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Luigi Adamo, MD,PhD

Instructor of Medicine

Education

  • Medical Degree: University of Palermo School of Medicine, Palermo, Italy (2004)
  • PhD; Biological and Biomedical Sciences: Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA (2009)
  • Resident in Internal Medicine, Physician Scientist Training Program: Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO (2013)
  • Cardiology Fellow, Physician Scientist Training Program: Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO (2015)
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellow, Physician Scientist Training Program: Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO (2016)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Physician Scientist Training Program: Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO (2019)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, Board Certified
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certified
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant, Board Certified

Recognition

2012

Physician Scientist Training Program scholarship. 3 candidates selected from dozens of applicants to the Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Training Program

2015

Selected and invited to present a poster at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 11th Annual Heart Failure Holiday Symposium (4 cardiology fellows invited)

2016

Burton E. Sobel Award for Excellence in Basic and Translational Cardiovascular Research, Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division

2017

Washington University Center for Cardiovascular Research 70th anniversary – Cardiovascular Research Day, Prize for best translational research

2018

Washington University Leadership in Innovation (LEAP) Award to support projects with outstanding entrepreneurial potential, fall edition, winner

McDonnell Genome Institute 2018 Pilot Grant for single cell sequencing, winner

NIH, K08 Career Development Award, “Phenotype, dynamics and activation of myocardial B lymphocytes in response to ischemia/reperfusion injury” Score awarded 23 (Payline 32)

2019

AHA BCVS 2019 Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award, finalist

Clinical Interests

Advanced heart failure, Heart Failure with recovered Ejection Fraction, cardiac transplantation, LVAD referral and management

Research Interests

Dr. Adamo is engaged in both clinical and basic research.

Dr. Adamo’s clinical research focuses on the study of heart failure with recovered ejection fraction and on patient selection for durable Mechanical Circulatory Support (LVAD).

Dr. Adamo basic science research focuses on the study of inflammation in heart failure with a specific focus on the role that B lymphocytes play in the heart, in health and disease.

Publications

View publications on PubMed.gov