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Rotonya M Carr, M.D.

Rotonya M Carr, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
The Translational Research Center
12th Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8222
Lab: 215-573-1874
Education:
B.A. (Biology Cum Laude)
Harvard University, 1996.
M.D.
Cornell University Medical College, 2001.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Comprehensive management of fatty liver disease

Description of Research Expertise

Translational and basic science research in non-alcoholic and alcoholic fatty liver disease, focusing on the pathologic role of lipid droplet proteins

Selected Publications

Carr, RM; Peralta,G; Yin,X and Ahima, RS: Absence of Perilipin 2 Prevents Hepatic Steatosis, Glucose Intolerance and Ceramide Accumulation in Alcohol-fed Mice. PLOS ONE May 2014.

Carr, RM; Dhir, R; Yin, X; Agarwal, B; and Ahima, RS: Temporal effects of ethanol consumption on energy homeostasis, hepatic steatosis and insulin sensitivity in mice Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 2013 Notes: 2013 Feb 7. doi: 10.1111/acer.12075. [Epub ahead of print]

Carr RM, Patel A, Kerner C, Tierney A, Forde K, and Lichtenstein G.: Association of Metabolic Syndrome with Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Severity in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients. Submitted 2013.

Carr RM, Patel R, Rao V, Graham M, Crooke R, and Ahima R: Reduction of TIP47 improves hepatic steatosis and glucose homeostasis in mice. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 302(8): R996-1003, April 2012.

Dhir R, Kalyankar M, Carr RM, Comerford M, Chalasani N, and Ahima RS: Differential expression of PLIN1 and PLIN2 in fatty liver diseases in adults and children AASLD 2012 Notes: Poster.

Rotonya Carr and James Lewis.: "This study by Mathurin et al. not only calls into question the longstanding practice of..." Evaluation of: [Mathurin P et al. Early liver transplantation for severe alcoholic hepatitis. N Engl J Med. 2011 Nov 10; 365(19):1790-800; doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1105703]. Faculty of 1000, 19 Dec 2011. F1000.com/13408982 Faculty of 1000 December 2011.

Carr, Rotonya.: It’s lucky we found it. In E. Armstrong, M. Fischer, R Parsa-Parsi, and M. Wetzel (Eds.), The Health Care Dilemma: A Comparison of Health Care Systems in Three European Countries and the US (324-331). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. The Health Care Dilemma: A Comparison of Health Care Systems in Three European Countries and the US (324-331). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. 2011.

Carr RM, Patel R, Rao V, Graham M, Crooke R, and Ahima R: Reduction of TIP47 improves hepatic steatosis and glucose homeostasis in diet-induced obese mice. EASL 2011 Notes: Poster.

Ahima R and Carr R: Alas! Ileal interposition surgery for diabetes prevention? Gastroenterology 138(7): 2437-46, April 2010.

Carr, Rotonya McCants and Lynch, John P: At the crossroads in the management of gastroesophageal junction carcinomas-where do we go from here? Gastrointestinal cancer research : GCR 2(5): 253-5, Sep 2008.

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Last updated: 11/20/2014
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