Spotlight on Testing: Importance of Testing for Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency in Patients with Liver Dysfunction and Dyslipidemia


Originally published on July 21, 2015

Lecture Presenter

Irene DeBiase, MD, PhD

Irene DeBiase, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Biochemical Genetics Lab and Newborn Screening Lab
ARUP Laboratories
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of Utah School of Medicine

Dr. DeBiase 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. DeBiase 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. DeBiase’s research interests include lysosomal storage disorders and fatty acid oxidation disorders. Dr. DeBiase is board certified in clinical biochemical genetics.

Sponsored by:

University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories