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Patrizio Caturegli, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Hypophysitis Center
Associate Professor of Pathology

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  • Director, Hypophysitis Center
  • Associate Professor of Pathology
  • Joint Appointment in Medicine

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Dr. Patrizio P. Caturegli is an associate professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. An immunopathologist, Dr. Caturegli is the director of the Johns Hopkins Hypophysitis Center and serves on the faculty of the Autoimmune Disease Research Center.

His clinical and research focus is autoimmune diseases of the endocrine glands. These include myocarditis, thyroiditis, hypophysitis, Sjogren''s syndrome, and complete congenital heart blockage.

Dr. Caturegli earned his medical degree from Italy’s Faculty of Medicine E Chirurgua University of Pisa. He completed a residency in endocrinology at the University of Pisa and a residency in pathology at Johns Hopkins. He performed a fellowship in public health at Johns Hopkins where he also earned a M.P.H. from Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health. He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1999.

He is American Board of Pathology-certified in clinical pathology and has published more than 100 journal articles. more

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  • Education +


    • Faculty Of Medicine E Chirurgua University Of Pisa / MD (1987)


    • University of Pisa / Endocrinology (1993)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pathology (1998)


    • American Board of Pathology / Clinical Pathology (1999)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    1. De Remigis A, de Gruijl TD, Uram JN, Tzou SC, Iwama S, Talor MV, Armstrong TD, Santegoets SJ, Slovin SF, Zheng L, Laheru DA, Jaffee EM, Gerritsen WR, van den Eertwegh AJ, Le DT, Caturegli P. "Development of thyroglobulin antibodies after GVAX immunotherapy is associated with prolonged survival." Int J Cancer. 2014 May 15. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28973. [Epub ahead of print]
    2. McLeod DS, Caturegli P, Cooper DS, Matos PG, Hutfless S. "Variation in rates of autoimmune thyroid disease by race/ethnicity in US military personnel." JAMA. 2014 Apr 16;311(15):1563-5. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.285606. No abstract available.
    3. Iwama S, De Remigis A, Callahan MK, Slovin SF, Wolchok JD, Caturegli P. "Pituitary expression of CTLA-4 mediates hypophysitis secondary to administration of CTLA-4 blocking antibody." Sci Transl Med. 2014 Apr 2;6(230):230ra45. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3008002.
    4. Ricciuti A, De Remigis A, Landek-Salgado MA, De Vincentiis L, Guaraldi F, Lupi I, Iwama S, Wand GS, Salvatori R, Caturegli P. "Detection of pituitary antibodies by immunofluorescence: approach and results in patients with pituitary diseases." J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 May;99(5):1758-66. doi: 10.1210/jc.2014-1049. Epub 2014 Feb 25.
    5. Caturegli P, De Remigis A, Rose NR. "Hashimoto thyroiditis: clinical and diagnostic criteria." Autoimmun Rev. 2014 Apr-May;13(4-5):391-7. doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2014.01.007. Epub 2014 Jan 13. Review.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +

    Graduate Program Affiliation

    Cellular and Molecular Medicine


    Molecular Microbiology and Immunology


    Courses and Syllabi

    Autoimmune Diseases of the Endocrine Glands (260.633.01)

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