Nicola Longo, MD, PhD

Chief, Medical Genetics Division
Medical Director, Biochemical Genetics and Newborn Screening
Dr. Longo is a professor of pediatrics and an adjunct professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He received his MD and PhD in molecular biology and pathology from the University of Parma Medical School in Italy and trained in medical and biochemical genetics at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Longo is a member of the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, for which he served as president, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, and other professional societies. He is board certified in medical genetics and clinical biochemical genetics. His research interests are focused on the study of membrane transporters and fatty acid oxidation. He is also conducting several clinical trials for novel treatments of metabolic and storage disorders.