Rotonya M. Carr, MD

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

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421 Curie Boulevard
907 Biomedical Research Building II/III
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8222
Lab: 215-573-1874
B.A. (Biology Cum Laude)
Harvard University, 1996.
Cornell University Medical College, 2001.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Comprehensive management of fatty liver diseases

Description of Research Expertise

Translational and basic science research in liver metabolic diseases including non-alcoholic and alcoholic fatty liver disease, focusing on the pathologic role of lipids and lipid associated proteins.

Selected Publications

Carr, RM and Reid, Andrea.: FXR agonists as Therapeutic Agents for Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Current Atherosclerosis Reports 17(4), Apr 2015 Notes: Invited review.

Carr, RM, Correnti, J: Insulin resistance in clinical and experimental alcoholic liver disease. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1353: 1-20, Sep 2015.

Carr RM, Peralta G, Yin X, Ahima RS: Absence of Perilipin 2 Prevents Hepatic Steatosis, Glucose Intolerance and Ceramide Accumulation in Alcohol-fed Mice. PLoS One 9(5): e97118, May 2014 Notes: Corresponding author.

Roland Li, Ann Tierney, and Rotonya Carr: The Impact of Peri-Discharge Interventions on 30-day Readmission and 90-day Mortality Rates for Patients Admitted with Hepatic Encephalopathy. ACG National Meeting 2014 2014 Notes: Poster.

Carr RM, Dhir R, Yin X, Agarwal B, Ahima RS: Temporal effects of ethanol consumption on energy homeostasis, hepatic steatosis and insulin sensitivity in mice Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37(7): 1091-9, Jul 2013 Notes: 2013 Feb 7. doi: 10.1111/acer.12075.

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.

Carr RM, Patel A, Kerner C, Tierney A, Forde K, and Lichtenstein G.: Metabolic syndrome and IBD severity may increase risk of NAFLD. Digestive Disease Week 2013 Notes: Poster.

Rotonya Carr: Understanding the pathogenesis of insulin resistance in non-alcoholic and alcoholic liver diseases. JSM Gastroenterology and Hepatology 1: 1002, 2013 Notes:

Carr RM, Patel A, Kerner C, Tierney A, Forde K, and Lichtenstein G.: Metabolic syndrome, but not IBD severity, increases risk of NAFLD severity in patients with dual diagnosis of IBD and NAFLD. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) 2013 Notes: Poster.

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.

Wolden-Hanson T, Mitton DR, McCants RL, Yellon SM, Wilkinson CW, Matsumoto AM, Rasmussen DD: Daily melatonin administration to middle-aged male rats suppresses body weight, intraabdominal adiposity, and plasma leptin and insulin independent of food intake and total body fat. Endocrinology 141(2): 487-97, Feb 2000.

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

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.

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. Faculty of 1000 December 2011.

Carr RM, Kalyankar M, Dhir R,Comerford M, Chalasani N, and Ahima RS: Differential expression of PLIN1 and PLIN2 in fatty liver diseases in adults and children IDOM 2015 Notes: Poster.

McConnell R, Carr RM.: Headache with Hematochezia: A Case of Sumatriptan-Induced Ischemic Colitis Digestive Disease Week 2013 Notes: Poster.

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