Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD Brings Clinical Trial for STEMI patients to UVA

October 25, 2022 by

Antonio Abbate, MD PhD

Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD

Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD, the Ruth C. Heede Professor of Cardiology, recently joined the faculty in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is conducting a clinical trial using Anakinra in STEMI patients. Read this interview to learn more about Dr. Abbate and his clinical trial examining the effects of IL-1 blockade with Anakinra on incidence of heart failure 6 weeks and one year after a STEMI.


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