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Sofio Dumbadze, MD

Academic Title:

Research Associate

Primary Appointment:



655 W Baltimore St. Baltimore, MD 21201. BRB 3-013

Phone (Primary):

410 706 5642

Education and Training

  • The Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU), Georgia, MD, graduate with honors, 2002

  • G. Zhvania Pediatric Academic Clinic, Tbilisi, Georgia, General Pediatrics, Residency, 2007

  • Jo Ann University Hospital, Tbilisi, Georgia, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, 2009

  • University of Maryland Graduate School, Baltimore, MS, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, 2022

  • University of Maryland School of Medicine (SOM), Department of Medicine, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2022



Dr. Sofio Dumbadze joined Dr. Davis and his lab as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, in May 2017. She worked before as an attending physician in pediatric cardiology at Jo Ann University Hospital in Tbilisi, Georgia for 8 years. Her research responsibilities include the conduct of research projects related to hypoglycemia and exercise-associated autonomic dysfunction. As a recent graduate of the Master of Science in Epidemiology and Clinical Research – Clinical Research Track, she is going to implement her advanced knowledge of optimal study design, thorough data collection, rigorous statistical analysis, and the practice of good clinical research in her research activities and teaching mission at the Department of Medicine in the role of research associate. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

Patient-oriented research, Hypoglycemia, Cardiovascular

Highlighted Publications

Hugh Davis, Vanessa Jones Briscoe, Sofio Dumbadze & Stephen N. Davis. Using DPP-4 inhibitors to modulate beta-cell function in type 1 diabetes and in the treatment of diabetic kidney disease. Review Paper. 2019, Mar; Volume 28, 2019(1ssue 4): Pages 377-388. Pub Status: Published.

Mikeladze M, Hedrington MS, Dumbadze S, Briscoe VJ, Thayer E, Tate DB, Davis SN. Diabetes. Hypoglycemia Associated Autonomic Dysfunction Dose-Response of Epinephrine. 2018, Jun. 67(1): A52-A52. Pub Status: Published.