Nicola Santoro MD, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Pediatrics (Endocrinology)

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Endocrinology

Research Interests

Childhood obesity, hepatic steatosis, dyslipidemia. more...


  • M.D., Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, 1999
  • Ph.D., Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, 2008

Selected Publications

  • Tuomi T, Santoro N, Caprio S, Cai M, Weng J, Groop L. The many faces of diabetes: a disease with increasing heterogeneity. The Lancet 2014; 383: 1084-94
  • Giannini C, Dalla Man C, Groop L, Cobelli C, Zhao H, Shaw MM, Duran E, Pierpont B, Bale AE, Caprio S, Santoro N. The co-occurrence of risk alleles in or near genes modulating insulin secretion predisposes obese youth to prediabetes. Diabetes Care 2013 2014; 37: 475-82.
  • Santoro N, Feldstein AE, Enoksson E, Pierpont B, Kursawe R, Kim G, Caprio S. The association between hepatic fat content and liver injury in obese children and adolescents: effects of ethnicity, insulin resistance and common gene variants. Diabetes Care 2013; 36: 1353-60.



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