BiographyMarkella V. Zanni, MD, is a physician in the Massachusetts General Hospital Neuroendocrine Clinical Center (MGH NECC), a Faculty member in the Neuroendocrine Unit at MGH, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a clinical researcher in the MGH Program in Nutritional Metabolism and she studies metabolic and cardiovascular complications of inflammation.
ResearchDr. Zanni is a clinical researcher who studies metabolic and cardiovascular complications of inflammation. Specifically, her research interests include the role of systematic inflammation in mediating cardiovascular and metabolic compilation in a variety of disease states including obesity, HIV, and psoriasis. Dr. Zanni is also interested in the neuroendocrine regulation of obesity.
Zanni MV*, Burdo TH*, Makimura H, Williams KC, Grinspoon SK. Relationship between Monocyte/Macrophage Activation Marker Soluble CD163 and Insulin Resistance in Obese and Normal-Weight Subjects. Clin Endocrinol. 2011 Nov 19. (PMID 22098563)