Faculty

Kate Townsend Creasy, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Office: 329 Fagin Hall
418 Curie Blvd

Lab: 11-142 Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
Ph.D. (Nutritional Sciences)
University of Kentucky, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Leonida Hehl, Kate T Creasy, Cecilia Vitali, Eleonora Scorletti, Katharina S Seeling, Mara S Vell, Miriam D Rendel, Donna Conlon, Marijana Vujkovic, Inuk Zandvakili, Christian Trautwein, Kai M Schneider, Daniel J Rader, Carolin V Schneider: A genome-first approach to variants in MLXIPL and their association with hepatic steatosis and plasma lipids. Hepatology Communications 8(5), May 2024.

Miriam Daphne Rendel, Cecilia Vitali, Kate Townsend Creasy, David Zhang, Eleonora Scorletti, Helen Huang, Katharina Sophie Seeling, Joseph Park, Leonida Hehl, Mara Sophie Vell, Donna Conlon, Sikander Hayat, Michael C Phillips, Kai Markus Schneider, Daniel J Rader, Carolin Victoria Schneider: The common p. Ile291Val variant of ERLIN1 enhances TM6SF2 function and is associated with protection against MASLD. Med May 2024.

Kahealani Uehara, Won Dong Lee, Megan Stefkovich, Dipsikha Biswas, Dominic Santoleri, Anna Garcia Whitlock, William Quinn, Talia Coopersmith, Kate Townsend Creasy, Daniel J Rader, Kei Sakamoto, Joshua D Rabinowitz, Paul M Titchenell: mTORC1 controls murine postprandial hepatic glycogen synthesis via Ppp1r3b. The Journal of Clinical Investigation 134(7), April 2024.

Eleonora Scorletti, Yedidya Saiman, Sookyoung Jeon, Carolin V. Schneider, Delfin G. Buyco, Chelsea Lin, Blanca E. Himes, Clementina A. Mesaros, Marijana Vujkovic, Kate Townsend Creasy, Emma E. Furth, Jeffrey T. Billheimer, Nicholas J. Hand, David E. Kaplan, Kyong-Mi Chang, Philip S. Tsao, Julie A. Lynch, Joseph L. Dempsey, Julia Harkin, Susovon Bayen, Donna Conlon, Marie Guerraty, Michael C. Phillips, Daniel J. Rader, Rotonya M. Carr: A missense variant in human perilipin 2 (PLIN2 Ser251Pro) reduces hepatic steatosis in mice. JHEP Reports 6(1), January 2024.

Creasy KT, Ren H, Jiang J, Peterson ML, Spear BT.: Elongation of Very Long Chain Fatty Acids Like- 3 (Elovl3) is activated by ZHX2 and is a regulator of cell cycle progression. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol Oct 2023.

Vell MS, Krishnan A, Wangensteen K, Serper M, Seeling KS, Hehl L, Rendel MD, Zandvakili I, Vujkovic M, Scorletti E, Creasy KT, Trautwein C, Rader DJ, Alqahtani S, Schneider KM, Schneider CV.: Aspirin is associated with a reduced incidence of liver disease in men. Hepatol Commun 7: e0268, Sep 2023.

Salimando GJ, Tremblay S, Kimmey BA, Li J, Rogers SA, Wojick JA, McCall NM, Wooldridge LM, Rodrigues A, Borner T, Gardiner KL, Jayakar SS, Singeç I, Woolf CJ, Hayes MR, De Jonghe BC, Bennett FC, Bennett ML, Blendy JA, Platt ML, Creasy KT, Renthal WR, Ramakrishnan C, Deisseroth K, Corder G.: Human OPRM1 and murine Oprm1 promoter driven viral constructs for genetic access to μ-opioidergic cell types. Nat Commun 14: 5632, Sep 2023.

Schneider CV, Li T, Zhang D, Mezina AI, Rattan P, Huang H, Creasy KT, Scorletti E, Zandvakili I, Vujkovic M, Hehl L, Fiksel J, Park J, Wangensteen K, Risman M, Chang KM, Serper M, Carr RM, Schneider KM, Chen J, Rader DJ.: Large-scale identification of undiagnosed hepatic steatosis using natural language processing. EClinicalMedicine 62: 102149, Aug 2023.

Vell MS, Creasy KT, Scorletti E, Seeling KS, Hehl L, Rendel MD, Schneider KM, Schneider CV.: Omega-3 intake is associated with liver disease protection. Front Public Health 11: 1192099, Jul 2023.

Vell MS, Loomba R, Krishnan A, Wangensteen KJ, Trebicka J, Creasy KT, Trautwein C, Scorletti E, Seeling KS, Hehl L, Rendel MD, Zandvakili I, Li T, Chen J, Vujkovic M, Alqahtani S, Rader DJ, Schneider KM, Schneider CV.: Association of Statin Use With Risk of Liver Disease, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, and Liver-Related Mortality. JAMA Netw Open 6: e2320222, Jun 2023.

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Last updated: 06/21/2024
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