Babette S. Zemel

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Research Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Nutrition and Growth Laboratory, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Program Director, Center for Human Phenomic Science the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Nutrition Core Laboratory and Bionutrition Unit, Clinical and Translational Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Nutrition Core Laboratory and Bionutrition Unit, Center for Human Phenomic Science, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of GI, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street, 14th Floor/Room 14471
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-1669
Fax: 215-590-0604
Lab: 215-313-4299
Education:
B.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1979.
M.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1985.
Ph.D. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Zemel's studies pertain to childhood growth and nutrition, body composition, energy expenditure and bone density across the lifespan.

Selected Publications

Mostoufi-Moab Sogol, Kelly Andrea, Mitchell Jonathan A, Baker Joshua, Zemel Babette S, Brodsky Jill, Long Jin, Leonard Mary B: Changes in pediatric DXA measures of musculoskeletal outcomes and correlation with quantitative CT following treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Bone 112: 128-135, Jul 2018.

Hankins Jane S, Estepp Jeremie H, Hodges Jason R, Villavicencio Martha A, Robison Leslie L, Weiss Mitchell J, Kang Guolian, Schreiber Jane E, Porter Jerlym S, Kaste Sue C, Saving Kay L, Bryant Paulette C, Deyo Jeffrey E, Nottage Kerri A, King Allison A, Brandow Amanda M, Lebensburger Jeffrey D, Adesina Oyebimpe, Chou Stella T, Zemel Babette S, Smeltzer Matthew P, Wang Winfred C, Gurney James G: Sickle Cell Clinical Research and Intervention Program (SCCRIP): A lifespan cohort study for sickle cell disease progression from the pediatric stage into adulthood. Pediatric blood & cancer Page: e27228, May 2018.

Adgent Margaret A, Umbach David M, Zemel Babette S, Kelly Andrea, Schall Joan I, Ford Eileen G, James Kerry, Darge Kassa, Botelho Julianne C, Vesper Hubert W, Chandler Donald Walt, Nakamoto Jon M, Rogan Walter J, Stallings Virginia A: A Longitudinal Study of Estrogen-Responsive Tissues and Hormone Concentrations in Infants Fed Soy Formula. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 103(5): 1899-1909, May 2018.

Lee Dale, Lewis James D, Shults Justine, Baldassano Robert N, Long Jin, Herskovitz Rita, Zemel Babette, Leonard Mary B: The Association of Diet and Exercise With Body Composition in Pediatric Crohn's Disease. Inflammatory bowel diseases 24(6): 1368-1375, May 2018.

Brown JC, Damjanov N, Courneya KS, Troxel AB, Zemel BS, Rickels MR, Ky B, Rhim AD, Rustgi AK, Schmitz KH: A Randomized Dose-Response Trial of Aerobic Exercise and Health-Related Quality of Life in Colon Cancer Survivors. Psycho-oncology 27(4): 1221-1228, Feb 2018.

Brown JC, Rickels MR, Troxel AB, Zemel BS, Damjanov N, Ky B, Rhim AD, Rustgi AK, Courneya KS, Schmitz KH: Dose-response effects of exercise on insulin among colon cancer survivors. Endocrine-Related Cancer January 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1530/ERC-17-0377.

Kelley JC, Stettler-Davis N, Leonard MB, Hill D, Wrotniak BH, Shults J, Stallings VA, Berkowitz R, Xanthopoulos MS, Prout-Parks E, Klieger SB, Zemel BS: Effects of a Randomized Weight Loss Intervention Trial in Obese Adolescents on Tibia and Radius Bone Geometry and Volumetric Density. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 33(1): 42-53, January 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1002/jbmr.3288.

Hong J, Hatchell KE, Bradfield JP, Andrew B, Alessandra C, Chao-Qiang L,Langefeld CD, Lu L, Lu Y, Lutsey PL, Musani SK, Nalls MA, Robinson-Cohen C,Roizen JD, Saxena R, Tucker KL, Ziegler JT, Arking DE, Bis JC, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger EP, Bowden DW, Gilsanz V, Houston DK, Kalkwarf HJ, Kelly A, Lappe JM, Liu Y, Michos ED, Oberfield SE, Palmer ND, Rotter JI, Sapkota B, Shepherd JA, Wilson JG, Basu S, de Boer IH, Divers J, Freedman BI, Grant SFA, Hakanarson H,Harris TB, Kestenbaum BR, Kritchevsky SB, Loos RJF, Norris JM, Norwood AF, Ordovas JM, Pankow JS, Psaty BM, Sanhgera DK, Wagenknecht LE, Zemel BS, Meigs J, Dupuis J, Florez JC, Wang T, Liu CT, Engelman CD, Billings LK: Trans-ethnic Evaluation Identifies Novel Low Frequency Loci Associated with 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Jan 2018.

DeBoer MD, Lee AM, Herbert K, Long J, Thayu M, Griffin LM, Baldassano RN, Denson LA, Zemel BS, Denburg MR, Herskovitz R, Leonard MB: Increases in IGF-1 after Anti-TNF-α Therapy are Associated with Bone and Muscle Accrual in Pediatric Crohn's Disease. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 103(3): 936-945, Jan 2018.

Medina-Gomez C, Kemp JP, Trajanoska K, Luan J, Chesi A, Ahluwalia TS, Mook-Kanamori DO, Ham A, Hartwig FP, Evans DS, Joro R, Nedeljkovic I, Zheng HF, Zhu K, Atalay M, Liu CT, Nethander M, Broer L, Porleifsson G, Mullin BH, Handelman SK, Nalls MA, Jessen LE, Heppe DHM, Richards JB, Wang C, Chawes B, Schraut KE, Amin N, Wareham N, Karasik D, Van der Velde N, Ikram MA, Zemel BS, Zhou Y, Carlsson CJ, Liu Y, McGuigan FE, Boer CG, Bønnelykke K, Ralston SH, Robbins JA, Walsh JP, Zillikens MC, Langenberg C, Li-Gao R, Williams FMK, Harris TB, Akesson K, Jackson RD, Sigurdsson G, den Heijer M, van der Eerden BCJ, van de Peppel J, Spector TD, Pennell C, Horta BL, Felix JF, Zhao JH, Wilson SG, de Mutsert R, Bisgaard H, Styrkársdóttir U, Jaddoe VW, Orwoll E, Lakka TA, Scott R, Grant SFA, Lorentzon M, van Duijn CM, Wilson JF, Stefansson K, Psaty BM, Kiel DP,Ohlsson C, Ntzani E, van Wijnen AJ, Forgetta V, Ghanbari M, Logan JG, Williams GR, Bassett JHD, Croucher PI, Evangelou E, Uitterlinden AG, Ackert-Bicknell CL,Tobias JH, Evans DM, Rivadeneira F: Life-Course Genome-wide Association Study Meta-analysis of Total Body BMD and Assessment of Age-Specific Effects. American Journal of Human Genetics 102(1): 88-102, Jan 2018.

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