Rachana D. Shah

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
802F Abramson Research Center
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3390
Education:
B.S. (Molecular Biology)
Vanderbilt University, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
Baylor College of Medicine, 2002.
MSc (Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2011.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Obesity
Adipose Tissue
Inflammation

Selected Publications

Kelsey M, Braffet B, McKay S, Shah R, Sprague J, Levitsky L, Geffner, M Arslanian S, Caprio S : Menstrual Function in Girls with Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions June 2016.

Shah R and Ferguson JF: Metabolomics and the Microbiome in Cardiometabolic Health. Keystone Symposium: The Microbiome, Metabolic Disease, and Beyond April 2016.

Shah R, O'Neill SM, Hinkle C, Caughey J, Stephan S, Lynch E, Bermingham K, Lynch G, Ahima RS, Reilly MP. : Metabolic Effects of CX3CR1 Deficieincy in Diet-Induced Obese Mice. PLOSone 10(9), September 2015.

Ferguson JF, Shah RY, Shah R, Mehta NN, Rickels MR, Reilly MP.: Activation of innate immunity modulates insulin sensitivity, glucose effectiveness and pancreatic β-cell function in both African ancestry and European ancestry healthy humans. Metabolism July 2015.

Yasmeen Midgette, Rachana Shah: Omega 3 Fatty Acids Suppress Lipid Droplet Formation in Human Adipocytes. Pediatric Academic Society-Pediatric Endocrine Society National Meeting; San Diego CA April 2015.

RAchana Shah: High Rates of Dyslpidemia and Hypertension in Adolescents with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Pediatric Academic Society-Pediatric Endocrine Society National Meeting; San Diego CA April 2015.

Shah R, Matthews GJ, Shah RY, McLaughlin C, Chen J, Wolman M, Master SR, Chai B, Xie D, Rader DJ, Raj DS, Mehta NN, Budoff M, Fischer MJ, Go AS, Townsend RR, He J, Kusek JW, Feldman HI, Foulkes AS, Reilly MP: . Serum Fractalkine (CX3CL1) and Cardiovascular Outcomes and Diabetes: Findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. American Journal of Kidney Disease March 2015.

Ferguson JF, Shah RY, Shah R, Mehta NN, Rickels MR, Reilly MP: Human experimental endotoxemia in modeling the pathophysiology, genomics, and therapeutics of innate immunity in complex cardiometabolic diseases. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 35(3): 525-34, March 2015.

Wu GD, Compher C, Chen EZ, Smith SA, Shah RD, Bittinger K, Chehoud C, Albenberg LG, Nessel L, Gilroy E, Star J, Weljie AM, Flint HJ, Metz DC, Bennett MJ, Li H, Bushman FD, Lewis JD. : Comparative metabolomics in vegans and omnivores reveal constraints on diet-dependent gut microbiota metabolite production. Gut November 2014.

Ferguson JF, Mulvey CK, Patel PN, Shah RY, Doveikis J, Zhange W, Tabita-Martinez J, Terembula K, Eiden M, Koulman A, Griffin JL, Mehta NN, Shah R, Propert KJ, Song WL, Reilly MP: Omega-3 PUFA supplementation and the response to evoked endotoxemia in healthy volunteers. Mol Nutr Food Res. March 2014.

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Last updated: 04/28/2016
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