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
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
Adipose Tissue

Selected Publications

Shah RD, Xue C, Zhang H, Tuteja S, Li M, Reilly MP, Ferguson JF: Expression of Calgranulin Genes S100A8, S100A9 and S100A12 Is Modulated by n-3 PUFA during Inflammation in Adipose Tissue and Mononuclear Cells. PLOSOne 12(1), January 2017.

Zhang H, Hinkle CC, O'Neill S, Caught J, Lynch E, Lynch G, Shah R, Ahima RS, Reilly MP : Synergistic Modulation of Inflammatory But Not Metabolic Effects Of High-Fat Feeding by CCR2 and CX3CR1. Obesity 2017.

Barrett B, Shah R: Androgen Levels and BMI as Independent Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Risk in Adolescent PCOS. Endocrine Society Nation Meeting. Orlando, FL. April 2017. Poster Presentation. 2017.

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.

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