Markella V Zanni, M.D.


Physician Investigator (Cl)
Metabolism, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Metabolism, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Harvard Medical School 2004
A.B. Harvard College 1999
atherosclerosis; atherosclerotic inflammation; chronic heart failure; disease prevention; hiv infections; lipids; macrophage activation; menopause; obesity; plaque atherosclerotic; sex differences; women's health Dr. Markella Zanni leads an NIH-funded translational research program focused on understanding immune and hormonal processes which predispose aging women to myocardial infarction and heart failure. She is also an expert on sex-differences in the development of cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Zanni’s work is geared toward identifying rational, sex-specific strategies to prevent cardiovascular diseases among special populations of women, including women with HIV. 
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