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Louis Dell'Italia, MD

Louis Dell'Italia, MD

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Center for Heart Failure Research

901 19th Street South, BMR2 435
Birmingham, AL 35294-2180

Phone: 205-934-3969

Member Since: 2000

Member Status: Fellow



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    About Louis Dell'Italia, MD

    Dr. Dell'Italia received his MD from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1978. He subsequently received Internal Medicine training at Georgetown and Cardiology fellowship training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He was an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas until 1988, when he moved to the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

    Dr. Dell'Italia's research program focuses on the mechanisms of remodeling of the heart in heart failure defined by three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging, changes in cardiomyocyte morphology and extracellular matrix, and the regulatory role of the cardiac renin-angiotensin system.

    Dr. Dell'Italia has been a member of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation since 2015 and presently serves as Councilor. He is also a member of the Mentoring Committee.


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