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Nicola Longo, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief, Division of Medical Genetics

Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Italian

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-3599 Primary Children's Hospital
Outpatient Clinic
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Nicola Longo MD PhD is a professor of Pediatrics and adjunct professor of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Born and educated in Italy, Dr. Longo earned his M.D. and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at the University of Parma School of Medicine. He received residency and fellowship training in pediatrics, medical genetics, and clinical biochemical genetics at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined the University of Utah in 2001 and is now the Director of the Metabolic Service, Co-Director of the biochemical Genetics laboratory at ARUP, Director of the Fellowship Training Program in Biochemical Genetics, and chief of the Division of Medical Genetics. He is an expert in inherited metabolic diseases and is intimately involved in the treatment of patients with these diseases at Primary Children’s Medical Center. His basic and clinic research covers disorders of fatty acid oxidation and carnitine metabolism and the development of novel treatments for metabolic disorders including phenylketonuria, organic acidemias, and lysosomal storage disorders.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Pathology - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Microbiology and Immunology
Pediatric Genetics
Board Certification American Board of Medical Genetics (Sub: Clinical Biochemical Genetics)
American Board of Medical Genetics (Sub: Clinical Genetics)
Federal Licensing Examination

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Therapy of Metabolic Disorders
  • Molecular Genetics of Inherited Insulin-Resistant Syndromes
  • Inherited Insulin-Resistant Syndromes
  • Molecular Basis of Carnitine Deficiency

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Pathology - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Microbiology and Immunology
Pediatric Genetics
Board Certification American Board of Medical Genetics (Sub: Clinical Biochemical Genetics)
American Board of Medical Genetics (Sub: Clinical Genetics)
Federal Licensing Examination

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-8943 School of Medicine
Pediatric Genetics
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Nicola Longo MD PhD is a professor of Pediatrics and adjunct professor of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Born and educated in Italy, Dr. Longo earned his M.D. and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at the University of Parma School of Medicine. He received residency and fellowship training in pediatrics, medical genetics, and clinical biochemical genetics at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined the University of Utah in 2001 and is now the Director of the Metabolic Service, Co-Director of the biochemical Genetics laboratory at ARUP, Director of the Fellowship Training Program in Biochemical Genetics, and chief of the Division of Medical Genetics. He is an expert in inherited metabolic diseases and is intimately involved in the treatment of patients with these diseases at Primary Children’s Medical Center. His basic and clinic research covers disorders of fatty acid oxidation and carnitine metabolism and the development of novel treatments for metabolic disorders including phenylketonuria, organic acidemias, and lysosomal storage disorders.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Emory University Affiliated Hospital
Biochemical Genetics
Fellow
Residency Emory University Affiliated Hospital
Clinical Genetics
Resident
Internship Emory University Affiliated Hospital
Pediatrics
Intern
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Parma
Pathology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Parma
Molecular Biology
Ph.D.
Fellowship Emory University Affiliated Hospital
Medical Genetics
Fellow
Professional Medical University of Parma
Medicine
M.D.

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