial Hypercholesterolemia. American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 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 22: 600-9, 2015.

deGoma EM, Nguyen V, Houssain E, Jacoby DS: Updated cholesterol guidelines and intensity of statin therapy. J Clin Lipidol 9(3): 357-9, 2015.

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 38(5): 280-4, 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.

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: 06/11/2015
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