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
11NW Tower, Division of Endocrinology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Office: 215-590-3174
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

Mehta NN, Matthews GJ, Krishnamoorthy P, Shah R, McLaughlin C, Patel P, Budoff M, Chen J, Wolman M, Go A, He J, Kanetsky PA, Master SR, Rader DJ, Raj D, Gadegbeku CA, Shah R, Schreiber M, Fischer MJ, Towsent RR, Kusek J, Feldman HI, Foulkes AS, Reilly MP; the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC)Study Investigators: Higher plasma CXCL12 levels predict incident myocardial infarction and death in chronic kidney disease: findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. European Heart Journal December 2013.

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. November 2013.

Mulvey CK, McNeill AM, Girman CJ, Churchill TW, Terembula K, Ferguson JF, Shah R, Mehta NN, Qasim AN, Rickels MR, Reilly MP: Differential Associations of Oral Glucose Tolerance Test-Derived Measures of Insulin Sensitivity and Pancreatic Beta-Cell Function with Coronary Artery Calcification and Microalbuminuria in Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care August 2013.

RACHANA SHAH, MUREDACH P. REILLY: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Obesity-Related Adipose Inflammation. American Diabetes Association, 73rd Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL. June 2013 Notes: Poster.

Ferguson JF, Patel PN, Shah RY, Mulvey CK, Gadi R, Nijjar PS, Usman HM, Mehta NN, Shah R, Master SR, Propert KJ, Reilly MP: Race and gender variation in response to evoked inflammation. Journal of Translational Medicine 11(1), March 2013.

Shah R, Hinkle CC, Haris L, Shah R, Mehta NN, Putt ME, Reilly MP : Adipose Genes Down-Regulated During Experimental Endotoxemia Are Also Suppressed in Obesity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97(11), November 2012.

Mulvey CK, Ferguson JF, Tabita-Martinez J, Kong S, Shah RY, Patel PN, Master SR, Haris MU, Propert KJ, Shah R, Mehta NN, Reilly MP: Peroxisome Proliferator–Activated Receptor-α Agonism With Fenofibrate Does Not Suppress Inflammatory Responses to Evoked Endotoxemia. Journal of the American Heart Association 1(4), August 2012.

Shah R, Hinkle C, Mehta N, Putt M, Reilly M. : Endotoxin reveals human adipose genes suppressed by obesity in vivo. Endocrine Society National Meeting. Houston, TX. June 2012. Poster presentation. June 2012.

Shah R, Ferguson J, Hinkle C, Terembula K, Tabita-Martinez J, Shah R, Patel P, Mulvey C, Mehta N, Rader D, Reilly M: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Attenuate Systemic and Adipose Inflammatory Chemokine Responses to Evoked Inflammation in Human. American Diabetes Association 72nd Scientific Sessions. Philadelphia, PA. June 2012. Poster presentation. June 2012.

Mehta NN, Heffron SP, Patel PN, Ferguson J, Shah RD, Hinkle CC, Krishnamoorthy P, Shah R, Tabita-Martinez J, Terembula K, Master SR, Rickels MR, Reilly MP: A human model of inflammatory cardio-metabolic dysfunction; a double blind placebo-controlled crossover trial. Journal of Translational Medicine June 2012.

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