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Babette S. Zemel, PhD

Babette S. Zemel, PhD

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Research Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of GI, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3535 Market Street
Room 1560
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-1669
Fax: 215-590-0604
B.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1979.
M.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1985.
Ph.D. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
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Selected Publications

Schall JI, Hediger ML, Stallings VA, Rutstein R, Zemel BS: Comprehensive safety monitoring of 12-month daily 7000 IU vitamin D3 supplementation in HIV-infected children and young adults. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2015 [Epub ahead of print]

Freedberg DE, Haynes K, Denburg MR, Zemel BS, Leonard MB, Abrams JA, Yang YX: Use of proton pump inhibitors is associated with fractures in young adults: a population-based study Osteoporos Int 2015 [Epub ahead of print]

Lo Re Vincent, Lynn Kenneth, Stumm Emily R, Long Jin, Nezamzadeh Melissa S, Baker Joshua F, Hoofnagle Andrew N, Kapalko Angela J, Mounzer Karam, Zemel Babette S, Tebas Pablo, Kostman Jay R, Leonard Mary B: Structural Bone Deficits in HIV/HCV-Coinfected, HCV-Monoinfected, and HIV-Monoinfected Women. The Journal of infectious diseases Mar 2015 [E-pub ahead of print]

Mostoufi-Moab Sogol, Magland Jeremy, Isaacoff Elizabeth J, Sun Wenli, Rajapakse Chamith S, Zemel Babette, Wehrli Felix, Shekdar Karuna, Baker Joshua, Long Jin, Leonard Mary B: Adverse Fat Depots and Marrow Adiposity Are Associated with Skeletal Deficits and Insulin Resistance in Long-Term Survivors of Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Mar 2015 [E-pub ahead of print]

Mitchell Jonathan A, Chesi Alessandra, Elci Okan, McCormack Shana E, Kalkwarf Heidi J, Lappe Joan M, Gilsanz Vicente, Oberfield Sharon E, Shepherd John A, Kelly Andrea, Zemel Babette S, Grant Struan F A: Genetics of Bone Mass in Childhood and Adolescence: Effects of Sex and Maturation Interactions. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Mar 2015 [E-pub ahead of print]

Denburg MR, Jemielita T, Zemel BS, Herskovitz RM, Sayed S, Baker J, Shults J, Leonard MB : Association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D with Areal and Volumetric Measures of Bone Mineral Density and Parathyroid Hormone: Impact of Vitamin D-Binding Protein and its Assays. Osteporosis Int 2015 (in press).

Chesi Alessandra, Mitchell Jonathan A, Kalkwarf Heidi J, Bradfield Jonathan P, Lappe Joan M, McCormack Shana E, Gilsanz Vicente, Oberfield Sharon E, Hakonarson Hakon, Shepherd John A, Kelly Andrea, Zemel Babette S, Grant Struan F A: A trans-ethnic genome-wide association study identifies gender-specific loci influencing pediatric aBMD and BMC at the distal radius. Human molecular genetics 24(17): 5053-9, Sep 2015.

DeBoer Mark D, Weber David R, Zemel Babette S, Denburg Michelle R, Herskovitz Rita, Long Jin, Leonard Mary B: Bone Mineral Accrual is Associated with Parathyroid Hormone & 1,25-Dihydroxy Vitamin D Levels in Children and Adolescents. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism Page: jc20151637, Aug 2015.

Malone Susan Kohl, Zemel Babette S: Measurement and Interpretation of Body Mass Index During Childhood and Adolescence. The Journal of school nursing : the official publication of the National Association of School Nurses 31(4): 261-71, Aug 2015.

Xie Bowen, Avila Jesus I, Ng Bennett K, Fan Bo, Loo Victoria, Gilsanz Vicente, Hangartner Thomas, Kalkwarf Heidi J, Lappe Joan, Oberfield Sharon, Winer Karen, Zemel Babette, Shepherd John A: Accurate body composition measures from whole-body silhouettes. Medical physics 42(8): 4668, Aug 2015.

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Last updated: 08/14/2015
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