Spotlight on Testing: Importance of Testing for Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency in Patients with Liver Dysfunction and Dyslipidemia
Irene De Biase, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Biochemical Genetics and Newborn Screening Laboratories, ARUP Laboratories
Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine
Dr. De Biase is an assistant professor of pathology at the University Of Utah School of Medicine. She received her MD and PhD in cellular and molecular genetics at the Federico II University in Naples, Italy. Dr. De Biase served as a postdoctoral fellow in molecular genetics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and as a postdoctoral fellow in clinical biochemical genetics at the Greenwood Genetics Center in South Carolina. She was a recipient of the SERGG student travel award and SIMD student travel award and is a member of the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders. Dr. De Biase’s research interests include lysosomal storage disorders and fatty acid oxidation disorders. Dr. De Biase is board certified in clinical biochemical genetics.
Video released on July 21, 2015
University of Utah Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories