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Janet Lo, MD

Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

  • Phone: 617-726-7948
Departments
Neuroendocrinology
Department of Medicine
Clinical Interests
Pituitary disease
Adrenal disorders
Endocrine disorders in HIV
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Foreign Languages
Mandarin
Taiwanese
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Janet Lo, M.D., M.MSc. is a clinician in the Neuroendocrine Clinical Center and a faculty member in the Neuroendocrine Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  She is a clinical researcher who studies endocrine disease, cardiovascular disease and inflammation. She is also a clinician with a focus on pituitary disease and other endocrine diseases.  Awards in recognition of her work have included the MGH Claflin Award and NIH Career Development Award. She is the Principal Investigator of a NIH Research Project Grant (RO1) and is an author of more than 32 peer-reviewed publications.

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Lo J, You S, Canavan B, Liebau J, Beltrani G, Koutkia P, Hemphill L, Lee H, Grinspoon S. Low Dose Physiologic Growth Hormone in HIV Patients with Abdominal Fat Accumulation: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA 300(5): 509-519, 2008.

Nachtigall LB, Valassi E, Lo J, McCarty D, Passeri J, Biller BM, Miller KK, Utz A, Grinspoon S, Lawson EA, Klibanski A.  Gender Effects on Cardiac Valvular Function in Hyperprolactinaemic Patients Receiving Cabergoline: a Retrospective Study.
Clinical Endocrinology 2009.

Korner J, Lo J, Freda P, Wardlaw S, Treatment with Cabergoline is associated with weight loss in patients with hyperprolactinemia. Obesity Research. 2003;11(2):311-312.

Lo J, Abbara S, Shturman L, Soni A, Rocha-Filho J, Wei J, Nasir K, Grinspoon S. Increased Prevalence of Subclinical Coronary Atherosclerosis Detected by Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in HIV-Infected Men. AIDS 24(2):243-53, 2010.


Study finds increased presence, severity of coronary artery plaques in HIV-infected men

A Massachusetts General Hospital study has found that relatively young men with longstanding HIV infection and minimal cardiac risk factors had significantly more coronary atherosclerotic plaques - some involving serious arterial blockage - than did uninfected men with similar cardiovascular risk.

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center
Zero Emerson Place
Suite 112
Boston, MA 02114-2217

Phone: 617-726-7948

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center
Zero Emerson Place
Suite 112
Boston, MA 02114-2217

Phone: 617-726-7948

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