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
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

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.

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.

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 January 2014.

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.

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.

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