Piero Rinaldo, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Medical Geneticist



  1. Rochester, Minnesota


  1. Fatty acid oxidation disorder
  2. Metabolic disorders
  1. Newborn screening
  • Newborn screening
  • Inborn errors of fatty acid transport and oxidation
  • Clinical and biochemical characterization of inborn errors of metabolism
  • Metabolic cause of sudden unexpected death
  • Clinical applications of tandem mass spectrometry

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1992
    PhD - Research Doctor of Developmental Sciences. Thesis: Development of a new method for the diagnosis of inherited disorders of beta-oxidation and its application to the study of SIDSUniversita di Padova
  2. 1988
    Post-Doc - Human GeneticsYale University
  3. 1986
    Resident - PediatricsUniversita di Padova School of Medicine
  4. 1982
    MD - Thesis: Qualitative and quantitative analysis of organic acid excretion in neonatal urine by gas chromatography/mass spectrometryUniversita di Padova
  5. 1982
    Internship - PediatricsUniversita di Padova School of Medicine


  1. 1993
    Clinical Biochemical GeneticsAmerican Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics